On this date, August 29th, in 1981, two people were killed and 23 wounded when the Stadttempel Synagogue in Vienna was attacked by Muslims using machine guns and grenades.
This attack was part of a campaign in the early 1980's to attack synagogues across Europe.
On October 3, 1980, the Rue Copernic synagogue in Paris, France was attacked by "Palestinians" using bombs. Four people were killed and twelve injured.
On October 20, 1981, a synagogue in Antwerp, Belgium was attacked with a truck bomb; three people were killed, 106 injured.
On September 18, 1982, a synagogue in Brussels, Belgium was attacked by a gunman from the Abu Nidal Organization using a machine gun.
On October 9, 1982, the central synagogue in Rome, Italy was attacked by a men using grenades and machine guns. A 2-year-old boy was killed, and 37 people injured.
Over time, jihadis may change their tactics and techniques, but their goals remain the same. Past jihad fads include plane hijackings, car bombs, timebombs on airliners, bomb-vests on buses, mortars, and rockets.
Previous Days in the "Religion of Peace™":
Aug 28: Poet Laureate Baraka
Aug 27: Bombardment of Algiers
Aug 26: Sistani vs. Sadr
Aug 25: Cape Town Jihad
Aug 24: Hebron Massacre