On this day, in 1871, Otis Swamm, having married a Sioux woman after 10-years in the Indian Territory, was returned to the Department of War and court-martialed; afterwards, he never found her.
On this day, in 1921, Victoria Parks was incarcerated by the Public Safety Campaign for her continuous refusals to take patented Humbling powders for the prevention of Hysteria.
On this day, in 1884, John Malvern Franklin was madhouse imprisoned for his anarchist thoughts written on the sign-board he carried, that all were created equal.
On this day, in 1871, Vicar Ira Pike was defrocked for heresy after speaking that money-changers should not be allowed residing privileges in the government’s temples.
On this day, in 1903, Elisabetta Pritch was sentenced to 50-years in prison for her having a miscarriage caused after being beaten and thrown down stairs by her husband.
On this day, in 1855, Widow Dridge was stripped naked, tar-and-feathered in the town square for her immoral act of fornication, after having been raped.
On this day, in 1888, Reginald Whitby was tar-and-feathered for his belief that Earth was a diving-bell in a fish bowl in Cronus’s parlor.