Michael Thomas Barry

Nov 7, 2012
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by Michael Thomas BarryOn November 7, 1983, David Hendricks, a businessman traveling in Wisconsin, calls police in Bloomington, Illinois, to request that they check on his house and family. According to Hendricks, no one had answered the phone all weekend and he was worried....
Nov 6, 2012
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by Michael Thomas BarryOn November 6, 1982, Shirley Allen is arrested for poisoning her husband, Lloyd Allen, with anti-freeze in Phelps County Missouri. Lloyd Allen was Shirley's sixth husband and the second to die from mysterious causes; the other four had divorced her. John...
Nov 5, 2012
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Nov. 5, 2012Major Nidal Hasanby Michael Thomas BarryOn this date in 2009, army psychiatrist Major Nidal Hasan kills 13 people and wounds 32 in a shooting rampage at Fort Hood. Early in the afternoon of November 5, Major Hasan, armed with two pistols, allegedly shouted “Allahu...
Nov 4, 2012
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Nov. 4, 2012Arnold Rothsteinby Michael Thomas BarryOn this date in 1928, notorious gambler Arnold Rothstein is shot and killed during a poker game at the Park Central Hotel in Manhattan. After finding Rothstein bleeding profusely at the service entrance of the hotel, police...
Nov 3, 2012
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Nov. 3, 2012Charles E. Boles AKA "Black Bart"by Michael Thomas BarryOn this date in 1883, notorious bandit Black Bart robs his last stagecoach. He was born Charles E. Boles around 1830 in New York. As a young man, he abandoned his family for the gold fields of California,...
Nov 2, 2012
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Nov. 2, 2012South Vietnamese President Ngo Dinh Diemby Michael Thomas BarryOn this date in 1963, South Vietnamese President Ngo Dinh Diem and his brother are captured and killed by a group of soldiers. The death of Diem caused celebration among many people in South Vietnam...
Nov 1, 2012
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Nov. 1, 2012    William Tilghmanby Michael Thomas BarryOn this date in 1924, legendary old west lawman, William Tilghman is murdered. Known to both friends and enemies as "Uncle Billy," Tilghman was one of the most honest and effective lawmen of his day. Born in...
Oct 31, 2012
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Oct. 31, 2012India’s Prime Minister Indira Gandhiby Michael Thomas Barry On this date in 1984, India’s Prime Minister Indira Gandhi is assassinated in New Delhi by two of her own bodyguards. Beant Singh and Satwant Singh, both Sikhs, emptied their guns into Gandhi as she...

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