One of the last living Radium Girls dies

March 1, 2014 Middlebury, Connecticut Mae Keane, one of the last living Radium Girls, dies at the age of 107 The Radium Girls, as they were later called, were a collection of women who worked at clock and watch factories, painting radioactive radium on the watch and clock hands and numbers to allow them to…

Man kills family of five with a club and fire

February 3, 1780 Litchfield County, Connecticut Barnett Davenport (19) kills his employer Caleb Mallory, his wife Jane Mallory, and three of their grandchildren Davenport had been in trouble with the law since childhood; during his confession of the Mallory murders he admitted to committing several crimes as well as frequently battling the urge to kill.…