Thursday, March 9, 2017

32nd year - N° 68 Thursday, 9 March 2017

32nd year - N° 68 Thursday, 9 March 2017

9 March / Today's 9 Events:
221 years ago

Wednesday 9th of March 1796

War leader Napoléon Bonaparte, originally Napoleone di Buonaparte in Paris, Île-de-France, France.

127 years ago

Sunday 9th of March 1890

Politician and diplomat Vyacheslav Mikhailovich Molotov, originally Vyacheslav Mikhailovich Skryabin is born in Kukarka, Kirov Oblast, Russia.

Skryabin took the pseudonym 'Molotov', derived from the Russian molot (hammer) for his political work owing to the name's vaguely 'industrial' ring.

71 years ago

Saturday 9th of March 1946

33 die in Bolton Wanderers-Stoke City football game stampede in Burnden Park, Bolton, Greater Manchester, United Kingdom.

Over 400 people were injured. The dead and injured were lain along the touchline and covered with coats. A little under half an hour later the game was restarted with a new sawdust lined touchline separating the players from the bodies.

67 years ago

Thursday 9th of March 1950

Timothy John Evans aka The Innocent Strangler of 10 Rillington Place is executed by hanging at the age of 26 in HM Prison Pentonville, Caledonian Road, Islington, London, Greater London, United Kingdom.

He was sentenced to death for the murder of his wife and child, who were actually killed by John Christie.

54 years ago

Saturday 9th of March 1963

Mary E. Brown is raped, stabbed, strangled and fatally bludgeoned with a pipe by serial killer Albert DeSalvo aka The Boston Strangler aka The Measuring Man aka The Green Man in 319 Park Avenue, Lawrence, Massachusetts, United States.

51 years ago

Wednesday 9th of March 1966

George Cornell, originally George Myers is shot dead by gangster Ronald Kray aka Ronnie Kray in The Blind Beggar, 337 Whitechapel Road, Whitechapel, London, Greater London, United Kingdom.

On seeing Ronnie Kray enter the pub, Cornell sneered with sarcasm "Look who's here". Ronnie Kray walked towards Cornell, took out a 9 mm Luger, and calmly shot him once in the forehead, just above his right eye.

37 years ago

Sunday 9th of March 1980

34-year-old Artist Chris Christopher Burden performs 'Cinque Cinquecento' at the Per/for/mance festival in Firenze, Toscana, Italy.

23 years ago

Wednesday 9th of March 1994

Poet and writer Charles Henry Bukowski, originally Heinrich Karl Bukowski aka Hank dies of leukemia at the age of 74 in San Pedro, California, United States.

8 years ago The Eyes had it

Monday 9th of March 2009

Installing Anne-Mie Van Kerckhoven's exhibition 'Nothing More Natural' in Kunsthalle Nürnberg, Lorenzer Straße 32, Nürnberg, Bayern, Germany.

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