Charles the Good, assassinated while praying

March 2, 1127 Bruges, County of Flanders (modern-day Belgium and northern France) Charles the Good is assassinated Charles was the Duke of Flanders. Two years prior to his death had tried to overcome a famine in his lands, choosing to expel the Jews from the area, claiming they were the cause. Aside from resorting to…

“Ghost” shot by farmer (1889)

From The Fort Wayne (IN) Sentinel Published March 2, 1889 A “ghost” terrorizing a small town was shot by a farmer. After being shot, the ghost pleaded for mercy and was treated by a doctor who refused to name the man. It was speculated the man was trying to scare people into selling their land…

12-year-old shoots schoolmate, self after being bullied

March 2, 1987 DeKalb, Missouri 12-year-old Nathan Feris fatally shoots another schoolmate then himself after constant bullying Feris had been ridiculed about his weight and his intelligence, referring to him as "Chubby" or "a walking dictionary." They also called him "Skinny" ironically or "Sunny" because he often wore sunglasses. One student mentioned after the shooting…