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Today in History

2018-04-16

On this day in 2012, the trial for Anders Behring Breivik, the perpetrator of the 2011 Norway attacks, began in Oslo, Norway.

 

On this day in 2013, a 7.8-magnitude earthquake struck Iran, killing at least 35 people and injuring 117 others.

 

On this day in 2014, the South Korean ferry MV Sewol capsized and sank near Jindo Island, killing 304 passengers and crew and leading to widespread criticism of the South Korean government, media, and shipping authorities.