Teen fatally stabs woman outside her home

November 19, 1970Boston, Lincolnshire, EnglandIvy Virgin (57) is fatally stabbed outside her home At approximately 11:30 p.m., Mr. Virgin heard scratching at his front door. He opened the door to find his wife, Ivy Virgin, bleeding profusely on the front steps. Mr. Virgin attempted to staunch the flow of blood while his son ran to…

Jr. High student shoots, kills principal

November 18, 1969 Tomah, Wisconsin An unnamed 14-year-old student shoots and kills his school principal The teen — who remained unnamed due to Wisconsin law at the time which protected the identities of offenders under the age of 16 — often had trouble with authority figures. In a “fit of anger,” the teen went to…

Today in Horror History: November 19

(Updated periodically) Birthdays: Jodie Foster (November 19, 1962), who directed “Tales From the Darkside” (episode: Do Not Open This Box) and “Black Mirror” (episode: Arkangel), and starred in The Accused (1988), The Silence of the Lambs (1991), “The X-Files” (episode: Never Again), and Panic Room (2002). Foster in The Silence of the Lambs Jason Scott…