The Boston Massacre

March 5, 1770 Boston, Massachusetts The Boston Massacre claims the lives of 5 and injures 6 Tension was high between the British troops and the colonists already, and further intensified when a wigmaker's apprentice insulted a British officer, claiming the officer owed the master wigmaker money. The officer, who had paid his account, ignored the…

Birth and death of Canadian serial killer Peter Woodcock

March 5, 1939/2010 Ontario, Canada Serial killer Peter Woodcock is born (1939) and dies of natural causes (2010) Woodcock was a serial killer who targeted children between September 1956 and January 1957 when Woodcock was 17. The first victim was Wayne Mallette (7) who was strangled. Mallette had 2 bite marks, to his thigh and…