(1920) Manhattan’s Financial District rocked by terrorist bombingOn New York City’s Wall Street, a horse-drawn wagon stops across from the JP Morgan Bank and its cargo of 100 pounds of dynamite explodes, throwing 500 pounds of shrapnel into the crowd, killing 38 and wounding 143. Later, Italian anarchists will become the prime suspects in the terrorist act.The Wall Street bombing occurred at 12:01 pm 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.
Date: Sep 16, 1920 Fatalities: 38 Remnants of the damage from the 1920 bombing are still visible on 23 Wall Street.