California · Disasters · Workplace Violence

Teenager crushed to death while working at Disneyland

July 8, 1974 Anaheim, California 18-year-old Deborah “Debbi” Stone is crushed by an attraction while working at Disneyland Disneyland had recently renovated an attraction called Carousel of Progress changing it to America Sings, featuring animatronics that “sang” Americana songs such as Yankee Doodle. The attraction was comprised of a stationary, inner theater which housed the… Continue reading Teenager crushed to death while working at Disneyland

Political · Wisconsin · Workplace Violence

Several shot during protests at iron mill (1886)

May 5, 1886 Milwaukee, Wisconsin Laborers demanding an eight-hour workday join in protest at the Milwaukee Iron Company rolling mill Four days earlier, approximately 12,000 laborers joined in protest at the rolling mill; the total in attendance swelled a few thousand more by the climax of the protest, including children. The goal of the protest… Continue reading Several shot during protests at iron mill (1886)

Massacres/Mass Murder · Pennsylvania · Workplace Violence

The Dearing family murders

April 7, 1866 Philadelphia, Pennsylvania Six members of the Dearing family, a family friend, and a fieldhand are murdered The Dearing family (misspelled in the top picture as “Deering”) and two others were lured into a barn and systematically murdered with an axe and hammer. The victims were Christopher Dearing (38), Julia Dearing (45), John… Continue reading The Dearing family murders

Florida · Massacres/Mass Murder · Newspaper clippings · Racially Motivated · Workplace Violence

Fired man kills 5 former co-workers, self

February 9, 1996 Fort Lauderdale, Florida Clifton McCree shoots and kills 5 park employees, injures a 6th, then kills himself in revenge for being fired 2 years prior McCree had worked for the city's park department for 18 years when he was fired in 1994 for a slew of reasons, including threatening his co-workers and… Continue reading Fired man kills 5 former co-workers, self