October 2, 2006 Bart Township, Pennsylvania Charles Carl Roberts IV enters an Amish school, shoots 10 girls 5 of whom die, then kills himself Roberts armed himself with a handgun, shotgun, and rifle then stormed into a local Amish school. He ordered those inside the school to line up in front of the chalkboard, then… Continue reading Mass shooting at Amish school
Birthdays: Moses Gunn, Sting, Lew Temple, Camilla Belle Movie releases: Strangeland, Tremors 3: Back to Perfection, Zombieland Video game releases: Castlevania: Symphony of the Night, Resident Evil 6
October 2, 1956 Clinton, North Carolina A 35-year-old father shoots his 6 children, bashes the in their heads with either the butt of a gun or an ax, then shoots himself between the eyes with a shotgun The children were Alice (10), Joseph (9), Melvin (7), Ruth (5), Jerry (4), and Sue (2). The children's… Continue reading Father murders 6 children then commits suicide
October 2, 1930 California Gordon Stewart Northcott is hanged for the kidnapping, torture, murder, and dismemberment of young men and boys in what was known as The Wineville Chicken Coop Murders Northcott, 23 at the time of his death, was accused of kidnapping, beating, molesting, and killing several young men and boys by his 13-year-old… Continue reading Wineville Chicken Coop murderer hanged
Happy 58th anniversary to The Twilight Zone. The first episode, Where Is Everybody, premiered October 2, 1959. Since its seminal launch, two revival series have succeeded the original Twilight Zone. To date, 264 episodes from the three series have aired.