On this day in history December 29, 1975 – A bomb exploded in the main terminal of New York’s LaGuardia Airport. 11 people were killed.
1972 – Following 36 years of publication, the last weekly issue of “LIFE” magazine hit the newsstands. The magazine later became a monthly publication.
1997 – Hong Kong began killing 1.25 million chickens, the entire population, for fear of the spread of ‘bird flu’.
- Hong Kong confirms first human case of bird flu… (reuters.com)
- Day in History: Becket; Wounded Knee; Rasputin; WWII London Fire; Eastern Crash in Everglades (wtvy.com)
- Hong Kong confirms first human case of bird flu (trust.org)
- Hong Kong Confirms Second Bird Flu Case (4umf.com)
- Hong Kong confirms first human case of H7N9 bird flu: report (terradaily.com)