Michael Thomas Barry

Award winning author Michael Thomas Barry was born and raised in the Chicago area and earned Bachelor of Arts degrees in both Criminal Justice and History from Cal State Fullerton. He also holds a post graduate degree in legal assistantship from the University of California, Irvine. Michael has worked as a sworn Peace Officer for the County of Orange, civil litigation paralegal, and regional asset prevention manager.
Nov 28, 2012
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Jeffrey Dahmerby Michael Thomas BarryOn November 28, 1994, convicted serial killer Jeffrey Dahmer is beaten to death by a fellow inmate while performing cleaning duty in a bathroom at the Columbia Correctional Institute gymnasium in Portage, Wisconsin. During a 13-year period,...
Nov 27, 2012
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Ross McWhirter (right) with his twin brother Norrisby Michael Thomas BarryOn November 27, 1975, Ross McWhirter was assassinated by two IRA terrorists. He was shot outside of his home in north London. His killers Harry Duggan and Hugh Doherty, both of whom were members of what...
Nov 26, 2012
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Scene of the Brink's Mat Heist by Michael Thomas BarryOn November 26, 1983, six robbers break into the Brink's-MAT warehouse at Heathrow Airport, London and steal millions in gold, diamonds and cash. At the time, it was described as "the crime of the century.” The robbers...
Nov 25, 2012
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Thierry Paulinby Michael Thomas BarryOn November 25, 1987, French serial killer Thierry Paulin murders Rachel Cohen, age 79. On the same day, he attacked 87-year-old, Berthe Finalteri, whom he suffocated and left for dead. Two days later, he strangled Genevieve Germont, who...
Nov 24, 2012
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Lee Harvey Oswald is shot in the basement of the Dallas Police Departmentby Michael Thomas BarryOn November 24, 1963, Lee Harvey Oswald, the alleged assassin of President John F. Kennedy is shot to death by Jack Ruby in the basement of the Dallas Police Department. On November...
Nov 23, 2012
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Lord Louis Mountbattenby Michael Thomas BarryOn November 23, 1979, Thomas McMahon, a member of the Irish Republican Army (IRA), is sentenced to life imprisonment for preparing and planting the bomb that killed Lord Louis Mountbatten and three others. On August 27, 1979, Lord...
Nov 22, 2012
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President Kennedy on day of assassination by Michael Thomas BarryOn November 22, 1963, President John F. Kennedy is shot and killed as his motorcade drives through Dealey Plaza in Dallas, Texas. Kennedy's suspected assassin, Lee Harvey Oswald, was believed to have used a...
Nov 21, 2012
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Colin Pitchforkby Michael Thomas BarryOn November 21, 1983, 15-year-old Lynda Mann is found raped and strangled on a deserted footpath in Narborough, Leicestershire, England. Using forensic science techniques police linked a semen sample taken from her body to a person that...
Nov 20, 2012
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Nuremberg War Crimes Trialby Michael Thomas BarryOn November 20, 1945, the Nuremberg War Crimes Tribunal first convenes. Following Germany's defeat in World War Two, Winston Churchill planned to shoot top German and Nazi military leaders without a trial, but Henry Stimson, the U...
Nov 19, 2012
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Patricia Hearstby Michael Thomas BarryOn November 19, 1976, Patricia Hearst, a granddaughter of the legendary publishing magnate William Randolph Hearst, is released on bail pending the appeal of her conviction for participating in a 1974 San Francisco bank robbery. Hearst’s...

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