|25 Dec 1969
||Bank robber Willie Sutton (robs banks because "that's what the money is") released from Attica.
|9 Sep 1971
||Attica taken over by inmates. 10 hostages, 32 prisoners killed by the time it is over.
|13 Sep 1971
||Attica stormed under orders of New York Governor Nelson Rockefeller.
|25 Jan 1976
||The Harlem Globetrotters play the Washington Generals at Attica Correctional Facility, narrated by Howard Cosell. From time to time in the 70's and 80's, ABC Sports would rebroadcast this game.
|10 Jul 1979
||David Berkowitz's throat slashed in Attica prison, but he survives with 56 stitches.
||John Lennon's assassin Mark David Chapman admitted to Attica.
|3 Jan 2000
||An $8M settlement is reached over the 1971 riots, settling a class action suit filed in 1974.