Germany

A teenager, claiming to have lived most of his life confined to a small cell, is founding wandering the streets in Germany

May 26, 1828 Nuremberg, Germany A teenaged boy named Kaspar Hauser is found wandering the streets, carrying letters claiming he had never set foot outside his previous home One of the letters Hauser had on him explained his past, alleging he had been raised by a “poor day laborer” at the request of Hauser’s mother.… Continue reading A teenager, claiming to have lived most of his life confined to a small cell, is founding wandering the streets in Germany

Executions · Iran · Serial Killers

Public execution of serial rapist/murderer

May 26, 2011 Qazvin, Iran Mehdi Farahj is publicly hanged with other criminals Farahj was convicted of raping and killing 5 middle-aged women in his minibus. Seven others joined Farahj the same day were convicted of murder, rape, drug trafficking, and armed robbery. Public executions are still practiced in Iran, with the purpose of being… Continue reading Public execution of serial rapist/murderer

Female Killers · Florida

“Killer Clown” shoots woman in face after delivering flowers

May 26, 1990 Wellington, Florida Marlene Warren is shot in the face by a person delivering flowers and balloons in a clown suit Warren (40), her son (21), and her son’s friend were finishing breakfast when a clown carrying two balloons and a flower arrangement visited. Warren said something similar to “How nice” before the… Continue reading “Killer Clown” shoots woman in face after delivering flowers

Today in Horror History

The first Horror History

May 26, 2015 Today in Horror History begins as a side project to a now-defunct Creepypasta tumblr page The original format for Today in Horror History consisted of one sentence descriptions of several events on a square image to allow for cross-posting on Tumblr and Instagram. Other content included two sentence horror stories, ghost stories,… Continue reading The first Horror History