Wednesday, April 25, 2007

25 april 2005 - Vladivostok, Russia

A local television report on the presentation of the exhibition "Extremities" in the then forthcoming Museum of Modern Art of Vladivostok.

1215 (+) Saint King Louis IX is born in Poissy, France.
1791 (-) Murderer Nicholas Peletier is executed by the Guillotine in Paris, France.
It is the first ever execution by the Guillotine.
1884 (+) Automobile manufacterer Arthur Chevrolet is born in La-Chaux-De-Fonds, Neuchatel, Switzerland.
1901 (-) Black Murderer Jack Ketchum is executed by hanging in Clayton, USA.
On the trapdoor he shouts “I’ll be in Hell before you start breakfast, boys!”, then he drops and his head is torn off due to a mistied rope.
1918 (+) Musician Ella Fitzgerald is born in Newport News, Virginia, USA.
1925 (+) Artist Karel Appel is born in Amsterdam, the Netherlands.
1935 (x) A recently caught tiger-shark swimming in a public aquarium regurgitates the tattood arm of 40-year-old James Smith, victim of murderer Patrick Brady in Sydney, Coogee Beach, New South Wales, Australia.
1940 (+) Actor Al Pacino is born in New York, New York, USA.
1946 (-) Murderer Abraham Gold is executed by Old Sparky at the age of 44 in Sing Sing Prison, New York, New York, USA.
1951 (-) Murderer Joseph Brown is executed by hanging at the age of 33 in London, Wandsworth Prison, United Kingdom.
1951 (-) Murderer Edward Charles Smith is executed by hanging at the age of 33 in London, Wandsworth Prison, United Kingdom.
1966 (x) 81 Army cadets Die in Lockheed Elektra crash in Ardmore, Oklahoma, USA.
1972 (-) Jeanette Kamahele is presumably murdered by Zodiac at the age of 20 in Sahoma County, California, USA.
1973 (x) Serial Killer Charles Ray Hatcher aka Evil Incarnate, is sentenced to one year imprisonment for an attack on a boy in San Francisco, California, USA.
1974 (-) Widow of Jim, Pam Morrison dies of a drug over-dose in the USA.
1976 (-) Sniper Moses Pearson commits suicide by a shot through the head in Georgia, USA.
He was closed in by the police.
1980 (x) 8 US-soldiers die in a helicopter-crash in an attempt to free the American hostages in their embassy in Teheran, Iran.
1988 (x) 68-year-old John Demjanjuk aka Iwan The Terrible, is sentenced to death for the mass-murders in the Treblinka concentration-camp in Jeruzalem, Israƫl.
1991 (-) Neo-Nazi Leader Michael Kuhnen dies of aids at the age of 36 in Kassel, Germany.
2000 (-) Nguyen Hiep is executed by the Firing Squad at the age of 44 in Hanoi, Vietnam.
In 1997 she tried to smuggle a kilo of heroin through Hanoi Airport.
2001 (-) Murderer David Goff is executed by lethal injection in Huntsville Prison, Texas, USA.
2005 (x) 107 Die in a crowded train derailment in Amagasaki, Japan.

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