Thursday, September 13, 2007
13 september 2001 - Antwerpen, Belgium
A warning sign "Beware Children" in Zone City, Antwerpen.
1321 (-) Poet Dante Alighieri originally Durente degli Alighieri, dies of malaria at the age of 56 in Ravenna, Italy.
1475 (+) Cesare Borgia is born in Rome, Italy.
1739 (+) Statesman Grigori Potemkin is born in Smolensk, Russia.
1874 (+) Composer Arnold Schoenberg is born in Vienna, Austria.
1916 (+) Writer Roald Dahl is born in Llandaff, Wales, United Kingdom.
1931 (x) 22 die in a bomb-attack and subsequent derailment of the Orient Express by Mass Murderer Sylvester Matuschka aka The Orient-Express Wrecker, on a viaduct in Torbagy, Hungary.
1944 (+) Actress Jacqueline Bisset is born in Weybridge, Surrey, United Kingdom.
1956 (+) IRA-member Martin Hurson originally Mairtin O hUrsain, is born in Cappagh, Tyrone, Ireland.
1966 (-) Ursula Rohling is killed by Joachim Kroll aka The Ruhr Hunter, at the age of 20 in Marl, Försterbusch Park, Germany.
1971 (x) After 4 days of riots 63-year-old Philantropist, politician and businessman Nelson Rockefeller orders 1000 State Troopers and National Guardsmen to storm Attica Prison in New York, New York, USA.
Over 40 people including 11 hostage prison guards died.
1974 (x) The members of the Baader-Meinhof-Gruppe Rote Armee Fraktion, start their third hungerstrike in several prisons in Germany.
It was announced by Ulrike Meinhof while she stood trial for the freeing of Andreas Baader in Berlin.
1975 (-) Liane Woessner is killed by Bernd Bopp aka The Hammer Murderer, at the age of 11 in Bruchsal, Germany.
1984 (x) 47-year-old Serial Killer Andrej Tsjikatilo aka The Rostow Ripper, is arrested and charged with theft in Rostow, Russia.
At the trial, three weeks later, he is released due to lack of evidence.
1984 (x) Start of the trial against 31-year-old Serial Killer Larry Eyler aka The Leather-Boy Killer, in Chicago, Illinois, USA.
1986 (x) 250 Die in overloaded ferry shipwreck in Barisal, Bangladesh.
1995 (-) Murderer Jimmie Jeffers is executed by lethal injection at the age of 49 in State Prison, Florence, Arizona, USA.
1996 (-) Rapper Tupac Shakur aka 2Pac, dies of respiratory failure at the age of 25 in Las Vegas, University Medical Center, Nevada, USA.
He had been shot four times in a drive-by shooting six days earlier.