1902, End of the battle of Langverwacht Hill
Walter Bolton, a 68-year-old Whanganui farmer, became the last person executed in New Zealand.
Marsh, one of 'Queens of Crime' in the 1920s and 1930s, died just weeks after submitting her 32nd detective novel, Light thickens, to publishers. She was also an artist, playwright, actor and director. Read more...