I draw from a wide selection of resources to get ideas, gather information, and fact check for this blog, and it’s only right to thank them for it. Please feel free to check them out! 

For Horror History: 

  • (movie releases)
  • (video game releases)
  • (birthdays/deaths)
  • (horror-specific releases, birthdays, deaths)

Murder/Crime Resources:

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  • Any Last Words. Les MacDonald, Tristan MacDonald
  • 666 Disturbing Deaths and Disappearances. Benjamin Burrow
  • Psycho USA: Famous American Serial Killers You Never Heard Of. Harold Schechter
  • 1886 Professional Criminals of America. Inspector Thomas Byrnes
  • Front Page: A Collection of Historical Headlines from the Los Angeles Times 1881-1987
  • Cruel Deeds and Dreadful Calamities: The Illustrated Police News 1864-1938. Linda Stratmann
  • Folsom’s 93: The Lives and Crimes of Folsom Prison’s Executed Men. April Moore
  • The Rogues Gallery: The Illustrated Police News. Dr. Alex Scully
  • Grave Tidings: An Anthology of Famous Last Words. Paul Berra
  • Legal Executions in Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kentucky and Missouri: A Comprehensive Registry 1866-1965. Daniel Allen Hearn
  • Immortal Last Words: History’s Most Memorable Dying Remarks, Deathbed Declarations and Final Farewells. Terry Breverton
  • Last Words of the Executed. Robert K. Elder
  • Death Scenes: A Homicide Detective’s Handbook. Katherine Dunn, Sean Tejaratchi
  • Dickens’ Dreadful Almanac: a Terrible Event for Every Day of the Year. Cate Ludlow
  • Crime and Criminals of Victorian England. Adrian Gray
  • A Grim Almanac of Shropshire. Samantha Lyon