Jack the Ripper
An unknown person who so called himself, and committed a series
of murders in the East End of London on common prostitutes.
The first was April 2nd, 1888: the next was August 7th; the third
was August 31st; the fourth was September 8th; the fifth was September
30th, when two women were murdered; the sixth was November 9th; the
seventh was December 20th, in a builder's yard; the eight was July 17th
1889, at Whitechapel; the ninth was September 17th.
Source: Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, E. Cobham Brewer, 1894
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