Sunday, February 18, 2007
18 february 2006 - Antwerpen, Belgium
Rushing the birthday cake for AMVK's mother in Antwerpen, Belgium.
1546 (-) Reformer Martin Luther dies at the age of 63 in Eisleben, Germany.
1564 (+) Queen Mary Tudor aka Bloody Mary, is born in Greenwich, United Kingdom.
1564 (-) Artist Buonarotti Michelangelo dies of a stroke at the age of 89 in Italy.
1896 (+) Writer André Breton is born in Tinchebray, Orne, France.
1903 (+) USSR-leader Nikolay Podgorny is born in Russia.
1932 (+) Filmmaker Milos Forman is born.
1933 (+) Artist Yoko Ono is born in Japan.
1949 (-) Olive Durand-Deacon is shot dead and dumped in sulphuric acid by John George Haigh aka The Acid Bath Murderer, at the age of 69 in Crawley, Leopold Road, Sussex, United Kingdom.
1954 (+) Actor John Travolta is born in Englewood, New Jersey, USA.
1961 (x) Serial Killer Ted Paisnel aka The Beast of Jersey, assaults an unidentified 12-year-old boy in Mont Cochon, Jersey.
1963 (-) Gertrude Gruen is attacked and raped by Albert DeSalvo aka The Boston Strangler, in Boston, Massachussets, USA.
1967 (-) Scientist and Father of the Atomic Bomb, Robert Oppenheimer dies at the age of 62 in Princeton, New Jersey, USA.
1972 (x) The California Supreme Court vote 6 to 1 to abolish the Death Penalty in California, USA.
1973 (x) An ultra-right commando steals the coffin of Marshall Henri Pétain and re-buries it near the Battlefield in Verdun, France.
1982 (-) Detective-writer Ngaio Marsh dies at the age of 82.
1991 (-) Curtis Straughter is drugged, strangled and dismembered by Jeffrey Dahmer aka The Milwaukee Cannibal, at the age of 19 in Milwaukee, 924 25th North Street, Oxford Apartments, Room 213, Wisconsin, USA.
1997 (-) Joyce Dickerson is strangled by Alfred Gaynor at the age of 37 in Springfield, downtown, Massachussets, USA.