1404 (+) Serial Killer Gilles De Rais is born in Champtoce, France.
1487 (+) 221st Pope Julius III originally Giovanni Maria Ciocchi del Monte, is born in Rome, Italy.
1585 (+) Composer Ercole Porta is born in Italy.
1659 (+) Composer Henry Purcell is born in Westminster, St. Anne's Lane, Old Pye Street, United Kingdom.
1886 (+) Poet Hilda Doolittle aka H. D., is born in Bethlehem, Pennsylvania, USA.
1888 (x) 38-year-old Murderer John Pizer aka Leather Apron, is arrested in London, United Kingdom.
He’s suspected of being Jack the Ripper.
1890 (+) Writer Franz Werfel is born in Prague, Czechoslowakia.
1896 (-) Marie Mossier is murdered as tenth victim by Joseph Vacher aka L’Eventreur du Sud-Est, at the age of 19 in France.
1897 (+) Writer and philosopher Georges Bataille is born in Billom, Puy-de-Dôme, France.
1918 (+) German Shepherd dog movie star Rin Tin Tin is born in Lorraine, France.
1920 (-) Actress Olive Thomas originally Oliveretta Elaine Duffy, dies of accidently drinking mercury bichloride in a drunken mood at the age of 25 in Paris, Hotel Crillon, Place de la Concorde, France.
1926 (-) Murderer Henry Jackson is executed by hanging at the age of 44 in West Virginia, USA.
1932 (-) Murderer Clay Fogelman is executed in Raleigh State Prison, North Carolina, USA.
1933 (+) Fashion designer Karl Otto Lagerfeld is born in Hamburg, Germany.
1936 (x) The dismembered body of an unidentified woman is found, she’s the sixth victim of Serial Killer The Mad Butcher of Cleveland in Cleveland, Kingsbury Run, East 37th Street, Ohio, USA.
1939 (x) Canada declares war to Nazi Germany.
1945 (+) Musician José Féliciano is born in Lares, Puerto Rico.
1961 (x) 83 Die in President Airlines DC-6 crash in Shannon, Ireland.
1971 (-) Actress Pier Angeli originally Anna Maria Pierangeli, commits suicide by an overdose of barbiturates at the age of 39 in Beverly Hills, California, USA.
She couldn’t bear the death of James Dean with whom she was romantically involved.
1974 (x) Start of the trial against 39-year-old Founding member of the Rote Armee Fraktion Ulrike Marie Meinhof considering her part the escape of Andreas Baader in 1970 in Berlin, Germany.
1976 (x) 176 Die in British Airways Hawker Siddeley Trident and Inex-Adria DC-9 collision in Zagreb, Yugoslavia.
1977 (-) Murderer Hamida Djandoubi is executed by the Guillotine at the age of 28 in Marseille, Baumettes Prison, France.
He was the last man to be executed by the Guillotine in France.
1979 (-) President of Angola Agostinho Antonio Neto dies of blood cancer at the age of 57 in Moscow, Russia.
2002 (-) Double murderer Tony Lee Walker is executed by lethal injection in Huntsville Prison, Texas, USA.
2003 (-) Double murderer Larry Allen Hayes is executed by lethal injection in Huntsville Prison, Texas, USA.