Today in Horror History

Today in Horror History: August 24

Birthdays:Takashi Miike (August 24, 1960), director of dozens of yakuza movies as well as Andromeda (1998), Ley Lines (1999), Audition (1999), “MPD Psycho,” Ichi the Killer (2001), One Missed Call (2003), Three...Extremes (2004; segment: Box), “Masters of Horror” (episode: Imprint), Over Your Dead Body (2014), Yakuza Apocalypse (2015), Blade of the Immortal (2017), JoJo’s Bizarre… Continue reading Today in Horror History: August 24

California · Newspaper clippings · Religion

Woman gouges eye out with scissors, severs hand with axe after vision from God

August 24, 1938 Merced, California Ola Harwell (26) gouges an eye from its socket using a pair of scissors and chops off a hand with an axe after receiving a vision while reading the Bible to her husband and children Ola stated that her right eye and left hand were removed because they had sinned,… Continue reading Woman gouges eye out with scissors, severs hand with axe after vision from God