Baltimore Sun



On Oct. 12, 1933, bank robber John Dillinger escaped from a jail in Allen County, Ohio.

In 1984, British Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher escaped an

attempt on her life when an Irish Republican Army bomb exploded at a hotel in Brighton, England.

In 1997, singer John Denver was killed in the crash of his privately built aircraft in Monterey Bay, California; he was 53.

In 2017, President Donald Trump lashed out at hurricane-devastated Puerto Rico, saying the federal

government can’t keep sending help “forever” and suggesting that the U.S. territory was to blame for its financial struggles.

In 2019, a Black woman, Atatiana Jefferson, was fatally shot by a white Fort Worth, Texas, police officer inside her home after police were called to the residence by a neighbor who reported that the front door was open.

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