Wednesday, June 20, 2007
20 june 2001 - Antwerpen, Belgium
My finished installation at the police station of Zone City, Handelsstraat, Antwerpen.
1887 (+) Artist Kurt Schwitters is born in Hannover, Germany.
1900 (-) German ambassador in China Klemens von Ketteler is shot dead in the street at the age of 46 in Beijing, China.
1909 (+) Actor Errol Flynn is born in Hobarth, Tasmania.
1919 (x) 150 Die in Mayaguez theatre fire in San Juan, Puerto Rico.
1924 (-) Murderer William Ward is executed by hanging at the age of 38 in State Prison, Florence, Arizona, USA.
1929 (-) Robert Warne is beaten to death by Carl Panzram aka A Journal of Murder, in Leavenworth prison, USA.
1929 (+) Sociologist and philosopher Jean Baudrillard is born in Reims, France.
1930 (x) 39-year-old Serial Killer Carl Panzram aka A Journal of Murder, tries to commit suicide by eating a plate of poisonous-rottened beans and cutting an artery in his leg in Leavenworth prison, USA.
1934 (+) Actor Martin Landau is born in New York, New York, USA.
1934 (x) The body of Cult figure and first wife of Nazi Leader Hermann Göring Carin Göring originally Carin Frelin von Fock, who died already 3 years earlier is transferred from Lovö, Sweden in Carinhall, Eberswald, Germany.
1942 (+) Beach Boy Brian Wilson is born in Hawthorne, California, USA.
1942 (-) Dr. Braunberger is presumably killed by by Marcel Petiot aka The Triangular Chamber of Death Murderer, in Paris, 21 rue Lesueur, France.
1947 (-) Racketeer Bugsy Siegel has his eyes blown out and vertebrae smashed by members of the Syndicate at the age of 41 in Santa Monica, California, USA.
1949 (+) Musician Lionel Richie is born in Tuskegee, Alabama, USA.
1952 (-) Rocket propulsion researcher and Magick-pupil of Aleister Crowley John “Jack” Parsons is blown apart by an explosion in his garage at the age of 37 in Pasadena, California, USA.
Later he was credited with the creation of solid rocket fuel, a crater on the moon is named after him.
1962 (-) Murderer Marthinus Rossouw is executed by hanging at the age of 23 in Kaapstad, South Africa.
1969 (-) Viennese Aktionist Rudolf Schwarzkogler commits suicide by jumping through his window at the age of 28 in Vienna, Austria.
1973 (x) Over 200 Die in shooting in Buenos Aires, Ezeiza airport, Argentina.
It occured at the return of Juan Peron from exile in Spain.
1976 (x) Carile Fugate, girlfriend and accomplice of Spree Killer Charles Starkweather aka Little Red, is paroled from prison in York, Nebraska, USA.
1977 (x) 22-year-old Murderer David Mark Chapman aka The Man Who Shot John Lennon, tries to commit suicide by putting a hose from the exhaust into his car in Hawaï, USA.
1981 (-) James Churchill is stabbed to death by Charles Ray Hatcher aka Evil Incarnate, at the age of 38 in Rock Island, the Mississippi River banks, Illinois, USA.
1988 (x) Start of the trial against 44-year-old Serial Killer Gary Heidnik aka The Cellar of Horror Murderer, in Philadelphia, City Hall, Room 653, Pennsylvania, USA.
1989 (-) Aljoscha Makarow is stabbed to death by Andrej Tsjikatilo aka The Rostow Ripper, at the age of 11 in Koltschugino, Wladimir, Russia.
1995 (-) Murderer Ronald Allridge is executed by lethal injection in Huntsville Prison, Texas, USA.
1995 (-) Murderer John Fearance is executed by lethal injection in Huntsville Prison, Texas, USA.
2006 (-) Triple murderer Lamont Reese is executed by lethal injection at the age of 28 in Huntsville Prison, Texas, USA.