Michael Thomas Barry

Jan 17, 2013
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Newspaper account of the heistby Michael Thomas BarryOn January 17, 1950, a team of eleven thieves, in a precisely timed and choreographed strike, steals more than $2 million from the Brinks Armored Car depot in Boston, Massachusetts. The Great Brinks Robbery, as it quickly...
Jan 15, 2013
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Elizabeth Short aka the Black Dahliaby Michael Thomas BarryOn the morning of January 15, 1947 Betty Bersinger and her three year old daughter were out for an early morning stroll when they came across the bisected torso of a naked woman in a vacant lot in Leimert Park, Los...
Jan 14, 2013
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Donald Neilson aka The Black Pantherby Michael Thomas BarryOn January 14, 1975 Donald Neilson aka the Black Panther, kidnaps his last victim, 17 year old Lesley Whittle from her bedroom at her family home in Highley, Shropshire, England. Donald Neilson , (who was born Donald...
Jan 13, 2013
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Doc Barkerby Michael Thomas BarryOn January 13, 1939, Arthur "Doc" Barker is killed while trying to escape from Alcatraz Prison. Barker, of the notorious "Bloody Barkers" gang, was spotted on the rock-strewn shore of the island after climbing over the walls. Despite the fact...
Jan 12, 2013
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The Harrisburg Sevenby Michael Thomas BarryOn January 12, 1971, U.S. Attorneys charge “the Harrisburg Seven” with conspiracy to kidnap national Security Advisor Henry Kissinger and bomb steam tunnels. The Harrisburg Seven were a group of religious anti-war activists led by...
Jan 11, 2013
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Joran van der Slootby Michael Thomas BarryOn January 11, 2012, Joran van der Sloot, a longtime suspect in the unsolved 2005 disappearance of Natalee Holloway in Aruba, pleads guilty to the murder of 21-year-old Stephany Flores, in Lima, Peru. Flores was killed on May 30, 2010,...
Jan 10, 2013
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Frank Jamesby Michael Thomas BarryOutlaw Frank James, the lesser-known older brother of Jesse, was born on Jamuary 10, 1843 in Clay County, Missouri. Frank and Jesse James were both legends in their own time, though Jesse is better remembered today because of his more...
Jan 9, 2013
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Angelo Buono, Hillside Strangler co-defendantby Michael Thomas BarryOn January 9, 1984, Angelo Buono one of the co-defendants in the Hillside Strangler case is sentenced to life in prison for his role in the rape, torture, and murder of 10 young women in Los Angeles. Buono's...
Jan 8, 2013
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Gabrielle Giffordsby Michael Thomas BarryOn January 8, 2011, Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords is critically injured when a man goes on a shooting spree during a constituents meeting held outside a Tucson-area supermarket. Six people died in the attack and another 13, including...
Jan 7, 2013
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17 year-old William Heirens the alleged Lipstick Killerby Michael Thomas BarryOn January 7, 1946, six-year-old Suzanne Degnan is kidnapped from her home in Chicago. Illinois. Police found a ladder outside the girl’s window, and also discovered a ransom note which had been...

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