Admiral Duncan pub bombing

Admiral Duncan pub bombing

Well known as a gay pub, the Admiral Duncan was the site chosen by Neo-Nazi David Copeland to detonate a nail bomb which killed three people and wounded 70. See also Brixton nail bomb.

Event, Commerce, Community / Clubs, Food & Drink, Gender Issues, Terrorism, Tragedy

2 memorials
Bombs 7 July 2005

Bombs 7 July 2005

In the middle of the morning rush hour four bombs went off on three tube trains, at 8.50am and a bus, at 9.47am. 52 people died. Plaques commemorating the victims have been placed at each of the b...

Event, Seriously Famous, Terrorism, Tragedy

12 memorials
Brixton nail bomb

Brixton nail bomb

The bomb which injured 48 people, was planted by neo-nazi bomber David Copeland, who was also responsible for similar bomb attacks in Brick Lane and The Admiral Duncan pub in Soho. Copeland was sen...

Event, Race Issues, Terrorism, Tragedy

1 memorial
Pascal Michael Dolf

Pascal Michael Dolf

Non-British, killed by the Bali bomb. Pascal Michael Dolf was born on 25 January 1977 in Chur, Bezirk Plessur, Graubünden, Switzerland. He was a Swiss backpacker and bank officer employed at Graub...

Person, Terrorism, Tragedy, Indonisia, Switzerland

1 memorial
Harrods bomb

Harrods bomb

Car bomb planted by the IRA in Hans Crescent, killed 3 police officers and 3 civilians, and injured 90 others.

Event, Terrorism, Tragedy

2 memorials
Hyde Park bomb

Hyde Park bomb

A large nail bomb hidden in a car parked on South Carriage Drive exploded as the Queen's Life Guard passed.  It was set by the IRA and probably controlled remotely.  Four members of The Blues and R...

Event, Terrorism, Tragedy

2 memorials
Jacob Lepidus

Jacob Lepidus

Anarchist. During the so-called 'Tottenham Outrage' (see there for the full, exciting, story) Lepidus and his henchman Paul Helfeld (or Hefeld) commandeered a tram. The picture is not a photograph ...

Person, Terrorism, Balkans

1 memorial
Lockerbie bombing

Lockerbie bombing

Pan Am 103 flying Heathrow to New York's JFK was destroyed by a bomb over Lockerbie, Scotland. 270 were killed: 243 passengers, 16 crew, 11 on the ground.

Event, Terrorism, Tragedy, Scotland

18 memorials
murder of 11 Israeli athletes at Munich Olympics

murder of 11 Israeli athletes at Munich Olympics

Early on the morning of 5th September 1972 eight members of Black September, a Palestinian terrorist organization, took hostage 11 members of the Israeli Olympic team.  By the end of the day all th...

Event, Terrorism, Tragedy

1 memorial
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