- FILE PHOTO 22MAY95 - The Alfred P. Murrah Federal Building stands ready for implosion in Oklahoma City in this May 22, 1995 file photo. This view is from what used to be a parking lot north of the building. Oklahoma City bomber Timothy McVeigh spent the last night of his life in a small, windowless cell not far from the chemicals and devices that will be used to kill him on June 11, 2001 for a crime that took 168 lives and shook a complacent America to the core. - RTXKK73
June 11th, 2001 - Timothy McVeigh, American terrorist, died by execution at 33. McVeigh was executed by lethal injection at 7:14 a.m, at the U.S. Federal Penitentiary in Terre Haute, Indiana, the first federal prisoner to be executed by the US federal government since Victor Feguer was executed in Iowa on March 15, 1963.