1832 (-) Writer Walter Scott dies of anemia at the age of 61 in Abbotsford, United Kingdom.
As a result his brain shriveled up.
1860 (-) Philosopher Arthur Schopenhauer dies of heart failure at the age of 72 in Frankfurt-am-Main, Germany.
1866 (+) Writer Herbert George Wells is born in London, Bromley, United Kingdom.
1921 (-) Wolfchild Amala dies of a kidney infection at the age of 3 in Midnapore, India.
1921 (x) Over 600 Die in ammonium nitrate explosion in Oppau, BASF plant, Germany.
1931 (+) Actor Larry Hagman aka JR Ewing, is born in Weatherford, Texas, USA.
1934 (+) Musician Leonard Norman Cohen is born in Montreal, Quebec, Canada.
1947 (+) Mass-murderer Freddy Horion aka Beatle, is born in Gent, East Flanders, Belgium.
1947 (+) Writer Stephen King is born in Portland, New Mexico, USA.
1952 (+) Cellules Communistes Combattantes leader Pierre Carette is born in Charleroi, Hainaut, Belgium.
1952 (+) Demonic possessed woman Anneliese Michel is born in Klingenberg, Bavaria, Germany.
1956 (x) 121 Die in train collision in Secunderbad, India.
1962 (x) 27-year-old Founding member of the Rote Armee Fraktion Ulrike Marie Meinhof gives birth to twins Regine and Bettina by Cesarian after 6 months of pregnancy in Hamburg, Frauenklinik, Germany.
She had to give birth early due to complications of a brain tumour, four weeks later she would be operated.
1974 (-) An unidentified woman is raped and strangled by Paul Knowles aka Lester Daryl Gates aka Daryl Golden aka The Casanova Killer aka Killing Time, in Sequin, Nevada, USA.
1975 (-) André Breugnot is drugged and drowned in a bathtub by Charles Sobhraj aka Bad Blood, at the age of 56 in Chiang Mai, Chiang Inn Hotel, Room 207, Thailand.
1982 (-) Irina Karabelnikowa is stabbed to death by Andrej Tsjikatilo aka The Rostow Ripper, at the age of 19 in Schachnaja-Kirpitschnaja, Russia.
1999 (-) Murderer Richard W. Smith is executed by lethal injection in Huntsville Prison, Texas, USA.
2004 (-) Murderer Andrew Perez Flores is executed by lethal injection in Huntsville Prison, Texas, USA.