Wednesday, September 19, 2007
19 september 2005 - Yangzhen, China
A lonesome chicken and a huge load of corn at the bonecutter's house in Yangzhen.
1805 (-) Murderer Charles Cunningham is executed by hanging at the age of 18 in York, Pennsylvania, USA.
1869 (x) Hortense Kinck and her 5 children are strangled and beaten to death by 20-year-old Serial Killer Jean-Baptiste Troppmann in Paris, France.
1881 (-) 20th president of the USA James Abraham Garfield dies of wounds suffered in an attack by Charles Guiteau 3 months earlier at the age of 49 in New York, New York, USA.
1891 (+) Commander of the Kriegsmarine and successor of the Führer, Karl Donitz is born in Grünau, Germany.
1902 (x) 115 Die in a stampede after a presumed church fire in Birmingham, Alaska, USA.
1911 (+) Writer Sir William Golding aka Lord of the Flies, is born in Cornwall, United Kingdom.
1933 (+) Actor David McCallum is born in Glasgow, Scotland, United Kingdom.
1934 (x) 34-year-old Murderer and kidnapper Bruno Hauptmann aka The Lindbergh Baby Snatcher, is arrested and charged with the kidnapping of Charles Augustus Lindbergh Jr in New York, The Bronx, 222nd Street, New York, USA.
1934 (+) Beatles manager Brian Epstein is born in Liverpool, United Kingdom.
1941 (+) Musician Cass Elliot originally Ellen Naomi Cohen, is born in Baltimore, Maryland, USA.
1948 (+) Actor Jeremy Irons is born in Cowes, United Kingdom.
1949 (+) Model Leslie Hornby aka Twiggy, is born in London, United Kingdom.
1976 (x) 154 Die in Turkish Airlines Boeing 727 crash in Karatepe mountains, Turkey.
1977 (x) 14-year-old Serial Killer Christine Falling aka The Baby-Sitter, is married in Blountstown, Florida, USA.
1978 (-) Polish priest Rolf Gunther commits suicide by self-immolation in Falkenstein’s church, Germany.
1981 (x) Over 300 Die in Sobral Santos capsizing in the Amazone River, Brazil.
1986 (-) Murderer John Rook is executed by lethal injection at the age of 27 in Raleigh State Prison, North Carolina, USA.
1987 (-) Debbie Davis is strangled by Timothy Spencer aka The Southside Strangler, in Richmond, Virginia, USA.
1989 (x) 170 Die in UTA Flight 772 McDonnel Douglas DC-10 crash in the Sahara.
The crash was due to a terrorist bomb explosion by a rebel Jihad group.
1995 (-) Murderer Carl Johnson is executed by lethal injection in Huntsville Prison, Texas, USA.
1999 (-) Murderer William Davis is executed by lethal injection in Huntsville Prison, Texas, USA.