Tim McVeigh chose April 19th because it was the day the Feds moved in on the Branch Davidian compound in Waco and dozens of innocent people were killed.
Stop being a revisionist, knee-jerker.
You probably blamed the would-be attack on Times Square on an Obamacare opponent/Tea Partier instead of an al Qaeda affiliate...and then, when the truth came out, he was just a poor immigrant, whose wife had left him and home had gone into foreclosure. Right? Those trips to bomb-making school in Pakistan went into your memory hole as soon as possible.