On This Day

What Happened on August 5, 1932

Day of the Week: Friday

Historical Events

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Clyde Barrow and two associates kill Sheriff C.G. Maxwell and his deputy, Eugene C. Moore, the first time the Barrow gang kills a lawman

Bank Robber Clyde Barrow
Bank Robber
Clyde Barrow

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