Sunday the twentieth
Very pleasant in the morning. Audrea seemed better so they all went to Salem. About four o’clock it began to snow quite heavily + than it hailed + finally rained hard. They got home a little after ten I am afriad Audrea got more cold. All very much depressed. I don’t feel at all well.
NOTES + EXPLANATIONS
On this day in history: March 20, 1927 (Sunday)
Albert Snyder, a 44-year-old art editor for the magazine Boating, was brutally murdered at his home on 222nd Street in Queens, New York, and his wife, Ruth Snyder, was discovered bound and gagged. A few days later, police arrested Ruth and her lover, Judd Gray, for Albert’s murder. After their trial and conviction, Mrs. Snyder and Mr. Gray would both be executed on January 12, 1928.
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