Monday, October 1, 2007
1 october 2005 - Beijing, China
Preparations in the afternoon for Yan Jun's Mini-Midi festival where I had my first ever music-performance in China.
1404 (-) 203rd Pope Bonifacius IX originally Piero Tomacelli, dies at the age of 48 in Rome, Italy.
1847 (+) Theosophist Annie Besant is born in London, United Kingdom.
1896 (-) Unidentified girl is killed as fourteenth victim by Joseph Vacher aka L’Eventreur du Sud-Est, at the age of 14 in France.
1903 (+) Composer Wladimir Horowitz is born in Kiev, Russia.
1910 (+) Gangster Bonnie Parker is born in Rowena, Texas, USA.
1913 (-) Child-murderer Patrick Higgins is executed by hanging in Edinburgh, Scotland, United Kingdom.
1924 (+) 39th president of the USA Jimmy Carter is born in Plains, Georgia, USA.
1928 (+) Actor George Peppard aka Colonel “Hannibal” Smith, is born in Detroit, Michigan, USA.
1935 (+) Actress Julie Andrews originally Julia Wells, is born in Walton, United Kingdom.
1945 (-) Veronica Hudzinski is shot by William Heirens aka Catch Me Before I Kill More, at the age of 19 in Chicago, North Wintrop Avenue, Illinois, USA.
1946 (x) 52-year-old Nazi leader Rudolf Hess is convicted to life imprisonment in Nürnberg, Germany.
1951 (-) Chief executioner Jules-Henri Desfourneaux aka Monsieur de Paris, dies of a heart attack at the age of 73 in Paris, France.
1957 (-) Cop Killer Jacques Fesch is executed by the Guillotine at the age of 27 in Paris, Prison de la Santé, France.
Due to his christian reformation in prison, he was later declared Saint by the pope.
1977 (-) Hilda McAulay is strangled by The Bible John Killer at the age of 36 in Glasgow, United Kingdom.
1977 (-) Jean Bernadette Jordan is hammered and stabbed to death by Peter Sutcliffe aka The Yorkshire Ripper, at the age of 21 in Manchester, Hulme, Southern Cross Cemetary, United Kingdom.
A week later he went back to the undiscovered body and mutilated it, trying to cut off the head.
1982 (x) Over 100 Die in soccer riot in Loujniki, Russia.
1982 (-) An unidentified woman is stabbed to death by Henry Lee Lucas aka The Hand of Death, in Dacatur, Illinois, USA.
1983 (x) 47-year-old Serial Killer Henry Lee Lucas aka The Hand of Death, is sentenced to 75 years imprisonment for the murder of Kate Rich in Montague County, Texas, USA.
1984 (x) First bomb attack by the Terrorist Movement CCC in Brussels, Litton Electronics, Brabant, Belgium.
1992 (-) Peace activist and founder of ‘Die Grünen’, the German Green Party Petra Kelly shot dead by her partner, ex-general Gert Bastian, while sleeping at the age of 44 in Bonn, Germany.
Bastian committed suicide. Their bodies were only found weeks later after Bastian's wife summoned the police to search Kelly's flat.
1996 (-) Naturopath Alfred Vogel dies at the age of 93 in Feusisberg, Switzerland.
1997 (-) Murderer Dwight Adanandus is executed by lethal injection in Huntsville Prison, Texas, USA.
1998 (-) Double murderer Javier Cruz is executed by lethal injection in Huntsville Prison, Texas, USA.
2000 (-) Murderer Reggie Kray aka The Profession of Violence, dies at the age of 66 in Norwich, United Kingdom.
2002 (-) Murderer James Powell is executed by lethal injection in Huntsville Prison, Texas, USA.
2004 (-) Photographer Richard Avedon dies of a brain hemorrhage at the age of 81 in Methodist Hospital, New York, New York, USA.