Family killed following argument over saddle

October 12, 1906 Near Licking, Missouri 20-year-old Jodie Hamilton kills five members of the Parsons family following an argument Hamilton had argued with Carney Parsons (alt. spelled as Carrie or Barney) over a saddle which Hamilton had found on a wandering horse and had not attempted to return to its rightful owner. Parsons threatened to…

Today in Horror History: October 12

Birthdays: Lin Shaye (October 12, 1943), who starred in The Triangle Factory Shirt Scandal(1979), Alone in the Dark (1982), A Nightmare on Elm Street (1984), “The Twilight Zone” (segment: Chameleon), Critters (1986), My Demon Lover (1987), The Running Man (1987), Critters 2 (1988), Amityville: A New Generation (1993), New Nightmare (1994), Dead End (2003), The…