A new hospital was being constructed in St. Louis, Missouri, in 1905. The City Hospital facility had sufficed for the needs of the area until a disastrous tornado destroyed the city in 1897.
Around 200 years before Christianity reached Rome, it was a savage place in the upper circles. Locusta (d. AD 68) earned the title as “Ancient Rome’s Most Accomplished Poisoner.
Have you heard about the Bloody Countess? She was the most prolific female serial murderer ever recorded. The Countess bathed in the blood of her 700 victims to stay young and beautiful.
Typhoid Mary is a generic term that describes someone who brings harm on others, with no concern for the consequences of their behavior. Believe it or not, she was very real and her life is as sadly perplexing as her legacy. Typhoid Mary is more than a legend or an adjective.
Katherine Grady was on her way to the new world when disaster hit in 1654. She was on a ship bound for a Virginia port when a storm came. It was fierce and didn’t seem to have an end, the ship was caught in the middle.
Elizabeth Bathory is perhaps one of the most notorious women of history. We’ve all heard how she sacrificed 600 virgins to keep herself young, and a host of other claims. But, what is the truth behind this figure?
Catalina de los Rios y Lisperger (1604-1665) is a woman of infamy in Chile. She was a noblewoman, noted for her flaming red hair. Throughout her reign of cruelty and terror, she abused and murdered countless numbers.