Because of the Jewish Holiday I missed reading the follow reminder
October 12 1998 The victim of an anti-gay assault dies.
University of Wyoming student Matthew Sheppard dies after a vicious attack by two anti-gay bigots. After meeting Sheppard in a Laramie, Wyoming, gay bar, The Fireside, Russell Henderson and Aaron McKinney lured him to the parking lot, where he was savagely attacked and robbed.
The rest at http://www.historychannel.com/tdih/tdih.jsp?category=crime&month=10272962&day=10272977