Sunday, October 7, 2007
7 october 2002 - Cuesmes, Belgium
A roadside shrine for Jacqueline Leclercq, victim of the Trash Bag Killer in Cuesmes, Rue Emile Vandervelden. On 22 march 1997 eight bags with female torsos, arms and legs were found on this spot. Several days later more bags were found in the area around Mons. The Trash Bag Killer remains at large.
336 (-) Pope Marcus dies of natural causes in Rome, Italy.
1847 (x) 23-year-old Serial Killer Dr William Palmer aka The Prince of Poisoners, marries Annie Brookes in the United Kingdom.
1849 (-) Writer Edgar Allen Poe dies of alcohol poisoning at the age of 40 in Baltimore, Maryland, USA.
1885 (+) Physicist Niels Bohr is born in Copenhagen, Denmark.
1900 (+) Nazi leader Heinrich Himmler is born in München, Germany.
1923 (+) Guard and Senior Supervisor in Ravensbrück, Auschwitz and Bergen-Belsen Irma Grese aka The Beast of Belsen, is born in Wrechen, Germany.
1924 (-) Murderer Frank Johnson is executed by Old Sparky in Starke, Raiford Prison, Florida, USA.
He is the first man to die in the Raiford Prison Electric Chair.
1927 (+) Psychiatrist Ronald David Laing is born in Glasgow, Scotland, United Kingdom.
1934 (+) RAF Leader Ulrike Meinhof is born in Oldenburg, Lower Saxony, Germany.
1938 (-) Murderer Adam Richetti is executed by the Gas Chamber in State Penitentiary, Missouri, USA.
He is the first man to die in the Missouri Gas Chamber.
1943 (+) Desert Storm War leader Oliver North is born in San Antonio, Texas, USA.
1944 (-) Muriel Amelia Eady is strangled and raped by John Reginald Christie of 10 Rillington Place, at the age of 32 in London, United Kingdom.
1954 (+) Serial Killer Gary Evans is born in Troy, New York, USA.
1959 (-) Tenor and actor Mario Lanza originally Alfredo Arnold Cocozza, dies of pulmonary embolism at the age of 38 in Rome, Italy.
1968 (+) Son of Susan Sadie Atkins of the Manson Family, Zezo Ze-Ce Zadfrak is born in Death Valley, Spahn Ranch, California, USA.
1977 (x) Nicolaus Maes’ ‘Apostle Thomas’ is attacked with acid by Hans-Dieter Muller in Germany.
1980 (-) Artist Jan Cox commits suicide by recurring depressions at the age of 61 in Antwerpen, Antwerp, Belgium.
1984 (-) Kimberly Hopps is abducted, raped and strangled by Bobby Long aka Bound to Die, at the age of 22 in Tampa, Nebraska & Hanlon, Florida, USA.
1998 (-) Double murderer Jonathan Nobles is executed by lethal injection in Huntsville Prison, Texas, USA.
2001 (-) Serial Killer Javed Iqbal aka Kukri, commits suicide by hanging in his prison cell at the age of 40 in Lahore, Punjab, India.
He claimed he killed 100 boys during an 18 months period. One of his accomplices, Sajid, was also strangled. Most people in Pakistan believe that the men were murdered. Autopsy results show that the two men were bleeding from the nose and mouth when they died.