"The Raven" is first published, baseball and football induct their first hall of fame classes, the Gulf War fighting takes to the ground, and President George W. Bush coins the phrase "Axis of Evil," all on this day.
1998: A bomb explodes at a Birmingham, Alabama, abortion clinic, killing police officer and part-time clinic security guard Robert Sanderson, and critically injuring nurse Emily Lyons. Serial bomber Eric Robert Rudolph (pictured) is suspected as the culprit. Rudolph would be arrested in 2003 and is currently serving a life sentence for the bombing and three other bombings, including the Centennial Olympic Park bombing in Atlanta, Georgia, during the 1996 Summer Olympics.
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