Many people think that terrorism is a relatively new phenomenon which really only started in the late 1960’s
But nothing could be further from the truth.Scholars dispute whether the roots of terrorism date back to the 1st century and the Sicarii Zealots, to the 11th century and the Al-Hashshashin, to the 19th century and the Fenian Brotherhood and Narodnaya Volya.
So terrorism has been around for many centuries. This blog is about one of the 1st of the ‘modern’ terror attacks.
The Wall Street bombing occurred at 12:01pm on September 16, 1920, in the Financial District of Manhattan, New York City. The blast killed 30 people immediately, and another eight died later of wounds sustained in the blast. There were 143 seriously injured, and the total number of injured was in the hundreds.The bombing was never solved, although investigators and historians believe the Wall Street bombing was carried out by…
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