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1915: Wenseslao Moguel, “El Fusilado”, survives the firing squad

On this date in 1915, Wenseslao Moguel, a soldier of Pancho Villa during the Mexican Revolution, was captured and immediately... • posted 1 day ago

1830: Robert Emond

(Thanks to Meaghan Good of the Charley Project for the guest post. -ed.) On this day in 1830, at Libberton’s Wynd in... • posted 2 days ago

1841: The Jewboy’s Gang

On this date in 1841, Australian bushranger Edward “Teddy the Jewboy” Davis was hanged in Sydney along with five... • posted 2 days ago

1766: Nicholas Sheehy, Whiteboys priest

On this date in 1766, Irish priest Nicholas Sheehy was hanged, drawn, and quartered in Clonmel — a victim to the years-long... • posted 3 days ago