Sunday, July 1, 2007

1 july 1999 - Amsterdam, Netherlands


I was teaching at the Rietveld Academy's "Voorheen Audio Visueel" in Amsterdam. At the jury of the final year this student came in the room where he had his works on show, yelled that he had done such and so and perhaps also that, and kicked a chair through the room. Damn good artist, where are you Auke Veringa?

1892 (+) Writer James Cain is born in Annapolis, Maryland, USA.
1901 (-) Peter Stubbe is decapitated and butchered by Ludwig Tessnow at the age of 6 in Gohren, Germany.
1908 (+) Actress Peg Entwistle is born in Port Talbot, Wales, United Kingdom.
1916 (+) Actress Olivia De Havilland is born in Tokyo, Japan.
1921 (x) 41-year-old Serial Killer Fritz Haarmann aka Der Hannover Werwolf, moves into Neue Straße 8 aka "Das Mordhaus", in Hannover, Germany.
1938 (+) Michelangelo’s ‘Piëta’-attacker Laszlo Toth is born in Pilisvorosyar, Hungary.
1942 (-) Murderer Robert James is executed by hanging in San Quentin prison, California, USA.
It was the last hanging before the instalment of the Gas Chamber.
1945 (+) Musician Deborah ‘Debbie’ Harry aka Blondie, is born in Miami, Florida, USA.
1951 (-) Motherly widow Mary Reeser aka The Cinder Lady, dies of Spontaneous Human Combustion at the age of 67 in St. Petersburg, Florida, USA.
1957 (-) Judy Dull is abducted, assaulted and strangled by Harvey Glatman aka The Pin-Up Killer, at the age of 19 in Hollywood, California, USA.
1959 (x) Serial Rapist Ted Paisnel aka The Beast of Jersey, marries his second wife, Joan in St. Helier, Jersey.
1961 (+) Princess Diana Spencer aka Lady Di, is born in Sandringham, Park House, Northamptonshire, United Kingdom.
1961 (-) Writer Louis Celine dies in Meudon, France.
1968 (-) Joan Schell is raped and stabbed to death by Norman John Collins aka The Michigan Coed Killer, at the age of 20 in Ann Arbor, Michigan, USA.
1972 (x) 30-year-old Serial Killer John Gacy aka The Killer Clown, marries his second wife Carol Lofgren in Chicago, St. Paul’s Lutheran Church, Illinois, USA.
1974 (-) President Juan Peron dies at the age of 78 in Olivos, Buenos Aires, Argentina.
1975 (-) Shelley Robertson is abducted and killed by Ted Bundy aka The Only Living Witness, in Golden, Colorado, USA.
1977 (x) 37-year-old Serial Killer Patrick Kearney aka The Thrash Bag Killer, is arrested in Redondo Beach, California, USA.
1987 (-) Musician Snakefinger originally Philip Charles Lithman, dies of a heart attack at the age of 38 in Linz, Austria.
He was playing with his band The Vestal Virgins at the Posthof Club.
1991 (-) Serial Killer Joachim Kroll aka The Ruhr Hunter, dies of a heart-attack at the age of 58 in Rheinbach prison, Nordrhein-Westfalen, Germany.
1993 (-) Murderer Gian Ferri commits suicide by a shot through the head at the age of 55 in San Francisco, 101 California Street, California, USA.
He was closed in by the police after killing 8 people in a shooting spree in the financial district. He had a grudge against lawyers....
1993 (-) Murderer Curtis Harris is executed by lethal injection in Huntsville Prison, Texas, USA.
1997 (-) Murderer Harold McQueen is executed by Old Sparky at the age of 44 in Eddyville, Kentucky, USA.
1999 (-) Murderer Charles Tuttle is executed by lethal injection in Huntsville Prison, Texas, USA.

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