1565 (-) 224th Pope Pius IV originally Gian Angelo De Medici, dies at the age of 66 in Rome, Italy.
1608 (+) Poet John Milton known for “Paradise Lost”, is born in London, United Kingdom.
1641 (-) Painter Sir Anthony van Dyck dies at the age of 42 in London, Blackfriars, United Kingdom.
1669 (-) 238th Pope Clementius IX originally Giulio Rospigliosi, dies at the age of 69 in Rome, Italy.
1842 (+) Anarchist Peter Alekseyewitsch Kropotkin aka The Anarchist Prince, is born in Moscow, Russia.
1915 (-) Criminologist Hans Gross dies at the age of 68 in Graz, Austria.
1918 (+) Actor Kirk Douglas originally Issur Danielovitch Demsky, is born in Amsterdam, New York, USA.
1927 (+) Composer Pierre Henry is born in Paris, France.
1929 (+) Filmmaker John Nicholas Cassavetes is born in New York, New York, USA.
1941 (+) Actor Beau Lloyd Vernet Bridges is born in Hollywood, California, USA.
1957 (+) Musician Donny Donald Clark Osmond is born in Ogden, Utah, USA.
1975 (-) Stephanie Parry is drugged and choked to death by Charles Sobhraj aka Bad Blood, at the age of 0 in Pattaya, Thailand.
1977 (-) David Talsma is murdered by John Gacy aka The Killer Clown, at the age of 19 in Chicago, Des Plaines, Illinois, USA.
1983 (x) 32-year-old Serial Killer Gerald Eugene Stano originally Paul Zeininger aka Blind Fury, is sentenced to death for one murder in Titusville, Brevard County Courthouse, Florida, USA.
It’s his third death-penalty.
1987 (x) An unidentified man kills 12 people in a wild shooting spree in a telecommunications centre in Melbourne, Australia.
1996 (x) 21-year-old Multiple Murderer Narit Bunchien aka Archie, shoots 21-year-old An Phong, Steve Nguyen, Hoi Thanah and 15-year-old Mary Pham to death, who were supposedly burglarizing his house in Houston, Texas, USA.
1996 (x) Thirteenth bomb attack by 47-year-old Xenophobic Serial Bomber Franz Fuchs in Graz, Austria.
A mail-bomb is detected.
1999 (-) Triple murderer James Beathard is executed by lethal injection in Huntsville Prison, Texas, USA.