Michael Thomas Barry

Tue, 07/02/2013 - 14:43
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The assassination of President James Garfieldby Michael Thomas BarryOn July 2, 1881, only four months into his administration, President James Garfield is shot as he walks through a railroad waiting room in Washington, D.C. His assailant, Charles J. Guiteau, was a disgruntled...
Sun, 06/30/2013 - 06:09
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Glen Godwinby Michael Thomas BarryOn June 30, 1981, Glen Godwin is convicted of murder in Riverside County, California, and sentenced to 26-years-to-life in prison. According to his roommate's testimony, Godwin stomped on, choked, and then stabbed Kim LeValley, an acquaintance...
Sat, 06/29/2013 - 09:19
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Dirk Greinederby Michael Thomas BarryOn June 29, 2001, Boston doctor Dirk Greineder, 60, is found guilty of first-degree murder of his wife. Dirk Greineder was a distinguished allergist. His wife, known as May, worked for him as a nurse and was pursuing an advanced degree in...
Fri, 06/28/2013 - 13:18
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by Michael Thomas BarryOn June 28, 1993, a knife-wielding serial rapist and murderer attacks Denise Sam-Cali in her Allentown, Pennsylvania, home. Although he succeeded in raping Sam-Cali on the front lawn outside her house, the courageous woman survived and later proved...
Thu, 06/27/2013 - 09:13
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Joseph Smithby Michael Thomas BarryOn June 27, 1844, Joseph Smith, the founder and leader of the Mormon religion, is murdered along with his brother Hyrum when a mob breaks into a jail where they are being held in Carthage, Illinois. Born in Vermont in 1805, Smith claimed in...
Wed, 06/26/2013 - 08:05
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Melvin Reesby Michael Thomas BarryOn June 26, 1957, Margaret Harold is shot and killed while out for a drive with her boyfriend near Annapolis, Maryland. Her killer swerved in front of the couple's car, approached with a .38 revolver, and shot Harold in the side of the face,...
Tue, 06/25/2013 - 11:10
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Stanford Whiteby Michael Thomas BarryOn June 25, 1906, architect Stanford White is shot and killed by the jealous husband of his lover. White was the son of the essayist, critic, and Shakespearean scholar Richard Grant White. He was one of the most popular and prolific...
Mon, 06/24/2013 - 08:54
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Theodore Kaczynski aka The Unabomberby Michael Thomas BarryOn June 24, 1993, Yale University computer science professor David Gelernter is seriously injured while opening his mail when a padded envelope explodes in his hands. The attack just came two days after a University of...
Sat, 06/22/2013 - 08:38
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Whitey Bulgerby Michael Thomas BarryOn June 22, 2011, mobster James “Whitey” Bulger is arrested in Santa Monica, California. The 81-year-old Bulger, one of the FBI’s “Ten Most Wanted” fugitives, was arrested with his longtime companion, 60-year-old Catherine Greig, who fled...
Fri, 06/21/2013 - 08:23
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FBI Poster seeking information about missing civil rights actiivistsby Michael Thomas BarryOn June 21, 1964, civil rights workers Michael Schwerner, Andrew Goodman, and James Chaney are killed by a Ku Klux Klan lynch mob near Meridian, Mississippi. The three young men were...

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