August 28, 1997
Rev. John Paul Carter dies

Though I could find no information on the deceased Reverend, his epitaph “while he lived he was alive” brings a smile to my face.

Horrific history from today:
1926: Man dies of wounds following gun attack (2017)
1929: Explosion kills family (2017)
1933: 2 dead after mob hit (2017)
1955: Emmett Till, face of 1950s racism (2017)
1963: Career Girl Murders (2017)
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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