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***TODAY IN HISTORY*** Aug 9, 1969: Actress Sharon Tate found murdered By Manson In1969, the 26-year-old actress Sharon Tate, the pregnant wife of movie director Roman Polanski,is found murdered along with four other people at her LA home. The gruesome crime, in which the killers scrawled messages on the walls with the victims’ blood, sent Hollywood into a state of panic. The cult leader Charles Manson& his followers,were later convicted for the murders.
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Mary Pearcey (1866 –1890) was an English woman who was convicted of murdering her lover's wife, Mrs. Phoebe Hogg, and child, Phoebe, on 24 October 1890 and executed for the crime on 23 December of the same year. The crime is sometimes mentioned in connection with Jack the Ripper, and Pearcey has been posited as a Ripper candidate.
The Bloody Benders were an alleged family of serial killers who owned a small general store and inn in Osage township, Labette County, Kansas from 1871 to 1873. The inn was a simple one room house divided into living quarters and the kitchen and store area. The family consisted of John Bender, Mrs. Bender, son John Jr. and daughter Kate. They killed 11 victims.
After a fire at a hotel in Tucson, Arizona, America’s public enemy number one, bank robber John Dillinger was arrested there. He was sent to back to Indiana to face trial for killing of an officer after his previous escape from jail, and prosecuted by Robert Estill, and Lake County Sheriff Lillian Holley.
Prostitution in the West by Meggan Connors
Julia Bulette was a prostitute working the gold mine camps at Virginia City, Nevada. She was brutally murdered and John Millian arrested for her murder. It took months to find an unbiased jury as she was loved by so many. A jury was finally found. Millian was hanged in 1868.