This Day in Failure, February 13


Another day in Failure.  

2010: Canada’s women’s Olympic hockey team defeats Slovakia 18-0, making this the most lopsided women’s hockey game in Olympic history.

2006: Toby Young, 46, a respected mother, businesswoman and philanthropist, uses her volunteer status at Lansing (Kansas) Correctional Facility to smuggle out convicted murderer John Manard, 27, who had convinced Young of his undying love for her. Twelve days later, federal authorities capture the fugitives near their getaway cabin in rural Tennessee. Young receives a 27-month sentence for her crimes; Manard earns an extra decade of prison time.

1935: In Flemington, New Jersey, a jury finds Bruno Richard Hauptmann guilty of kidnapping and murdering the 21-month-old son of Charles and Anne Lindbergh. Hauptmann is later electrocuted in New Jersey state prison.