Thursday, May 24, 2007

24 may 2001 - Berchem, Belgium

The back of a bench in the railway station of Berchem.

1431 (-) Jeanne D’Arc aka The Maiden of Orleans, is executed by burning at the stake at the age of 19 in Rouen, France.
1917 (-) Double Murderer Dr. Arthur Waite is executed by Old Sparky at the age of 28 in Sing Sing Prison, New York, USA.
1930 (x) Serial Killer Peter Kürten aka The Düsseldorfer Monster, is arrested in Düsseldorf, Mettmanner Straße, NordRhein-Westfalen, Germany.
1935 (-) Murderer Tellie McQuate is executed by hanging at the age of 44 in California, USA.
1940 (+) Poet Joseph Brodsky originally Iosif Aleksandrowitsch Brodsky, is born in Leningrad, Russia.
1941 (+) Musician Bob Dylan originally Robert Zimmerman, is born in Duluth, Minnesota, USA.
1945 (+) Actress Priscilla Presley is born in New York, New York, USA.
1972 (x) 3 US-soldiers die in a Baader-Meinhof-Gruppe Rote Armee Fraktion, bomb-attack on the American Army Headquarters in Heidelberg, Germany.
5 more soldiers are injured.
1972 (-) Actress Asta Nielsen dies at the age of 90 in Frederiksberg, Denmark.
1974 (-) Musician Duke Ellington dies of lung cancer at the age of 75 in New York, New York, the USA.
1975 (-) Mass-Murderer Russel Smith commits suicide by a shot through the head in Dayton, Ohio, USA.
1982 (x) Suzanne Wagner escapes after being held imprisoned as a sex-slave for over a year by Sex Researcher Dr. Ulrich Kochwald in Regensburg, Germany.
1985 (x) Serial Killer Michael Wolpert aka The Strong Sex Drive, is sentenced to life imprisonment in Frankfurt, Germany.
1987 (x) Almost a million people walk from each side over the Golden Gate Bridge on it’s 50th anniversary festivity-day in San Francisco, California, USA.
1991 (-) Anthony Hughes is drugged, strangled and dismembered by Jeffrey Dahmer aka The Milwaukee Cannibal, at the age of 31 in Milwaukee, 924 25th North Street, Oxford Apartments, Room 213, Wisconsin, USA.
2000 (-) Murderer Richard Foster is executed by lethal injection in Huntsville Prison, Texas, USA.
2006 (-) Double murderer Jesus Aguilar is executed by lethal injection in Huntsville Prison, Texas, USA.

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