- Lizzie Borden took an axe
- And gave her mother forty whacks.
- When she saw what she had done,
- She gave her father forty-one.
On June 20th 1893 Lizzie Borden was acquitted of the murder of her parents, but her reputation hasn’t really recovered in the years since.
Stuff You Missed In History Class have a podcast about her trial, including some new evidence which may shed some light on the case.