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Crime never takes a day off, and neither does Parcast. Every day, we flip back the calendar and examine a true crime event from the same date. It might be the anniversary of an important case being solved, the end of a landmark trial, or a serial killer’s birthday-- whatever the date, there’s no ordinary day in true crime history. In each episode, we present a short true crime story, then analyze the impact of that historic day’s events. Today in True Crime is a Parcast Original, with new episodes daily.

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Crime never takes a day off, and neither does Parcast. Every day, we flip back the calendar and examine a true crime event from the same date. It might be the anniversary of an important case being solved, the end of a landmark trial, or a serial killer’s birthday-- whatever the date, there’s no ordinary day in true crime history. In each episode, we present a short true crime story, then analyze the impact of that historic day’s events. Today in True Crime is a Parcast Original, with new episodes daily.

    July 6, 2020: The Martyrdom of Jan Hus

    July 6, 2020: The Martyrdom of Jan Hus

    On this day in 1415, Czech religious reformer Jan Hus was burned at the stake for heresy. His martyrdom fueled a nearly 20-year war between the Pope and Hus’s followers.

    • 12 min
    July 5, 2020: Bloody Thursday

    July 5, 2020: Bloody Thursday

    On this day in 1934, police opened fire on the longshoreman striking at the Embarcadero in San Francisco, California. The men were protesting for better wages and working conditions, but the violent assault left over a hundred wounded and two dead.

    • 15 min
    July 4, 2020: Dannarriah Finley Disappears

    July 4, 2020: Dannarriah Finley Disappears

    On this day in 2002, four-year-old Dannarriah Finley disappeared from her home in Orange, Texas. Residents of Orange rallied together in the search for Dannarriah… but after four days, they discovered that she was the victim of a horrific murder.

    • 15 min
    July 3, 2020: Last Great Auks Killed

    July 3, 2020: Last Great Auks Killed

    On this day in 1844, the last pair of great auks was killed. Due to overhunting from eager collectors, these penguin-like birds were wiped off the earth.

    • 12 min
    July 2, 2020: James Garfield Shot

    July 2, 2020: James Garfield Shot

    On this day in 1881, President James Garfield was shot by Charles J. Guiteau. Garfield would survive another 79 days before succumbing to his bullet wounds.

    • 14 min
    July 1, 2020: The Wonderland Murders

    July 1, 2020: The Wonderland Murders

    On this day in 1981, members of the drug-peddling Wonderland Gang were viciously beaten to death in their home on Wonderland Avenue in Los Angeles. Guest hosted by Molly Brandenburg from the Parcast series, Medical Mysteries. 

    • 13 min

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