The Queen Street Massacre

December 8, 1987Melbourne, AustraliaFrank Vitkovic (22) begins a shooting spree ending in the deaths of 9 including himself At 4:20 p.m., Vitkovic entered a building on Queen Street in Melbourne and briefly spoke with a former friend — and apparent primary target — before he drew a sawed off M1 carbine he had concealed in…

Man executed for murder of three roommates

December 8, 1999Huntsville, TexasDavid Martin Long (46) is executed for the murder of his three roommates On September 19, 1986, Donna Sue Jester (38) picked up Long as he hitchhiked. He explained he didn’t have a home and Donna offered for him to live at her home in exchange for making repairs around the house.…