Friday, September 7, 2007

7 september 1999 - Singapore

The side of a public bus on Bukit Timah Road in Singapore.

1251bc (+) Divine Hero Heracles is born in Thebes, Greece.
A solar eclipse marked his birth day.

1860 (x) 400 Die in Lady Elgin shipwreck in Lake Michigan, Michigan, USA.
1894 (+) Muse of Salvador Dali Gala originally Elena Dmitrievna Diakonova, is born in Kazan, Tatarstan, Russia.
1909 (+) Filmmaker Elia Kazan originally Elias Kazanjoglou, is born in Istanbul, Turkey.
1909 (-) Aircraft Pioneer Eugene Lefebre is the first man to die in an engine-powered aircraft at the age of 31 in France.
1911 (x) Writer Guillaume Apollinaire originally Wilhelm Appolinaris Albertus Kostrowitsky, is suspected of stealing the Mona Lisa from the Louvre and put in jail in Paris, France.
1923 (x) Foundation of the INTERnational POLice organization INTERPOL.
1929 (x) 136 Die in Kuru steamer capsizing in Tampere, Finland.
1930 (+) King of Belgium Boudewijn I originally Boudewijn Albert Charles Leopold Axel Marie Gustave Von Saksen-Coburg-Gotha, is born in Brussels, Kasteel Stuyvenbergh, Brabant, Belgium.
1936 (+) Musician Buddy Holly is born in Lubbock, Texas, USA.
1940 (x) Nazi Germany starts "The Blitz", a series of 57 consecutive nights of bombing in London, United Kingdom.
1947 (+) Serial Killer Graham Young aka The St. Albans Poisoner, is born in London, United Kingdom.
1949 (-) Rita Guay is killed in a plane explosion by Albert Guay in Quebec, Canada.
22 others also died in the explosion, mastered by Guay, Marguerite Pitre and Generaux Ruest.
1977 (-) Glenda Goff is shot through the head by Henry Lee Lucas aka The Hand of Death, at the age of 18 in McLennan County, Texas, USA.
1978 (-) The Who’s Drummer Keith Moon dies of an overdose of chlormethiazole edislylate at the age of 32 in London, United Kingdom.
His flat at 12 Curzon Place was where Mama Cass died of a heart attack in 1974.
1979 (x) 32-year-old Manson Family-member Tex Watson marries Kristin Joan Svege in the San Luis Obispo Prison chapel in Texas, USA.
1984 (-) Vicky Elliott is abducted, raped and strangled by Bobby Long aka Bound To Die, at the age of 21 in Tampa, Florida, USA.
1996 (x)  25-year-old Rapper Tupac Shakur aka 2Pac, is shot fwice in the chest, in the arm and the thigh in a drive-by shooting in Las Vegas, East Flamingo Road and Koval Lane intersection, Nevada, USA.
He dies of respiratory failure six days later.
1997 (-) President Sese Seko Mobutu originally Joseph Desiré, dies of prostate cancer at the age of 66 in Rabat, Mohammed V military hospital, Morocco.
2003 (-) Strongman and eccentric Antonio Barichievich aka The Great Antonio, dies of a heart attack at the age of 77 in Montreal, Quebec, Canada.

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