Thursday, June 25, 2015

1906 - Stanford White, Architect, shot dead



99 years ago Stanford White was shot dead  atop Madison Square Garden ( which he designed) by Harry Thaw, the jealous husband of Evelyn Nesbit.
Newspaper article detailing Stanford White's death



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http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/amex/century/sfeature/sf_interview.html
http://law2.umkc.edu/faculty/projects/ftrials/thaw/Thawaccount.html
Links about the case above.

The first trial of Harry Thaw ended in a mistrial. The second trial ended with Thaw being found insane.
A courtroom drawing from the 1907 trial below.


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