What Happened on March 22, 2004

Day of the Week: Monday

Historical Events

  • Ahmed Yassin, co-founder and leader of the Palestinian Sunni Islamist militant group Hamas, and bodyguards are killed in the Gaza Strip when hit by Israeli Air Force AH-64 Apache fired Hellfire missiles.

Famous Deaths

  • Ahmed Yassin, Palestinian co-founder of Hamas (b. ca. 1937)