September 23, 2020: Adam Anhang Murdered
On this day in 2005, real estate developer Adam Anhang was killed on the streets of San Juan, Puerto Rico. The case culminated in an international manhunt that lasted more than ten years.
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Crime never takes a day off, and neither do we. Every day, we flip back the calendar and examine a true crime event from the same date years ago. 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 daily 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.
September 11, 2020: Staten Island Conference of 1776
On this day in 1776, three representatives of the Continental Congress met with British Admiral Richard Howe in Staten Island, New York. They hoped to broker a peace treaty that might save the colonies from a bloody war. Instead, they ...
September 9, 2020: U Ottama Dies in Jail
On this day in 1939, Sayadaw U Ottama, Buddhist monk and non-violent revolutionary, starved to death. Many call him the first martyr in Burma’s fight for independence. Guest hosted by Carter Roy from the Parcast original, Famous Fates: Movers and ...
August 25, 2020: Confrontation Day
On this day in 1948, the House Un-American Activities Committee held a highly anticipated and televised congressional hearing, known as “Confrontation Day.” Alger Hiss took to the stand to defend himself against accusations of communism from Whittaker Chambers.