June 3, 1980 in New York history

📝 On This Day 📝

41 years ago on June 3rd, 1980

A bomb explodes in the base of the Statue of Liberty

There were no injuries and no one formally claimed responsibility, but the FBI concluded that Croatian nationalists were the likely culprits, who were captured one year later and suspected in eight NYC-area attacks.


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🌎 World History 🌏

Library of Congress  •  New York Times  •  BBC  •  Wikipedia


🌞 Weather Records 🌞

Record High: 95°F in 1895
Record Low: 45°F in 1929


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