Tag Archives: theft

September 4, 2018

On September 4, 2018, the FBI announced that a pair of the red slippers that Judy Garland wore in “The Wizard of Oz” was finally recovered. The slippers had been stolen thirteen years previously from the Judy Garland Museum in … Continue reading

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June 1, 1896

On June 1, 1896, the first recorded automobile theft happened in Paris, France. Early automobile enthusiast Baron de Zuylen’s Peugot went missing. He’d taken it to the manufacturer for repairs and the mechanic, after fixing it, drove it like he … Continue reading

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February 3, 2008

On February 3, 2008, Grace Saenz-Lopez, the mayor of the Texas town of Alice, resigned after she was caught lying about her neighbor’s Shih Tzu. She had been asked to pet-sit the dog, Puddles, while they were on vacation. When … Continue reading

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