North Dakota

Drunken college students invade sleepy town, cause riot

May 9, 1969 Zap, North Dakota College students begin their spring break in-state, wreaking havoc and eventually being dispersed by the National Guard 2 days later The event was organized by Chuck Stroup, a student at North Dakota State University in Fargo. Zip to Zap, as it was called, was intended to bring spring break… Continue reading Drunken college students invade sleepy town, cause riot

Newspaper clippings · Oregon

Man kills ex-girlfriend’s family members, including 2 small children

May 9, 1996 Bandon, Oregon Girley Crum, Jr. murders 5 members of his ex-girlfriend's family including 2 small children Crum, who had an extensive violent criminal past, had recently been released from jail following a 21-day term for parole violation. Three days after his release, he slashed the throats of Ray and Kelly Jacobs, their… Continue reading Man kills ex-girlfriend’s family members, including 2 small children

Executions · Germany · Religion

9-year-old burned at the stake for intercourse with the Devil

May 9, 1628 Würzburg, Germany Johann Bernhard Reichardt, a 9-year-old boy, is burned at the stake with 4 others for being a witch The boy was suspected by his father to have been involved with witchcraft. He was questioned and confessed to have been "seduce into witchcraft," denied God, flew to Satanic dances, and engaged… Continue reading 9-year-old burned at the stake for intercourse with the Devil