Tuesday, May 22, 2007
22 may 1999 - Berlin, Germany
Two German presumably talking about art at AMVK's exhibition opening in Galerie Barbara Thumm, Berlin.
1813 (+) Composer Richard Wagner is born in Leipzig, Germany.
1859 (+) Writer Sir Arthur Conan Doyle is born in Edinburgh, Scotland, United Kingdom.
1885 (-) Writer Victor Hugo dies of pneumonia at the age of 83 in Paris, France.
1907 (+) Actor and filmmaker Sir Laurence Olivier is born in Dorking, Surrey, United Kingdom.
1907 (+) Artist Georges Remi aka Hergé, is born in Liège, Liège, Belgium.
1915 (x) 227 Die in train collision in Gretna, Scotland, United Kingdom.
1924 (+) Musician Charles Aznavour originally Shahnour Vaghinagh Aznavourian, is born in Paris, France.
1940 (+) Actor Michael Sarrazin is born in Quebec City, Quebec, Canada.
1951 (+) Serial Killer Kenneth Bianchi aka The Hillside Strangler, is born in Rochester, New York, USA.
1957 (-) Wife murderer Leonard Coey is executed by the Gas Chamber at the age of 59 in State Prison, Florence, Arizona, USA.
1960 (+) Victim of Peter Sutcliffe aka The Yorkshire Ripper, Jacqueline Hill is born in the United Kingdom.
1964 (-) Mass-Murderer Reuben Rolle commits suicide by a shot through the head at the age of 40 in Nassau, Bahamas.
He first shot 6 people in the Grove Club.
1967 (x) 252 Die in L’Innovation department store fire in Brussels, Brabant, Belgium.
1970 (+) Fashion Model Naomi Campbell is born in Streatham, South London, United Kingdom.
1980 (-) Leslie O’Dell is tortured by Richard Francis Cottingham aka The Midtown Torso Killer, at the age of 18 in Hasbrouck Heights, New Jersey, USA.
They spent 3 hours of rape and sexual torture in room 117 of the Quality Inn Motel, Cottingham was arrested later that day.
1981 (x) 35-year-old Serial Killer Peter Sutcliffe aka The Yorkshire Ripper, is convicted to life-imprisonment for killing 13 women in London, Old Bailey, United Kingdom.
1981 (x) 23-year-old Serial Killer Wayne Williams aka The Atlanta Child Murderer, is arrested near the Chattahoochee River in Atlanta, Georgia, USA.
1982 (-) Angela Marks is raped and stabbed to death by Thomas Rath aka The Devil’s Moor Murderer, at the age of 18 in Bremen, Germany.
1987 (-) Murderer Richard Tucker is executed by Old Sparky at the age of 44 in Georgia, USA.
1992 (-) Murder-instigator Robert Black is executed by lethal injection in Huntsville Prison, Texas, USA.
He hired John Wayne Hearn to kill his wife Sandra.
1992 (x) 66-year-old TV-host Johnny Carson presents his last show on NBC in Hollywood, California, USA.
For the last time America heard "Heeeeeeere's Johnny!".
1997 (-) Poet Herman De Coninck dies of a heart-attack at the age of 53 in Lissabon, Portugal.
1997 (-) Murderer Larry White is executed by lethal injection in Huntsville Prison, Texas, USA.
2002 (-) Murderer Johnny Martinez is executed by lethal injection in Huntsville Prison, Texas, USA.