Mountain Meadows Massacre

September 7, 1857 Mountain Meadows, Utah Territory (present day: Washington County, Utah) A 5-day siege begins between emigrants traveling to California, and the Utah Territorial Militia and Paiute Native Americans, ending in the deaths of all emigrants older than 7 The Militia had been composed of Mormon settlers (members of the Church of Latter Day…

FLW: Whisky killer

Famous Last Words Henry Dickerson New Orleans, Louisiana September 7, 1883 "You young saints and sinners, take warning and let whisky alone. It was whisky that brought me here. I did not kill the man, it was whisky; but I am come here now, and God has pardoned me. My way is clear before me.…

Fictional History: Back to the Future Part III

September 7, 1885 Hill Valley, California Clint Eastwood perishes after stealing a train for a "science experiment" Eastwood was accompanied by his friend, a scientist named Emmett Brown. The pair robbed a train, literally they took possession of the train itself, and, after a series of explosions, sent the vehicle careening from an unfinished bridge…