After seeing Footlight Frenzy at the Monarch Theatre with her husband and son, she was robbed at gunpoint. When Thomas interceded to protect his wife, both of them were shot in cold blood murder by a second assailant, Jack Napier.
Martha's son Bruce would grow up to become Batman.
Behind the scenes
- The Gotham Globe headline reading telling of the murders of Thomas and Martha Wayne was dated Thursday, October 26, likely placing the date of their murders on Wednesday, October 25.