Monday, September 3, 2007
3 september 1999 - Wangarei, New Zealand
A typical New Zealand protective sign, on a godforgotten road with three parking spaces and not a village for miles and miles around.
1189 (x) 32-year-old King of England Richard I aka Richard the Lioneart, is crowned in Westminster, England.
1859 (+) Socialist leader Jean Jaurès is born in Castres, France.
1875 (+) Automobile designer and engineer Ferdinand Porsche is born in Liberec, Czechoslowakia.
1878 (x) Over 500 Die in Princess Alice shipwreck in London, United Kingdom.
1918 (-) Revolutionary Fanya Kaplan aka The Woman Who Tried to Kill Lenin, is executed by a shot in the head at the age of 35 in Moscow, Russia.
1919 (-) An unidentified woman is attacked by The Axe-Man of New Orleans in Louisiana, USA.
1931 (+) Serial Killer Albert DeSalvo aka The Boston Strangler, is born in Chelsea, United Kingdom.
1937 (-) Murderer David Knight is executed by the Gas Chamber at the age of 33 in State Prison, Florence, Arizona, USA.
1939 (x) 25-year-old Supposed mistress of Adolf Hitler Unity Mitford attempts to commit suicide by a shot in the head when she hears her lover declare war to the United Kingdom in München, English Garden, Germany.
1941 (x) The Nazis start the first experiments with Zyklon-B in Auschwitz, Poland.
1949 (x) Over 1700 Die in a town fire in Tsung-King, China.
1955 (+) Sex Pistol Steve Jones is born in London, United Kingdom.
1962 (-) Barbara Bruder is strangled by Joachim Kroll aka The Ruhr Hunter, in Burscheid, Germany.
1974 (-) William Bates is strangled by Paul Knowles aka Killing Time, in Lima, Ohio, USA.
1981 (-) Larissa Tkatschenko is strangled and her nipples bitten off by Andrej Tsjikatilo aka The Rostow Ripper, at the age of 16 in Rostow, Russia.
1982 (-) General Carlo Della Chiese Prefect of Palermo, is shot dead by the maffia at the age of 61 in Palermo, Italy.
His wife and his driver are also shot dead in the same event.
1982 (-) Christophe Breton is raped and shot dead by Daniël Baron aka The Triangle of Death Killer, at the age of 19 in Saint-Saine en Bache, France.
1990 (-) Ernest Miller is knifed to death and stripped of all his flesh as eighth victim by Jeffrey Dahmer aka The Milwaukee Cannibal, at the age of 22 in Milwaukee, 924 25th North Street, Oxford Apartments, Room 213, Wisconsin, USA.
1993 (-) Murderer Johnny James is executed by lethal injection in Huntsville Prison, Texas, USA.
2002 (-) Rapist and murderer Somkliang Soyplai is executed at the age of 44 in Thailand.
He was sentenced to death for the rape and murder of his 10-year-old daughter.
2004 (x) A Chechen hostage situation ends when Russian security forces storm School Number One in Beslan, Russia.
386 including most of the terrorists are killed.