Friday, October 26, 2007
26 october 2001 - Antwerpen, Belgium
The stage at AMVK's big Central Station project with Rudy Trouvé, AMVK, Dylan, Panzar, Jelle Jespers and Michiel Thijs soundchecking in Antwerpen.
1440 (-) Serial Killer Gilles De Rais is executed by hanging at the age of 36 in Nantes, France.
His body and those of his accomplices Henriet and Poitou, also hanged, are thrown into the fire.
1685 (+) Composer Domenico Scarlatti is born in Naples, Italy.
1811 (+) Inventor Isaac Singer is born in Pittstown, New York, USA.
1902 (+) Naturopath Alfred Vogel is born in Aesch, Switzerland.
1911 (+) Musician Mahalia Jackson is born in New Orleans, Louisiana, USA.
1916 (+) President of France François Mitterand is born in Jarnac, France.
1919 (+) Sjah Mohammed Pahlevi is born in Teheran, Iran.
1925 (+) Writer Jan Wolkers is born in the Netherlands.
1941 (+) RAF member Holger Meins is born in Hamburg, Schleswig-Holstein, Germany.
1942 (+) Actor Bob Hoskins is born in Suffolk, United Kingdom.
1964 (+) Mass Murderer Marc Lepine aka The Women-Hating Rambo, is born in Montreal, Quebec, Canada.
1964 (-) Serial Killer Eric Edgar Cooke aka The Australian Nightmare, is executed by hanging at the age of 33 in Perth, Fremantle Prison, Australia.
1965 (-) Sylvia Likens is tortured to death by neighbour boys, who were set up by Gertrude Baniszewski in Indianapolis, Indiana, USA.
1966 (x) Over 100 Die in shipwreck in the Kosi River, India.
1972 (-) Aircraft pioneer Igor Sikorsky dies at the age of 83 in Easton, Connecticut, USA.
1979 (-) President Park Tsjoeng Hie is shot dead by KCIA-chief Kimjae Kioe at the age of 62 in Korea.
1984 (-) Heavy Metal fan John McCollum commits suicide by a shot in the head at the age of 19.
He had been listening to Ozzy Osbourne records all day long.
2002 (x) Over 170 Die in Dubrovka Theatre siege in Moscow, Russia.
After three days of occupation by 40 Chechnen terrorists the building was stormed by the Spetsnaz brigade.
2004 (-) Murderer Dominique Green is executed by lethal injection in Huntsville Prison, Texas, USA.