Today in Horror History: August 19

Birthdays:Angus Scrimm (August 19, 1926 - January 9, 2016), who starred in Scream Bloody Murder (1973), the Phantasm franchise, Chopping Mall (1986), Transylvania Twist (1989), Subspecies (1991), Mind Warp (1992), Fatal Frames (1996), Vampirella (1996), Wishmaster (1997), “The Nightmare Room” (episode: Locker 13), Legend of the Phantom Rider (2002), The Off Season (2004), Hollywood Horror…

The Hungerford Massacre

August 19, 1987 Hungerford, England Michael Robert Ryan goes on a shooting rampage, killing 16 and seriously wounding 15 before killing himself The rampage began in a forest where Susan Godfrey was having a picnic with her young children, Hannah (4) and James (2). Ryan forced Godfrey to put her children in the back of…