Michael Thomas Barry

Jul 23, 2013
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Della Sorensonby Michael Thomas BarryOn July 23, 1918, Della Sorenson kills the first of her seven victims in rural Nebraska by poisoning her sister-in-law's infant daughter, Viola Cooper. Over the next seven years, friends, relatives, and acquaintances of Sorenson repeatedly...
Jul 22, 2013
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Preparedness Day parade just prior to the bombingby Michael Thomas BarryOn July 22, 1916, a bomb explodes during the Preparedness Day parade in San Francisco, kills 10 people and wounding dozens more. The parade was organized by the city's Chamber of Commerce in support of...
Jul 20, 2013
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King Abdullah of Jordanby Michael Thomas BarryOn July 20, 1951, while entering a mosque in the Jordanian sector of east Jerusalem, King Abdullah of Jordan is assassinated by a Palestinian nationalist. Abdullah was a member of the Hashemites, an Arab dynasty said to be directly...
Jul 19, 2013
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Doc Hollidayby Michael Thomas BarryOn July 19, 1879, Doc Holliday commits his first murder, killing a man for shooting up his New Mexico saloon. Despite his formidable reputation as a deadly gunslinger, Holliday only engaged in eight shootouts during his lifetime, and it has...
Jul 18, 2013
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James Hubertyby Michael Thomas BarryOn July 18, 1984, James Huberty opens fire in a crowded McDonald's restaurant in San Ysidro, California, killing 21 people and wounding 19 others. Minutes earlier, Huberty had left home, telling his wife, "I'm going hunting... hunting for...
Jul 17, 2013
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Casey Anthonyby Michael Thomas BarryOn July 17, 2011, Casey Anthony is released from jail in Orlando, Florida, after being acquitted on charges that she killed her 2-year-old daughter. Caylee Anthony was last seen alive with her mother on June 16, 2008, leaving the Orlando home...
Jul 16, 2013
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Jeffrey MacDonaldby Michael Thomas BarryOn July 16, 1979, Jeffrey MacDonald's murder trial begins in North Carolina. He was accused of the murder of his wife and children which had occurred in 1970. Captain MacDonald, an army doctor stationed at Fort Bragg, made an emergency...
Jul 15, 2013
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John Christieby Michael Thomas BarryOn July 15, 1953, John Christie, one of England's most notorious killers, is executed. Four months earlier, on March 25th, police discovered the bodies of four women in a West London apartment. Christie, who used to live at the house, was...
Jul 13, 2013
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John Paul Marat is murdered by Charlotte Cordayby Michael Thomas BarryOn July 13, 1793, Jean Paul Marat, one of the most outspoken leaders of the French Revolution, is stabbed to death in his bath by Charlotte Corday, a Royalist sympathizer. Originally a doctor, Marat founded...
Jul 12, 2013
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Ian Brady and Myra Hindley, aka the Moors Murderersby Michael Thomas BarryOn July 12, 1963, sixteen-year-old Pauline Reade is abducted while on her way to a dance near her home in Gorton, England, by Ian Brady and Myra Hindley, the so-called "Moors Murderers," launching a crime...

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