Sunday, July 15, 2007
15 july 2003 - Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
A "Keluang Kecil", "Pteropus Hypoumelanux", "Lesser Flying Fox" or "Pteropus Mahaganus" in the National Museum of Kuala Lumpur.
1881 (-) Willem De Hees is poisoned by Maria Swanenburg in the Netherlands.
1904 (-) Writer Anton Chekhov dies of tuberculosis at the age of 44 in Badenweiler, Germany.
1924 (-) Francis McDonnel is sexually assaulted and strangled by Albert Fish aka The Cannibal, at the age of 7 in Staten Island, Charlton’s Woods, New York, USA.
1929 (-) Writer Hugo Von Hoffmansthal dies of a stroke at the age of 55 in Vienna, Rodaun, Austria.
1930 (+) Philiosopher Jacques Derrida aka The Father of Deconstructionism, is born in El-Biar, Algeria.
1936 (-) Husband Murderess Charlotte Bryant is executed by hanging at the age of 33 in Exeter Prison, United Kingdom.
1945 (-) Lloyd Gomez is briefly abducted by Harvey Glatman aka The Pin-Up Killer, in Boulder, Sunshine Canyon, Colorado, USA.
He tied her up, they spent the night together in his car, and he let her go the next day. He was identified almost instantly.
1946 (+) Musician Linda Ronstadt is born in Tucson, Arizona, USA.
1953 (-) Serial Killer John Reginald Christie of 10 Rillington Place, is executed by hanging at the age of 55 in Pentonville Prison, United Kingdom.
1956 (+) Punk Rocker Marky Ramone originally Marc Steven Bell, is born in Brooklyn, New York, USA.
1957 (x) 58 Die in KLM Super Constellation crash in Biak, New Guinea.
1957 (+) Musician Ian Curtis from the Joy Division, is born in Manchester, Old Trafford Memorial Hospital, United Kingdom.
1969 (x) The Baader-Meinhof-Gruppe Rote Armee Fraktion, burglarize government headquarters and steal a number of official documents in München, Bavaria, Germany.
1971 (-) RAF member Petra Schelm is shot dead by the police in a road-block at the age of 20 in Hamburg, Germany.
1971 (+) Murderer Ponchai Wilkerson is born in Houston, Texas, USA.
1973 (-) Caroline Davis is presumably strychnine-poisoned by Zodiac at the age of 15 in Santa Rosa, California, USA.
1974 (-) Television reporter Christine Chubbuck commits suicide by a shot through the head at the age of 29 in Sarasota, Florida, USA.
She was doing a live newscast during her Suncoast Digest show and said "In keeping with Channel 40's policy of bringing you the latest in blood and guts, and in living color, you are going to see another first: an attempted suicide" and shot herself behind the left ear.
1979 (x) 130 whales commit suicide by hitting the coast in Newfoundland.
1991 (-) Oliver Lacy is drugged, strangled and dismembered by Jeffrey Dahmer aka The Milwaukee Cannibal, at the age of 24 in Milwaukee, 924 25th North Street, Oxford Apartments, Room 213, Wisconsin, USA.
Earlier that day Dahmer was fired from his job at the Ambrosia Chocolate Co. for chronic absenteism.
1997 (-) Fashion designer Gianni Versace is shot dead as fifth victim by Andrew Cunanan aka American Gigolo/American Psycho at the age of 50 in Miami, Southern Beach, Ocean Drive, Florida, USA.