Today in Horror History

Today in Horror History: August 22

Birthdays:

Author Ray Bradbury (August 22, 1920 – June 5, 2012) with hundreds of novels, short stories, and novellas to his name, including Fahrenheit 451, Something Wicked This Way Comes, The Illustrated Man, “Small Assassin,” and A Sound of Thunder. He also wrote and hosted “The Ray Bradbury Theater.”

Adewale Akinnuoye-Agbaje (August 22, 1967), who starred in “Oz,” The Mummy Returns (2001), “Lost,” The Thing (2011), Pompeii (2014), and “Game of Thrones,” and Suicide Squad (2016).

Brandon Quintin Adams (August 22, 1979), who starred in The People Under the Stairs (1991), “Nightmare Cafe” (episode: Sanctuary for a Child), and Ghost in the Machine (1993).

Movie releases:

1986: Night of the Creeps
1986: The Texas Chainsaw Massacre 2
1997: Mimic
2014: Leprechaun: Origins

True crime stories from today:
565: First Nessie Spotting, 1500 years ago (2017)
1922: https://horrorhistory.net/2017/08/22/man-living-in-attic-kills-lovers-husband/ (2017)
1928: Revenge Murders Fueled by Cocaine (2017)
1903: Vintage news: woman accidentally kills husband while trying to save him from dog attack (2018)

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