This Day in History

Remembrance Day Bombing in Enniskillen

Tragically, on this day in 1987, a bombing occurred during a Remembrance Day ceremony in Enniskillen, Northern Ireland. The attack claimed the lives of twelve people and injured many others, underscoring the challenges faced during the Troubles and highlighting the importance of peace efforts.

Black Monday

On this day, global financial markets plummeted, experiencing one of the most devastating crashes in history. Known as Black Monday, this event sent shockwaves through the global economy, reshaping financial regulations and investment strategies for years to come.

Pope John Paul II

Pope John Paul II arrived in Miami, where he was welcomed by President Ronald Reagan and first lady Nancy Reagan as he began a 10-day tour of the United States.