Hitler’s detention provided him with the opportunity to write Mein Kampf, his blueprint for power, and to rethink the tactics he would use to take that power in Germany.

The English writer Daniel Defoe was put in the pillory for seditious libel after publishing a politically satirical pamphlet.

Clyde Barrow and Bonnie Parker were driving their stolen Ford V8 when they were engulfed in a hail of more than 100 bullets.