The Whitman Massacre

November 29, 1847 Waiilatpu mission (near Walla Walla, Washington) Members of the Cayuse tribe murder Marcus Whitman and 12 others, believing Whitman was poisoning the Natives as he treated them for measles Whitman and others had immigrated west to build a Protestant mission with the intent of introducing Christianity to the Natives in the area.…

Serial killer and sadist Jesse Harding Pomeroy born

November 29, 1859 Charlestown, Massachusetts Murderer and sadist Jesse Harding Pomeroy is born Starting at the age 11 years old, Pomeroy would kidnap young children, predominantly boys, to beat, strip, and torture them. He tortured 7 young boys in this fashion until he was caught, his face distinctive due to a hairlip and completely white…