Saturday, December 1, 2007
1 december 2005 - Antwerpen, Belgium
Jean-Marie Berckmans performing at the Scheld'apen in Antwerpen.
1521 (-) 217th Pope Leo X originally Giovanni De Medici, dies at the age of 46 in Rome, Italy.
1761 (+) Wax sculptor Marie Tussaud originally Marie Grosholtz, is born in Strasbourg, France.
1830 (-) 253rd Pope Pius VIII originally Francesco Xaverio Cappeliari, dies at the age of 69 in Rome, Italy.
1866 (-) Surveyor George Everest dies at the age of 76 in Greenwich, United Kingdom.
1933 (+) Musician Lou Rawls is born in Chicago, Illinois, USA.
1935 (+) Actor and filmmaker Woody Allen originally Allen Konigsberg, is born in Brooklyn, New York, USA.
1942 (x) The first transport of jews arrives in the concentration-camp in Birkenau, Germany.
1945 (+) Musician Bette Midler is born in Paterson, New Jersey, USA.
1947 (-) Magick Master Aleister Crowley aka The Great Beast 666, dies of myocardial degeneration and chronic bronchitis at the age of 72 in Netherwood, The Ridge, Hastings, United Kingdom.
1949 (+) Drug Baron Pablo Escobar aka El Patron, is born in Medellin, Colombia.
1957 (-) Robert Colvert is robbed and shot dead by Charles Starkweather aka Little Red, at the age of 21 in Lincoln, Nebraska, USA.
1958 (x) 95 Die in Our Lady of Angels parochial school fire in Chicago, Illinois, USA.
It turned out to be a case of arson by a 10-year-old boy who confessed in 1962.
1961 (+) Cannibal and murderer Armin Meiwes aka Der Metzgermeister, is born in Germany.
1965 (x) The death-sentence of 19-year-old Serial Killer Michel Bellen aka The Strangler of the Left Bank, is commuted to life-imprisonment in Antwerp, Antwerp, Belgium.
1969 (-) Elaine Davis is presumably killed as ninth victim by Zodiac in California, USA.
1973 (-) Architect of Israël David Ben Gurion dies at the age of 87 in Tel-Aviv, Israël.
1974 (-) An unidentified man is killed as first victim by The Skid Row Slasher in Los Angeles, California, USA.
1974 (x) 92 Die in Trans World Airlines Flight 514 Boeing 727-231 crash in Mount Weather, Virginia, USA.
1981 (x) 178 Die in Inex Adria Aviopromet DC-9 crash in Corsica, France.
1982 (x) The first man with an artificial heart, 61-year-old Barney Clark has a heart transplantation in Salt Lake City, Utah, USA.
1987 (-) Terrorist Shinichi Hachiya commits suicide by poisoning at the age of 69 in Bahrein, airport, Saudi-Arabia.
Along with 27-year-old Mayume Akabe he was arrested on suspicion of planting the bomb in the Boeing that exploded 2 days before in Birma. Later the two were identified as Korean agents Kim Sung-il and Kim Hyun-hee.
1987 (x) 24-year-old Serial Killer Thierry Paulin aka Le Tueur de la Pleine Lune, is arrested in Paris, France.
1987 (x) Jean-Marie Rouillan, Nathalie Menigon, Joëlle Aubron and Georges Cipriani, leaders of the Terrorist Movement Action Directe start hungerstriking in prison in Paris, France.
1987 (-) Susan Tucker is strangled by Timothy Spencer aka The Southside Strangler, in Arlington, Virginia, USA.