Wednesday, September 5, 2007
5 september 2005 - Borsbeek, Belgium
Our finalized Club Moral Monument at the stonecutter in Borsbeek. The huge green marble slab aka war memorial contains the names of some 300 individuals and bands who played, performed, exhibited at Club Moral and/or contributed to Force Mental. It is supposed to remain in public view at the Royal Academy of Fine Arts in Antwerpen as of kinda soon.
1548 (-) Sixth wife of Henry VIII Catherine Parr dies of complications from childbirth at the age of 36 in Sudeley Castle, Gloucestershire, United Kingdom.
1638 (+) King of France Louis XIV originally Louis-Dieudonné aka The Sun King, is born in France.
1774 (+) Artist Caspar Friedrich is born in Greifswald, Pomerania, Germany.
1831 (+) Writer Victorien Sardou is born in Paris, France.
1847 (+) Outlaw Jesse James is born in Clay County, Missouri, USA.
1905 (+) Writer Arthur Koestler is born in Budapest, Hungary.
1912 (+) Composer John Cage is born in Los Angeles, California, USA.
1916 (x) 21-year-old Actor and Great Lover Rudolph Valentino is arrested by the New York Vice squad for conducting a badger game in a whorehouse in New York, New York, USA.
1930 (-) Serial Killer Carl Panzram aka A Journal of Murder, is executed by hanging at the age of 39 in Leavenworth Prison, USA.
1931 (x) 27-year-old George Metesky aka The Mad Bomber, is injured in a boiler blowback and inhales poisonous gases at the United Electric & Power Company’s Hell Gate power station in New York, New York, USA.
1932 (-) Jean Harlow’s husband Paul Bern originally Paul Levy, commits suicide by a shot in the head at the age of 42 in Benedict Canyon, California, USA.
He did it it in Jean’s bedroom, drenched in her perfume.
1934 (x) An unidentified torso aka The Lady in the Lake is found as presumable first victim of Serial Killer The Mad Butcher of Cleveland in Cleveland Euclid Beach, Ohio, USA.
1940 (+) Actress Raquel Welch originally Raquel Tejada, is born in Chicago, Illinois, USA.
1942 (+) Filmmaker Werner Herzog originally Werner Stipetic, is born in München, Germany.
1946 (+) Musician Freddie Mercury originally Farrokh Bulsara, is born in Stone Town, Zanzibar.
1951 (x) 37-year-old Writer William Burroughs shoots his wife Joan Vollmer Adams in a Willam Tell shooting-game in Mexico City, Bounty Bar, Mexico.
1963 (+) Murderer Gary Graham aka Shaka Sankofa, is born in Houston, Texas, USA.
1970 (-) Formule-1 racer Jochen Rindt dies in a crash while practicing for the Italian Grand Prix at the age of 28 in Monza, Italy.
1970 (x) Psychotic Killer Dale Nelson kills Mrs Shirley Wasyk, 7-year-old Tracy, 8-year-old Sharlene, Ray Phibbs, Isabelle St. Amand and 4 more children during an LSD-trip in West Creston, British Columbia, Canada.
1971 (x) Mass Murderer John Freeman kills 7 relatives during a party in Phoenix, Arizona, USA.
1972 (x) 11 Israelian athletes are shot dead by the Terrorist Movement Black September during the Olympic Games in München, Germany.
1975 (x) 62-year-old 38th president of the USA Gerald Ford is attacked by Manson Family-member Lynette Alice Fromme aka Squeaky in Sacramento, California, USA.
1977 (x) 62-year-old President of the German Employers’ Association Hanns Martin Schleyer is kidnapped by the Baader-Meinhof-Gruppe Rote Armee Fraktion in Köln, NordRhein-Westfalen, Germany.
It marks the start of the "Deutsche Herbst".
1978 (x) 49-year-old Serial Killer Charles Ray Hatcher aka Evil Incarnate, is arrested as Richard Clarke for sodomizing an unidentified 16-year-old boy in Omaha, Nebraska, USA.
1985 (-) Robert Bower is shot dead by Sean Sellers aka Web of Darkness, at the age of 32 in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, USA.
1988 (-) Prostitute Olga Gaevskaya dies of aids at the age of 29 in Leningrad, Russia.
She is the first official victim of aids in the USSR.
1997 (-) Humanitarian nun Mother Teresa originally Agnes Gonxha Bojaxhiu, dies of heart-failure at the age of 87 in Calcutta, India.
2004 (-) Actor Christopher Reeve aka Superman, dies of heart failure at the age of 51 in New York, New York, USA.