Thursday, April 19, 2007

On April 19, ...

... 1995, a rented truck rigged with explosive destroyed a federal building in Oklahoma City, Okla., killing scores of children, women, and men.
... 1692, Bridget Bishop (left) was indicted on charges of witchcraft. The 1st to stand trial in the Salem, Massachusetts, witch hunt, she remained silent through 2 days of accusatory testimony and was convicted. On June 10 Bishop was hanged from an oak tree on what would come to be called Witches' Hill.

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