April A truck bomb explodes outside the Alfred P. Murrah Federal Building in Oklahoma City, OK, killing 168 people, and injuring Timothy McVeigh was later convicted on federal murder charges and put to death on May
Beyond Repair On May the Alfred P. Murrah Federal Building was demolished, and the last three missing victims' bodies were recovered. The site is now home to the Oklahoma City National Memorial and Museum, which honors the victims. From Time Magazine
The Survivor Tree. The Oklahoma City Bombing Memorial. Somehow this tree survived the bombing, despite shrapnel that lodged itself into the bark, and being scorched by a burning car door which had blown off a car and landed in the tree.