Saturday, February 13, 2010

13 February 2007 - Borgerhout, Antwerpen

Creative reconstruction of a house front in Borgerhout, Belgium.
1542 (-) Fifth wife of Henry VIII Katherine Howard aka The Rose without a Thorn, is executed by beheading in London, United Kingdom.
She was charged with treason and adultery.
1599 (+) 237th Pope Alexander VII originally Fabio Chigi, is born in Siena, Italy.
1866 (x) 18-year-old Outlaw Jesse James hits his first bank, the Commercial Bank of Liberty in Missouri, USA.
1883 (-) Composer Richard Wagner dies of heart failure at the age of 69 in Venice, Italy.
1887 (+) Would-be assassin Richard Paul Pavlick is born in New Hampshire, USA.
1891 (-) Frances Coles is presumably murdered by Jack the Ripper in London, United Kingdom.
1903 (+) Writer Georges Simenon is born in Liège, 26 rue Léopold, Liège, Belgium.
1906 (+) Victim of Fritz Haarmann, Der Hannover Werwolf, Richard Gräf is born in Hannover, Germany.
1906 (-) Double murderer William Williams is executed by hanging in the United Kingdom.
1914 (-) Criminologist Alphonse Bertillon dies at the age of 60 in Münsterlingen, Switzerland.
1933 (+) Actress Kim Novak is born in Chicago, Illinois, USA.
1937 (x) 658 Die in theatre fire in Antung, China.
1938 (+) Actor Oliver Reed is born in London, Wimbledon, United Kingdom.
1945 (x) Over 35.000 Die in the 4.000-tonnes RAF bombing in Dresden, Germany.
1950 (+) Musician Peter Gabriel is born in Chobham, Surrey, United Kingdom.
1960 (x) 25-year-old Vampire Florencio Fernandez is arrested in Monteros, Argentina.
1960 (x) 23-year-old Horst Otto confesses to the murder of Manuela Knodt, who was actually killed by Joachim Kroll, The Ruhr Hunter in Essen, NordRhein-Westfalen, Germany.
Otto will nevertheless be tried, found guilty and spend 8 years in jail.
1960 (x) First French Atomic Bomb test in the Sahara.
1964 (-) Nazi-Doctor Werner Heyde aka Fritz Sawade, commits suicide by hanging in his prison cell at the age of 61 in Frankfurt-am-Main, Germany.
He was the leader of the T-4 programme, to extinct all the mentally deranged.
1973 (-) Fred Perez aka Freddie Bell, is shot dead by Herbert Mullin at the age of 73 in Santa Cruz, California, USA.
Mullin was arrested minutes later.
1981 (-) Eta-member José Arregui is tortured to death in prison at the age of 30 in Madrid, Spain.
1991 (-) Nazi Sculptor Arno Breker dies at the age of 90 in Düsseldorf, NordRhein-Westfalen, Germany.
2007 (-) Fashion model Eliana Ramos dies of anorexia nervosa at the age of 19 in Montevideo, Uruguay.
She was the sister of model Luisel Ramos, who died of anorexia nervosa six months earlier.

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