Friday, October 19, 2007
19 october 2005 - Beijing, China
While Ignace organised a "2ThroatStuckers" performance at the 2Kolegas bar for me with Yilichi, a Hanggai singer, I spent the night at this Beijing apartment and left sometime early in the morning.
1745 (-) Writer Jonathan Swift dies at the age of 77 in Dublin, Ireland.
1862 (+) Film pioneer Auguste Lumière is born in Besançon, France.
1882 (+) Artist Umberto Boccioni is born in Reccio di Calabria, Italy.
1909 (-) Criminologist Cesare Lombroso dies at the age of 70 in Turin, Italy.
1926 (-) Beatrice Withers is raped and strangled as sixth victim by Earle Leonard Nelson aka The Gorilla Murderer, at the age of 35 in Portland, Oregon, USA.
1928 (-) Kidnapper and Murderer Edward Hickman is executed by hanging at the age of 23 in San Quentin Prison, California, USA.
1931 (+) Writer John le Carré originally David John Moore Cornwell, is born in Poole, Dorset, United Kingdom.
1943 (-) Artist Camille Claudel dies at the age of 78 in Montfavet, France.
She spent the last 30 years of her life in the Asile de Montdevergues.
1944 (+) Murderer Ronald O’Bryan aka The Pixy Stix Killer, is born in Pasadena, Texas, USA.
1944 (+) Musician Peter Tosh originally Winston Hubert McIntosh aka Stepping Razor, is born in Kingston, Jamaïca.
1945 (+) Actor Harris Glenn Milstead aka Divine, The Dirtiest Man in the World, is born in Towson, Maryland, USA.
1959 (x) Serial Rapist Ted Paisnel aka The Beast of Jersey, assaults an unidentified 28-year-old woman in St. Martin’s, Jersey.
1964 (-) VietCong terrorist Nguyen Van Troi is executed by the Firing Squad at the age of 17 in Saigon, Vietnam.
1970 (-) Victor Ohta is shot dead by John Linley Frazier at the age of 47 in Santa Cruz, Soquel, California, USA.
In the same event also the Ohta children 11-year-old Taggart, 12-year-old Derrick and their nurse Dorothy Cadwallader are killed.
1974 (-) Doris Hovey is shot through the head by Paul Knowles aka Killing Time, at the age of 53 in Woodford, Virginia, USA.
1976 (-) Murderer Michaian Shobek is executed by hanging in Nassau, Bahamas.
1983 (x) 4 skeletonised victims of 30-year-old Serial Killer Larry Eyler aka The Leather-Boy Killer, are found in Lake Village, Indiana, USA.
1984 (x) In a nation-wide ‘Mammouth’-operation the authorities try to track down members of the Terrorist Movement CCC in Belgium.
1984 (-) Catholic Priest Jerzy Popieluszko is kidnapped and murdered by the secret police Sluzba Bezpieczenstwa at the age of 37 in Poland.
His body was found 10 days later in the Vistula Water Reservoir.
1985 (x) Nineteenth bomb attack by the Terrorist Movement CCC in Namur, Military Promotion Centre, Namur, Belgium.
1987 (x) 5 of the highest ranked generals of the Red Army, Vladimir Sjoetov, Erlen Porfiyev, Vladimir Bardashevsky, Kiril Trofimov and Joeri Rybinin are killed in a helicopter crash in Russia.
1988 (x) 131 Die in Air India Boeing 737 crash in Ahmadabad, India.