Today in True Crime History: July 8

Photo by Nicole De Khors from Burst

1944 — Booker Thomas Spicely is murdered in North Carolina, contributing to the rise of the Civil Rights Movement.

1945 — The Utah prisoner of war massacre occurs at midnight. The event took place at a prisoner-of-war camp in Salina, Utah.

1994 — A preliminary trial determines O.J. Simpson can be tried for the murders of Nicole Simpson and Ron Goldman.

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