Teen dies in mountains, his body guarded by his dog

November 7, 1929Rowe, New Mexico15-year-old Alfonso Sedillo becomes lost in the mountains, eventually succumbing to the elements Sedillo and two friends had gone into the mountains about 30 miles (48 km) southeast of Santa Fe to pick piñon nuts. Sedillo’s companions left their campsite to retrieve some water from a nearby spring, at which point…

Man goes missing, found 22 years later in submerged vehicle with the assistance of satellite photographs

November 7, 1997Lantana, FloridaWilliam Moldt is reported missing; his body will be found 22 years later Moldt was reported missing after he failed to return home after visiting a nightclub. While he was seen drinking he “did not appear intoxicated,” according to a now-removed listing from the National Missing and Unidentified Persons System (the listing…

Woman stabbed to death by man who kidnapped, assaulted her previously

November 7, 2011 Hillcrest, Auckland, New Zealand 18-year-old Christie Marceau is murdered by former classmate Akshay Chand who had previously kidnapped and assaulted her Chand and Christie had attended primary school together and reconnected after working at the same supermarket. In September 2011, Chand called Christie and threatened to “hurt himself” unless she came to…

The departure of the ill-fated Mary Celeste

November 7, 1872 New York, New York The Mary Celeste departs; the eleven people onboard are never seen again The Mary Celeste was found adrift less than a month after her departure on December 5, between the Azores and the coast of Portugal. A ship spotting her saw no sign of a captain or crew…

The collapse of the Tacoma Narrows Bridge

November 7, 1940 Tacoma Narrows straight, Washington The Tacoma Narrows Bride collapses due to structural failure following high gusts of winds The bridge, nicknamed Galloping Gertie due to its intense movement during windy conditions even before its collapse, was a suspension bridge nearly 6,000 feet (more than 1800 meters) in length making it the third…