April 19, 1995, will be a day the world never forgets…especially Oklahomans. At approximately 9:00 a.m. that day, the unthinkable happened – Timothy McVeigh parked a Ryder truck in front of the Alfred P. Murrah Federal Building in Oklahoma City and within minutes detonated a bomb that made Oklahoma City look like a war zone.

The blast killed 168 people and injured more than 680 others. Over 324 buildings were damaged causing more than $650 million worth of damage. 90 minutes after the explosion took place, Timothy McVeigh was stopped by an Oklahoma State Trooper for driving without a license plate. He was arrested for being in possession of illegal weapons and within two days was charged, along with Terry Nichols, for the domestic terrorist attack in Oklahoma.

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Please take a moment to remember those who lost their lives on this day in 1995. They will forever be in our hearts.

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