FLW: please make it quick

Famous last words Ronald Ryan Coburg, Victoria, Australia February 3, 1967 "God bless you, please make it quick." Ryan was convicted of shooting and killing a police officer during an escape. He claimed innocence of the murder until his death, and many believed he was innocent of this crime. He garnered nationwide support, many attempting…

New Mexico State Penitentiary Riot

February 3, 1980 Santa Fe, New Mexico The New Mexico State Penitentiary Riot ends on the second day The riot was sparked by guards encouraging inmates to turn into informants leading to the "snitches" being targeted in the prison, inadequate conditions -- including overpopulation (at the time of the incident 1,136 prisoners were housed in…