Italy

Capuchin catacomb’s Sleeping Beauty

December 6, 1920 Palermo, Sicily, Italy Rosalia Lombardo dies of pneumonia a week before her 2nd birthday and leaves behind a well preserved body that is said to open its eyes Rosalia's father, so grief-stricken by her death, hired a notable embalmer to preserve the toddler's body. Her body was placed in a glass coffin… Continue reading Capuchin catacomb’s Sleeping Beauty

Canada · Massacres/Mass Murder

Man murders 14 and injures 4 to “fight feminism”

December 6, 1989 Montreal, Quebec Marc Lépine, armed with a Ruger Mini-14 rifle and a hunting knife, targets women at École Polytechnique, killing 15 including himself and injuring 14 Lépine first attacked a classroom, separated the men and women, claimed he was "fighting feminism," shot all 9 female students killing 6, then wandered around the… Continue reading Man murders 14 and injures 4 to “fight feminism”