Tuesday, February 20, 2007

20 february 2007 - Antwerpen, Belgium

A leaking gas pipe in our basement.

1895 (+) Henri Valéry, an alias used by Marcel Petiot, The Triangular Chamber of Death, is born in Elbeuf, Seine-Maritime, France.
1904 (+) USSR-prime minister Alexej Kosygin is born in Russia.
1911 (-) Mass-poisoner John Hutchinson commits suicide by Prussic acid in Newcastle-Upon-Tyne, United Kingdom.
1925 (+) Filmmaker Robert Altman is born in Kansas City, Montana, USA.
1926 (-) Clara Newman is raped and strangled by Earle Leonard Nelson aka The Gorilla Murderer, at the age of 60.
1927 (+) Actor Sidney Poitier is born in Miami, Florida, USA.
1941 (-) Lisa Nowak is beaten to death by Paul Ogorzow aka Der Schnellbahn Mörder, at the age of 30 in Berlin, Germany.
1954 (+) Patty Hearst aka The Born-again Terrorist, is born in the USA.
1960 (+) Murderer and son of Serial Killer Joseph Kallinger, The Shoemaker, Joey Kallinger is born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA.
1962 (x) 40-year-old Astronaut John Glenn is the first US-astronaut to fly around the earth in Space.
1967 (+) Musician Kurt Cobain aka The Pope of Grunge, is born in Seattle, Washington, USA.
1971 (x) Dictator Idi Amin is chosen for president by the army in Uganda.
1987 (x) Theodore Kaczinski aka The UnaBomber, places a booby trap behind the CAAMs computer store in Salt Lake City, Utah, USA.
One person is injured when moving the package.
2005 (-) Writer Hunter Thompson aka the creator of Gonzo journalism, commits suicide by a shot in the head at the age of 67 in Woody Creek, Colorado, USA.
"No More Games. No More Bombs. No More Walking. No More Fun. No More Swimming. 67. That is 17 years past 50. 17 more than I needed or wanted. Boring. I am always bitchy. No Fun—for anybody. 67. You are getting Greedy. Act your old age. Relax—This won't hurt."

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