FLW: round and round

Famous Last Words James "Mountain Jim" Wilson California November 28, 1851 "Here we go, pals, 'round and 'round." Wilson was convicted of grand larceny, specifically the theft of a horse. Very little of Wilson's life remains, but according to one witness at the execution, he "spoke for more than half an hour by the watch…

Jeffrey Dahmer killed

November 28, 1994 Portage, Wisconsin Serial killer, rapist, cannibal, and necrophile Jeffrey Dahmer is murdered in jail by another inmate Dahmer and 2 other inmates, Jesse Anderson and Christopher Scarver, were tasked with cleaning the jail's showers. Scarver attacked both men with a 20-inch metal bar, causing extensive head injuries. Both were found alive, though…

Cocoanut Grove nightclub fire

November 28, 1942 Boston, Massachusetts A fire overtakes the Cocoanut Grove nightclub, killing 492 The club was packed beyond capacity, which was authorized to house 460 people at most. At some point during the night, a young man unscrewed a lightbulb in a corner of the nightclub to kiss his date with some privacy. A…