September 19, 1934 CE – Bruno Hauptmann is Arrested for the Murder of Charles Lindbergh, Jr.

September 19, 1934 CE – Bruno Hauptmann is Arrested for the Murder of Charles Lindbergh, Jr.Rate this post *Image Credit: Wikimedia Commons In an era when sensationalism ruled the papers, the story of Charles Lindbergh, Jr. captured the imagination during the period between Great Wars. The 20-month-old boy, born to world-renowned pilot Charles Lindbergh and his wife Anne in 1930, was kidnapped on March 1, 1932 and found dead two months later. After a two-year investigation, police finally managed to track down the culprit, Bruno Hauptmann, on September 19, 1934. The night of March 1, 1932 began much like any other evening in the Lindbergh household in East Amwel, New […]