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Woman dies of ruptured bladder, thought by some to have been killed during sexual assault

September 9, 1921 San Francisco, California Actress Virginia Rappe dies of a ruptured bladder and peritonitis Rappe had attended a party on September 5 with various other celebrities including Roscoe “Fatty” Arbuckle. During the evening, the guests became drunk (despite the party occurring during the Prohibition), and Rappe reportedly began stripping after complaining she could… Continue reading Woman dies of ruptured bladder, thought by some to have been killed during sexual assault

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Today in Horror History: September 9

Birthdays: Jeffrey Combs (September 9, 1954), who starred in Frightmare (1983), Re-Animator (1985), From Beyond (1986), Cellar Dweller (1988), “Freddy’s Nightmares” (episode: Love Stinks), Bride of Re-Animator (1989), The Pit and the Pendulum (1991), Tracers II (1991), Necronomicon: Book of Dead (1993), Lurking Fear (1994), Castle Freak (1995), The Frighteners (1996), “Perversions of Science” (episode:… Continue reading Today in Horror History: September 9