Downtown Dallas’ Comerica Bank Tower gets new life and new.
The Leaning Tower was born Feb. 16 out of the failed implosion of the former Affiliated Computer Services building on North Haskell Avenue near downtown Dallas. As news spread that the building.
Texas Governor Greg Abbott says it is the worst mass shooting in the state's history. Sheriff Joe Tackitt of Wilson County has just told the news conference that they cannot yet release the names.
Incident Location Date Deaths Description Assassination of John F. Kennedy: Dallas: November 22, 1963: 2: While travelling in an open car, President Kennedy was killed by a lone sniper, Lee Harvey Oswald, who then murdered J. D. Tippit, a Dallas police officer who had spotted him in a local neighborhood. University of Texas tower shooting.
The First Mass Shooting. Charles Whitman was studying engineering at the University of Texas when he went into the school’s iconic tower and started shooting. When the sun went down, Whitman had shot 49 — and killed 16. Very early on the morning of August 1, 1966, Whitman murdered his wife and mother. Buying a Universal M1 carbine and two.
A building has been dubbed the Leaning Tower of Dallas after a failed demolition left it with an alarmingly precarious tilt. The building just north of downtown Dallas was supposed to come down on.
At 11:48 a.m. on August 1, 1966, Charles Whitman began firing his rifle from the top of the University of Texas Tower at anyone and everyone in his sights. At 1:24 p.m., he was gunned down himself.
Charles Whitman was a former Marine and sniper who, in 1966, targeted and killed random civilians at the University of Texas before being stopped by police.