Wednesday, September 19, 2012

Wednesday, September 19, 1934

Note: Ruth didn't write in her diary today.

Bruno Richard Hauptmann (November 26, 1899 – April 3, 1936)
September 19, 1934: Arrested for Lindbergh kidnapping and murder

A German ex-convict, Hauptmann was sentenced to death for the abduction and murder of the 20-month-old son of Charles Lindbergh and Anne Morrow Lindbergh. The Lindberg kidnapping became known as "The Crime of the Century".

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