Saturday, November 24, 2007
24 november 2001 - Sleidinge, Belgium
My installation of "Perpetrators of Death" in the corridors of a psychiatric centre in Sleidinge.
1632 (+) Philosopher Baruch de Spinoza is born in Amsterdam, the Netherlands.
1740 (-) Murderer William Duell is executed by hanging at the age of 16 in Tyburn Tree, London, United Kingdom.
His body was taken to Surgeons' Hall for anatomy, where he was seen to move slightly, he regained consciousness and said he had had a bad dream. He was sent to Newgate Prison again.
1740 (-) Burglar Thomas Clock is executed by hanging in Tyburn Tree, London, United Kingdom.
1740 (-) Burglar William Meers is executed by hanging in Tyburn Tree, London, United Kingdom.
1740 (-) Burglar Henry Stanton is executed by hanging in Tyburn Tree, London, United Kingdom.
1740 (-) Burglar Eleanor Munoman is executed by hanging in Tyburn Tree, London, United Kingdom.
1784 (+) 12th president of the USA Zachary Taylor is born in Barboursville, Virginia, USA.
1864 (+) Artist Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec is born in Albi, France.
1870 (-) Writer Comte Isidore Ducasse De Lautréamont dies at the age of 24 in Paris, Montmartre, 7 rue de Faubourg, France.
1884 (-) Murderer Kay Howarth is executed by hanging in Manchester, Strangeways Prison, United Kingdom.
1884 (-) Murderer Harry Swindells is executed by hanging in Manchester, Strangeways Prison, United Kingdom.
1897 (+) Gangster Charlie Luciano originally Salvatore Lucania aka Lucky Luciano, is born in Lercara Friddi, Sicily, Italy.
1906 (-) Murderer Fred Shephard is executed by hanging at the age of 22 in Oregon, USA.
1924 (x) 35-year-old Actor and filmmaker Charles Chaplin marries 16-year-old pregnant Lolita McMurray in Empalme, Sonora, Mexico.
1926 (-) Florence Monks is raped and strangled by Earle Leonard Nelson aka The Gorilla Murderer, in Seattle, Washington, USA.
1931 (-) FBI-agent Albert Ingle is accidently shot dead when a private detective’s gun fell out of his pocket at the age of 28 in the USA.
1944 (+) Poet Jules Deelder is born in Rotterdam, the Netherlands.
1946 (+) Serial Killer Ted Bundy aka The Only Living Witness, is born in Burlington, Elisabeth Lund Home for Unwed Mothers, Vermont, USA.
1946 (-) Artist and designer Laszlo Moholo-Nagy dies at the age of 51 in Chicago, Illinois, USA.
1963 (-) Assassin Lee Harvey Oswald aka The Man Who Shot J.F. Kennedy, shot dead by Jack Ruby at the age of 24 in Dallas, Texas, USA.
1969 (x) 26-year-old American Hero and mass murderer William Calley is accused of killing 109 South Vietnamese civilians in My Lai in the USA.
1971 (x) Hijacker D.B. Cooper jumps from the back of a Northwest Airlines Flight 305 Boeing 727-051 after securing 200.000 $ ransom and four parachutes in Washington, USA.
1991 (-) Musician Freddie Mercury originally Farrokh Bulsara, dies of a lung-infection due to AIDS at the age of 45 in London, Kensington, USA.
1992 (x) 141 Die in China Southern Airlines Boeing 737 crash in Guangdong, China.