Monday, April 23, 2007
23 april 2007 - Antwerpen, Belgium
in the garden of evil honey the great red dragon flutters wrapped in gold i know nothing that i love you in the garden of evil baby eternal horizon in gold clothes of the sun that is always true please undress me come with me deeper blacker underground i bury your hands in the black sun i hang from cutoff shoulders in the red sun we walk the edge of this dried out land darling in the garden of evil i eat your wings
1564 (+) Writer William Shakespeare is born in Startford on Avon, United Kingdom.
1616 (-) Writer William Shakespeare dies of a bad cold in the United Kingdom.
He drank a bit too much on a birthday-party and went home catching the cold.
1791 (+) 15th president of the USA James Buchanan is born in Mercersburg, Pennsylvania, USA.
1858 (+) Physicist Max Planck is born in Kiel, Germany.
1885 (x) 46-year-old Serial Killer Maria Swanenburg is sentenced to life-imprisonment for the poisoning of over 100 people, killing at least 30, in the Netherlands.
1891 (+) Composer Sergey Prokofiev is born in Sontzovka, Ukraine, Russia.
1899 (+) Writer Wladimir Nabokov is born in St. Petersburg, Russia.
1928 (+) Actress Shirley Temple originally Black, is born in Santa Monica, California, USA.
1941 (x) Greece capitulates for Nazi-Germany.
1961 (x) Serial Killer Ted Paisnel aka The Beast of Jersey, abducts and rapes an unidentified 11-year-old girl in St. Martin, Jersey.
1962 (-) Petra Giese is strangled and partly eaten by Joachim Kroll aka The Ruhr Hunter, at the age of 13 in Dinslaken-Bruckhausen, NordRhein-Westfalen, Germany.
1967 (x) Murderer James Earl Ray aka The Man Who Shot Martin Luther King, escapes from the Missouri State Penitentiary, but is recaptured a couple of days later in Missouri, USA.
1969 (-) Linda Savee is strangled and a breast cut off by Jerry Brudos aka The Lust Killer, at the age of 22 in Salem, Oregon, USA.
The breast he used as a paper-weight.
1974 (x) Start of the trial against Serial Killer Gustaaf Van Eyken aka De Vampier van Muizen, in Antwerpen Assisenhof, Antwerp, Belgium.
1982 (x) Theodore Kaczinski aka The UnaBomber, mails a bomb to Professor Patrick Fisher at Pennsylvania University in Provo, Utah, USA.
The package is forwarded to Vanderbilt University in Nashville, Tennessee.
1992 (-) Murderer William ‘Billy’ White is executed by lethal injection in Huntsville Prison, Texas, USA.
It took the executioner 47 minutes to find a suitable vein, White eventually helped him.
1998 (-) Murderer James Earl Ray aka The Man Who Shot Martin Luther King, dies of cancer of the liver at the age of 70 in Nashville, Tennessee, USA.
1998 (x) The country’s most feared criminal, 41-year-old Serial Killer Marc Dutroux escapes from the courthouse, where he was consulting the records for his defence, by knocking down a state trooper and running out of the building in Neufchateau, Luxemburg, Belgium.
He is found about 3 hours later in a wood, where his stolen car got stuck in the mud.
1999 (-) Mass Murderer David Lawrie is executed by lethal injection at the age of 37 in Smyrna, Delaware, USA.