FLW: So long

Famous last words Frank Rose Utah April 22, 1904 "So long, fellows." Frank Rose was executed by firing squad for the shooting death of his wife he claimed to be unfaithful, and the near death of his son. As The Salt Lake City Tribune (Apr 23 1904) reported, “While his two-year-old babe lay in the…

Enoch Davis meets his execution with vulgarity

September 14, 1894 Lehi Junction, Utah Wife-murderer Enoch Davis is executed by firing squad Davis was executed to the June 5, 1892 murder of his wife after allegedly discovering her "in the act of criminal intimacy" with a man named Dr. Butler and, in anger, grabbed his revolver to shoot the doctor but missed and…

2010 San Fernando Massacre

August 24, 2010 San Fernando, Tamaulipas, Mexico The Los Zetas drug cartel kidnap 75 people illegally entering countries in South and Central America making their way to the United States, before shooting them; all but 3 are killed The massacre occurred in San Fernando, Tamaulipas, Mexico, and would not have been discovered as quickly as…

Pregnant woman and priest executed

August 18, 1848 San Andrés, Buenos Aires, Argentina 8-months-pregnant Maria Camila O'Gorman Ximénez (20) and her priest lover Father Ladislao Gutiérrez (24) are executed by a firing squad  Father Gutiérrez was a Jesuit priest and his church was the only one within Argentina's Catholic Church to condemn the police state the country was under at…