Three students go missing, are ostensibly murdered and dissolved in acid by drug cartel

March 19, 2018Tonala, Jalisco, MexicoThree cinematography students — Javier Salomón Aceves Gastélum (25), Marco García Francisco Ávalos (20), and Jesús Daniel Díaz (20) — go missing The students attended the Universidad de Medios Audiovisuales in Guadalajara, and traveled to Tonala about 17 km (10.5 miles) away to film a college project. Unbeknownst to the men,…

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…