Crimes That Made History
From Jack the Ripper to the Andes crash, the ten episodes of this true-crime collection shed a black light on their place in time and history.
S01:E01 - Jack the Ripper
A series of murders shocked London in 1888 and the perpetrator becomes known as Jack the Ripper.
S01:E02 - Albert Soleilland: A Case for the Death Penalty (1900)
In 1907, Albert Soleilland is accused of raping and murdering a little girl named Marthe.
S01:E03 - Fritz Haarmann: Vampire in the Weimar Republic (1924-31)
Following the discovery of hundreds of bones in 1924, Fritz Haarmann is arrested.
S01:E04 - The St. Valentine's Massacre: Gang Rule in America (1929)
In 1929, Al Capone's henchmen kill seven members of Bugs Moran's gang.
S01:E05 - Violette Nozi're: The Patricidal Poisoner (1933)
In 1933, Violette Nozière, 18, kills her father by poisoning him; Violette confesses to the crime.
S01:E06 - Abe Sada: The Fantasy of Japanese Eroticism (1936)
In 1936, Abe Sada kills her lover by erotic asphyxiation and carves his name in her flesh.
S01:E07 - Roswell: Back to the UFO (1947)
A flying disc crash lands in Roswell, New Mexico on July 8, 1947; conspiracy theories spread.
S01:E08 - Flight 571: Acceptable Face of Cannibalism (1972)
In 1972, a Uruguayan plane crashes into the Andes, and 72 days later, 16 survivors are found.
S01:E09 - The Jonestown Massacre: An American Apocalypse (1978)
Reverend Jim Jones holds an apocalyptic mass in 1978 and a total of 918 people sacrifice themselves.
S01:E10 - The Death of Princess Di (1997)
Princess Diana and Dodi Al-Fayed die in a car crash in Paris while being pursued by paparazzi.