Location: McWopetaz Metroplex, Illinois U. S. of A.
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.
This my opinion and to the best of my knowledge, that is, if I'm not joking.