Arizona · Graves

Young girl’s body found, buried under the name “Little Miss Nobody” when no one claims her

July 31, 1960 Congress, Arizona An unidentified young girl between the ages of 3 and 6 years old is found burned and partially buried The girl, nicknamed "Little Miss Nobody," was found approximately 2 weeks after her death and, despite the fact her body was in a state of advanced decay, her face was considered… Continue reading Young girl’s body found, buried under the name “Little Miss Nobody” when no one claims her

Crime Scene Photography · Disasters · Massachusetts

Fog causes plane to strike seawall, killing 89

July 31, 1973 Boston, Massachusetts Delta Airlines Flight 723 crashes, killing all 89 occupants Weather conditions including fog, as well as a controller busy handling a potential collision between 2 other aircrafts, were the main causes for the fatal crash. While attempting to land, Flight 723 struck a seawall which demolished the craft. Two of… Continue reading Fog causes plane to strike seawall, killing 89

Disasters · Malaysia

Bridge collapses from overcrowding, kills 32 and wounds over 1,000

July 31, 1988 Penang, Malaysia The Sultan Abdul Halim ferry terminal bridge collapses, killing 32 and injuring 1,634 The collapse was blamed on extreme overcrowding. The terminal was built in 1956 and was not designed to withstand the force of the over 10,000 people attempting to use the bridge and ferries. The influx of visitors… Continue reading Bridge collapses from overcrowding, kills 32 and wounds over 1,000

Executions · Famous Last Words · Texas

FLW: claimed his murdered victims were guilty of crimes against him and were executed after road rage incidents

Famous Last Words Douglas Feldman Dallas County, Texas July 31, 2013 “I hereby declare Robert Steven Everett and Nicolas Velasquez guilty of crimes against me, Douglas Alan Feldman. Either by fact or by proxy, I find them both guilty. I hereby sentence both of them to death, which I carried out in August of 1998.… Continue reading FLW: claimed his murdered victims were guilty of crimes against him and were executed after road rage incidents

Today in Horror History

Today in Horror History: July 31

Birthdays:Mario Bava (July 31, 1914 - April 27, 1980), who write and directed Black Sunday (1960), Evil Eye (1963), Black Sabbath (1963), Planet of the Vampires (1965), Kill, Baby, Kill (1966), Bay of Blood (1971), The House of Exorcism (1975), and Shock (1977). Geoffrey Lewis (July 31, 1935 - April 7, 2015), father of Juliette… Continue reading Today in Horror History: July 31