Man murders wife, three children, mother-in-law

July 6, 2003 Bakersfield, California Vincent Brothers murders his wife, their children, and his mother-in-law Brothers and his wife had had marital issues in the past, including an annulment to their marriage due to his infidelity. The couple remarried when his wife, Joanie, became pregnant with their third child. The family was murdered between the…

FLW: Man executed for disagreeing with Henry VIII

Famous Last Words Sir Thomas More London, England July 6, 1535 “Pluck up thy spirits, man, and be not afraid to do thine office, my neck is very short. Take heed therefore thou shoot not awry for saving thine honesty.” More had been against King Henry VIII's separation from the Church of Rome and opposed…

12-year-old abducted, sexually assaulted, stabbed, and strangled

July 6, 1988 Bowdoin, Maine 12-year-old Sarah Cherry is abducted, sexually assaulted, stabbed, and strangled Sarah had been babysitting an 11-month-old baby when she was abducted. The baby’s parents came home to find their child in the crib, unharmed. Sarah, who had “always been very reliable,” was no where to be found. Sarah’s body was…