1087 (-) King of England William I aka The Conquerer, dies of peritonitis at the age of 59 in Rouen, St Gervais convent, France.
At the funeral the ulcer in his intestines broke open and the outrageous stench drove away all the guests.
1543 (x) Queen of Scots Mary Stuart is crowned at the age of nine months in Stirling, Scotland, United Kingdom.
1828 (+) Writer Leonid Lev Nikolayewitsch Tolstoy is born in Yasna Polyana, Russia.
1839 (+) Serial poisoner Maria Catharina Swanenburg aka Goeie Mie, is born in Leiden, the Netherlands.
1898 (-) Hannelore Heidemann is butchered by Ludwig Tessnow at the age of 7 in Lechtingen, Germany.
1898 (-) Poet Stéphane Mallarmé dies of a spasm of the larynx at the age of 56 in Valvins, France.
1901 (-) Artist Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec dies of alcohol-paralysis at the age of 36 in Paris, France.
1910 (-) Murderer Harrell Isaac Newton is executed by hanging at the age of 48 in Oregon, USA.
1911 (+) Last Commander of the Auschwitz concentration-camp Richard Baer is born in Floss, Oberpfalz, Bavaria, Germany.
1921 (-) Film-extra Virginia Rappe dies of peritonitis due to a ruptured bladder after being violently raped, 4 days earlier, by filmmaker ‘Fatty’ Roscoe Conklin Arbuckle at the age of 30 in San Francisco, St. Francis Hotel, California, USA.
1921 (-) Murderer Nichan Martin is executed by hanging at the age of 25 in State Prison, Florence, Arizona, USA.
1928 (+) Conceptual artist Sol LeWitt is born in Hartford, Connecticut, USA.
1941 (+) Musician Otis Redding known for “Sittin’ on the Dock of the Bay”, is born in Dawson, Georgia, USA.
1944 (-) William McSwann is beaten to death and solved in acid by John George Haigh aka The Acid Bath Murderer, in London, 79 Gloucester Road, United Kingdom.
1954 (x) Mass Murderer Robert William Jordan shoots 4 fellow-workers because they laughed at his fear to serve with the army in Elisabeth City, North Carolina, USA.
1961 (-) Murderer Hendryk Niemasz is executed by hanging at the age of 49 in the United Kingdom.
1967 (+) Pornographic actress Anna Malle originally Hotop, is born in Havana, Illinois, USA.
1973 (-) Jerry Billings is attacked and raped with a hammer by Harvey Louis Carignan aka The Want-Ad Killer, at the age of 13 in Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA.
1976 (-) Revolutionary leader and architect of the People’s Republic of China Mao Zedong dies of amyotropic lateral sclerosis at the age of 82 in Beijing, China.
1979 (-) David Murillo is sodomised, beaten and strangled by William Bonin aka The Freeway Killer, at the age of 15 in La Mirada, California, USA.
1980 (-) Journalist John Howard Griffin known from “Black Like Me”, dies of diabetes at the age of 60 in Fort Worth, Texas, USA.
1981 (-) Psychoanalist Jacques Marie Emile Lacan dies at the age of 80 in Paris, France.
1983 (-) Wilhelm Meyer and a friend are shot dead as eleventh and twelfth victim by Pietro Pacciani aka Il Mostre, at the age of 24 in Florence, Galluzo, Italy.
1984 (-) Filmmaker and murderer Yilmaz Guney dies of stomach cancer at the age of 47 in Paris, France.
1985 (x) 58 die in a poisonous rite, ordered by their leader Cult-leader Mangayon Botawag in the Fillipines.
1987 (-) Industrialist Gerrit-Jan Heijn is kidnapped and shot dead by 45-year-old architect Ferdi Elsas in Amsterdam, the Netherlands.
Elsas collected the ransom money and was arrested merely by accident because he kept spending the large notes in the same store over and over.
1988 (x) CCC-member Pascal Vandegeerde starts hungerstriking in the prison of Vorst in Brussels, Brabant, USA.
1997 (-) Triple Murderer James Lee Davis is executed by lethal injection in Huntsville Prison, Texas, USA.
1998 (-) Murderer Delbert Jr. Teague is executed by lethal injection in Huntsville Prison, Texas, USA.
2005 (-) Serial Killer John Wayne Glover aka The North Shore Granny Killer, commits suicide by hanging in his prison cell at the age of 72 in Lithgow Jail, New South Wales, Australia.