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November 3, 2006 Chicago, Illinois Malachi Ritscher commits suicide by self-immolation to protest the war in Iraq Ritscher, a musician, recording engineer, and human rights activist, had previously been arrested twice at anti-war protests before his suicide. During morning rush hour on November 3, Ritscher stood on the side of the Kennedy Expressway and lit…
From the Chicago Daily Tribune Published November 3, 1932 Hastings, Nebraska Streator, Illinois One child pushed an innocent-looking button, accidentally releasing tear gas in a bank while 4 other children between the ages of 2 and 7 die when a fire consumes the loft of an abandoned building their family was sleeping in.
A momento mori of a beloved canary. The casket reads "In memory of Little Joe. Died November 3, 1875. Aged 3 years."