Database of terrorist attacks and related events--Johnston's Archive

Birmingham, United States--15 September 1963

compiled by Wm. Robert Johnston
last modified 3 December 2017

Date: 15 September 1963

Location: Birmingham, Alabama, United States

Type of event: terrorism


A bomb exploded under the steps of the Sixteenth Street Baptist Church in Birmingham, Alabama, killing 4 young girls (ages 11-14) attending Sunday school and injuring 23 people.

Consequences: 4 killed, 23 injured


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Last modified 3 December 2017.
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