Thursday, June 16, 2016

31st year - N° 168 Thursday, 16 June 2016

31st year - N° 168 Thursday, 16 June 2016

16 June / Today's 18 Events:
126 years ago

Monday 16th of June 1890

Actor Stan Laurel, originally Arthur Stanley Jefferson known from Laurel and Hardy is born in 3 Argyle Street, Ulverston, Lancashire, United Kingdom.

112 years ago

Thursday 16th of June 1904

22-year-old Poet and writer James Augustine Aloysius Joyce has the first date with his future wife Nora Barnacle in Dublin, Leinster, Ireland.

In Joyce's epic novel 'Ulysses' all the events happen on this day, named 'Bloomsday' 50 years after its publication.

96 years ago He Wasn't Black

Wednesday 16th of June 1920

Journalist and writer John Howard Griffin known for Black Like Me is born in Dallas, Texas, United States.

93 years ago It Gave Him Fun

Saturday 16th of June 1923

An unidentified man is murdered 'for the fun it gave me' by 32-year-old Serial killer, rapist, arsonist and burglar Carl Panzram aka A Journal of Murder in Kingston, New York, United States.

91 years ago

Tuesday 16th of June 1925

Wiener Aktionist Otto Muehl is born in Grodnau, Burgenland, Austria.

81 years ago

Sunday 16th of June 1935

Pop artist Jim Dine is born in Cincinnati, Ohio, United States.

57 years ago

Tuesday 16th of June 1959

Actor George Reeves, originally George Keefer Brewer known from Adventures of Superman commits suicide by a shot through the head at the age of 45 in 1579 Benedict Canyon Drive, Benedict Canyon, California, United States.

53 years ago

Sunday 16th of June 1963

26-year-old Cosmonaut Valentina Vladimirovna Tereshkova known for becoming the first woman in Space happens to be the first woman in space in a Vostok-6 in .

Tereshkova spent three days in space, which was more than the combined time of all American astronauts in space then.

52 years ago

Tuesday 16th of June 1964

Keith Bennett is abducted and strangled by serial killers the Moors Murderers aka Ian Brady and Myra Hindley in Longsight, Manchester, Greater Manchester, United Kingdom.

Bennett was buried on Saddleworth Moor and never found.

45 years ago

Wednesday 16th of June 1971

Rapper Tupac Shakur aka 2Pac is born in Harlem, New York, New York, United States.

40 years ago

Wednesday 16th of June 1976

31-year-old Serial killer Dennis Andrew Nilsen aka Killing For Company has a gallstone removed by Dr. Kirk in Willesden General Hospital, Brent, London, Greater London, United Kingdom.

39 years ago

Thursday 16th of June 1977

Rocket engineer and space architect Wernher Magnus Maximilian, Freiherr von Braun dies of pancreatic cancer at the age of 65 in Alexandria, Virginia, United States.

26 years ago

Saturday 16th of June 1990

Murderess Gertrude Baniszewski, originally Gertrude Nadine Van Fossan aka Gertrude Wright dies of lung cancer at the age of 61 in Laurel, Iowa, United States.

25 years ago

Sunday 16th of June 1991

Leslie Erin Mahaffy is abducted, raped, abused and strangled by serial killer Paul Bernardo aka The Scarborough Rapist aka The Schoolgirl Killer in Burlington, Ontario, Canada.

Mahaffy's body was found dismembered and encased in concrete on 29 June 1991 in Lake Gibson near St. Catharines, Ontario. Videotapes discovered in the home of Bernardo and Homolka show that Mahaffy was held hostage for approximately 24 hours and repeatedly assaulted and sodomized.

19 years ago

Monday 16th of June 1997

Doctor and serial killer Gerd Wenzinger aka The Havel Ripper commits suicide hanging in his cell at the age of 54 in Salvador, Bahia, Brazil.

Wenzinger was facing charges for killing 13 prostitutes in Berlin and Stuttgart, and sexually torturing many more in Germany and Brazil.

17 years ago The Eyes had it

Wednesday 16th of June 1999

The overturned van of an exhibition worker after driving off a dyke in Fort Asperen, Langendijk, Asperen, Gelderland, Netherlands.

17 years ago

Wednesday 16th of June 1999

Musician David Edward Sutch aka Screaming Lord Sutch aka 3rd Earl of Harrow commits suicide by hanging at the age of 59 in London, Greater London, United Kingdom.

10 years ago

Friday 16th of June 2006

32-year-old Serial killer Alexander Yuryevich 'Sasha' Pichushkin aka The Chessboard Killer aka The Bitsa Park Maniac is arrested in Moscow, Central Federal District, Russia.

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