Today in History - February 25

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Today in History - February 25

Friday, Feb 25 2011 by kjfitz
1994 – Mosque of Abraham massacre: In the Cave of the Patriarchs in the West Bank city of Hebron, Dr. Baruch Kappel Goldstein opens fire with an automatic rifle, killing 29 Palestinian worshippers and injuring 125 more before being subdued and beaten to death by survivors.

1964 – U.S. Air Force launches a satellite employing a US Air Force Atlas/ Agena combination from Point Arguello (LC-2-3) in California and from Cape Kennedy in Florida.