Sydney siege inquest: Police gunfire killed hostage Katrina Dawson
The coroners inquest into the Sydney cafe siege hears that one hostage, Katrina Dawson, was killed by fragments of a police bullet, or bullets.
Ward Boston
Ward Boston, Jr. (born 21 June 1923, d. 12 June 2008 at 84 in Coronado, California) was an attorney and a retired United States Navy Captain. He served in World War II as a Navy fighter pilot and work...
Sydney siege inquest: Police gunfire killed hostage Katrina Dawson
The coroners inquest into the Sydney cafe siege hears that one hostage, Katrina Dawson, was killed by fragments of a police bullet, or bullets.
Ruby Murders
The Ruby Murders is the popular name for three separate incidents involving the deaths of six American citizens at or near the town of Ruby, Arizona. The first incident occurred in February 1920 when ...
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Gulf of Tonkin incident
The Gulf of Tonkin Incident (Vietnamese: Sự kiện Vịnh Bắc Bộ), also known as the USS Maddox Incident, is the name given to two separate confrontations involving North Vietnam and the United States...
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Battle for Jalibah Airfield
The Battle for Jalibah Airfield took place when the U.S. 2nd Brigade, 24th Infantry Division successfully attacked and captured the heavily defended Jalibah Southeast Air Base military airfield in Ira...
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Rover incident
The Rover Incident (Chinese: 羅發號事件) occurred on March 12, 1867 when the American merchant ship Rover, en route from Shantou to Newchwang shipwrecked off the coast of Formosa (Taiwan under Qing rul...
Paknam incident
The Paknam Incident was a military engagement fought during the Franco-Siamese War in July 1893. While sailing off Paknam through Siam's Chao Phraya River, three French ships were fired on by a Siames...
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1960 U-2 incident
The 1960 U-2 incident happened during the Cold War on 1 May 1960, during the presidency of Dwight D. Eisenhower and the premiership of Nikita Khrushchev when a United States U-2 spy plane was shot dow...
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Rio de Janeiro Affair
The Rio de Janeiro Affair refers to a series of incidents during the Brazilian Naval Revolt in January 1894. Following three attacks on American merchant ships in the harbour of Rio de Janeiro, a bloo...
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Ganghwa Island incident
The Ganghwa Island incident or the Japanese Battle of Ganghwa (Korean: 운요호 사건 [雲陽號事件] Unyo-ho sageon meaning "Un'yō incident"; Japanese: 江華島事件 Kōkatō jiken), was an armed encounter between the...
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USS Panay incident
The USS Panay incident was a Japanese attack on the American gunboat Panay while she was anchored in the Yangtze River outside Nanking (now known as Nanjing), China on 12 December 1937. Japan and the ...
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Gora Prai airstrike
71°07′E / 34.71°N 71.12°E / 34.71; 71.12The Gora Prai airstrike was an airstrike by the United States that resulted in the deaths of 11 paramilitary troops of the Pakistan Arm...
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Battle of Khafji
The Battle of Khafji was the first major ground engagement of the Gulf War. It took place in and around the Saudi Arabian city of Khafji, from 29 January to 1 February 1991 and marked the culmination ...
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Irene Incident
The Irene Incident of 1927 was a significant event of the British anti-piracy operations in China during the first half of the 20th century. In an attempt to surprise the pirates of Bias Bay, about si...
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Huanggutun Incident
Huanggutun Incident (Chinese: 皇姑屯事件; Japanese: Zhang Zuolin Assassination Incident (張作霖爆殺事件, Chosakurin bakusatsu jiken)) was an assassination plotted by the Japanese Kwantung Army that t...
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Antelope of Boston
Antelope was a medium clipper built in 1851 near Boston, in Medford, MA. She sailed in the San Francisco, China, and Far East trades. She was known for her fine finish work and for her crew’s escape f...
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Nanking Incident
The Nanking Incident, (Chinese: 南京事件; pinyin: Nánjīng Shìjiàn; Wade–Giles: Nan-ching Shih-chien), occurred in March 1927 during the capture of Nanking by the National Revolutionary Army (N...
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Wushe Incident
The Wushe Incident or Musha Incident (Japanese: and Chinese: 霧社事件, Hepburn: Musha Jiken, pinyin: Wùshè Shìjiàn; Wade–Giles: Wu-she Shih-chien; Pe̍h-ōe-jī: Bū-siā Sū-kiāⁿ), ...
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Callao Affair
The Callao Affair occurred in November 1820, during the Peruvian War of Independence. It began when a Spanish fort opened fire on the United States warship USS Macedonian. Though the ship was damaged,...
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