Italy · Religion

The signing of the Diocletianic Persecution

February 24, 303 Rome, Italy Galerius signs an edict bringing the Diocletianic Persecution to the region under his rule The Diocletianic Persecution was the final persecution of the Christians by the Roman Empire. It not only demanded Christians practice sacrifices to Roman gods but stripped them of most of their legal rights. Those who refused… Continue reading The signing of the Diocletianic Persecution

Newspaper clippings · Washington

Mother kills 6 children after husband dies and leaves family destitute

February 24, 1901 Spokane, Washington A woman is found with her 6 drowned children in a well The woman, Rosa Wurzer, has become a widow the year before the murders. She became increasingly depressed as she struggled to feed her 6 children: Rosa (11), Louisa (10), Anna (7), Joseph and Mary (twins, 6), and George… Continue reading Mother kills 6 children after husband dies and leaves family destitute