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In 1386 a pig in France was executed by public hanging for the murder of a child.
Jehovah’s Witnesses don’t celebrate birthdays because the only two accounts of birthday parties in the Bible ended in murder.
Liechtenstein has a significantly low crime rate, with the last murder taking place on 2007.
A group of crows is called a “murder”.
The death penalty was outlawed in the UK partly because a man was wrongfully executed for the murder of his wife and daughter in 1950.
In 1932, 200 people confessed responsibility for the kidnap and murder of the aviator Charles Lindbergh’s baby.
In the Bible, God sent two bears to murder 42 children because they had mocked a man for being bald.
Half of the top 20 cities in the world with the highest murder rates are in Brazil.
Brazil’s Congress in 2016 includes suspects accused of murder and drug trafficking, a judo champ and a clown.
In 2008, Guatemala became the first country to officially recognise femicide, the murder of a woman because of her gender, as a crime.
Democide, the murder of citizens by their own government, surpassed war as the leading cause of non-natural death in the 20th century.
“Dead Woman’s Crossing” is a community in Custer County, Oklahoma, that got its name from a murder that happened in 1905.
Genghis Khan gave his opponents a chance to submit and sign a treaty; if they refused, he conquered them by murder.
According to FBI data, murder rates rose across the U.S. in 2015 at the fastest pace since 1990.
Due to a computer error in 1989, 41,000 Parisians received letters charging them with murder, extortion and prostitution instead of traffic offences.
The number of cows slaughtered in the United States every year is around 600 times great than its murder rate.
A group of crows is known as a “murder”, not a flock.
A flock of crows is known as a murder.