Wednesday, December 5, 2007
5 december 1999 - Singapore
Self-portrait near an abandoned shack on a military airfield in Singapore.
1782 (+) 8th president of the USA Martin Van Buren is born in Kinderhook, New York, USA.
1791 (-) Composer Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart is presumably poisoned at the age of 35 in Vienna, Austria.
1870 (-) Writer Alexandre Dumas originally Dumas Davy de la Pailleterie, dies at the age of 68 in Puys, Seine-Maritime, France.
1890 (+) Filmmaker Fritz Lang is born in Vienna, Austria.
1901 (+) Filmmaker Walt Disney is born in Chicago, Illinois, USA.
1906 (+) Actor and filmmaker Otto Preminger is born in Czernowitz, Hungary.
1926 (-) Artist Claude Monet dies of cataract at the age of 86 in Giverny, Aure, France.
1930 (x) 66 Die in a mysterious poisonous gas cloud in Liège, Liège, Belgium.
1932 (+) Musician Little Richard is born in Macon, Georgia, USA.
1947 (x) 72-year-old Magick Master Aleister Crowley aka The Great Beast 666, is cremated in Brighton, United Kingdom.
1947 (x) 23-year-old Serial Killer Rudolf Pleil aka Der Großten Todmacher, is sentenced to 12 years hard labour in Braunschweig, Germany.
1949 (x) 34-year-old Sex-Murderer Frederick Ducharme is arrested, wearing only a raincoat and rubber boots, in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada.
1951 (+) Artist Anne-Mie Van Kerckhoven aka AMVK, is born in Antwerpen, Antwerpen, Belgium.
1953 (x) 22-year-old Serial Killer Albert DeSalvo aka The Boston Strangler, marries Irmgard in Boston, Massachussets, USA.
1962 (-) Sophie Clark is sexually assaulted and strangled as seventh victim by Albert DeSalvo aka The Boston Strangler, at the age of 20 in Back Bay Boston, 315 Huntington Avenue, Massachussets, USA.
1966 (-) Retired Doctor Bentley dies of spontaneous human combustion at the age of 92 in Coudersport, Pennsylvania, USA.
1966 (+) Murderer Ruben Montoya Cantu is born in San Antonio, Texas, USA.
1968 (x) Start of the trial against 11-year-old Serial Killer Mary Bell aka Child of Hell, and Norma Bell in Newcastle, United Kingdom.
1975 (x) 39-year-old Serial Killer Henry Lee Lucas aka The Hand of Death, marries Betty Crawford in Chatham, Pennsylvania, USA.
1979 (-) Mira Kosecki is raped and strangled by Metod Torinus aka The Vampire Killer, at the age of 19 in Stari Log, Yugoslavia.
1983 (-) Filmmaker Robert Aldrich dies at the age of 65 in Los Angeles, California, USA.
1983 (-) An unidentified boy is found beaten and stabbed to death by Larry Eyler aka The Leather-Boy Killer, in Effingham county, Illinois, USA.
1991 (-) Mass murderer Richard Speck aka Born to Raise Hell, dies of a heart attack at the age of 50 in Joliet, Silver Cross Hospital, Illinois, USA.
1993 (x) Third bomb attack by 44-year-old Xenophobic Serial Bomber Franz Fuchs in Vienna, Austria.
Former Viennese Major Helmut Zilk gets injured. Two other bomb-letters are detected before they explode.
2000 (-) Murderer Garry Miller is executed by lethal injection in Huntsville Prison, Texas, USA.
2003 (-) Murderer Robbie Lyons is executed by lethal injection at the age of 31 in Raleigh State Prison, North Carolina, USA.