Wednesday, November 14, 2007
14 november 2003 - Brussel, Belgium
The tower of the Belgian National Broadcast Company in Brussels where I was a guest in a talkshow with Jan Fabre and Jan Hoet. This picture I also used for my "Walk on Pain" collage.
1831 (-) Philosopher George Hegel dies of cholera at the age of 61 in Berlin, Germany.
1840 (+) Artist Claude Monet is born in Paris, Rue Lafitte, France.
1863 (+) Inventor of Bakelite Leo Baekeland is born in Gent, East Flanders, Belgium.
1864 (-) Murderer Franz Muller is executed by hanging at the age of 25 in Germany.
1877 (-) Clement Swanenburg is poisoned by Maria Swanenburg at the age of 3 in Leiden, the Netherlands.
1900 (+) Composer Aaron Copland is born in Brooklyn, New York, USA.
1908 (+) Politician and Communist-hunter Joseph McCarthy is born in Appleton, Wisconsin, USA.
1913 (-) Murderer Oswald Hansel is executed by hanging at the age of 48 in Oregon, USA.
1927 (x) 30-year-old Serial Killer Earle Leonard Nelson aka The Gorilla Murderer, is arrested in Killarney, Canada.
1929 (-) Wolfchild Kamala dies of a kidney-infection at the age of 17.
1930 (+) President Sese Seko Mobutu originally Joseph Desiré, is born in Lisala, Zaïre.
1945 (x) Start of the trial against the Nazi-Leaders in Nurnberg, Germany.
1946 (-) Composer Manuel De Falla dies at the age of 70 in Alta Gracia, Argentina.
1948 (+) Prince of Wales Philip Arthur George Charles is born in London, Buckingham Palace, United Kingdom.
1960 (-) Mass Murderer Robin Cook is executed by hanging at the age of 22 in Fort Saskatchewan Correctional Centre, Canada.
He killed his parents and 5 brothers and sisters.
1960 (x) 110 Die in train collision in Pardubice, Czechoslowakia.
1966 (x) 15-year-old Serial Killer Gustaaf Van Eyken aka De Vampier van Muizen, escapes from the Rosendael reformatory and assaults and rapes an unidentified woman in Rijmenam, Brabant, Belgium.
1968 (x) 62-year-old Serial Killer Ed Gein aka Psycho, America’s Most Bizarre Murderer, is found guilty of First Degree Murder in Wautoma, Wisconsin, USA.
1980 (x) 21-year-old Michel Strée and his brothers Mark and Frank-Roger hi-jack a schoolbus and demand a national TV-broadcast and a discussion with the King about common injustice in Brussels, Brabant, Belgium.
In the TV-studio they are raided by a special police task-force.
1990 (-) Mass Murderer David Graham is shot dead by the police in Aramoana, New Zealand.
After running amok with a gun for 22 hours and killing 13 people, almost half the village population.
1997 (x) 33-year-old Serial Killer Hubert Geralds aka The Englewood Rapist, is sentenced to death for the rape-murders of 6 women in Chicago, Illinois, USA.
He dumped their bodies in the trash near his house.
1997 (x) 35-year-old Serial Killer Daniel Blank is arrested and charged with 6 murders in Onalaska, Texas, USA.
2001 (-) Murderer Jeffery Tucker is executed by lethal injection in Huntsville Prison, Texas, USA.
2003 (-) Murderer John Daniels is executed by lethal injection at the age of 46 in Raleigh State Prison, North Carolina, USA.
2004 (-) Composer Michel Colombier dies at the age of 65 in Santa Monica, California, USA.