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Feb 25, 2020
February 25, 2020: Murder of Victoria ClimbiéFebruary 25, 2020
On this day in 2000, eight-year-old Victoria Climbié died in a hospital from physical abuse at the hands of her great-aunt and her great-aunt’s boyfriend.
Feb 24, 2020
February 24, 2020: Dell Cherry Factory RaidFebruary 24, 2020
On this day in 2015, authorities raided Dell’s Maraschino Cherries Factory in Brooklyn, New York. They came looking for potential environmental violations—what they found instead was a hidden drug empire.
Feb 23, 2020
February 23, 2020: Johann Hoch ExecutedFebruary 23, 2020
On this day in 1906, con artist Johann Hoch was executed for the murder of his wife, Marie Walcker-Hoch.
Feb 22, 2020
February 22, 2020: Samuel Byck Attempted HijackingFebruary 22, 2020
On this day in 1974, out-of-work tire salesman Samuel Byck murdered two people in an attempt to hijack an aircraft and crash into the White House.
Feb 21, 2020
February 21, 2020: Bernard Julius Otto KuehnFebruary 21, 2020
On this day in 1942, German-born Bernard Julius Otto Kuehn was convicted of spying for the Japanese. His espionage led to the devastating WWII attack on Pearl Harbor.
Feb 20, 2020
February 20, 2020: Golfers Violate Blue LawsFebruary 20, 2020
On this day in 1927, four golfers were arrested in Aiken, South Carolina for playing golf...on a Sunday.
Feb 19, 2020
February 19, 2020: Donner Party ReliefFebruary 19, 2020
On this day in 1847, the first relief party began the arduous rescue of the Donner Party, who had been snowbound beyond the Sierra Nevada mountains the entire winter. Guest hosted by Carter Roy from Parcast Network’s Killer Knowledge.
Feb 18, 2020
February 18, 2020: Hanssen ArrestedFebruary 18, 2020
On this day in 2001, FBI agent Robert Philip Hanssen was arrested and charged with espionage. He’d been a double agent for the USSR and Russia for more than two decades.
Feb 17, 2020
February 17, 2020: Dahmer Gets LifeFebruary 17, 2020
On this day in 1992, serial killer Jeffrey Dahmer was sentenced on 15 counts of murder. The three-week insanity trial had been a nationally-televised spectacle.
Feb 16, 2020
February 16, 2020: The Greystone Murder MysteryFebruary 16, 2020
On this day in 1929, the 35-year-old heir to one of America’s largest fortunes, Ned Doheny, was found dead in his Beverly Hills mansion along with his secretary, Hugh Plunkett.