Wall Street Bombing 

September 16, 1920  Manhattan, New York City, New York  A horse-drawn wagon carrying 100 lbs. of dynamite and 500 lbs. of cast iron shrapnel explodes in front if the J.P. Morgan bank on Wall Street, killing 38 people as well as the horse carrying the bomb, and injuring 143  The bombing was believed to be…

“Christian spy” stabbed to death

September 16, 1845 Nauvoo, Illinois Phineas Wilcox is stabbed to death after members of the Church of Latter-day Saints suspect him of being a Christian spy The members of the Church of Latter-day Saints had been facing religious persecution from the community since at least 1838 when Missouri Governor Lilburn Boggs signed a military order…