England · Political

Guy Fawkes found trying to destroy Parliament

November 5, 1605 London, England Guy Fawkes of the “gunpowder plot” is discovered before he can explode multiple barrels of gunpowder in the House of Lords, a plot created with the hopes of bringing greater religious tolerance for Catholics in England The reigning monarch at the time was King James I, who orchestrated an English… Continue reading Guy Fawkes found trying to destroy Parliament

Massacres/Mass Murder · Political · Texas

Man shoots at soldiers in a processing center, kills 13 and wounds 32 before he is subdued

November 5, 2009 Fort Hood, Texas Major Nidal Hasan fires on a group of military personnel in a processing center receiving treatment immediately before deploying or upon returning from deployment, killing 13 and wounding 32 Hasan, an Army major with a degree in psychiatry, entered the Soldier Readiness Processing Center armed with two weapons described… Continue reading Man shoots at soldiers in a processing center, kills 13 and wounds 32 before he is subdued

Crime Scene Photography · Georgia

Woman kills rapist when he threatens to rape and murder her daughter (graphic)

November 5, 2006 Ball Ground, Georgia A single mother of 3 is beaten, stabbed, and raped in front of her 7-year-old daughter before she stabs her attacker to death The attacker was Gerald A. Lee, an acquaintance of the victim. The two had gone to high school together around 20 years before but lost touch,… Continue reading Woman kills rapist when he threatens to rape and murder her daughter (graphic)