Tuesday 2nd of November 1965
59 years ago
Quaker and anti-war protester Norman Morrison commits suicide by self-immolation at the age of 32 in The Pentagon, Arlington County, Virginia, United States.
Morrison doused himself in kerosene and set himself on fire below Secretary of Defense Robert McNamara's office. In the Vietnamese city of Đà Nẵng a road is named after Morrison in memory of his act against the Vietnam-U.S conflict.