Today in History – October 12

2000 – The USS Cole is badly damaged in Aden, Yemen, by two suicide bombers, killing 17 crew members and wounding at least 39

USS Cole (DDG-67) (Birds Eye)
USS Cole (DDG-67)

1810 – First Oktoberfest: The Bavarian royalty invites the citizens of Munich to join the celebration of the marriage of Crown Prince Ludwig of Bavaria to Princess Therese von Sachsen-Hildburghausen.

Theresienwiese (Oktoberfest Location) (Google Maps)
Theresienwiese (Oktoberfest Location)

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