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1934

Bonnie and Clyde are shot to death

On this day in 1934, notorious criminals Bonnie Parker and Clyde Barrow are shot to death by Texas and Louisiana state police while driving a stolen car near Sailes, Louisiana. Bonnie Parker met the charismatic Clyde Barrow in Texas when she was 19 years old and her husband (she married when she was 16) was serving time in jail for murder. Shortly after they met, Barrow was imprisoned for robbe... Read more >

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1934

Robert Moog, creator of the synthesiser born

Rock Down To Electronic Avenue

For purveyors of a certain brand of music, there is a single syllable word that starts their heart fluttering and gets their palms nice and clammy. And that word is Moog. Born on this day in 1934, Robert Moog was the creator of the iconic synthesiser that shared his name and had a direct influence on psychedelic, prog and dance music. And m... Read more >