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Feb.18.2014
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Jan.16.2014
                                       On January 16, 1936, Albert Fish was executed at Sing Sing...
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Sep.10.2013
                                         On September 10, 1977, Charlene Williams meets Gerald...
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Dec.22.2012
                                          On December 22, 1978, John Wayne Gacy confesses to...
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Oct.11.2012
Another theme that developed in Morbid Curiosity #7 revolved around serial killers.   Michael Arnzen wrote about growing up in Amityville, near the house where Ronald DeFeo killed his family.  Andrew Henderson unknowingly parked on "Lovers' Lane" while the Hooker Murderer was on the loose...
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Sep.18.2012
On this date in 1959, serial killer Harvey Glatman is executed in the California gas chamber for murdering three young women in Los Angeles.  Resisting all appeals to save his life, Glatman even wrote to the appeals board to say, "I only want to die." Glatman had been a smart kid. As a Boy...
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Sep.10.2012
On this date in 1897, a 25-year-old London taxi driver named George Smith becomes the first person ever arrested for drunk driving after slamming his cab into a building. Smith later pled guilty and was fined 25 shillings. On this date in 1931, crime boss Salvatore Maranzano is shot and stabbed to...