What is the exact difference between these two?

Could anybody please give some examples? For example, memorable incident (good and bad) in your life....memorable event (good and bad) in your life...

Please help here...Thanks!
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event• noun 1 a thing that happens or takes place. 2 a public or social occasion. 3 each of several contests making up a sports competition.

incident:noun 1 an event or occurrence. 2 a violent event, such as an attack. 3 the occurrence of dangerous or exciting events: the plane landed without incident.

Orange ones are different so you can differantiate them but I have no idea about the others.
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I guess, event is something planned whereas incident is something unusual, unexpected and bad one....am I right??
Yes , here they seem so.
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Summer3What is the exact difference between these two?

Could anybody please give some examples? For example, memorable incident (good and bad) in your life....memorable event (good and bad) in your life...

Please help here...Thanks!

An 'Incident' is any event which is not part of the standard operation of the service ...
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Examples:

Just to clarify, there can be several incidents in one event, such as during the hurricane we had a flooding incident, along with the wind and rain. The Event took days.

During the riot event, we had an incident when someone was breaking the glass in the back of the building. They did not enter, but we did have an incident in the front gate with people climbing over...

We had a DOS attack, and during that event we determined the threat was coming from several other vulnerabilities. We determined this by examining each incident more closely, the web attack was the obvious part, but what we did not notice was a completely separate incident where the wireless network was beinh hit with a barage of DNS requests for devices on the network. It appears now that the event was actually a directed attack....
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