Beginning of the Salem Witch Trials

March 1, 1692 Salem, Massachusetts The Salem Witch Trials officially begin as Sarah Good, Sarah Osborne, and Tituba are brought before the magistrate By the end of the trials, 20 people would be executed; 14 of whom were women, and all but one were hanged. (The one exception was a man who was crushed beneath…

The Lindbergh baby kidnapping

March 1, 1932 Hopewell, New Jersey The Lindbergh Baby is kidnapped from his room as he sleeps The kidnapping became a nationwide sensation, as the child was the son of renowned aviator Charles Lindbergh, and was often called "The Crime of the Century." A note was left requesting a ransom and no police involvement. A…