Reverend murders his mistress

September 3, 1878 Rockland, Connecticut Rev. H. H. Hayden provides his mistress with a drink containing enough arsenic to kill 25 people, then knocks her unconscious with a rock and slices her throats when she begins screaming, because he believed he had impregnated her Rev. Hayden was a married man with children when he began…

Crash of the Shenandoah 

September 3, 1925 Caldwell, Ohio  The USS Shenandoah ZR-1 crashes in a field The Shenandoah had been on its 57th flight when it ran into turbulent winds and was torn apart. Fourteen crew members were killed while 29 survived the crash. The wreckage soon attracted souvenir-seekers who took pieces of the dirigible, and an entrepreneurial…