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What Happened on August 27, 1906

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Person of interestEd Gein

Ed Gein, American serial killer (inspired Psycho & The Texas Chainsaw Massacre), born in La Crosse County, Wisconsin (d. 1984)

Murderer and Body Snatcher Ed Gein
Murderer and Body Snatcher
Ed Gein

1906 Highlights

About August 27, 1906

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 114 years, 4 months and 24 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Greatest Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Horse
Star Sign: Virgo