The eventual death of “Iron Mike” Malloy

February 22, 1933 The Bronx, New York “Iron Mike” Malloy is (finally) murdered Malloy was once a firefighter but had fallen on tough times and had become homeless and an alcoholic. In January of 1933, five of his friends — Francis Pasqua (left), Tony Marino (right), Joseph "Red" Murphy, Hershey Green, and Daniel Kriesberg —…

The first victims of the Texarkana Moonlight Murders

February 22, 1946 Texarkana, Texas Jimmy Hollis and Mary Jeanne Larey are attacked by the Phantom Killer Hollis and Larey were parked in a car at the local lover’s lane when they were approached by a man who would later be dubbed the Phantom Killer. The assailant blinded Hollis with a flashlight. Assuming the man…