Monday, July 9, 2007
9 july 1999 - Antwerpen, Belgium
Lonely intercontinental leftovers at some party in Appelstraat, Antwerpen.
1540 (x) 49-year-old King of England Henry VIII divorces his fourth wife Anne of Cleves in London, United Kingdom.
Henry claimed she was so unattractive he could barely sleep with her. They had been married for 6 months only.
1918 (x) Over 100 Die in train N°1 and N°4 collision in Nashville, Tennessee, USA.
171 more were injured in what was to be "The Great Train Wreck of 1918".
1937 (+) Artist David Hockney is born in Bradford, United Kingdom.
1947 (+) Sportsman and presumable murderer O. J. Simpson is born in San Francisco, California, USA.
1952 (x) 160 Die in train derailment in Rzepin, Poland.
1956 (+) Actor Tom Hanks is born in Oakland, California, USA.
1965 (+) Artist Jason Rhoades is born in Newcastle, California, USA.
1982 (x) Homeless punk Michael Fagan breaks into the bedroom of Queen Elizabeth at Buckingham Palace in London, United Kingdom.
1982 (x) 146 Die in Pan Am American Flight 759 crash in Kenner, Louisiana, USA.
1985 (-) Murderer Henry Porter is executed by lethal injection in Huntsville, Texas, USA.
1986 (-) Siemens chairman Karl-Heinz Beckurts and his driver Eckhard Groppler die in a bomb-attack by the Rote Armee Fraktion, Kommando Mara Cagol at the age of 56 in Straßlach, Germany.
1986 (x) 33-year-old Serial Killer Larry Eyler aka The Leather-Boy Killer, is convicted to death in Chicago, Illinois, USA.
2003 (-) Triple murderer Christopher Sr. Black is executed by lethal injection in Huntsville Prison, Texas, USA.
2006 (x) 122 Die in Sibir Airlines Airbus A-310 crash off the runway in Irkutsk, Siberia, Russia.
Some 80 people survived.