Argentina · Executions · Political · Religion

Pregnant woman and the father of her child executed by firing squad to “satisfy religion”

August 18, 1848 San Andrés, Buenos Aires, Argentina 8-months-pregnant Maria Camila O'Gorman Ximénez (20) and her lover Father Ladislao Gutiérrez (24) are executed by a firing squad Father Gutiérrez was a Jesuit priest and his church was the only one within Argentina's Catholic Church to condemn the police state the country was under at the… Continue reading Pregnant woman and the father of her child executed by firing squad to “satisfy religion”

Argentina · Serial Killers

Serial killer “big-eared midget” dies in prison cell

November 15, 1944 Ushuaia, Argentina Serial killer Cayetano Santos Godino, nicknamed Petiso Orejudo (translation: "big-eared midget" or "macrotous runt"), dies in prison Godino began his life of crime at very early, killing cats and birds before he was 7 when he graduated to beating a 2-year-old and throwing him in a ditch. A year later… Continue reading Serial killer “big-eared midget” dies in prison cell

Argentina · Executions · Religion

Pregnant woman and priest executed

August 18, 1848 San Andrés, Buenos Aires, Argentina 8-months-pregnant Maria Camila O'Gorman Ximénez (20) and her priest lover Father Ladislao Gutiérrez (24) are executed by a firing squad  Father Gutiérrez was a Jesuit priest and his church was the only one within Argentina's Catholic Church to condemn the police state the country was under at… Continue reading Pregnant woman and priest executed