Man murders three children, injures their mother and three other adults after being accused of molesting one of the murdered victims

July 30, 1995 Fort Worth, Texas After being accused of molesting a 6-year-old, John Wheat shoots the accuser’s family and others in their apartment complex Wheat had been asked by Angie Anderson to watch her two older children, Edwardo Ochoa (7) and Ashley Ochoa (6), while she went to work. She also asked another neighbor…

The sinking of the USS Indianapolis

July 30, 1945 Pacific Ocean The USS Indianapolis is torpedoed by a Japanese submarine; the survivors endure four days of shark attacks and other perils After the Indianapolis was torpedoed, approximately 300 of the ship’s 1,196 crew went down with her. The remaining survivors endured exposure, dehydration, saltwater poisoning, and shark attacks. Only 321 survived…

Today in Horror History: July 30

Birthdays:Action movie staple Arnold Schwarzenegger (July 30, 1947), also starred in various horror and sci fi movies including the Conan movies, the Terminator movies, Predator (1987), The Running Man (1987), Total Recall (1990), End of Days (1999), The 6th Day (2000), and Maggie (2015). He also directed and made a cameo appearance in the “Tales…