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    12/17/2012 12:03:44 PM PST · by Morgana · 16 replies
    NYTimes ^ | 12.17.2012 | New York Times, May 20, 1927
    BATH, Mich., May 19. - Still stunned by the deed of the madman Andrew Kehoe, who yesterday killed his wife and then blew up the consolidated school here and his own automobile causing the death of forty-three persons, including himself, this little community today was groping its way through tears trying to meet the awful consequences of the tragedy. Sad-faced parents of the thirty-seven children killed in the school came to console one another in their grief, but funeral arrangements were left until tomorrow. Governor Fred W. Green Issued a proclamation appealing to the people of Michigan to raise funds...
  • Andrew Kehoe (Vanity)

    02/23/2006 7:55:55 PM PST · by Ptarmigan · 6 replies · 353+ views
    Before Columbine, there was a schoolyard massacre that would be the worst mass murder in US history until the Happyland Club fire, Oklahoma City Bombing, and 9/11 terrorist attack. It occurred in Bath, Michigan on May 18, 1927. Andrew Kehoe, a farmer and school board member was having money woes. He was angry that he was being taxed. He was a ticking time bomb ready to exploded. He stocked up on dynamite and had 1,000 pounds by the morning of May 18, 1927. He first destroys his house and then goes to the school and detonates the bomb at Bath...