Illinois · Newspaper clippings

Explosion kills family (1929)

August 28, 1929
Chicago, Illinois

The Chicago Daily Tribune runs an article concerning a family severely burned in an explosion from chemicals burning in their furnace. Fortunately, a 6-year-old child was outside the home during the explosion and was not injured.

Horrific history from today:
1926: Man dies of wounds following gun attack (2017)
1933: 2 dead after mob hit (2017)
1955: Emmett Till, face of 1950s racism (2017)
1963: Career Girl Murders (2017)
1997: While he lived he was alive (grave)
2006: Man stabbed to death under false allegations of child molestation (2017)
2003: Man killed with bomb locked to his chest during elaborate robbery (2018)

Horror-related anniversaries:
Today in Horror History: August 28

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