Horror History — Mr. Sardonicus 

Released October 8, 1961 Mr. Sardonicus involves a man whose face is permanently set in a grotesque grin after attempting to rib his father's grave. One of William Castle's many gimmick films, audience members were given glow in the dark card to decide the titular character's fate. A thumbs up was a vote for mercy,…

Family mysteriously disappears

October 8, 2009 Red Oak, Oklahoma Bobby Dale, Sherilyn Leighann, and Madyson Stormy Star Jamison (6, pictured) disappear The Jamisons had gone to the mountains to look at a 40 acre plot of land they considered purchasing. Eight days later, their abandoned, locked pick-up truck was discovered. In it were the couple's cell phones, $32,000…

FLW: the lady pirate

Famous Last Words Rachel Wall Boston, Massachusetts October 8, 1789 "I likewise return my hearty thanks to the several Ministers of the town who have attended be since I have been under sentence: also to a number of other kind friends, for the care they have shewn to me both for soul and body ...…