“Dripping Ink” Zodiac letter

November 8, 1969 San Francisco, California The Zodiac sends another letter to the Chronicle The letter, with a new cypher, reads: This is the Zodiac speaking I though you would need a good laugh before you hear the bad news you won't get the news for a while yet PS could you print this new…

FLW: crimes committed in the name of Liberty

Famous Last Words Madame Roland Paris, France November 8, 1793 "O Liberty! Liberty! What crimes are committed in your name!" Madame Roland was a victim of the Reign of Terror. She proclaimed her innocence of treason. She spoke her Last Words to a statute of Liberty before being beheaded by the guillotine. Her husband, whose…

Clippings: an un-cursed mirror and a murdering pastor

From the Chicago Daily Tribune Chicago, Illinois Windsor, Ontario Published November 8, 1920 A mirror which brought bad luck to former owners provides fortune to the man who currently possessed it. As the man turned to work on a watch, he glimpsed into the mirror out of habit and noticed his customer attempting to strike…

Remembrance Day bombing

November 8, 1987 Enniskillen, County Fermanagh, Northern Ireland A bomb set by the Irish Republican Army explodes near a memorial of British soldiers on Remembrance Day, killing 12 and injuring 63 Of the 12 killed, most were elderly pensioners. The IRA admitted a mistake in the bombing, stating their intended target had been British soldiers…