Thursday, November 1, 2007
1 november 1999 - Antwerpen, Belgium
A performance by Franko B. at the Fashion Institute in Antwerpen.
1604 (x) The tragedy "Othello" by Writer William Shakespeare is performed for the first time in Whitehall Palace in London, United Kingdom.
1611 (x) The romantic comedy "The Tempest" by Writer William Shakespeare is performed for the first time in Whitehall Palace in London, United Kingdom.
1879 (+) Prime-minister of Hungary Pal Teleki is born in Hungary.
1907 (-) Dramatist Alfred Jarry dies of tuberculosis at the age of 34 in Paris, France.
His last request was for a toothpick.
1920 (+) Actor Walter Matthau is born in New York, New York, USA.
1927 (x) Start of the trial against 30-year-old Serial Killer Earle Leonard Nelson aka The Gorilla Murderer, in Winnipeg, Canada.
1932 (x) 20-year-old future wife of Adolf Hitler for one day Eva Braun shoots herself in the chest in her parents’ house in München, Germany.
The wound is only superficial, and she recovered in a couple of days.
1938 (-) Murderer George Brain is executed by hanging at the age of 27 in London, Wandsworth, United Kingdom.
He killed a prostitute.
1952 (x) First Hydrogen-bomb test in the Pacific Ocean.
1952 (-) Victor Travis is presumably shot by Ed Gein aka Psycho, America’s Most Bizarre Murderer, at the age of 43 in Adams, Wisconsin, USA.
1955 (x) Mrs Graham and 44 others die in the Denver United Airlines flight 629 Douglas DC-6B explosion, arranged by 23-year-old Matricider Jack Graham in Denver airport, Colorado, USA.
1965 (-) Janina Popielska is stabbed to death and mutilated by Lucian Staniak aka The Red Spider of Katowice, at the age of 18 in Poznan, Poland.
1970 (x) 146 Die in dance hall fire in Saint-Laurent-du-Pont, France.
1972 (-) Writer Ezra Pound dies at the age of 87 in Venice, Italy.
1977 (-) Lily Darty is shot dead by Henry Lee Lucas aka The Hand of Death, at the age of 18 in Harrison County, Texas, USA.
1979 (-) Monique Verstrepen is strangled by Guy Baptist aka Samurai Khan, at the age of 28 in Antwerp, Antwerp, Belgium.
He also killed her 6 boa-constrictors and 11 rats.
1980 (-) Arnold Plump is beaten to death by Kurt Steinwegs at the age of 18 in Essen, NordRhein-Westfalen, Germany.
1986 (x) When their 61-year-old Leader of the Church of the Friends of Truth, Kiyoharo Miyamoto dies of a liver-disease, his 7 ‘Brides of God’ commit suicide by self-immolation in Japan.
1991 (-) Mass Murderer Gang Lu commits suicide by a shot in the head in Iowa, USA.
Before he fatally shot five people at Iowa State University.
1994 (x) Serial Killer Pietro Pacciani aka Il Mostre, is sentenced to life-imprisonment in Florence, Italy.
He killed 16 people between 1968 and 1985.
1997 (-) JoAnn Thomas is strangled by Alfred Gaynor at the age of 38 in Springfield, Worthington Street, Massachussets, USA.
2000 (-) Murderer Jeffrey Dillingham is executed by lethal injection in Huntsville Prison, Texas, USA.
2006 (-) Murderer Donell Jackson is executed by lethal injection in Huntsville Prison, Texas, USA.