On this date in 1974 an 8.1 earthquake hit Peru, including metropolitan Lima, killing over seventy, injuring more than 2000, and leaving tens-of-thousand homeless.
On this date in 2013 a trawler carrying African migrants caught fire off Lampedusa (Italy). Over 360 died.
On this date in 1993 eighteen Marines and over 1000 Somalians are killed during a US effort to capture or kill insurgent forces in Mogadishu.
What’s on your mind related to homeland security?