Thursday, October 25, 2007
25 october 2003 - Antwerpen, Belgium
AMVK's original copy of Maurice Maeterlinck's "L'Intelligence des Fleurs" in an exhibition at the Library in Antwerpen.
1838 (+) Composer Georges Bizet is born in Paris, 28 Rue de la Tour d’Auvergne, France.
1879 (+) Serial Killer Fritz Haarmann aka Der Hannover Werwolf, is born in Hannover, Germany.
1894 (-) Alice Pitezel is gassed in a trunk by Herman Webster Mudgett aka The Torture Doctor, in Toronto, 16 St. Vincent street, Canada.
1913 (+) Nazi leader Klaus Barbie aka The Butcher of Lyon, is born in Bad Godesberg, Germany.
1920 (-) IRA-member Terence MacSwiney dies after 74 days of hungerstriking at the age of 41 in Brixton Prison, Ireland.
It was the longest hunger strike in Irish History.
1923 (-) Hermann Wolf is killed and his meat sold by by Fritz Haarmann aka Der Hannover Werwolf, at the age of 15 in Hannover, Mordhaus Neue Straße, Germany.
1941 (-) Artist Robert Delaunay dies at the age of 56 in Montpellier, France.
1943 (-) Murderer Ruffie Lundon is executed by Old Sparky at the age of 44 in Florida, USA.
1957 (-) The Syndicate’s most ruthless killer, Albert Anastasia is shot dead while being shaved in New York, Sheraton Hotel, New York, USA.
1957 (-) Architect Henry Van De Velde dies at the age of 94 in Zürich, Switzerland.
1965 (-) Teresa T. is strangled by Zdzislaw Marchwicki aka The Wampir, at the age of 24 in Bedzin, Poland.
1970 (-) Mary Bennallack is persumably killed by throatcutting as eighteenth victim by Zodiac in Sacramento, California, USA.
1973 (-) Athlete Abebe Bikila dies of cerebral hemorrhage at the age of 41 in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia.
He won the 1960 Olympic marathon barefoot.
1980 (-) Maureen Lea is presumably attacked by Peter Sutcliffe aka The Yorkshire Ripper, in Leeds, United Kingdom.
1993 (-) Actor Vincent Price dies of lung cancer at the age of 82 in Los Angeles, California, USA.
1997 (-) Robin Atkins is asphyxiated by Alfred Gaynor at the age of 29 in Springfield, off Spring Street, Massachussets, USA.
2004 (-) BBC Dj John Peel originally Kohn Robert Parker Ravelscroft, dies of a heart-attack at the age of 65 in Cuzco, Peru.
2006 (-) Triple murderer Gregory Summers is executed by lethal injection in Huntsville Prison, Texas, USA.
2006 (-) Serial Killer Danny Rolling aka The Gainesville Ripper, is executed by lethal injection at the age of 52 in Starke, Raiford Prison, Florida, USA.