Florida

Teen bludgeons, stabs 9-year-old neighbor, keeps body under his bed

November 3, 1998 Jacksonville, Florida 14-year-old Joshua Phillips beats and stabs his 8-year-old neighbor Maddie Clifton and hides her under his waterbed mattress After his arrest, Phillips stated he accidentally hit Maddie in the eye with a baseball bat as the children played. He claimed that in a state of panic, fearing he would get… Continue reading Teen bludgeons, stabs 9-year-old neighbor, keeps body under his bed

California · Executions · Famous Last Words

First legal execution(s) in El Dorado County

Famous Last Words William H. Lipsey Coloma, California November 3, 1854 “Make the time as short as you can, for I am fainting.” Lipsey had killed a man named Powelson by stabbing him in the chest during a brawl, bragging as the cleaned his knife that he had “stuck it into him that far and… Continue reading First legal execution(s) in El Dorado County

Today in Horror History

Today in Horror History: November 3

Birthdays: The legendary Tom Savini (November 3, 1946), who: starred in Martin (1978), Dawn of the Dead (1978), Maniac (1980), Friday the 13th (1980), Creepshow (1982), Friday the 13th: The Final Chapter (1984), The Ripper (1985), Creepshow 2 (1987), Two Evil Eyes (1970), Innocent Blood (1992), The Demolitionist (1995), From Dusk Till Dawn (1996), Wishmaster… Continue reading Today in Horror History: November 3