Tuesday Marked The 16th Anniversary Of The Oklahoma City Bombing

Tuesday, April 19th 2011, 8:48 am
By: News On 6


OKLAHOMA CITY -- Tuesday, April 19, 2011 marked the 16th anniversary of the Oklahoma City Bombing.  The blast tore through the Murrah Federal Building April 19,1995, killing 168 people.

A special ceremony took place Tuesday morning at the Oklahoma City National Memorial,  including a moment of silence and reading of the victims' names.

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Survivors and family members were on hand in downtown Oklahoma City to remember those who died on April 19th, 1995.

Oklahomans vowed then never to forget and each year they gather to pay tribute to those who lost their lives on that day. 

There are a couple of other special events going on Tuesday as well.

At 11 a.m. some New York City firefighters and local first responders will repair a flag that was destroyed in the aftermath of September 11th.

And at noon, the daughters of former President George W. Bush will be in Oklahoma City to accept an award on behalf of their father.