1983 Beirut barracks bombings
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|Date||06:22, October 23, 1983|
|Location||33°49′45″N, 35°29′41″E, , 33.82917°N 35.49472°E, /, 33.82917, 35.49472, (, USMCBarracksatBeirutAirport, ), Coordinates, [[|
|Type||• Suicide attack|
• Truck bombs
• Mass murder
The 1983 Beirut barracks bombings happened in Beirut, Lebanon.
The attack on the barracks of the US marines in October 1983 was a turning point in the usage of the word "terrorism". After that, the word was widely used by US Presidents.