Henry A. Crabb and 57 of his followers are executed by a Mexican firing squad
In the northern Sonora town of Caborca, Mexico, near Hermosillo, the failed filibuster Henry A. Crabb and 57 of his followers are executed by a Mexican firing squad. Only sixteen year old Charles Evans is spared. (By Brian Bockelman)
David F. Marley, Wars of the Americas: A Chronology of Armed Conflict in the New World, 1492 to the Present (Santa Barbara, California: ABC-CLIO, 1998), 523.