Archive for the 'Poison' Category

MURDER/SUICIDE WAS ON THIS DAY IN 1978

Dead bodies lie around the compound of the People's Temple cult November 18, 1978 after the over 900 members of the cult, led by Reverend Jim Jones, inset. Photos / Getty Images, AP
Dead bodies lie around the compound of the People’s Temple cult.          


On November 18, 1978, a charismatic Peoples Temple founder
Jim Jones 
(inert) lead hundreds of his followers in a mass murder-suicide at their
agricultural commune in a remote part of the South American nation of
Guyana. Many of Jones’ followers willingly ingested a poison-laced punch
while others were forced
 to do so at gunpoint. The final death toll at the
compound that day was 909; a third of those who perished were children.

Bodies lie behind a tub of cyanide-laced punch November 18, 1978 in Jonestown, Guyana. Photo / Getty Images
Bodies lie behind a tub of cyanide-laced punch in Jonestown,
Guyana.

Reverend Jim Jones and his wife, Marceline, taken from a pink photo album left behind in the village in Jonestown, Guyana. Photo / Getty Images
Reverend Jim Jones and his wife, Marceline, taken from a photo
album left behind in the village in Jonestown, Guyana.

Image result for jonestown

No Tags

posted by Bob Karm in ANNIVERSARY,Cult,DEATH,HISTORY,Mass Murder,Poison,Suicide and have No Comments

IT MADE HISTORY ON THIS DAY ~

Ross-ap-3
ROSS SIMPSON

No Tags

posted by Bob Karm in BIRTHDAY,Civil rights,DEATH,HISTORY,march,Massacre,MUSIC,Poison and have No Comments

REVIEWING PAST WORLD NEWS

todayinhistory

Camille bohannon ap 1
CAMILLE BOHANNON

Image result for sherman begins his march to the sea

Union Gen. William T. Sherman and his troops began their "March
to the Sea" during the
U.S. Civil War on this day in 1864.

Related image

William Tecumseh Sherman (February 8, 1820 – February 14, 1891)

AP-logo main

Image result for zebulon pike spots namesake mountain top

On this day in 1806, explorer Zebulon Pike spotted the mountaintop
that became known as Pikes Peak (above).

 

Related image
Zebulon Montgomery Pike
(January 5, 1779 – April 27, 1813)

AP-logo main

Related image

On this day in 1777, The Continental Congress approved the
Articles of Confederation, precursor to the
U.S. Constitution.

Image result for the articles of confederation

Related image

AP-logo main

Image result for anti vietnam war protesters in washington dc

In Washington,
DC. on this day in 1969, a quarter of a million
protesters staged a peaceful demonstration against the
Vietnam War.

Image result for anti vietnam war protesters in washington dc

AP-logo main

Image result for joey buttafuoco gets jail time in 1993

A judge in Mineola, NY, sentenced Joey Buttafuoco (right) to six
months in jail for the statutory rape of Amy Fisher (left). Fisher
was serving a prison sentence for shooting and wounding
Buttafuoco’s wife, Mary Jo.

Image result for amy fisher 2017

Amy Elizabeth Fisher turned 43 August 21.


                                               Image result for joey buttafuoco in 2017

                                          Joseph A. Buttafuoco turned 61 March 11.

No Tags

posted by Bob Karm in Actors,BIRTHDAY,Civil war,CURRENT EVENTS,Exploring,Government,Poison,Protest,WAR and have No Comments

RECAPPING PAST NEWS EVENTS

Today-In-Historytitle

carlata-bradleyap
CARLATA BRADLEY

or
Otis Ray Redding, Jr. (September 9, 1941 – December 10, 1967)

No Tags

posted by Bob Karm in ANNIVERSARY,BIRTHDAY,DEATH,HISTORY,Leaders,MUSIC,Poison,Riot,TV and have No Comments

RECAPPING HISTORICAL NEWS EVENTS

todayinhistory

MikeGracia1
Mike Gracia

ap teletype

No Tags

posted by Bob Karm in ANNIVERSARY,Dictator,HISTORY,Leaders,LITERARY,MUSIC,Poison,Slavery,Wedding and have No Comments