Teen dies while protecting younger siblings during blizzard

March 16, 1920Center, North DakotaHazel Miner (15) dies while protecting her younger siblings Myrdith and Emmet (8 and 10 respectively) during a massive blizzard The morning of March 15 seemed “fairly nice” and the locals of Center did not assume a blizzard was heading into the area. By the afternoon, heavy wind and snow began…

Man executed for former sister-in-law’s murder

March 15, 1946Eddyville, KentuckyAnderson Adkins (34, pictured center) is executed for a murder committed during a custody dispute Anderson and his wife, Elmo Bentley Adkins, had recently divorced, and Anderson had blamed the influence of his in-laws for the dissolution of his marriage. Elmo had been granted custody of the couple’s 11-year-old son and Adkins…