Newspaper clippings · Ohio · School Violence

12-year-old attempts to kidnap school principal at gunpoint to impress a girl

September 24, 1937 Toledo, Ohio During a strange ploy to impress a girl he liked, Robert Snyder (12) shoots his school principal and attempts suicide Snyder wanted to impress fellow student Gloria Moore by showing how tough he was. He went home while school was in session to retrieve his father’s gun and entered principal… Continue reading 12-year-old attempts to kidnap school principal at gunpoint to impress a girl

France · Massacres/Mass Murder · Newspaper clippings

Teen shoots self after 2-day shooting spree which left 13 others dead

September 24, 1994 Cuers, France 16-year-old Éric Borel kills himself after a two-day killing spree which left 13 others dead and 6 wounded Borel began his attack at home on September 23, shooting his stepfather, 11-year-old stepbrother, and mother with a .22-caliber hunting rifle. After shooting his stepfather and stepbrother, he bludgeoned both with a… Continue reading Teen shoots self after 2-day shooting spree which left 13 others dead

Today in Horror History

Today in Horror History: September 24

Birthdays: Jim Henson (September 24, 1936 - May 16, 1990), creator of the Muppets, also wrote and directed The Dark Crystal (1982), Labyrinth (1986), and produced The Witches (1990). Henson with a few of his creations Kelly Jo Minter (September 24, 1966), who starred in The Lost Boys (1987), A Nightmare on Elm Street 5:… Continue reading Today in Horror History: September 24