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Playwright Christopher Marlowe is killed - 1593
May 30, 2013, - 0 Comments

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Christopher Marlowe

by Michael Thomas Barry

On May 30, 1593, English playwright Christopher Marlowe is killed in a brawl over a bar tab.

Texas judge is murdered by famous actors father - 1979
May 29, 2013, - 0 Comments

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Charles Harrelson

by Michael Thomas Barry

On May 29, 1979, Judge John Wood, known as "Maximum John," is assassinated outside his San Antonio, Texas, home as he bent down to look at a flat tire on his car. Actor Woody Harrelson's father, Charles Harrelson, was charged with the murder after evidence revealed that drug kingpin Jimmy Chagra, whose case was about to come up before "Maximum John," had paid him $250,000 to kill the judge.

Actor Phil Hartman is murdered by his wife - 1998
May 28, 2013, - 0 Comments

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Phil and Brynn Hartman

by Michael Thomas Barry

On May 28, 1998, comedian and actor Phil Hartman, famous for his work on Saturday Night Live and News Radio, is shot to death by his wife, Brynn, in a murder-suicide.

Murder supect spends third day perched atop construction crane - 2005
May 27, 2013, - 0 Comments

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Carl Edward Roland

by Michael Thomas Barry

On May 27, 2005, murder suspect Carl Edward Roland spends his third day perched atop a construction crane in Atlanta’s Buckhead neighborhood. Roland was wanted by police in connection with the murder of his ex-girlfriend Jennifer Gonzalez.

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