Cincinnati, OH Killed by Exploding Bombshell, Oct 1870
Killed by an Old Bombshell.
CINCINNATI, Ohio, Oct. 11.--A man named FARR exploded an old bombshell at Licking Rolling Mills by foolishly pounding it with a hammer. The fragments flew in all directions, literally tearing the man's head from his shoulders.
The New York Times, New York, NY 12 Oct 1870