December 30th, 2007 Headsman
Caution: This video contains graphic footage. You knew that already.
How it was then:
On this day..
- 1873: Elizabeth Woolcock, the only woman hanged in South Australia - 2016
- 1948: Arthur George Osborne, as per Harry Allen's journal - 2015
- 1757: Father Andreas Faulhaber, seal of the confessional martyr - 2014
- 1663: Tempel Anneke, witch - 2013
- 2010: Zeng Jinchun, corrupt anti-corruption official - 2012
- 2006: Lu Dongming and Lu Kuan, Internet bombers - 2011
- 1818: Robert Johnston, under horrific circumstances - 2010
- 1957: Václav Mrázek, Czech serial killer - 2009
- 1896: Dr. Jose Rizal, father of the independent Philippines - 2008
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