This Day in Naval History – Oct. 23

Wednesday, October 22, 2008

1983 - A suicide truck bomber attacks the Marine barracks at airport, killing 241 (220 Marines, 18 Sailors, and 3 soldiers).

1983 - Operation Urgent Fury (, ) begins.

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