1960, 4 March: Bombing of the Belgian ammunition carrier La Coubre in the port of Habana, over 30 people dead. Most historians believe that the CIA was responsible for the attack, although there was not enough evidence to firmly prove so.
1961, 8 April: Omani terrorists blew up the passenger liner MV Dara, killing 238 people.
1963: President John F. Kennedy assasinated in Dallas, Texas durring a motorcade.
1965: The Ku Klux Klan murdered Viola Liuzzo, a Southern-raised white mother of five who was visiting the South from her home in Detroit to attend a civil rights march. At the time of her murder, Liuzzo was transporting Civil Rights Marchers.