11-year-old’s body found

February 6, 2004 Sarasota, Florida The body of 11-year-old Carlie Brucia is discovered Carlie was abducted February 1 by Joseph Peter Smith. After kidnapping her, Smith raped and strangled her, leaving her body near a church. Security footage of Carlie being forcibly lead away by Smith resulted in Smith being questioned. He denied any responsibility…

The Munich air disaster

February 6, 1958 Munich, West Germany An airplane carrying teammates from Manchester United F.C. and other passengers, crashes The crash, called the Munich air disaster, happened just during takeoff due to slush on the runway. The airplane was carrying 44 people, 20 of whom died on impact and a further 3 succumbed to their injuries…

Father kills wife, 6 kids

February 6, 1996 Glendale, California Jorjik Avanesian kills his wife Turan and their 6 children by setting their one-room apartment on fire Jorjik set fire to the apartment, allegedly because his wife and eldest daughters had been using drugs which made them promiscuous. When investigators searched the remains of the apartment, they found 4 bodies…

FLW: unconscionable time dying

Famous Last Words King Charles II London, England February 6, 1685 "You must pardon me, gentlemen, for being a most unconscionable time a-dying." Charles was known for his dalliances and John Wilmot, Duke of Rochester wrote of him "Restless he rolls from whore to whore/A merry monarch, scandalous and poor." As the king laid on…