Friday, August 29, 2014

29th year - N° 241 Friday, 29 August 2014

29th year - N° 241 Friday, 29 August 2014

29 August / Today's 9 Events:
143 years ago

Tuesday 29th of August 1871

The longest ever living woman in the USA Emma Broadwater is born in Magothy, Maryland, United States.

99 years ago

Sunday 29th of August 1915

Actress Ingrid Bergman is born in Stockholm, Södermanland, Sweden.

76 years ago

Monday 29th of August 1938

Wiener Aktionist Hermann Nitsch is born in Wien, Wien, Austria.

71 years ago

Sunday 29th of August 1943

Murderess Mildred Mary Bolton commits suicide by cutting her wrists with a pair of scissors at the age of 57 in Dwight Correctional Center, 23813 E. 3200 North Road, Nevada Township, Dwight, Illinois, United States.

Bolton was the first woman ever sentenced to the electric chair in Cook County.

56 years ago

Friday 29th of August 1958

Singer-songwriter and actor Michael Joseph Jackson aka The King of Pop is born in 2300 Jackson Street, Gary, Indiana, United States.

55 years ago

Saturday 29th of August 1959

34-year-old Satan worshipper and serial rapist Edward John Louis Paisnel aka The Beast of Jersey rapes an unidentified girl in Grouville, Jersey, United Kingdom.

43 years ago

Sunday 29th of August 1971

Kidnapper and murderer Nathan Freudenthal Leopold aka The Perfect Murderer dies of a diabetes-related heart attack at the age of 67 in Adjuntas, Adjuntas, Puerto Rico.

Leopold's corneas were donated.

37 years ago He Called for Joseph

Monday 29th of August 1977

2nd President of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints Brigham Young dies of peritonitis from a ruptured appendix at the age of 176 in Salt Lake City, Utah, United States.

Young's last words were "Joseph! Joseph! Joseph!", invoking the name of the late Joseph Smith, founder of the Mormon faith.

32 years ago

Sunday 29th of August 1982

Actress Ingrid Bergman dies of breast cancer at the age of 67 in London, Greater London, United Kingdom.

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