Monday, September 17, 2007
17 september 2004 - Dendermonde, Belgium
A set of small table and chairs stowed away at the children's ward of a hospital in Dendermonde.
1895 (-) Murderer Isaac Edwards is executed by hanging at the age of 44 in Ohio, USA.
1901 (+) Sailor Francis Chichester is born in Barnstaple, Devon, United Kingdom.
1922 (+) President of Angola Agostinho Neto is born in Bengo, Angola.
1923 (+) Musician Hank Williams is born in Georgiana, Alabama, USA.
1925 (x) 18-year-old Artist Frida Kahlo originally Frieda Kahlo y Calderón, is involved in a bus accident in Mexico City, Mexico.
She is discovered with a metal pole protruding from her body and suffered a broken spinal column, a broken collarbone, a fractured pelvis, 2 broken ribs, 11 fractures in her right leg and a dislocated and crushed right foot.
1925 (-) Murderer Julius Miller is executed by Old Sparky at the age of 44 in Sing Sing Prison, New York, New York, USA.
1928 (+) Actor Roddy McDowall is born in London, United Kingdom.
1929 (+) Formula One Racer Stirling Moss is born in the United Kingdom.
1931 (+) Actress Anne Bancroft originally Anna Maria Italiano, is born in New York, New York, USA.
1935 (+) Writer Ken Kesey is born in La Junta, Colorado, USA.
1947 (-) Murderer Charles Jenkins is executed by hanging at the age of 23 in London, Pentonville Prison, United Kingdom.
1947 (-) Murderer Christopher Geraghty is executed by hanging at the age of 21 in London, Pentonville Prison, United Kingdom.
1949 (x) 120 Die in Noronic cruiser fire in Toronto, Canada.
1956 (-) Marion Watt is shot dead by Peter Manuel aka The Monster in Human Shape, at the age of 45 in Burnside, Glasgow, Scotland, United Kingdom.
Her 16-year-old daughter Vivienne and sister Margaret were also found dead.
1967 (x) 40 Die in soccer riot during the game Kayseri-Sivas in Turkey.
1968 (x) Fictional Artist John Fare has removed a thumb, 2 fingers, an eye, 8 toes, both testicles and some pieces of skin, which are all replaced by plastic substitutes in Toronto, Isaacs Gallery, Canada.
1980 (-) Dictator Anastasio Somoza is shot dead in a grenade-attack in Asuncion, Paraguay.
1985 (-) Fashion designer Laura Ashley originally Laura Mountney, dies from injuries suffered in falling off the stairs 10 days before at the age of 60 in Wales, United Kingdom.
1995 (-) Philosopher Karl Popper dies at the age of 93 in London, United Kingdom.
2002 (-) Murderer Jessie Patrick is executed by lethal injection at the age of 44 in Huntsville Prison, Texas, USA.
He was sentenced to death for the burglary and murder of an 80-year-old Dallas woman.