Thursday, June 21, 2007
21 june 2007 - Lausanne, Switzerland
A sign on a restaurant or maybe a nightclub in Lausanne where I'll perform "The Chance Meeting on a work by Donald Judd of a Mountain of Sand and a Lake" tomorrow at Circuit.
1527 (-) Political philosopher and poet Nicolo Machiavelli dies at the age of 58 in San Casciano, Italy.
1891 (+) Engineer and inventor of concrete ceilings Piero Luigi Nervi is born in Sondrio, Lombardy, Italy.
1893 (x) 32-year-old Murderess Lizzie Borden is found not guilty of axing to death her mother and father in Bedford, Massachussets, USA.
1905 (+) Writer, philosopher and critic Jean-Paul Sartre is born in Paris, France.
1908 (-) Composer Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov dies of angina pectoris at the age of 64 in Lyubensk, Russia.
1935 (+) Writer Françoise Sagan originally Françoise Quoirez, is born in Cajarc, Lot, France.
1946 (-) Margery Gardner is beaten to death and mutilated by Neville Heath aka The Sadistic Romeo, at the age of 32 in London, United Kingdom.
1970 (-) First President of Indonesia Ahmad Soekarno dies at the age of 69 in Jakarta, Indonesia.
1970 (x) Baader-Meinhof-Gruppe Rote Armee Fraktion, members Ulrike Meinhof, Andreas Baader and Gudrun Ensslin fly to Beirut in Berlin, Schönefeld, Germany.
From Beirut they moved on via Syria to Amman in Jordan to get a terrorist training at the "El Fatah" camp.
1975 (x) 23-year-old Serial Killer Gerald Stano aka Blind Fury, marries 22-year-old Mickey in Ormond Beach, Prince of Peace Catholic Church , Florida, USA.
1979 (-) Ex-Velvet Underground drummer Angus MacLise dies of starvation and tuberculosis at the age of 41 in Kathmandu, Shanta Bawan Hospital, Nepal.
1981 (-) Ada Court is tortured and killed by Clifford Olsen aka The Vancouver Butcher, at the age of 13 in Coquitlam, British Columbia, Canada.
1990 (-) Larry Parham is attacked by N.Y. Zodiac Murderer at the age of 30 in New York, Central Park, New York, USA.
1995 (-) Murderer Karl Hammond is executed by lethal injection in Huntsville Prison, Texas, USA.