Sunday, April 29, 2007

29 april 2005 - Vladivostok, Russia

A makeshift meatstall in the backyard of an apartment block from a couple of guys who just slaughtered a pig.

1863 (+) Millionaire William Randolph Hearst is born in the USA.
1881 (-) Murderer Royal Carr is executed by hanging at the age of 44 in Vermont, USA.
1899 (+) Musician Duke Ellington is born in the USA.
1901 (+) Emperor of Japan Akihito Hirohito is born in Japan.
1907 (+) Musician Tino Rossi is born.
1907 (+) Filmmaker Fred Zinneman is born in the USA.
1917 (+) Filmmaker Maya Deren originally Eleanora Derenkovskaya, is born in Kiev, Ukraïne, USSR.
1919 (-) Black George Holden is lynched for writing an improper not to a white woman in Shreveport, Louisiana, USA.
1922 (+) Musician Toots Thielemans is born in Brussels, Belgium.
1943 (-) Murderer August Sangret aka The Wigwam Murderer, is executed by hanging at the age of 30 in London, Wandsworth Prison, United Kingdom.
1945 (x) The concentration camp of Dachau is liberated by American Armed Forces in Germany.
1949 (-) Murderer Andrew Berry is executed by Old Sparky at the age of 44 in Ohio, USA.
1951 (-) Philosopher Ludwig Wittgenstein dies at the age of 62 in Cambridge, United Kingdom.
1967 (-) Coby Van Der Voort is beaten to death by Hans Van Zon at the age of 37 in Amsterdam, the Netherlands.
1970 (+) Actress Uma Thurman is born.
1971 (-) Edna MacDonald is strangled by Mike Debarbeleben aka The Lethal Shadow, in Barrington, USA.
1977 (-) Marie-Therese Majer is killed by Bernd Bopp aka The Hammer Murderer, at the age of 21 in Schriesheim, Germany.
1980 (-) Filmmaker Alfred Hitchcock aka The Master of Suspense, dies at the age of 80 in London, United Kingdom.
1980 (-) Darin Kendrick is sodomised, strangled and forced to drink chloral hydrate by William Bonin aka The Freeway Killer, at the age of 19 in Stanton, California, USA.
1993 (-) Musician Mick Ronson dies.
1995 (-) Actress Ginger Rogers originally Virginia McMath, dies at the age of 83 in Rancho Mirage, California, USA.
1997 (-) David Madson is shot dead as second victim by Andrew Cunanan aka American Gigolo/American Psycho, at the age of 33 in Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA.
His body was found in a lake near Minneapolis a week later.
1998 (-) Murderer Arthur Ross is executed by lethal injection at the age of 44 in State Prison, Florence, Arizona, USA.

1998 (-) Murderer Frank McFarland is executed by lethal injection in Huntsville Prison, Texas, USA.
2003 (-) Murderer David Brewer is executed by lethal injection at the age of 44 in Southern Correctional Facility, Lucasville, Ohio, USA.

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