March 6, 1836 San Antonio, Mexican Texas The 13-day siege at the Alamo culminates with the deaths of Davy Crockett, James Bowie, James Bonham, and William B. Travis When the Mexican army led by President General Antonio López de Santa Anna stormed the Alamo following 12 days of fighting, the defenders of the Alamo were… Continue reading The fall of the Alamo
March 6, 2002 Japan Serial killers Futoshi Matsunaga (松永 太) and Junko Ogata (緒方 純子) are apprehended Matsunaga has previously been married (and had 10 known mistresses) before he and former schoolmate Ogata became romantically involved. He allegedly wished to marry Ogata but her mother objected due to Ogata suffering abuse at the hands of… Continue reading The arrest of two of Japan’s most infamous serial killers
March 6, 1964 Missouri Charles Harvey Odom is executed for the rape of a 13-year-old On July 23, 1961, Odom kidnapped Lisa Schuh at gunpoint, sexually assaulted her, and beat her head with a rock. She was injured so severely that she was unconscious for 5 weeks and was permanently disabled after regaining consciousness. An… Continue reading Man executed for the rape and beating of teen
From the Fort Lauderdale Daily News Published March 6, 1952 Various stories appeared in this article including a chicken in “red-flannel, rubber-lined pants” with “saucy suspenders” and a cat who allegedly survived after it spent 36 hours in 920 degree kiln.