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Crime never takes a day off, and neither do we. Every day, we flip back the calendar and examine a true crime event from the same date years ago. It might be the anniversary of an important case being solved, the end of a landmark trial, or a serial killer’s birthday-- whatever the date, there’s no ordinary day in true crime history. In each daily episode, we present a short true crime story, then analyze the impact of that historic day’s events. Today in True Crime is a Parcast Original, with new episodes daily.

Crime never takes a day off, and neither do we. Every day, we flip back the calendar and examine a true crime event from the same date years ago. It might be the anniversary of an important case being solved, the end of a landmark trial, or a serial killer’s birthday-- whatever the date, there’s no ordinary day in true crime history. In each daily episode, we present a short true crime story, then analyze the impact of that historic day’s events. Today in True Crime is a Parcast Original, with new episodes daily.
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Crime never takes a day off, and neither do we. Every day, we flip back the calendar and examine a true crime event from the same date years ago. It might be the anniversary of an important case being solved, the end of a landmark trial, or a serial killer’s birthday-- whatever the date, there’s no ordinary day in true crime history. In each daily episode, we present a short true crime story, then analyze the impact of that historic day’s events. Today in True Crime is a Parcast Original, with new episodes daily.

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Episodes

September 16, 2019: Wall Street Bombing

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On this day in 1920, unidentified attackers bombed Wall Street in Manhattan, killing 38.

Duration:00:12:37

September 15, 2019: 16th Street Baptist Church

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On this day in 1963, the 16th St. Baptist Church in Birmingham, Alabama was bombed by members of the KKK.

Duration:00:15:55

September 14, 2019: The Hall–Mills Case

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On this day in 1922, Reverend Edward Hall and his lover, Eleanor Mills, were killed and later found dead beneath a crabapple tree surrounded by their shredded love letters.

Duration:00:12:03

September 13, 2019: Fawaz Younis

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On this day in 1987, terrorist and hijacker Fawaz Younis was arrested by undercover FBI agents and extradited back to the United States to stand trial for his crimes

Duration:00:12:50

September 12, 2019: Aileen Wuornos

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On this day in 1990, the body of retired police chief Dick Humphreys was discovered. The woman responsible, they would soon learn, was America’s first female widely acknowledged serial killer.

Duration:00:14:37

September 11, 2019: Poisoned Umbrella

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On this day in 1978, writer and broadcaster Georgi Markov died of blood poisoning, four days after being implanted with a poisonous device from an umbrella.

Duration:00:15:39

September 10, 2019: Salvatore Maranzano

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On this day in 1931, 45-year-old Mafia boss Salvatore Maranzano was brutally murdered in his New York office.

Duration:00:13:27

September 9, 2019: The Attica Prison Uprising

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On this day in 1971, prisoners rioted and seized control of maximum-security Attica Correctional Facility, leading to a bloody stand-off with state troopers that left 43 dead.

Duration:00:15:13

September 8, 2019: Watergate

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On this date in 1974, US President Gerald Ford pardoned his predecessor Richard Nixon for all crimes committed while in office, ensuring that he would not be prosecuted for his role in the Watergate scandal.

Duration:00:14:00

September 7, 2019: Tupac Shakur

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On this day in 1996, Tupac Shakur was fatally shot in a drive-by shooting in Las Vegas, Nevada.

Duration:00:15:03

September 6, 2019: Susan Kuhnhausen

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On this day in 2006, fifty-one-year-old Susan Kuhnhausen was forced to do the unthinkable: she killed a man in self-defense. However, it wasn’t a would-be thief or potential rapist that she killed. Instead, it was a hitman... sent by her own husband.

Duration:00:14:08

September 5, 2019: Carl Panzram

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On this day in 1930, serial Killer Carl Panzram was executed at Leavenworth Federal Penitentiary for the murder of laundry foreman Robert Warnke.

Duration:00:16:08

September 4, 2019: The Golden Dragon Massacre

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On this day in 1977, a violent, years-long conflict between two rival gangs in San Francisco’s Chinatown culminated in one of the bloodiest shootouts the city had ever seen – The Golden Dragon Massacre.

Duration:00:15:29

September 3, 2019: Griselda Blanco

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On this day in 2012, cocaine queenpin Griselda Blanco was gunned down in her hometown of Medellin, Colombia.

Duration:00:12:28

September 2, 2019: Dan White

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On this day in 1946, Dan White, future murderer of Harvey Milk and George Moscone, was born.

Duration:00:16:32

September 1, 2019: Eric Witte

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On this day in 1981, Eric Witte shoots his father, Paul Witte in the family home at his mother's orders. Parcasters - Family dynamics introduce an entirely new dimension to crime. Our other podcast, Crimes of Passion, is dedicated to sorting through those additional layers! Search Crimes of Passion on Spotify to listen now!

Duration:00:17:18

August 31, 2019: Jack the Ripper

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On this day in 1888, Jack the Ripper killed his first victim, Mary Ann Nichols. Parcasters - Who was Jack the Ripper? We do our best to find out on our other podcast, Unexplained Mysteries. Search Unexplained Mysteries in Spotify to start listening today!

Duration:00:12:25

August 30, 2019: Dr. John W. Webster

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On this day in 1850, Harvard Professor Dr. John W. Webster was executed for murdering a member of Boston's upper class. Parcasters - Interested in more evaluations of questionable trials? Check out our other podcast, Not Guilty! Search Not Guilty on Spotify to listen today!

Duration:00:14:27

August 29, 2019: The Golden State Killer

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On this day in 1976, a mother and daughter's quiet evening at home was interrupted by an attack from the Golden State Killer. Parcasters - This week on Serial Killers we examine the life and crimes of Dennis Nilsen, The Kindly Killer. Subscribe to Serial Killers on Spotify to listen now!

Duration:00:13:02

August 28, 2019: Emmett Till

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On this day in 1955, 14-year-old Emmett Till was abducted from his bed by two white men, beaten, and murdered. Parcasters - The assassination of Emmett Till reverberates through American society to this day. For deep dives on impactful deaths and their result, subscribe to Assassinations on Spotify.

Duration:00:15:59