Birthdays: Ted Sorel, D. B. Sweeney, Josh Duhamel, Russell Tovey, Laura Ramsey Movie releases: Santa Claus Conquers the Martians, Confessions of a Serial Killer, Castle Freak, Island of the Dead
Famous Last Words Hector Hugh Munro Beaumont-Hamel, France November 14, 1916 "Put that damned cigarette out!" (Alternatively "Put that bloody cigarette out!") Munro, whose pen-name was Saki, was a homosexual author at a time when it was illegal in Britain to be gay. At 43, over the age to enlist, he nevertheless joined the military… Continue reading FLW: put that cigarette out
From the Chicago Daily Tribune Published November 14, 1929 A man and his father argued after the younger man grabbed a letter from the elder's hands to read it, resulting in the son shooting his father fatally and wounding his mother's arm with the same bullet.
London, England Lord Blackwood is hanged. Dr. John Watson oversees the execution.
November 14, 1958 Salt Lake City, Utah Lilly Gray dies; officially, the death is recorded as natural causes, though her grave marker indicates she was a "victim of the beast 666" Lily's grave has long been an object of intrigue, for numerous reasons. Her name on the stone reads "Lilly" while church records spell her… Continue reading Victim of the Beast 666