A German carpenter - Bruno Haptmann became the world most hated man in 1935 for a crime he purportedly commited and dubbed as The Crime of The Century..
And what is that all about????
Bruno Richard Hauptmann (November 26, 1899 – April 3, 1936) was sentenced to death and executed for the abduction and murder of Charles Augustus Lindbergh Jr., the 20-month-old son of famous pilots Charles Lindbergh and Anne Morrow Lindbergh.
However 5 years after the feat, Lindbergh son was kidnapped..
After Lindbergh child disappeared on 1 March 1932, posters like this were distributed across New Jersey.
More than two years later, on September 18, 1934, a $10 gold certificate from the ransom money was discovered;
The trial attracted wide media attention and was dubbed the “trial of the century.”