Netherlands · Political · Religion

Film-maker murdered for making movie criticizing Islam

November 2, 2004 Amsterdam, Netherlands Theo Van Gogh is shot, stabbed, and has a note stabbed to his chest Van Gogh had worked on a short film called Submission which criticized the treatment of women in Islam. Mohammed Bouyeri, who allegedly has ties to the Dutch Islamist Hofstad Network, gunned down Van Gogh as he… Continue reading Film-maker murdered for making movie criticizing Islam

Indiana · Newspaper clippings · Pennsylvania

Newspaper clippings: man kills himself to travel to Mars in year 2430 and more

From the Chicago Sunday Tribune Published November 2, 1930 Indianapolis, Indiana Philadelphia, Pennsylvania Kendallville, Indiana A man killed his daughter after she bought clothes with a $150 (around $2200 in 2017) worthless check. He then shot himself 4 times. A man left a note stating he killed himself to establish a radio connection from Earth… Continue reading Newspaper clippings: man kills himself to travel to Mars in year 2430 and more

Female Killers · North Carolina · Serial Killers

First woman executed by lethal injection

November 2, 1984 Raleigh, North Carolina Velma Barfield becomes the first woman executed by lethal injection at the age of 52 Barfield confessed to killing 6 people by poisoning, including elderly patients in her care, her mother, and her fiancé. She was sentenced to death for the murders, the first woman executed by lethal injection… Continue reading First woman executed by lethal injection