Thursday, August 3, 2006

Timeline of 1991

* Jeffery Dahmer
is arrestedOver a 13 year period, this serial killer was responsible for at least 17 deaths. He would lure young men home for sex, and would then drug and kill them. He would then continue to have sex with the corpses, and would sometimes dismember and eat his victims. He was sentenced to 15 consective life terms, but was killed two years into his sentence by a prison inmate.

* US President Zachary Taylor is exhumed
In order to discover whether his death was caused by arsenic poisoning instead of acute gastrointestinal illness. No arsenic was found.

*Rodney King
A videotape of black man (Rodney King) being beaten by four white police officers makes national headlines. It shows King being beaten and kicked, without offering any resistence.

*Princess Diana and Prince Charles split.
It is announced from Buckingham Palace that, with regret, the Prince and Princess of Wales have decided to seperate.

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