Day 1056

Benjamin Nathan

November 20th, 2014

The eponymous uncle of Benjamin Nathan Cardozo was the victim of a sensational, and still unsolved, murder — an assault that was "more atrocious and more shocking than any recent crime" and that left him "marred and mutilated out of semblance to his kind", according to an NY Times article from July 30, 1870, the day after he was killed.

One Comment

  1. Sandi says:

    Now that’s one gory story!

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