Saturday, July 7, 2007
7 july 2002 - Gent, Belgium
Johan Van Steunkiste & Chantal Desmet explaining their views on Studio Management for Visual Artists at a Colloquium in Gent.
1304 (-) Pope Benedictus XI originally Nicholas Boccasini, dies at the age of 64 in Perugia, Italy.
He was probably poisoned.
1833 (+) Artist Félicien Rops aka The Satanic Eroticist, is born in Namur, Namur, Belgium.
1860 (+) Composer Gustav Mahler is born in Kalischt, Bohemia, Czechoslowakia.
1887 (+) Artist Marc Chagall originally Moishe Shagal, is born in Vitebsk, Russia.
1890 (-) Founder of the chocolate company Henri Nestlé dies of a heart attack at the age of 75 in Germany.
1901 (+) Accomplice of Fritz Haarmann, Der Hannover Werwolf, Hans Grans is born in Hannover, Germany.
1901 (+) Filmmaker Vittorio De Sica is born in Sora, Latium, Italy.
1905 (x) 14-year-old Serial Killer Carl Panzram aka A Journal of Murder, burns down a warehouse ‘for thrills’ in St. Paul, Minnesota, USA.
1907 (+) Writer Robert Heinlein is born in Butler, Montana, USA.
1911 (-) Murderer Domingo Franco is executed by hanging at the age of 44 in State Prison, Florence, Arizona, USA.
1916 (-) Murderer Miguel Peralta is executed by hanging at the age of 40 in State Prison, Florence, Arizona, USA.
1922 (+) Fashion designer Pierre Cardin is born in Venezia, Italy.
1924 (+) Serial Killer Rudolf Pleil aka Der Großten Todmacher, is born in Kreis Annaberg, Kuhberg, Germany.
1927 (-) Murderer Louis Boersig is executed by Old Sparky at the age of 44 in Virginia, USA.
1930 (-) Writer Sir Arthur Conan Doyle dies of heart and kidney disfunction at the age of 71 in Hampshire, United Kingdom.
1936 (+) Greek Folk-legend Nikos Xilouris is born in Anoghia, Greece.
1940 (+) Beatle Ringo Starr originally Starkey, is born in Liverpool, United Kingdom.
1946 (x) 40-year-old Pilot, filmmaker and eccentric Howard Hughes crashes with his own designed XF-11 spy-aircraft in Los Angeles, Country Club Golf House, California, USA.
1947 (x) An Unidentified Flying Object supposedly carrying an alien crashes in Roswell, New Mexico, USA.
The US Airforce maintain that is was a research balloon.
1949 (+) Actress Shelley Duvall is born in Houston, Texas, USA.
1958 (x) Alaska is called out as 49th of the United States in the USA.
1961 (x) Over 100 Die in Doekia coal-mine explosion in Dolni-Soetsja, Czechoslowakia.
1973 (x) Over 80 Die in bus collision in Alwar, India.
1973 (-) Megan Emerick is abducted and shot dead by Robert Hansen aka The Aviation Hunter, at the age of 17 in Anchorage, Sewrad, Alaska, USA.
1973 (-) Homer Garcia is tortured and shot dead by Dean Corll aka The Candyman, at the age of 15 in Houston, Texas, USA.
1982 (-) Amina Agisheff is strangled by The Green River Killer at the age of 35 in Seattle, Washington, USA.
1985 (-) Joyce Nelson is beaten to death by Richard Ramirez aka The Nightstalker, at the age of 61 in Los Angeles, Monterey Park, California, USA.
1997 (-) Leonce Millet Jr. is beaten and shot as seventh and eighth victim by Daniel Blank at the age of 66 in Gonzales, Texas, USA.
They both survived.
1999 (-) Murderer Tyrone Fuller is executed by lethal injection in Huntsville Prison, Texas, USA.
2006 (-) Musician Syd Barrett dies of pancreatic cancer at the age of 60 in Cambridge, United Kingdom.