FLW: accepts his death, but not the manner

Famous Last Words Major John André Tappan, New York October 2, 1780 “I am reconciled to my death, but I detest the mode.” Maj. André was hanged for as a spy for assisting Major General Benedict Arnold in his attempt to surrender to the British. He requested to be executed by firing squad, believing it…

Today in Horror History: October 2

Birthdays: Moses Gunn (October 2, 1929 - December 16, 1993), who starred in Amityville II: The Possession (1982), Firestarter (1984), Bates Motel (1987), and “Tales from the Crypt” (episode: Fitting Punisment). Gunn (left) with James Olsen in Amityville II: The Possession Lew Temple (October 2, 1967), a former minor league baseball player who began his…