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Today in Florida History March 30, 1998- Judy Buenoano was executed by electrocution on this date. She was the first woman to be executed in Florida in 150 years and the first to die in the electric chair. The last woman to be executed before her was a freed slave who murdered a former master in 1848. In fact, Buenoano was only the third woman to be executed in the United States since the reinstatement of capital punishment in...Read more