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Man hanged for murder-rape of two young girls

November 21, 1884 Savanah, Missouri Oliver Bateman is hanged for the murder of two young girls On August 21, 1884, two sisters visited the Bateman household for lunch with Oliver and his sister before leaving to their own home. The girls, Austie (9) and Adella (7) McLaughlin, didn’t arrive home that night; their bodies were… Continue reading Man hanged for murder-rape of two young girls

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Today in Horror History: November 21

(Updated periodically) Birthdays: Harold Ramis (November 21, 1944 - February 24, 2014), who voiced characters in Heavy Metal (1981), and wrote and starred in Ghostbusters (1984) and Ghostbusters II (1989). Ramis in Ghostbusters Bill Oberst Jr. (November 21, 1965), who starred in Dismal (2009), The Devil Within (2010), Ripped Memories (2010), Wonderland (2011), A Haunting… Continue reading Today in Horror History: November 21