At midnight on July 31st, 1966, Charles Whitman drove to his mother’s house and stabbed her in the chest before shooting her in the back of her head. He then went home and stabbed his wife as she slept. At 11:48 the next morning he packed seven various guns, three knives and 1,000 rounds of ammunition. At the The Texas Tower, in the University of Texas, Whitman killed two and wounded several others. He barricaded himself in the tower and from there, shooting like a sniper for 96 minutes in total, he killed 11 people on the campus grounds, wounding almost 30 others.