The Amityville Horror

November 13, 1974 Amityville, Long Island, New York Ronald DeFeo, Jr. shoots and kills his entire family The basis for the book and movie The Amityville Horror, DeFeo killed his father Ronald, Sr. (44), mother Louise (42), and four siblings: Dawn (18), Allison (13), Marc (12), and John Matthew (9). The murders gained a deal…

Girl held captive from 9- to 19-years-old

November 13, 1990 Sanjō, Niigata Prefecture, Japan 9-year-old Fusako Sano is abducted and held captive for 9 years and 2 months Sano was walking home after watching a school basketball game when Nobuyuki Satō (28) forced her into his car and later into the upper floor of his apartment. For 9 years, Sano was kept…

St. Brice’s Day massacre

November 13, 1002 Kingdom of England King Aethelred the Unready orders the execution of all Danish men in the Kingdom of England The King believed the Danes, who had already raided England several times in the previous few years, would "would faithlessly take his life, and then all his councillors, and possess his kingdom afterwards,"…