Today in History - October 3

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Wednesday, Oct 9 2013 by

2001 – Damir Igric (1972–October 3, 2001) commandeered a Greyhound Lines bus en route from Chicago to Orlando, Florida. He slashed the throat of the driver with a utility knife, causing the bus to crash into oncoming traffic. Seven people, including Igric, died as a result from the crash.

2001 Greyhound bus attack (StreetView)
2001 Greyhound bus attack

2009 – The Poughkeepsie Bridge (sometimes known as the Poughkeepsie Railroad Bridge, the Poughkeepsie-Highland Railroad Bridge, the High Bridge) is renamed the Walkway Over the Hudson State Historic Park.

Poughkeepsie Bridge (Birds Eye)
Poughkeepsie Bridge