Dwight L. Moody, evangelical preacher. At age 18, Moody converted to evangelism while working in his uncles shoe store on Court Street in Boston. As a pacifist, he felt he could not enlist in the Union army, instead becoming involved with the YMCA and visiting soldiers on the front lines. Later, he would fill huge stadiums to capacity with his evangelical meetings around the U.S. and Europe. Submitted by P. Allan
August 29,1959 - The case of Salvador Agron 16, became a sensation. Asked why he commited the murders, he said:”Because I felt like it.” He was charged with 2 counts of 1st degree murder and one count of attempted 1st degree murder. He was sentenced to death and was the youngest prisoner at Sing Sing on death row. His sentence was commuted to life and was released in 1979. He died at the age of 43 of natural causes.