Michael Thomas Barry

Fri, 04/18/2014 - 07:48
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  by Michael Thomas Barry   On this date in crime history – April 17, 1983, the U.S. embassy in Beirut, Lebanon, is almost completely destroyed by a car-bomb explosion that kills 63 people, including the suicide bomber and 17 Americans. The terrorist attack was...
Thu, 04/17/2014 - 07:46
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  by Michael Thomas Barry   On this date in crime history – April 17, 1936, after a week of tracking down every conceivable lead, police finally find the evidence they need in order to break the case of Nancy Titterton's murder in New York City. Titterton, a...
Wed, 04/16/2014 - 07:42
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  by Michael Thomas Barry   On this date in crime history – April 16, 1881, western lawman Bat Masterson fights his last gun battle in the streets of Dodge City, Kansas. William Barclay "Bat" Masterson had made a living with his gun from a young age. In his early...
Tue, 04/15/2014 - 08:40
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  by Michael Thomas Barry   On this date in crime history – April 15, 1920 a paymaster and a security guard are killed during a mid-afternoon armed robbery of a shoe company in South Braintree, Massachusetts. Out of this crime grew one of the most famous...
Mon, 04/14/2014 - 09:26
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  by Michael Thomas Barry   On this date in crime history – April 14, 1865, President Abraham Lincoln was shot by actor John Wilkes Booth at Ford’s Theater. After shooting the president Booth shouted, "Sic semper tyrannis! (Ever thus to tyrants!) The South is...
Fri, 04/11/2014 - 07:58
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by Michael Thomas Barry  On this date in crime history – April 11, 1947, Louise Peete, the infamous Black Widow was executed at San Quentin Prison. She was born in 1883 in Bienville, Louisiana. Her family was relatively wealthy, and she received an expensive education, but...
Thu, 04/10/2014 - 07:49
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by Michael Thomas Barry   On this date in crime history – April 10, 1919, Emiliano Zapata, a leader of the Mexican Revolution, is ambushed and shot to death in Morelos by government forces. Born a peasant in 1879, Zapata was forced into the Mexican army in 1908 following...
Wed, 04/09/2014 - 08:08
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by Michael Thomas Barry   On this date in crime history – April 9, 1881, outlaw Billy the Kid was found guilty of murdering the sheriff of Lincoln County, New Mexico and sentenced to death. There is no doubt that Billy the Kid did indeed shoot the sheriff, though he had...
Tue, 04/08/2014 - 07:21
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by Michael Thomas Barry On this date in crime history – April 8, 2005, Eric Rudolph plead guilty to a series of bombings, including the fatal bombing at the 1996 Olympics in Atlanta, in order to avoid the death penalty. He later cited his anti-abortion and anti-homosexual views...
Mon, 04/07/2014 - 07:12
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by Michael Thomas Barry   On this date in crime history – April 7, 1994, Rwandan forces kill 10 Belgian peacekeepers in an effort to discourage international intervention in their genocide that had begun only hours earlier. In less than three months, Hutu extremists who...

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