Newspaper clippings: fake dynamite used in robbery; dummy thrown under cars to frighten drivers; boys shot after vandalizing fence; crowd ordered to disperse riots

From the Chicago Daily Tribune Published November 1, 1938 Bogota, Columbia Chicago, Illinois A man stole cash and liquor after lighting a stick of "dynamite" in his mouth. The dynamite was actually a roll of paper used to scare employees and patrons from the establishment. A dummy was thrown under a car's tires in a…

Child killed when she asks for a snack

November 1, 2016 Holt, Michigan 5-year-old Luna Younger is stabbed and her body set on fire by her stepfather after asking for a snack Thomas McClellan (25) stated on November 1, Luna had awakened him from a nap and refused to leave the room, causing him to "snap." He stabbed his 5-year-old stepdaughter at least…

1755 Lisbon earthquake

November 1, 1755 Lisbon, Portugal An earthquake and seismic sea wave destroys the city Among the chaos of tens of thousands of people dying by drowning, being crushed, or burning to death, groups began looting the city as well. A good portion of the looters had escaped from jail when the earthquake destroyed the walls…