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.
Reagan had 10,000 employees of PATCO (professional Air Traffic Controllers) fired for going on strike. His strict following of the Taft-Harley Act, which limited the power of labor unions, made his favor of big corporations over labor very clear.
Assassin John Hinckley is wrestled to the ground after he slipped in fired his weapon hitting President Ronald Reagan, Officer Delahanty, and Secret Service Agent Tim McCarthy after a Washington hotel, D.