Michael Thomas Barry

Jul 11, 2013
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Colton Harris-Mooore aka The Barefoot Banditby Michael Thomas BarryOn July 11, 2010, after a two-year manhunt, the infamous “Bare foot bandit” Colton Harris-Moore is arrested following a high-speed boat chase in the Bahamas. Harris-Moore was suspected of stealing an airplane in...
Jul 10, 2013
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"Buckskin" Frank Leslieby Michael Thomas BarryOn July 10, 1889, in a drunken rage, "Buckskin" Frank Leslie murdered his lover, Tombstone prostitute Blonde Mollie Williams. Leslie was an ill-tempered and violent man, especially when he drank. He told conflicting stories about his...
Jul 9, 2013
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Michael Stoneby Michael Thomas BarryOn July 9, 1996, Dr. Lin Russell, her two daughters, Josie and Megan, and their dog, Lucy, are all brutally attacked by a man wielding a hammer on their way home to Nonington Village, Kent, England, after a family outing. Forcing them to sit...
Jul 8, 2013
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Francis Gary Powersby Michael Thomas BarryOn July 8, 1960, CIA pilot Francis Gary Powers is charged with espionage by the Soviet Union. Powers' indictment signaled a massive setback in the peace process between the United States and the Soviet Union. By 1960, the 31-year-old...
Jul 7, 2013
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Mary Surrattby Michael Thomas BarryOn July 7, 1865, Mary Surratt is executed by the U.S. government for her role as a conspirator in Abraham Lincoln’s assassination. Surratt, who owned a tavern in Surrattsville, Maryland, had to convert her row house in Washington, D.C., into a...
Jul 6, 2013
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George "Bugs" Moranby Michael Thomas BarryOn July 6, 1946, FBI agents arrest George "Bugs" Moran in Ohio for robbing a bank messenger. Moran was at one point, one of the biggest organized crime figures in America, by the time of his arrest he had been reduced to small bank...
Jul 5, 2013
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The Black Soxby Michael Thomas BarryOn July 5, 1921, Judge Hugo Friend denies a motion to quash the indictments against eight members of the Chicago White Sox, who were accused of throwing the 1919 World Series, and their trial begins with jury selection. The players, including...
Jul 3, 2013
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Martha Ann Johnsonby Michael Thomas BarryOn July 3, 1989, Martha Ann Johnson is arrested in Georgia for the 1982 murder of her oldest child, Jennyann Wright, after an Atlanta newspaper initiated a new investigation into her suspicious death. Johnson's three other children had...
Jul 2, 2013
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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...
Jun 30, 2013
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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...

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