Executions · Serial Killers · South Carolina

“The Meanest Man in America” executed

September 6, 1991 Columbia, South Carolina Serial rapist and killer Donald Henry “Pee Wee” Gaskins is executed Gaskins had a troubled life starting at birth, punctuated by neglect from his mother. As young as 8, Gaskins began a string of crimes including robbery and rape. He was sent to a reform school where he was… Continue reading “The Meanest Man in America” executed

Today in Horror History

Today in Horror History: September 6

Birthdays: Max Schreck (September 6, 1879 - February 20, 1936), who played Graf Orlock in Nosferatu (1922). Schreck in Nosferatu Tommy Lee Wallace (September 6, 1949), who who wrote Amityville II: The Possession (1982), and 12 Days of Terror (2004). He also wrote and directed Halloween III: Season of the Witch (1982), Fright Night Part… Continue reading Today in Horror History: September 6