August 31, 1997 – Diana, Princess of Wales, Dodi Al Fayed and their driver Henry Paul are killed

August 31, 1997 – Diana, Princess of Wales, Dodi Al Fayed and their driver Henry Paul are killed

Diana, Princess of Wales, is killed with her lover Dodi Fayed in a car accident in Paris, sending the world into mourning.

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August 31, 1888 – Jack the Ripper claims first victim

August 31, 1888 – Jack the Ripper claims first victim

Prostitute Mary Ann Nichols, the first victim of London serial killer “Jack the Ripper,” is found murdered and mutilated in Whitechapel’s Buck’s Row.

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