Today in History - June 13

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Thursday, Jun 20 2013 by

1974 – A bomb was detonated on the 29th floor of the Gulf Tower. The Weather Underground Organization took credit for the attack claiming it was in protest to Gulf Oil’s involvement in the oil rich regions affected by the Angolan War of Independence.

Gulf Tower (StreetView)
Gulf Tower

1994 – The Giant Viking is created by John Clarke and built by the staff and Welding students of Burnaby North.

Giant viking (StreetView)
Giant viking