Friday, April 20, 2007
20 april 2005 - Vladivostok, Russia
A 'container shop' near the Chinese market in Vladivostok, Russia.
1831 (-) Mass-Murderess Margaretha Timm is executed in Germany.
She killed over 15 relatives.
1889 (+) Führer of the Third Reich Adolf Hitler is born in Braunau, Gasthof zum Pommer, Germany.
1893 (+) Artist Juan Mirò is born in Barcelona, Spain.
1893 (+) Actor and filmmaker Harold Lloyd is born in the USA.
1907 (x) Serial Killer Carl Panzram aka A Journal of Murder, is court-martialed for stealing government-property and is sentenced to 3 years imprisonment in the USA.
1908 (+) Musician Lionel Hampton is born in Louisville, Kentucky, USA.
1917 (-) Explorer Percy Fawcett vanishes into the Matto Grossi Jungle, probably killed and eaten by the Kalapolos Indians in Brazil.
1917 (-) Andrée Babelay is killed by Henri Desiré Landru aka The Bluebeard Murderer, in Gambais, France.
1940 (+) Writer Jan ‘I’ Cremer is born in Enschede, the Netherlands.
1942 (+) Serial Killer Hans Van Zon is born in Utrecht, the Netherlands.
1949 (+) Actress Jessica Lange is born in Cloquet, Minnesota, USA.
1953 (+) Musician James Siegfried aka James White aka James Chance, is born in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA.
1958 (x) Serial Killer Joseph Kallinger aka The Shoemaker, marries Elisabeth ‘Betty’ Baumgard in Elkton, Maryland, USA.
1965 (x) Murderer Ronald ‘Ronnie’ Kray aka The Profession of Violence, marries 21-year-old Frances Shea in London, United Kingdom.
1965 (x) Serial Killer Harvey Louis Carignan aka The Want-Ad Killer, is sentenced to 15 years imprisonment for burglary in Walla Walla, Washington, USA.
1967 (x) 126 Die in Swissair Airliner crash in Nicosia, Cyprus.
1968 (x) 123 Die in SuidAfrikaanse Lugdiens Boeing 707 crash in Windhoek, South Africa.
1970 (x) Serial Killer Zodiac sends a diagram how to blow up a schoolbus to the San Francisco Chronicle in San Francisco, California, USA.
1972 (-) Jimmy Wallace is stabbed and his penis cut off by Charlie Chopoff at the age of 10 in New York, West Side, New York, USA.
He survived, the penis was found the next day while some kids were playing with it.
1978 (x) Serial Killer Charles Ray Hatcher aka Evil Incarnate, escapes from the St. Paul mental hospital in Minneapolis, USA.
1984 (-) Caecili Hidde is strangled by Waldemar Stepinski aka The Doorbell Killer, at the age of 83 in Berlin, Neu Köln, Germany.
1986 (x) Over 1000 Die in Ekhlas Star ferry shipwreck in Dacca, Dhaleswhari River, Bangladesh.
1991 (-) Musician with The Small Faces Steve Marriott dies in a fire at his house at the age of 44 in Essex, United Kingdom.
1992 (-) Actor Benny Hill originally Alfie Hill, is found dead in his house at the age of 67 in London, United Kingdom.
1995 (x) Theodore Kaczinski aka The UnaBomber, mails a bomb to the Sacramento Forest Association Office in Oakland, California, USA.
He also mails letters to the New York Times, Professor David Gelernter at Yale University, Research director of New England Biolabs Richard J. Roberts and head of Massachusetts Institute of Technology’s biology department Phillip A. Sharp.
1998 (-) Philosopher Jean-François Lyotard dies of pneumonia and lungcancer at the age of 73 in France.
1999 (-) Serial Killer Yuhui Li is executed by the Firing Squad in Bejing, China.
2005 (-) Murderer Douglas Roberts is executed by lethal injection in Huntsville Prison, Texas, USA.