Thursday, February 9, 2012

9 February 1981 - Bill Haley Dies

1555 (-) Bishop John Hooper aka Johan Hoper, is executed by burning at the stake in Gloucester, United Kingdom.
1617 (-) Composer Hans Christoph Haiden dies at the age of 45 in Germany.
1771 (+) Farmer, mechanic and composer Daniel Belknap is born in Framingham, Massachussets, USA.
1773 (+) 9th president of the USA William Henry Harrison is born in Berkeley, Charles City County, Virginia, USA.
1881 (-) Writer Fyodor Mikhaylovich Dostoyevsky dies of a lung-bleeding at the age of 59 in St. Petersburg, Russia.
1885 (+) Composer Alban Maria Johannes Berg is born in Vienna, Austria.
1902 (+) Nazi Reichsfrauenführerin Gertrud Scholtz-Klink originally Gertrud Emma Treusch, is born in Aldesheim, Germany.
1913 (-) Black murderer Dand Rucker is lynched by burning in Houston, Texas, USA.
1931 (+) Writer Thomas Bernhard is born in Heerlen, the Netherlands.
1932 (-) Murderer Major Johnson is executed by Old Sparky at the age of 44 in Georgia, USA.
1932 (+) Artist Gerhard Richter is born in Dresden, Saxony, Germany.
1942 (-) Evelyn Hamilton is strangled as first victim by Gordon Cummins aka The Blackout Ripper, at the age of 40 in London, Montagu Place air raid shelter, United Kingdom.
1945 (+) Actress Mia Farrow is born in Los Angeles, California, USA.
1963 (-) Military overtaker of King Feisal II General Quassim is executed in Iraq.
1963 (+) Actress Lolo Ferrari originally Eve Valois aka The Woman with the Largest Breasts in the World, is born in Clermont-Ferrand, Puy-de-Dôme, France.
1968 (x) 46-year-old Artist Joseph Heinrich Beuys performs 'Eurasienstab 82 min Fluxorium Organum' in Antwerpen, Wide Whide Space Gallery, Antwerp, Belgium.
1972 (x) 26-year-old Performance artist Chris Burden performs 'T.V. Hijack' on Channel 3 Cablevision in Irvine, California, USA.
1977 (-) Engineer and aircraft designer Sergey Vladimirovich Ilyushin dies at the age of 82 in Moscow, Russia.
1978 (-) Kimberley Leach is bludgeoned to death by Ted Bundy aka The Only Living Witness, at the age of 12 in Jacksonville, Lake City, Florida, USA.
1978 (-) Head of the SS in Rome Herbert Kappler dies of cancer at the age of 70 in Soltau, Germany.
He escaped from prison 10 months earlier.
1979 (-) Helena L. is shot through the head by Freddy Horion aka Beatle, in Gent, East Flanders, Belgium.
1980 (x) 33-year-old Serial Killer Ted Theodore Robert Bundy aka The Only Living Witness, marries Carole Boone in Orlando, Courthouse, Florida, USA.

1981 (-) Musician Bill Haley dies of a brain tumour at the age of 55 in Harlingen, Texas, USA.
1983 (x) 37-year-old Serial Killer Dennis Andrew Nilsen aka Killing For Company, is arrested after neighbours complained about a blocked drain in 23 Cranley Gardens in London, Muswell Hill, United Kingdom.
1984 (-) Soviet leader Yuri Vladimirovich Andropov dies of a bad cold at the age of 69 in Moscow, Russia.
1996 (-) Double Murderer Leo Jenkins is executed by lethal injection in Huntsville Prison, Texas, USA.
1998 (-) Triple murderer Steven Renfro is executed by lethal injection at the age of 40 in Huntsville Prison, Texas, USA.
1999 (-) Double murderer Jaturun Siripongs is executed by lethal injection in San Quentin Prison, California, USA.

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