2009: Twenty-one horses from the Venezuelan-owned Lechuza polo team crumple to the ground and die shortly before a U.S. Open match at the International Polo Club Palm Beach in Wellington, Florida. Four days later, Franck’s Pharmacy in Ocala, Florida, admits that it incorrectly prepared a supplement given to the horses, saying that an internal investigation revealed that “the strength of an ingredient in the medication was incorrect.”
2000: An Air Philippines Boeing 737-200 crashes on Samal Island in the southern Philippines while preparing to land, killing 131 people.
1995: The Alfred P. Murrah Federal Building in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, is bombed and 168 people are killed. Timothy McVeigh is convicted of the crime two years later.