1746 (+) Artist Francisco Goya originally Francisco José de Goya y Lucientes de todos los santos difuntos, is born in San Francisco, Aragon, Spain.
1807 (-) Murderer George Allen is executed by hanging in Stafford Gaol, United Kingdom.
1811 (+) Chemist and inventor Robert Wilhelm Eberhard Bunsen known from the Bunsen Burner, is born in Göttingen, Germany.
1844 (+) Writer Paul Marie Verlaine is born in Metz, France.
1853 (+) Artist Vincent Van Gogh is born in Groot Zundert, the Netherlands.
1883 (-) Murderess Emeline Meaker is executed by hanging at the age of 44 in Vermont, USA.
1894 (+) Engineer and aircraft designer Sergey Vladimirovich Ilyushin is born in Dilialevo, Russia.
1905 (+) British Chief Executioner Albert Pierrepoint is born in Clayton, Bradford, United Kingdom.
1908 (-) Murderer Chester Gillette aka An American Tragedy, is executed by Old Sparky at the age of 24 in Auburn, Texas, USA.
1912 (-) Writer Karl Friedrich May known from Winnetou and Old Shatterhand, dies at the age of 70 in Radebeul, Germany.
1913 (+) Musician Frankie Laine originally Francesco Paolo LoVecchio, is born in Chicago, Illinois, USA.
1925 (-) Philosopher, social thinker, architect and esotericist Rudolf Joseph Lorenz Steiner aka The Father of Anthroposophy, dies at the age of 64 in Dornach, Switzerland.
1930 (-) Sybilla Wil is attacked by Peter Kürten aka The Düsseldorfer Monster aka The Vampire of Düsseldorf, at the age of 29 in Düsseldorf, Hofgarten, NordRhein-Westfalen, Germany.
1931 (+) Physician and cosmonaut Aleksey Vasilyevich Sorokin is born in Bobroye, Kursk, USSR.
1937 (+) Actor Warren Beatty is born in Richmond, Virginia, USA.
1943 (-) Murderer William Hedden is executed by Old Sparky at the age of 44 in Tennessee, USA.
1945 (+) Musician Eric Patrick Clapton aka Slowhand, is born in Ripley, Surrey, United Kingdom.
1963 (x) 69-year-old Murderer Mathias Kindlinger aka The Austrian Bluebeard, is sentenced to life-imprisonment for the murder of his 5 wives and girlfriends in Vienna, Austria.
1970 (x) The Manson Family members Susan Atkins, Leslie Van Houten, Patricia Krenwinkel and leader Charles Manson are sentenced to death in Los Angeles, California, USA.
1975 (x) The entire Ruppert family are shot dead by 41-year-old Mass-murderer James Urban Ruppert in Hamilton, 635 Minor Avenue, Ohio, USA.
The victims are 65-year-old Charity, 42-year-old Leonard, 38-year-old Alma, 17-year-old Leonard Jr., 16-year-old Michael, 15-year-old Thomas, 13-year-old Carol, 12-year-old Ann, 11-year-old David, 9-year-old Teresa and 4-year-old John.
1981 (-) Ronald Reagan is attacked by John Hinckley aka The Jodie Foster Lover Boy, at the age of 70 in Washington, District Columbia, USA.
1986 (-) Actor James Francis Cagney dies of a heart attack at the age of 86 in Clinton Corners, Dutchess County, New York, USA.
1998 (-) Murderess Judy Buenoano is executed by Old Sparky at the age of 54 in Trinidad.
1999 (-) Triple murderer Robert Excell White is executed by lethal injection in Huntsville Prison, Texas, USA.
2004 (-) Murderer William D. Wickline is executed by lethal injection in Southern Correctional Facility, Lucasville, Ohio, USA.