Some stories that happened in the world left many people afflicted: from serial murder to the murder of a Beatles idol, the cases can be even more bizarre. From 1960 to 2005 were crimes that made the whole world stop to follow.
Real crimes that are unbelievable!
1963 – Assassination of President Kennedy
On November 22, 1963, the entire world saw the assassination of the 35th president of the USA reverberate.
1968 – The assassination of Martin Luther King Jr.
Early Ray assassinated civil rights leader Martin Luther King, who was fatally shot. The killer was sentenced to 99 years in prison in 1969, but eventually died in prison.
1980 – The murder of John Lennon
On December 8, 1980, news broke that stopped the whole world. the band musician Beatles was murdered in front of his own house. Chapman is one of the most well-known murderers in the world and has even been denied freedom many times.
1988 – The murder of Chico Mendes
A great defender of human rights, the Brazilian Chico Mendes was assassinated on December 22, 1988. The violence had a great impact around the world. In the murder, several people served prison terms.
1989 – Avianca Flight 203
This disaster is among the many crimes that Colombian Pablo Escobar committed while he was still alive. On November 27, 1989, Avianca Flight 203 was the victim of an attack. César Gaviria Trujillo, candidate for the presidency of Colombia and rival of Pablo Escobar, was on the flight. Escobar placed a bomb on the aircraft, which exploded mid-flight, killing everyone on board.
From 1990 onwards
1990 – The Robbery of the Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum
On March 18, 1990, in Boston, one of 13 valuable works of art was stolen from the Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum. About US$500 million was lost, and to date there are no arrests related to the crime.
1991 – Jeffrey Dahmer
Between 1978 and 1991, the “Milwaukee Monster” murdered around 17 men and received a life sentence.
1994 – The case of OJ Simpson
A former NFL player was being accused of murdering his ex-wife, Nicole Simpson, and a friend of hers. It was a crime that had great repercussions in the media. The former player was acquitted of the crime of murder, but years later he was arrested for assault.
1996 – The murder of Tupac Shakur
A shooting that took place in Las Vegas caused the death of rapper Tupac. Six days after the singer’s death, a great rivalry in the musical genre between the East Coast and the West Coast of the USA was revealed.
1997 – The murder of the Notorious B.I.G.
As a result of Tupac’s murder, he was considered a suspect.
2004 – The theft of the painting “O Grito”
On August 22, 2004, in Oslo, one of the most recognized paintings in the entire world was stolen. Only in 2006 was the piece captured.
2005 – Robbery of the Central Bank
This was recognized as one of the greatest heists in the world. Held in Brazil, in Fortaleza, on August 6, 2005. The criminals collected around R$ 160 million. Some of these criminals died, but others remain in prison.