Thursday, February 1, 2007
1 february 2004 - Singapore
A closed door in Singapore.
1874 (+) Writer Hugo Von Hoffmansthal is born in Vienna, Austria.
1895 (+) Filmmaker John Ford originally Sean O’Fenna, is born in Cape Elisabeth, Maine, USA.
1901 (+) Actor Clark Gable is born in Ohio, USA.
1908 (x) King Carlos I and his son Prince Luis are shot dead by a mob of revolutionaries in Portugal.
1922 (-) William Taylor is shot dead by Charlotte Minter at the age of 45 in Hollywood, California, USA.
1929 (-) Murderer Tom Dreher is executed by hanging.
1929 (-) Murderess Ada Lebout is executed by hanging.
1935 (-) Double murderer Kenneth Neu aka ‘Fit as a Fiddle and Ready to Hang’, is executed by hanging at the age of 25 in New Orleans, Louisiana, USA.
1937 (+) Musician Don Everly is born in Brownie, Kentucky, USA.
1944 (-) Artist Piet Mondriaan dies at the age of 82 in New York, New York, USA.
1945 (x) Over 100 Die in train collision in Cazadero, Mexico.
1959 (-) August Horry is shot dead by Penny Bjorkland in San Francisco hills, California, USA.
Just to see if I could do it and not worry about it.
1963 (x) 95 Die in Viscount and Air Force plane collision in Ankara, Turkey.
1966 (-) Actor and filmmaker Buster Keaton dies at the age of 70 in London, United Kingdom.
1967 (x) Serial Killer Lucian Staniak aka The Red Spider of Katowice, is arrested in Katowice, Poland.
1974 (x) 188 Die in 25-storey bank-building fire in Sao Paulo, Brazil.
1974 (x) The Great Train Robber Ronald Biggs is arrested in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.
1974 (-) Brenda Merchant is presumably stabbed to death by Zodiac in Marysville, California, USA.
1974 (-) Lynda Healy is bludgeoned to death by Ted Bundy aka The Only Living Witness, at the age of 21 in Seattle, Washington, USA.
1981 (-) Airplane designer Donald Douglas dies at the age of 90 in the USA.
1984 (-) Willi Fleischer is his skull crushed in by Kurt Steinwegs at the age of 42 in Suechteln, Germany.
1985 (-) Ernst Zimmerman is shot dead by the RAF at the age of 55 in München, Germany.
1991 (x) Serial Killer Arthur Shawcross aka The Monster of the Rivers, is sentenced to 10 consecutive terms of 25 years to life in Rochester, New York, USA.
1994 (x) Over 100 Die in ferry collison with trailer in Yangtse River, China.