Sunday, May 20, 2007
20 may 2007 - Tampere, Finland
A wooden walkway from a basalt lava rock eruption into a lake in Pirkkala near Tampere.
1506 (-) Explorer Christoffel Columbus dies of heart-failure at the age of 55 in Valladolid, Spain.
1799 (+) Writer Honoré De Balzac is born in Tours, France.
1882 (+) Writer Sigrid Undset is born in Kalundborg, Zeeland, Denmark.
1894 (-) Eugenie Delhomme is raped, strangled, her throat cut and her right breast severed by Joseph Vacher aka L’Eventreur du Sud-Est, at the age of 20 in France.
1908 (+) Actor James Stewart is born in Indiana, Pennsylvania, USA.
1915 (+) Politician and Military Leader Moshe Dayan is born in near the Kinneret, Israël.
1917 (x) Future Serial Killer Marcel Petiot aka The Triangular Chamber of Death Murderer, has his left foot ripped open by a German hand-grenade during a bitter fight in the Aisne, France.
1920 (+) Pope John Paul II Originally Karol Wojtila, is born in Wadowice, Poland.
1927 (-) Murderer Charles Blackburn is executed by hanging at the age of 36 in State Prison, Florence, Arizona, USA.
1940 (-) Flemish Nationalist VNV-Leader Joris Van Severen is brutally murdered by drunken partizans in Abbéville, France.
1944 (+) Musician Joe Cocker is born in Sheffield, United Kingdom.
1946 (+) Musician Cher originally Cherilyn Sarkisian, is born in El Centro, California, USA.
1965 (x) 119 Die in Pakistani Airlines Boeing 707 crash in Caïro, Egypt.
1968 (x) Serial Killer John Gacy aka The Killer Clown, is sentenced for sodomy and sent to the Iowa Men Reformatory in Anamosa, Iowa, USA.
1981 (-) Carmen Riviera is presumably murdered by Zodiac in Hayward, California, USA.
1992 (-) Murderer Roger Coleman is executed by Old Sparky at the age of 33 in Virginia, USA.
1992 (-) Murderer Jesus Romero is executed by lethal injection in Huntsville, Texas, USA.
1997 (-) Murderer Clarence Lackey is executed by lethal injection in Huntsville Prison, Texas, USA.
1998 (x) 15-year-old Mass Murderer Kip Kinkel kills his parents and drives to his school where he starts a shooting rampage that kills two of his classmates and wounds another 22 in Springfield, Thurston High School cafeteria, Oregon, USA.