10 September 1898 – Empress Elisabeth of Austria is assassinated by Luigi Lucheni.

Duchess Elisabeth in Bavaria (24 December 1837 – 10 September 1898) was Empress of Austria and Queen of Hungary,  by marriage to Emperor Franz Joseph I. In September 1898, Elisabeth (also known as “Sisi”) travelled incognito to Geneva and took accommodation at Hotel Beau-Rivage, on the lake, where she had already stayed the previous year.… Read More 10 September 1898 – Empress Elisabeth of Austria is assassinated by Luigi Lucheni.

2 August 1980: Bologna Massacre

On 2 August 1980 a bomb exploded at the Central Railway Station of Bologna, Italy, killing 85 people and wounding more than 200. The attack was attributed to a neo- fascist terrorist organization Nuclei Armati Rivoluzionari (Armed Revolutionary Groups), which always denied any involvement; other theories have been proposed, especially in correlation with the strategy… Read More 2 August 1980: Bologna Massacre