A Short List of Bad Events that Occurred in April

April is the cruellest month“.

  • April 4, 1968 – assassination of MLK
  • April 14, 1914 – sinking of Titanic
  • April 15, 1865 – assassination of Abraham Lincoln
  • April 15, 2013 – Boston Marathon bombings
  • April 16, 2007 – Virginia Tech massacre
  • April 17, 2013 – West, Texas fertilizer plant explosion
  • April 18, 1983 – US embassy in Beirut was bombed, killing 63 people
  • April 19, 1993 – fire at Branch Davidian compound in Waco, TX
  • April 19, 1995 – Oklahoma City Bombing
  • April 20, 1889 – Adolph Hitler is born
  • April 20, 1999 – Columbine High School shooting
  • April 20, 2010 – Deepwater Horizon oil rig explosion
  • April 24, 1996 – Port Arthur Massacre – 35 shot dead and 23 wounded in Tasmania, Australia

On a better note, my daughter and I were both born in April. 🙂

About Kevin

Kevin Jarnot is a technologist who lives just South of Boston, MA. He is currently employed as Chief Technology Officer at DebtX, a financial services technology company based in Boston.
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