Michael Thomas Barry

Dec 7, 2012
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 Charles Brooks Jr.by Michael Thomas BarryOn December 7, 1982, the first execution by lethal injection takes place at the state penitentiary in Huntsville, Texas. On December 14, 1976, Charles Brooks Jr., went to a used car lot and asked to test drive a car. The mechanic,...
Dec 6, 2012
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Reno Bros. Gangby Michael Thomas BarryOn December 6, 1868, a guard, who had been shot by brothers Frank, William, and Simeon Reno during a train robbery in May, dies of his wounds. His death so infuriated the public that a group of vigilantes yanked the three brothers from their...
Dec 5, 2012
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Warren Avenue Baptist Church - Bostonby Michael Thomas BarryOn December 5, 1873, Bridget Landregan is found beaten and strangled to death in the Boston suburb of Dorchester. According to witnesses, a man in black clothes and a flowing cape attempted to sexually assault the dead...
Dec 4, 2012
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Danny "Dapper Dan" Hoganby Michael Thomas BarryDanny "Dapper Dan" Hogan  was a charismatic Irish mob boss in St. Paul, Minnesota during Prohibition. Due to his close relationships with the officers of the deeply corrupt St. Paul Police Department, Hogan was able to act as a...
Dec 3, 2012
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Melissa Brannenby Michael Thomas BarryOn December 3, 1989, five-year-old Melissa Brannen disappears without a trace from a Christmas party in Fairfax, Virginia. After interviewing everyone who had been at the party, investigators determined that Caleb Hughes had left the party...
Dec 2, 2012
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William Kennedy Smithby Michael Thomas BarryOn December 2, 1991, opening testimony begins in the highly publicized rape trial of William Kennedy Smith, a nephew of President John F. Kennedy. Smith, then a 30-year-old medical student at Georgetown University, was accused of...
Dec 1, 2012
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Caril Ann Fugate & Charlie Starkweatherby Michael Thomas BarryIn the early morning hours of December 1, 1957, teenage spree killer, Charlie Starkweather and his girl friend, Caril Ann Fugate, murder gas station attendant Robert Colvert for refusing to sell him a stuffed...
Nov 30, 2012
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Aileen Wuornosby Michael Thomas BarryOn November 30, 1989, Richard Mallory, a storeowner in Palm Harbor, Florida, is last seen taking a ride with Aileen Wuornos. The following day, his car was found abandoned in a remote area of Ormond Beach. Nearly two weeks later, his body...
Nov 29, 2012
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Charles Peace at his murder trial in 1879by Michael Thomas BarryCharles Frederick Peace was a notorious English burglar and murderer from Sheffield, whose somewhat remarkable life later spawned dozens of novels and films. Peace is mentioned by name in the Sherlock Holmes short...
Nov 28, 2012
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Jeffrey Dahmerby Michael Thomas BarryOn November 28, 1994, convicted serial killer Jeffrey Dahmer is beaten to death by a fellow inmate while performing cleaning duty in a bathroom at the Columbia Correctional Institute gymnasium in Portage, Wisconsin. During a 13-year period,...

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