Aaron Burr slays Alexander Hamilton in Duel

On July 11, 1804, in one of the most famous duels in American history, Vice President Aaron Burr fatally shoots his long-time political antagonist Alexander Hamilton. Hamilton, a leading Federalist and the chief architect of America’s political economy, died the following day. Alexander Hamilton, born on the Caribbean island of Nevis, came to the American colonies in 1773 asContinue reading “Aaron Burr slays Alexander Hamilton in Duel”

True Crime Fact of the Day 6.15.2005

https://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/police-search-van-der-sloot-home-in-holloway-disappearance June 15, 2005 Police search Van der Sloot home in Holloway disappearance On this day in 2005, more than two weeks after American teen Natalee Holloway (born 10/21/1986) vanished while on a high school graduation trip to the Caribbean island of Aruba, police there search the home of 17-year-old Joran Van der Sloot, oneContinue reading “True Crime Fact of the Day 6.15.2005”