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  1. #571
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    50 years ago - 1967 September 18 - While en route to a court hearing in Arizona, Gary Tison kills prison guard Jim Stiner. Tison was given a sentence of life in prison but in 1978, along with another murderer, was broken out of prison by his sons. This band then embarked on a killing spree that ended when all, except the elder Tison, were either captured or killed. Gary Tison fled into the dersert and died there from thirst.
    This my opinion and to the best of my knowledge, that is, if I'm not joking.


    Stan Reid

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    I do enjoy this, thanks.

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    50 years ago - 1967 October 9 - Communist revolutionary Ernesto "Che" Guevara is executed in Bolivia by gun.
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    Stan Reid

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    50 years ago - 1967 October 12 - A bomb explodes in the cabin of Cyprus Airlines Flight 284 causing a crash into the Mediterranean. The airliner had last taken off from an airport in Athens and all 66 on board were killed. As yet, the case has not been solved.
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    Stan Reid

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    100 years ago - 1917 October 15 - In France, Mata Hari is executed by firing squad after she'd been charged with spying for the Germans.
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    50 years ago - 1967 October 28 - Janie Gibbs murders her eldest son, Roger, with rat poison. She had previously slain her two other sons, a grandson and her husband with the same subslance. After a stint in a Georgia insane asylum, Mrs. Gibbs was convicted of the five killings and sent to prison. She was released on parole in 1999 due to failing health and died in 2010.
    This my opinion and to the best of my knowledge, that is, if I'm not joking.


    Stan Reid

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    50 years ago - 1967 October 29 - London gangster Jack "The Hat" McVitie disappears after attending a gathering held by gang leaders, the Kray Brothers. McVitie had reportedly insulted one of the brothers and the account goes that Ronnie Kray held him down while Reggie plunged in the knife. Continuing the scenario, the body was then placed in his automobile which was then taken to a junkyard and run through a car crusher. Both brothers died in prison.
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    Stan Reid

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    50 years ago - 1967 October 31 - Glenda Tedball, 16, disappears after being seen outside of her Ontario home. After 33 years, a man came forward with the claim that he and Glenda's, by then deceased, mother had been involved in her death and that she was buried under her house. Authorities excavated this area and no remains were found. Glenda's case is still unsolved today.
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    Stan Reid

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    100 years ago - 1917 November 2 - Along a London road, the beaten partial remains of Emilliene Gerard, 32, are found by a passing street sweeper. The woman had been slain by, her lover, Louis Voisin and his other "love", Berthe Roche. Voisin will be hanged next year and Ms. Roche will be sent to prison. She quickly went insane and died in 1919.
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    Stan Reid

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    100 years ago - 1917 November 24 - A bomb explodes inside a Milwaukee police station, killing 10. The device had originally been left beside a church. Anarchists were suspected of building and planting the bomb but no-one was ever convicted of the mass murder.
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    Stan Reid


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    100 years ago - 1917 November 25 - Louise-Josephine Jaume vanishes after leaving to meet Henri Landru. She is believed to be the ninth of, at least, 11 victims of the Frenchman whose ploy was to seduce lonely older women then murder them after gaining control of their insurance and assets. He was finally beheaded on the guillotine in 1922 and his severed head is currently on display in a Los Angeles museum.
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    Stan Reid

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    50 years ago - 1967 December 18 - In Ohio, fourteen-year-old Eileen Adams vanishes. In the early part of the next year, the girl's remains were found across the border in Michigan. Robert Bowman, a drifter who is a POI in other murder cases, was finally convicted of the slaying in 2011 and given a life sentence.
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    Stan Reid

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