November 18, 2016 Springvale, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia Nur Islam, tired of waiting in line to withdraw money from his account, leaves a bank to buy petrol from a nearby station, pours some from the ATM outside to the entrance and ignites it, causing burns over 60% of his body Islam was able to recover from… Continue reading Man sets fire to bank after waiting too long to withdraw money
November 18, 1897 An article runs in The Record-Union (Sacramento, California) about 2 "young toughs"
November 18, 1808 Newstead Abbey, Nottinghamshire, England Boatswain, Lord Byron's dog, dies of rabies. Byron reportedly had nursed the dog during his disease without fear of being bitten and infected. The epitaph reads: Near this Spot are deposited the Remains of one who possessed Beauty without Vanity, Strength without Insolence, Courage without Ferocity, and all… Continue reading Epitaph to a Dog
November 18, 1996 Laurens, South Carolina Despondent over the deterioration of his 12-year marriage, Johnny Satterwhite murders his child and 3 stepchildren before committing suicide Johnny and his wife Bertha had separated a week before the murders, and the separation played a key motive for the killings. He shot the children, Christopher Satterwhite (10), Johnny… Continue reading Man murders child, stepchildren before killing self
November 17, 1943 Luton, Bedfordshire, England Horace William Manton argues with his wife, beats her face with a stool until he kills her and she is unrecognizable, strips her naked, stuffs her in a sack, and dumps her in a river Caroline Manton was pregnant when her husband had enough of "her goings-on." He choked… Continue reading Man beats pregnant wife until she’s unrecognizable because of “her going’s on”