Birthdays: William Finley, Robert Rusler, Asia Argento, Jon Bernthal Movie releases: The Colony, I Spit on Your Grave 2
September 20, 1902 Brooklyn, New York A newspaper recounts a man who, in the process of being arrested, bites a policeman's finger hard enough to nearly sever it
September 20, 1991 Sandy, Utah Angry over his wife allegedly being sterilized without consent, Richard Worthington enters a hospital and takes several hostages Worthington, armed with dynamite, a shotgun, and a handgun, entered the Alta View Hospital seeking Dr. Glade Curtis. He alleged that Dr. Curtis had tied Mrs. Worthington's Fallopian tubes without the consent… Continue reading Hostage situation in the maternity ward
From The Arizona Daily Star (Tucson, AZ) Published September 20, 1959 New York City, New York Police escort young hoodlums into Manhattan's Felony Court. The area had seen a surge of violent crimes, including deaths, committed by juveniles and retaliated with stiff punishments.
Published in the Chicago Tribune September 20, 1936 Chicago, Illinois Crown Point, New Mexico A father strangled and bludgeoned his 15-year-old daughter while excessively drunk, drank a pint of whiskey next to her body, tried to hang himself, then turned himself in to police requesting to be executed in the electric chair. Also accompanying the… Continue reading Three unfortunate tales