Today in Horror History

Today in Horror History: August 20

Birthdays:Celebrated horror novelist and namesake of the Lovecraftian subgenre, H. P. Lovecraft (August 20, 1890 - March 15, 1937) has scores of novels and short stories to his credit. Among the most recognized ones are the Cthulhu mythos, “Pickman’s Model,” “The Dunwich Horror,” “Dagon,” “The Colour Out of Space,” and At the Mountains of Madness.… Continue reading Today in Horror History: August 20

Florida · Massacres/Mass Murder · Newspaper clippings

Man kills 8, injures 3 before being shot, run over by citizens attempting to stop murders

August 20, 1982 Miami, Florida Carl Robert Brown begins a shooting spree following an argument over $20 Brown, who was “described as a temperamental bigot who sometimes praised the Soviet Union but other mornings startled neighbors by shouting, ‘United States! UnitedStates!’” according Florida Today (Aug 22, 1982), had been involved in a dispute the day… Continue reading Man kills 8, injures 3 before being shot, run over by citizens attempting to stop murders