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 4, 2012
Nov. 4, 2012Arnold Rothsteinby Michael Thomas BarryOn this date in 1928, notorious gambler Arnold Rothstein is shot and killed during a poker game at the Park Central Hotel in Manhattan. After finding Rothstein bleeding profusely at the service entrance of the hotel, police...
Nov 3, 2012
Nov. 3, 2012Charles E. Boles AKA "Black Bart"by Michael Thomas BarryOn this date in 1883, notorious bandit Black Bart robs his last stagecoach. He was born Charles E. Boles around 1830 in New York. As a young man, he abandoned his family for the gold fields of California,...
Nov 2, 2012
Nov. 2, 2012South Vietnamese President Ngo Dinh Diemby Michael Thomas BarryOn this date in 1963, South Vietnamese President Ngo Dinh Diem and his brother are captured and killed by a group of soldiers. The death of Diem caused celebration among many people in South Vietnam...
Nov 1, 2012
Nov. 1, 2012    William Tilghmanby Michael Thomas BarryOn this date in 1924, legendary old west lawman, William Tilghman is murdered. Known to both friends and enemies as "Uncle Billy," Tilghman was one of the most honest and effective lawmen of his day. Born in...
Oct 31, 2012
Oct. 31, 2012India’s Prime Minister Indira Gandhiby Michael Thomas Barry On this date in 1984, India’s Prime Minister Indira Gandhi is assassinated in New Delhi by two of her own bodyguards. Beant Singh and Satwant Singh, both Sikhs, emptied their guns into Gandhi as she...