3 Suicides 

From the Chicago Daily Tribune Published August 24, 1903 The article describes 3 suicides, 2 by ingestion of carbolic acid and one by gas. Carbolic acid was a fairly popular means of suicide during this time, due to being inexpensive and easily accessible. In 1904, Joplin City Marshal John A. McManamy commented on the use…

2010 San Fernando Massacre

August 24, 2010 San Fernando, Tamaulipas, Mexico The Los Zetas drug cartel kidnap 75 people illegally entering countries in South and Central America making their way to the United States, before shooting them; all but 3 are killed The massacre occurred in San Fernando, Tamaulipas, Mexico, and would not have been discovered as quickly as…