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  2. Brandon Teena - Wikipedia

    Brandon Teena (December 12, 1972 – December 31, 1993) was an American trans man who was raped and later, along with Phillip DeVine and Lisa Lambert, murdered in Humboldt, Nebraska by John Lotter and Tom Nissen.

  3. Lana Tisdel - Wikipedia

    Lana M. Tisdel (born May 28, 1975) is an American woman whose early life and involvement with the December 1993 murders of Brandon Teena, Lisa Lambert and Phillip DeVine, at the hands of John Lotter and Tom Nissen, is chronicled in the 1998 documentary The Brandon Teena Story and the 1999 film Boys Don't Cry (which left out DeVine).

  4. Norm Macdonald - Wikipedia

    Joyce Napier (sister-in-law) Norman Gene Macdonald [i] (October 17, 1959 [ii] – September 14, 2021) was a Canadian stand-up comedian, actor, and writer whose style was characterized by deadpan delivery and the use of folksy, old-fashioned turns of phrase. [1] [2] [3] He appeared in many films and was a regular guest on late-night talk shows ...

  5. Execution of John Grant - Wikipedia

    The execution of John Grant (April 12, 1961 – October 28, 2021) took place in the U.S. state of Oklahoma by means of lethal injection. Grant was sentenced to death for the 1998 murder of prison cafeteria worker Gay Carter. Grant's execution followed a six-year moratorium on executions in Oklahoma due to the botched executions of Clayton ...

  6. The Lottery - Wikipedia

    The Lottery. " The Lottery " is a short story by Shirley Jackson that was first published in The New Yorker on June 26, 1948. [a] The story describes a fictional small American community which observes an annual tradition known as "the lottery", in which a member of the community is selected by chance and stoned to death to ensure a good ...

  7. George Stinney - Wikipedia

    George Junius Stinney Jr. (October 21, 1929 – June 16, 1944), was an African American boy, who at the age of 14 was convicted, in a proceeding later vacated as an unfair trial, and executed, for the murders of two young girls in March 1944 — Betty June Binnicker, age 11, and Mary Emma Thames, age 7 — in his hometown of Alcolu, South Carolina.

  8. Nuremberg executions - Wikipedia

    The Nuremberg executions took place on 16 October 1946, shortly after the conclusion of the Nuremberg trials.Ten prominent members of the political and military leadership of Nazi Germany were executed by hanging: Hans Frank, Wilhelm Frick, Alfred Jodl, Ernst Kaltenbrunner, Wilhelm Keitel, Joachim von Ribbentrop, Alfred Rosenberg, Fritz Sauckel, Arthur Seyss-Inquart, and Julius Streicher.