Thursday, June 28, 2007
28 june 2002 - Antwerpen, Belgium
Still life on the windowsill.
1577 (+) Artist Peter Paul Rubens is born in Siegen, Germany.
1712 (+) Composer Jean-Jacques Rousseau is born in Genève, Switzerland.
1883 (+) Politician Pierre Laval is born in Châteldon, Puy-de-Dôme, France.
1891 (+) Serial Killer Carl Panzram aka A Journal of Murder, is born in Warren, Minnesota, USA.
1901 (-) Murderer Frank Miller is executed by hanging in Alabama, USA.
1904 (x) Over 600 Die in Norge shipwreck in Rockall Reef, Scotland, United Kingdom.
1905 (-) Murderer Henri Languille is executed by the Guillotine in Paris, France.
Dr. Beaurieux lifted the head out of the basked and called out Henri’s name upon which the head opened its eyes.
1914 (-) Franz Ferdinand von Habsburg-Lothringen is shot dead by Gavrilo Princip at the age of 50 in Sarajevo, Yugoslavia.
The event triggered the start of World War I.
1918 (-) Harriet Lowe is attacked by The Axe-Man of New Orleans in New Orleans, Louisiana, USA.
1926 (+) Filmmaker Mel Brooks originally Melvin Kaminsky, is born in New York, New York, USA.
1933 (-) Actor, filmmaker and womanizer Roscoe Conklin ‘Fatty’ Arbuckle aka The Heavy-Weight Rapist, dies of a heart-attack at the age of 46 in New York, New York, USA.
1935 (-) Murderess Eva Coo aka Madame, is executed by Old Sparky in Sing Sing Prison, New York, USA.
1935 (+) Actor John Inman aka Mr. Humphries, is born in Preston, Lancashire, United Kingdom.
1940 (-) Murderer Ruf Satterfield is executed by the Gas Chamber in North Carolina, USA.
1955 (-) Murderer Dr. Dalip Lutchmie Persap is executed by hanging in Port-of-Spain, Trinidad.
1957 (-) Writer Alfred Döblin dies at the age of 78 in Emmendingen, Germany.
1962 (-) Mary Mullen is killed by heart-failure in the course of being assaulted by Albert DeSalvo aka The Boston Strangler, at the age of 85 in Boston, 1435 Commonwealth Avenue, Massachussets, USA.
1971 (-) Maffia-leader Joseph Colombo is shot dead by an unidentified black man in New York, New York, USA.
1973 (-) Marlys Townsend is attacked by Harvey Louis Carignan aka The Want-Ad Killer, in Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA.
1975 (-) Twilight Zone host Rod Serling dies of a heart attack at the age of 50 in Rochester, Strong Memorial Hospital, New York, USA.
1980 (-) Roxanne Easlund is abducted and shot dead by Robert Hansen aka The Aviation Hunter, at the age of 24 in Anchorage, Northern Lights Boulevard, Alaska, USA.
1981 (x) 94 Die in bomb-attack in Iran.
Amongst the dead were 9 ministers and party-leader Ayatollah Mohammed Behesti
1984 (-) Jennie Vincow is raped and stabbed to death by Richard Ramirez aka The Nightstalker, at the age of 79 in Los Angeles, Eagle Rock, Chapman Street, California, USA.
1986 (-) Valentine Gleim is sexually assaulted and strangled by Kenneth Erskine aka The Stockwell Strangler, at the age of 84 in London, Stockwell Park Road, Somerville Hastings House, United Kingdom.
1995 (x) 53-year-old Theodore Kaczinski aka The UnaBomber, mails letters to the New York Times and Washington Post in San Francisco, California, USA.