Christopher Columbus lands in the New World, Oktoberfest finds its roots, Sid is arrested for allegedly killing Nancy, and Matthew Shepard dies, all on this day.
1933: Members of John Dillinger's gang impersonate Indiana State Police officers to break Dillinger out of the Allen County jail in Lima, Ohio. Claiming they had come to extradite Dillinger to Indiana, they shot and killed Sheriff Jess Sarber when he asked for their credentials and then released Dillinger from his cell. Sarber's murder was the first of 13 law enforcement deaths blamed on Dillinger gang members.
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