Man lynched after argument over price of seeds

October 21, 1916 Abbeville, South Carolina Anthony Crawford is lynched following an argument with a shopkeeper over the price of seeds Crawford had visited the shop of W. D. Barksdale to sell some cotton seeds, the price of which was typically 90 cents per bushel, though Barksdale offered Crawford 85 cents a bushel instead. Crawford…

Today in Horror History: October 21

Birthdays: Carrie Fisher (October 21, 1956 - December 27, 2016), best remembered as Leia Organa, also starred in Frankenstein (1984), Scream 3 (2000), Wonderland(2003), and Sorority Row (2009). Fisher in Scream 3 Ken Watanabe (October 21, 1959), who starred in Cirque du Freak: The Vampire’s Assistant (2009), and Godzilla (2014). Ken Watanabe Michael McMillian (October…

Man disappears after contact with “UFO”

October 21, 1978 Bass Strait, Australia Frederick Valentich (20) disappears after encountering what some believe to be a UFO Valentich, described by his father as a “flying saucer enthusiast,” radioed the control tower to inform them of an unidentified flying object with four green lights was following him. When the control tower replied there was…