Monday, February 26, 2007

26 february 2004 - Antwerpen, Belgium

A welcoming reception at "'t Schoon Verdiep" of the Antwerp Townhall to announce the start of an artist studio management cooperation between the NICC and the City of Antwerp.

1802 (+) Writer Victor Hugo is born in Besançon, France.
1846 (+) Outlaw Buffalo Bill Cody is born in the USA.
1852 (-) Mass-murderess Helène Jegado is executed by the Guillotine in France.
1878 (+) Artist Kasimir Malewitsch is born in Kiew, Russia.
1914 (-) Murderer George Ball is executed by hanging at the age of 22 in Liverpool, Walton Prison, United Kingdom.
1918 (x) Over 3000 Die in Provence crusier shipwreck in the Mediterranean Sea.
1928 (+) Musician Fats Domino is born in New Orleans, Louisiana, USA.
1932 (+) Musician and one-time-criminal Johnny Cash is born in Kingsland, Arkansas, USA.
1943 (-) First commander of Dachau-KZ Theodor Eicke dies in a plane-crash in Germany.
1943 (x) The first transport of Gypsies arrives in Buchenwald-KZ, Germany.
1959 (x) Peter Paul Rubens’ "Hollensturz der verdammten" is attacked with acid by 57-year-old Kurt Walmen in München, Alte Pinakothek, Germany.
1971 (-) Actor Fernand Contandin aka Fernandel, dies of cancer at the age of 67 in Paris, Avenue Foch, France.
1971 (-) Lynda Kanes is presumably strangled and beaten to death by Zodiac at the age of 20 in Angwin, California, USA.
Her body is found 8 days later, nude and wrapped in an American flag.
1978 (-) Poisoness of her mother, husband, mother-in-law and son, Audrey Hilley dies of a heart-attack due to hypothermia at the age of 53 in Blue Mountain, Vermont, USA.
She jumped parole and wandered through the woods for 5 days.
1984 (-) Rosario Gonzalez is abducted and killed by Christopher Wilder aka The Beauty Queen Killer, at the age of 20 in Miami, Florida, USA.
2000 (-) Xenophobic Serial Bomber Franz Fuchs commits suicide by hanging in his prison cell with the cable of an electric razor at the age of 50 in Gralla, Styria, Austria.

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