Time After Time is released

August 31, 1979 Released on the anniversary of the first confirmed Jack the Ripper murder, Time After Time brings to life H.G. Wells and a time machine he creates to find Jack the Ripper to bring him to justice. Instead, they both are brought into the "present day" (1979's present day). Jack marvels at how…

Jack the Ripper’s first victim

August 31, 1888 Whitechapel, London, England Mary Ann Nichols becomes Jack the Ripper's first victim Nichols was a prostitute by trade. She was denied a room in a boarding house because she lacked the funds to rent it and stated she would earn the money quickly because of a new bonnet she had purchased. Approximately…

Manipulated to murder by animal spirits

August 31, 2010 Dallas, Oregon The bodies of David Scott Jondle and Marilyn Jondle are found after they were murdered by their son Andrew at the behest of his girlfriend Andrew (20) had started seeing Cindy Lou Beck (46) a month before the murders; his parents strongly disapproved of their relationship. The couple moved in…

Police car after shooting

August 31, 1932 Los Angeles, California The only during piece of information accompanying these photos described the scene as a "police vehicle with bullet holes." Note also the stain on the door near a bullet hole.