Young woman dies in car crash, become associated with the urban legend of Resurrection Mary

March 10, 1934Chicago, IllinoisMary Bregovy dies in a car crash, eventually becoming associated with a local legend of Resurrection Mary On March 10, 1934, Mary Bregovy (referred to as “Marie” in contemporary newspaper articles), was traveling with three companions when driver John Reiner lost control of his vehicle and struck an elevated structure at the…

Sisters gouge employers’ eyes before killing and mutilating them, ostensibly after being attacked for blowing an electric fuse

February 2, 1933Le Mans, FranceSisters Christine (27) and Léa (21) Papin kill and mutilate two of their employers Christine and Léa had begun working for the Lancelin family — René, Léonie, and their adult daughter Geneviève — in 1926 as live-in maids. Seven years later, they killed Léonie and Geneviève. On the evening of February…