Sunday, 23 August 1970

Univ of Wisconsin-Madison

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A bombing occurred on the University of Wisconsin–Madison campus. It was committed by four young people as a protest against the University's research connections with the US military during the Vietnam War. It resulted in the death of Robert Fassnacht, a university physics researcher, and severe injuries to four other building occupants.

Additional Info

  • Type of Incident: Bombing
  • Source: Wiki-Post secondary School Attacks
  • Deaths: 1
  • Injuries: 4
  • City: Madison
  • State: Wisconsin
  • Facility Type: Higher Education
  • Facility SubType: Post Secondary
  • Foiled or Exposed Plots: Yes
  • Included In 2002 Report: Yes
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