Woman convicted of pimping and murdering children lynched

May 12, 1913 Barcelona, Spain Spanish child-murderer Enriqueta Martí is lynched Martí spent her days begging at charities and convents, using street children she claimed as her own to further her deceit. She would then murder the children or prostitute them to wealthy clients whom she would socialize with at night. When she was arrested…

Teenaged Christian beheaded for his faith (304 AD)

May 12, 304 Italy Saint Pancras (also spelled Pancratius), a 14-year-old Roman citizen who converted to Christianity, is beheaded for his refusal to convert back from Christianity Pancras’ mother died in childbirth and his father died when Pancras was 8, and so he was adopted by his uncle. When his uncle converted to Christianity, so…