Tuesday, November 27, 2007
27 november 1999 - Antwerpen, Belgium
Yasmine Kherbache at a meeting of the National Artists' Platform in Antwerp. Items discussed at this kind of meetings led to an improved Social Statute for Artists in Belgium in 2003.
1701 (+) Astronomer Anders Celsius is born in Uppsala, Sweden.
1750 (-) Traitor Thomas Reynolds is executed by hanging in London, Tyburn Tree, United Kingdom.
1821 (-) Robber Andrew Ferris is executed by hanging in London, Old Bailey, United Kingdom.
1821 (-) Forger Joseph Smith is executed by hanging in London, Old Bailey, United Kingdom.
1843 (+) Victim of Jack the Ripper, Elisabeth Stride-Gustaafsdochter aka Long Liz, is born in Göteborg, Sweden.
1877 (-) Murderer James Satchell is executed by hanging in Leicester, United Kingdom.
1877 (-) Murderer John Swift is executed by hanging in Leicester, United Kingdom.
1877 (-) Murderer John Upton is executed by hanging in Leicester, United Kingdom.
1894 (-) Wife-Murderer James Whitehead is executed by hanging in Manchester, Strangeways Prison, United Kingdom.
1906 (-) Wife-Murderer Edward Hartigan is executed by hanging at the age of 58 in Knutsford Gaol, United Kingdom.
1929 (-) An unidentified man is burned to death by Kurt Tetzner aka The Murderer Who Died Twice, in Ettershausen, Germany.
1932 (+) Opposition-leader Benigno Aquino is born in Concepcion, the Fillipines.
1934 (-) Gangster George Nelson originally Lester Joseph Gillis aka Baby Face, is shot dead by FBI gunmen at the age of 25 in Barrington, Illinois, USA.
FBI agents Herman Hollis and Samuel P. Cowley also die in the shootout.
1940 (+) Actor, filmmaker and King of Kung Fu Bruce Lee Siu Loong originally Lee Yuen Kam, aka The Little Dragon, is born in San Francisco, California, USA.
1942 (+) Musician Jimi Hendrix is born in Seattle, Washington, USA.
1955 (-) Composer Arthur Honegger dies of a heart-attack at the age of 63 in Paris, France.
1962 (x) 97 Die in Varig Boeing 707 crash in Lima, Peru.
1970 (x) 73-year-old 262nd Pope Paul VI originally Giovanni Battista Montini, is attacked with a knife by artist Mendoza in Manila, the Fillipines.
1970 (-) New York mayor George Moscone is shot dead by Dan White at the age of 41 in San Francisco, City Hall offices, California, USA.
White claimed to be ‘high on junk food’.
1975 (-) Hakim Vitali aka Ved, is drugged, tortured, his neck broken, doused with petrol and set on fire by Charles Sobhraj aka Bad Blood, in Pattaya Beach, Thailand.
1980 (-) Darci Fix is shot dead by Randy Woodfield aka The I-5 Killer, in Portland, Oregon, USA.
1980 (x) Unemployed teacher and 50-year-old Mass murderess Priscilla Ford drives her blue Lincoln Continental down a crowded downtown sidewalk, trying to kill as many people as possible. in Reno, Virginia Street, Nevada, USA .
She killed seven and injured 23.
1981 (-) Actress Lotte Lenya originally Karoline Wilhelmine Blamauer, dies of cancer at the age of 83 in New York, New York, USA.
1983 (x) 181 Die in Avianca Boeing 747 crash in Madrid, Spain.
1987 (x) 115 Die in Korean Airlines Boeing 707 crash in Birma.
The plane was supposedly sabotaged.
1987 (-) Geneviève Germond is tortured and killed as eighteenth victim by Thierry Paulin aka Le Tueur de la Pleine Lune, at the age of 83 in Paris 10th, 22 rue Cail, France.
1989 (x) 107 Die in Avianca Boeing 727 crash in Bogota, Colombia.
The plane was blown up by drug-traffickers.
1989 (-) Elisabeth Gibson is is found suffocated by Arthur Shawcross aka The Monster of the Rivers, in Rochester, New York, USA.
1994 (x) 233 Die in dance hall fire in Tuxan, China.