Italy

7-year-old killed while on vacation, his parents donating his organs inspire a country

October 1, 1994 Messina, Italy Nicholas Green dies after being shot in the head while on vacation Nicholas and his family had been vacationing in Italy when, on September 29, a car began following theirs. It was theorized the second car had mistaken the Greens’ car for that of a jeweler and attempted to rob… Continue reading 7-year-old killed while on vacation, his parents donating his organs inspire a country

Oklahoma

Man beats ex-girlfriend’s daughter and grandson to death with baseball bat

October 1, 1993 Tulsa County, Oklahoma Julius Ricardo Young kills his ex-girlfriend’s daughter and grandson Joyslon Edwards had ended her relationship with Young and asked for her apartment key back two days before the murders. On October 1, Young broke into the apartment of Joyland Morgan, Joyslon’s 20-year-old daughter. Morgan was struck with a baseball… Continue reading Man beats ex-girlfriend’s daughter and grandson to death with baseball bat

Today in Horror History

Today in Horror History: October 1

Birthdays: Randy Quaid (October 1, 1950), who starred in “The Twilight Zone” (segment: The Late Mr. Peddington), Guyana Tragedy: The Story of Jim Jones (1980), The Wraith (1986), Frankenstein (1992), Independence Day (1996), Hard Rain (1998), Last Rites (1998), The Day the World Ended (2001), and Black Cadillac (2003). Quaid in Independence Day Esai Morales… Continue reading Today in Horror History: October 1