Tuesday, September 11, 2007

11 september 2001 - Antwerpen, Belgium

A pair of electric plugs on the construction site under Antwerp Central Station.

1816 (+) Optician Carl Zeiss is born in Weimar, Germany.
1881 (+) Actress Asta Nielsen is born in Vesterbro, Copenhagen, Denmark.
1885 (+) Writer David Herbert Lawrence is born in Eastwood, United Kingdom.
1903 (+) Social theorist Theodor Adorno is born in Frankfurt-am-Main, Germany.
1935 (+) Cosmonaut Gherman Titov is born in Verhnee Zhilino, USSR.
He became the second person to orbit the earth.
1939 (x) Iraq and Saudi Arabia declare war to Nazi Germany.
1940 (+) Filmmaker Brian DePalma is born in Newark, New Jersey, USA.
1968 (x) 95 Die in Air France Caravelle crash in Nice, France.
1969 (-) Mary Pickens is stabbed to death by George Putt aka The Memphis Murderer, at the age of 59 in the USA.
Putt is arrested within hours.
1971 (-) USSR-leader Nikita Krushchev dies of a heart-attack at the age of 77 in Moscow, Russia.
1973 (-) President of Chile Salvador Allende commits suicide by a shot in the head during a military coup at the age of 65 in Santiago de Chile, Chile.
He used an automatic AK-47 rifle which was given to him as a present by Fidel Castro.
1974 (x) 72 Die in Eastern Airlines Flight 212 Douglas DC-9-31 crash in Charlotte, North Carolina, USA.
10 people survived.
1978 (-) Dissident writer Georgi Markov dies after being jabbed in the leg with a poisonous umbrella by Bulgarian secret agents at the age of 49 in London, United Kingdom.
1978 (-) Medical photographer Janet Parker dies of smallpox at the age of 40 in Birmingham, United Kingdom.
She was accidently infected by a mislaid sample of the virus at the University Medical School, and the last person to die of smallpox.
1981 (+) Mass Murderer Dylan Klebold aka The Columbine High School Killer, is born in Lakewood, Colorado, USA.
1985 (-) Murderer Charles Rumbaugh is executed by lethal injection at the age of 28 in Huntsville Prison, Texas, USA.
1987 (-) Musician Peter Tosh originally Winston Hubert McIntosh aka Stepping Razor, is shot dead by burglars at the age of 42 in Kingston, Jamaïca.
1988 (-) Anna Steffen is found strangled by Arthur Shawcross aka The Monster of the Rivers, at the age of 28 in Genesee Gorge, New York, USA.
1990 (x) Over 150 Die in overloaded ferry capsizing in Uttar Pradesh, India.
2001 (-) 9/11 Terrorist Mohamed Atta crashes into Tower 1 of the World Trade Center with a hijacked American Airlines Flight 11 Boeing 767-223ER at the age of 33 in New York, New York, USA.
2001 (-) 9/11 Terrorist Yousef Marwan crashes into Tower 2 of the World Trade Center with a hijacked United Airlines Flight 175 Boeing 767-222 at the age of 23 in New York, New York, USA.
2001 (-) 9/11 Terrorist Hani Hanjour crashes into the Pentagon with a hijacked American Airlines Flight 77 Boeing 757-223 at the age of 29 in Washington, District Columbia, USA.
2001 (-) 9/11 Terrorist Ziad Jarrah crashes with a hijacked United Airlines Flight 93 Boeing 757-222 at the age of 26 in Shanksville, Pennsylvania, USA.
He planned to crash into the White House.
2006 (-) Writer and biographer of Adolf Hitler Joachim Fest dies at the age of 79 in Kronberg im Taunus, Germany.

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