The Villisca Axe Murders

June 9, 1912 Villisca, Iowa During the late hours of June 9 and the early morning of June 10, an assailant bludgeons the entire Moore family including their 4 children (aged 11, 10, 7, and 5) and two guests (sisters aged 12 and 8) All those killed seemed to have been slaughtered in their sleep…

FLW: warning sinners to beware of doing evil

Famous Last Words Bob Brown Mayfield, Kentucky June 9, 1893 “I am prepared to meet my God and I warn all sinners to beware of doing evil.” Brown was hanged for the murder of Albert Colley (alt. spelling: Cooley, Kolly) at a “house of ill repute.” Colley was told by the proprietress and Brown’s lover,…