Female Killers · Japan

Feudal lord poisoned by his geisha lover after she falls for kabuki actor

March 2, 1871 Japan Geisha Yoarashi Okinu poisoned her lover in order to be with a kabuki actor with whom she had fallen in love Yoarashi had become the mistress of a daimyo (high-ranking lords under the shogunate in feudal Japan) before meeting a kabuki actor named Arashi Rikaku. She paid for sex with Arashi… Continue reading Feudal lord poisoned by his geisha lover after she falls for kabuki actor

Belgium · France · Political · Religion

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… Continue reading Charles the Good, assassinated while praying

Missouri · Newspaper clippings · School Violence

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… Continue reading 12-year-old shoots schoolmate, self after being bullied