Tuesday, July 3, 2007
3 july 1999 - Pulderbos, Belgium
A saw horse in a garden in Pulderbos.
1854 (+) Composer Leos Janacek is born in Hukvaldy, Moldavia.
1883 (+) Writer Franz Kafka is born in Prague, Czechoslowakia.
1904 (-) Playwright and journalist Theodor Herzl Creator and head of the World Zionist Organisation, dies of heart failure at the age of 44 in Edlach, Austria.
He turned millions of Jews, most of whom lived in Eastern Europe into a nation and formed a political plan for the rebirth of the Jewish people in its own land - Eretz, Israël.
1927 (+) Filmmaker Ken Russell is born in Southampton, United Kingdom.
1935 (-) Car manufacterer André Citroën dies of stomach cancer at the age of 56 in Paris, France.
1944 (+) Musician Michel Polnareff is born in Nérac, France.
1946 (-) Doreen Marshall is cut to death and mutilated by Neville Heath aka The Sadistic Romeo, in Bournemouth, United Kingdom.
1962 (+) Actor Tom Cruise is born in Syracuse, New York, USA.
1969 (-) Rolling Stone Brian Jones drowns in his swimming pool at the age of 27 in Hartfield, Sussex, United Kingdom.
1970 (+) Victim of Jeffrey Dahmer aka The Milwaukee Cannibal, Matt Turner aka Donald Montrell, is born in the USA.
1971 (-) Musician Jim Morrison dies of a heart-attack at the age of 27 in Paris, 17 Rue Beautreillis, France.
1988 (-) AIDS-victim Fawzi Mahmoed is shot dead by a policeman at the age of 33 in Caïro, Nasr, Egypt.
He escaped from a hospital, cut his wrists and threatened to infect people with his contaminated blood.
1988 (x) 290 Die in Iranian Airlines Airbus 300 crash in the Persian Gulf.
The plane was shot by a missile from the US-Vincennes by mistake.
1996 (-) Serial Killer Herbert Baumeister commits suicide by a chase by the police at the age of 49 in Toronto, Canada.
In his suicide note, he described his failing marriage and business as his reason for suicide. He did not confess to the murders of the seven men found in his backyard.
1997 (x) 38-year-old Murderer Vladimir Nikolayev is sentenced to death by the Supreme Court for killing and cannibalizing two people in the town of Novocheboksary in Chuvash, Russia.
2001 (x) 145 Die in Vladivostok Avia Tupolev TU-154 crash in Irkutsk, Russia.