Today in Horror History

Today in Horror History: August 30

Birthdays:

Classic horror author Mary Shelley (August 30, 1797), who wrote The Last Man and Frankenstein: or, The Modern Prometheus.

Brian Yuzna (August 30, 1949), who directed Society (1989), Bride of the Re-Animator (1989), Silent Night, Deadly Night 4 (1990), Return of the Living Dead III (1993), Necronomicon: Book of the Dead (1993; segments: The Library and Whispers), The Dentist (1996), Progeny (1998), The Dentist 2 (1998), Faust (2000), Beyond Re-Animator (2003), Rottweiler (2004), Beneath Still Waters (2005), and Amphibious Creature of the Deep (2010).

Johanna Braddy (August 30, 1987), who starred in The Grudge 3 (2009), Hurt (2009), Paranormal Activity 3 (2011), The Collection (2012), The Levenger Tapes (2013), and Dead Rising 3.

Movie releases:

1991: Child’s Play 3
1996: The Crow: City of Angels
2002: Feardotcom

Horrific history from today:
1936: Elderly woman murdered by teen (2017)
1989: FLW: Wrongfully executed? (2017)
2005: Infant dies after being put in microwave (2017)
2000: Man executed for murder of 3 during a robbery gone wrong (2018)

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