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October 5, 1892, Infamous Dalton Gang Attempts Last Armed Robbery - Today In Crime History

On this day, October 5, in the year 1892, the Dalton Gang attempted its final armed robbery, which ended in a deadly gun battle, killing most of the gang members.

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September 19, 1900, Butch Cassidy & Sundance Kid Commit First Robbery Together - Today in Crime History

On September 19, in the year 1900, Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid committed their first robbery together, taking $32,640 from the First National Bank of Winnemucca, Nevada.

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September 13, 2007, O.J. Simpson Commits Robbery - Today In Crime History

On this day, September 13, in 2007,  a group of men led by O.J. Simpson entered a room in the Palace Station hotel in Las Vegas and left with various sports memorabilia and a phone. According to Bruce Fromong, a self-described former sports memorabilia dealer, the group of men broke into his room and stole Simpson memorabilia at gunpoint.  This crime led to a high profile trial centered on O.J. Simpson.

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September 12, 1983, Security Guard Steals Seven Million Dollars - Today In Crime History

On this day, September 12, 1983, a Wells Fargo security guard, Victor Manuel Gerena, stole seven million dollars from the company’s depot in West Hartford.  The robbery was the second-largest in U.S. history and soon was tied to Los Macheteros, an extremist group advocating independence for Puerto Rico.  Today, all but $80,000 is still missing, and so is Gerena.

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August 25, 1896: Outlaw Bill Doolin Is Killed - Today In Crime History

On this day, August 25, 1896, infamous outlaw William “Bill” Doolin was killed by law enforcement in a burst of shot gun and rifle fire.

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