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.
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
On April Timothy McVeigh and Terry Nichols carried out one of the deadliest bombings outside the Alfred P. Murrah Federal Building in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma. The deadly blast left 168 people dead and injured more than 680 people, including children.