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Die Kleinen und die Bösen
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Thursday 16th of April 1936

88 years ago

Double murderess Dorothea Nancy Waddingham aka The Murderous Nurse is executed by hanging by Thomas Pierrepoint, assisted by his nephew Albert Pierrepoint at the age of 37 in Winson Green Prison, Birmingham, West Midlands, United Kingdom.

Waddingham was a mother of five and was still breastfeeding her 3-month old baby at the time of her execution. 10.000 people gathered outside the gaol to demonstrate against the execution chanting "Stop this mother murder!".