March 27, 1993 San Diego County, California Friends Charlie Keever (13) and Jonathan Sellers (11) are tortured, molested, and killed by Scott Erskine The boys spent their day riding their bikes around town, chatting with people and visiting a pet store to play with the dogs and cats. At some point, they were either lured… Continue reading 2 boys tortured, molested, and murdered by serial killer Scott Erskine
March 27, 1915 New York "Typhoid Mary" Mallon, the first identified carrier of a disease, is quarantined until her death in 1938 Mallon had been the cook of several families, whom she unknowingly infected with Typhoid Fever, 51 people in all, killing 3. As a carrier, she was unaware she was infected with the disease… Continue reading Typhoid Mary quarantined
Happy birthday, Quentin Tarantino Born March 27, 1963 Tarantino is an accomplished writer, director, producer, and actor whose expansive credits include (but are certainly not limited to): Natural Born Killers (story by), Reservoir Dogs (written by/actor/director), Death Proof (actor/producer/director), Planet Terror (actor/producer), From Dusk Till Dawn (pictured; actor/executive producer), and Hostel (executive producer).
March 27, 1906 Coaldale, West Virginia A fight erupts in a church leaving one dead, one mortally wounded, and 4 injured Tensions within the church had been high as the church members formed two conflicting factions arguing over how church funds should be spent. As hostilities grew, guns were drawn. It was reported that no… Continue reading Gunfight breaks out at church (1906)