Thursday, November 8, 2007
8 november 1999 - Borgerhout, Belgium
Posing before my Landrover 3/4 ton 109" ex-army ambulance in Borgerhout.
1674 (-) Poet John Milton dies at the age of 65 in London, United Kingdom.
1847 (+) Writer Bram Stoker is born in Fairview, Ireland.
1848 (+) Logician Gottlob Frege is born in Wismar, Mecklenburg-Schwerin, Germany.
1908 (-) Dramatist Victorien Sardou dies at the age of 77 in Paris, France.
1909 (+) Actress and stunt-woman Mary Wiggins is born in Florida, USA.
1922 (+) Surgeon and heart-transplanter Christian Barnard is born in Beaufort West, Cape Provonce, South Africa.
1923 (x) 34-year-old Führer of the Third Reich Adolf Hitler and Erich Lüdendorff attempt a coup d’etat in München, Germany.
1923 (x) 30-year-old Nazi-leader Hermann Göring is shot in the hips by the Bayrische Landespolizei while parading with Adolf Hitler in München, Odeonsplatz, Germany.
1935 (+) Actor Alain Delon is born in Sceaux, France.
1939 (x) 50-year-old Führer of the Third Reich Adolf Hitler escapes a deadly bomb-attack by Georg Elser in München, BurgerBrauKeller, Germany.
1949 (+) Musician Bonnie Raitt is born in Burbank, California, USA.
1949 (-) Beryl Evans is strangled and raped by John Reginald Christie of 10 Rillington Place, in London, United Kingdom.
1949 (-) Clergyman and Nazi-collaborator Cyriel Verschaeve dies of a heart attack at the age of 75 in Solbad Hall, Austria.
1954 (-) Cathy L’Abbé is ritually drowned by Denise L’Abbé at the age of 2 in Rennes, France.
20-year-old Denise did it to prove her love for 24-year-old Jacques Algarron.
1961 (x) 81 Die in Imperial Airlines Constellation crash in Richmond, Byrd Airfield, Virginia, USA.
1963 (-) Gwynneth Rees aka Tina Smart Dawson, is found naked and dead as victim of Jack the Stripper at the age of 22 in London, United Kingdom.
1968 (x) Mastermind Bruce Reynolds aka The Great Train Robber, is arrested in his seaside hideout in the United Kingdom.
1969 (x) Serial Killer Zodiac sends a new cipher and greeting-card to the San Francisco Chronicle newspaper in San Francisco, California, USA.
1974 (-) Carol DaRonch is abducted by Ted Bundy aka The Only Living Witness, at the age of 19 in Salt Lake City, Utah,
She managed to escape.
1974 (-) Debbie Kent is abducted and killed by Ted Bundy aka The Only Living Witness, at the age of 17 in Salt Lake City, Viewmont High School, Utah,
1984 (-) Marise Choy is tortured and killed as sixth victim by Thierry Paulin aka Le Tueur de la Pleine Lune, at the age of 80 in Paris 18th, 77 rue Pajol, France.
1986 (-) Politician Vyacheslav Molotov dies at the age of 96 in Moscow, Russia.
1988 (-) Murderer Jeffrey Dougherty is executed by Old Sparky at the age of 33 in Starke, Florida, USA.
1988 (x) 35-year-old Serial Killer Bobby Long aka Bound to Die, is sentenced to death for the Johnson murder in Fort Myers, Florida, USA.
1994 (-) Elsa Benady is raped and stabbed to death by Guy Georges aka Le Tueur de la Bastille, in Paris, France.
1998 (-) Actor Jean Marais dies of cardio-vascular disease at the age of 84 in Cannes, France.
2000 (-) Murderer Donald Jay Miller is executed by lethal injection at the age of 37 in State Prison, Florence, Arizona, USA.
2006 (-) Murderer Willie Shannon is executed by lethal injection in Huntsville Prison, Texas, USA.