Massacres/Mass Murder · Ohio · Religion

The Gnadenhutten massacre

March 8, 1782 Gnadenhutten, Ohio Militiamen from Pennsylvania murder 96 unarmed Christian Native Americans while they pray Of the 96 killed, 39 were children, 29 women, and 28 men. Two boys managed to escape though one had been scalped before he was able to flee. The militiamen later claimed the massacre was in retribution for… Continue reading The Gnadenhutten massacre

Disasters · International/Multi-national

Disappearance of Malaysia Airlines Flight 370

March 8, 2014 Indian Ocean Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 disappears The plane disappeared while flying between Kuala Lumpur International Airport and Beijing Capital International Airport. Less than an hour after departing, voice contact was lost between air traffic controllers and the plane. Shortly after it disappeared from radar screens, though it was spotted by Malaysian… Continue reading Disappearance of Malaysia Airlines Flight 370

Crime Scene Photography · New York

Man who reported seeing wanted criminal shot twice in groin, once in each eye (graphic)

March 8, 1952 New York, New York Amateur detective and clothing salesman Arnold Schuster is murdered outside his home 24-year-old Schuster had recently been involved with the capture of bank robber Willie “The Actor” Sutton; Schuster recognized the robber as he rode the subway and quickly notified police. The press covered the story and, within… Continue reading Man who reported seeing wanted criminal shot twice in groin, once in each eye (graphic)