Today in True Crime History: August 24

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1970 — The Sterling Hall bombing occurs at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. the bombing was a protest against the university’s connection with the military during the Vietnam War. A researcher was killed and three people were injured.

1827 — Jesse Strang is executed for the Murder at Cherry Hill near Albany, New York. He shot a man named John Whipple at the Cherry Hill farm. His execution was…



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