Sunday, February 5, 2012

5 February 2008 - Maharishi Mahesh Yogi Dies

1840 (+) Engineer and tyre-manufacterer John Boyd Dunlop is born in Scotland, United Kingdom.
1848 (+) Outlaw Myra Maybelle Shirley Reed Starr aka Belle Starr, is born in Carthage, Missouri, USA.
1848 (+) Satanist writer Joris-Karl Huysmans originally Charles-Marie-Georges, is born in Paris, France.
1878 (+) Car manufacterer André Gustave Citroën is born in Paris, France.
1908 (+) Serial Killer Eugene Weidmann aka The Handsome Devil, is born in Sachsenhausen, Frankfurt-am-Main, Germany.
1908 (+) Actress Peg Lillian Millicent Entwistle is born in Port Talbot, Wales, United Kingdom.
1909 (-) Murderer Walter H. Johnson is executed by hanging at the age of 28 in Oregon, USA.
1914 (+) Writer William Seward Burroughs is born in St. Louis, Missouri, USA.
1924 (x) Ted Williams cuts the throats of his three daughters to save them from being put in an institution and presumed consequent prostitution in Sydney, New South Wales, Australia.
1937 (-) Writer and psycho-analist Lou Andreas Salome dies of kidney failure at the age of 76 in Göttingen, Germany.

1946 (+) Actress Charlotte Tessa Rampling is born in Sturmer, Essex, United Kingdom.
1948 (x) 18-year-old Serial Killer Charles Ray Hatcher aka Evil Incarnate, is convicted of auto theft and sentenced to 2 years imprisonment in St. Joseph, Missouri, USA.
1959 (-) Actress Gwili Andre originally Gurli Andresen, commits suicide by self-immolation at the age of 51 in Venice, California, USA.
She surrounded herself with numerous articles and photographs about the career she expected and set it all alight.
1973 (-) Rosalind Thorpe is shot dead and cut to pieces by Ed Kemper aka The Co-ed Killer, at the age of 22 in Berkeley, California, USA.
1974 (x) 33-year-old Founding member of the Rote Armee Fraktion, Gudrun Ensslin is transferred from Essen to Ossendorf Prison in Köln, Germany.
She is placed in a cell next to Ulrike Meinhof.
1981 (x) 21-year-old Performance artist Danny Devos aka DDV, performs as 'David Mark Chapman', murderer of John Lennon with Xavier Rathé at 2e Verzameling in Gent, Handelsbeurs, East Flanders, Belgium.
1997 (x) 73 Die in helicopter collision in Shaar Yishoev, Israël.
2006 (x) Performance artist Danny Devos aka DDV, performs 'DDV from China' in Borgerhout, Factor 44, Antwerpen, Belgium.

2008 (-) Spiritual Leader Maharishi Mahesh Yogi dies of natural causes at the age of 90 in Vlodrop, the Netherlands.

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