1966 – Jimi Hendrix Experience forms with Jimi Hendrix, Noel Redding & Mitch Mitchell.
I had the pleasure of seeing Mitch Mitchell play drums with Ginger Baker in Fulham in 1976.
1978 – Sid Vicious charged with murder of girlfriend Nancy Spungen.
1980 – 7 stabbed at Blood, Sweat & Tears concert in LA.
1984 – IRA bombs hotel where British PM Margaret Thatcher is staying, 5 die.
1997 – Sidi Daoud massacre in Algeria; 43 killed at a fake roadblock.
2000 – The USS Cole is badly damaged in Aden, Yemen, by two suicide bombers, killing 17 crew members and wounding at least 39.
2002 – Terrorists explode two bombs in Bali’s nightclub district killing 202 and injuring 209 mostly foreign tourists.