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250 years ago - 1767 September 14 - Elizabeth Brownrigg goes to the gallows in England. She had been convicted of beating her servant girl, 14-year-old Mary Clifford, to death with a switch and bullwhip.

50 years ago - 1967 September 14 - In Warsaw, Maria Galecka, 87, is murdered and left in her bathtub. She was the seventh and last known victim of serial killer Stanislaw Modzelewski who was hanged in 1969 for his crimes.
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250 years ago - 1767 September 14 - Elizabeth Brownrigg goes to the gallows in England. She had been convicted of beating her servant girl, 14-year-old Mary Clifford, to death with a switch and bullwhip.
Beating servants to death...... an offence????

Surely not.
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Beating servants to death...... an offence????

Surely not.
It was a less-enlightened time.
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50 years ago - 1967 September 18 - En route to an Arizona court hearing, Gary Tison kills prison guard Jim Stiner. He received a life term but in 1978, along with another murderer, was broken out of prison by his sons. The group then embarked on a killing spree that ended with all but the elder Tison either captured or killed. Gary Tison escaped into the desert where he died of thirst.
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50 years ago - 1967 September 18 - En route to an Arizona court hearing, Gary Tison kills prison guard Jim Stiner. He received a life term but in 1978, along with another murderer, was broken out of prison by his sons. The group then embarked on a killing spree that ended with all but the elder Tison either captured or killed. Gary Tison escaped into the desert where he died of thirst.
Sorry to say this but I can only say, too bad so many innocent people were killed before Tilson died of thirst in that desert.

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50 years ago - 1967 October 9 - Marxist revolutionary Ernesto "Che" Guevara is executed in Bolivia with multiple gunshots from one weapon.
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50 years ago - 1967 October 12 - Shortly after taking off from an Athens airport and over the Mediterranean, Cyprus Airlines Flight 284 is blown apart by a bomb. All 66 on board are killed. The case is still unsolved.
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100 years ago - 1917 October 15 - In France, Mata Hari is executed by firing squad after she'd been found guilty of spying for the Germans.
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100 years ago - 1917 October 15 - In France, Mata Hari is executed by firing squad after she'd been found guilty of spying for the Germans.
And the question is now was she really just a spy for the Germans, or a double agent for the Allies who got double-crossed?

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50 years ago - 1967 October 28 - Janie Gibbs kills her eldest son, Roger, with rat poison. She had previously murdered her husband, a grandson and her two other sons with the same substance. Eventually, Ms. Gibbs was convicted of the five murders and sent to a Georgia prison. She was paroled in 1999 due to poor health and died in 2010.
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