Monday, March 20, 2017

32nd year - N° 79 Monday, 20 March 2017

32nd year - N° 79 Monday, 20 March 2017

20 March / Today's 11 Events:
189 years ago

Thursday 20th of March 1828

Poet and playwright Henrik Johan Ibsen is born in Skien, Grenland, Norway.

122 years ago

Wednesday 20th of March 1895

Psychiatrist Fredric Wertham, originally Friedrich Ignatz Wertheimer is born in München, Bayern, Germany.

118 years ago

Monday 20th of March 1899

Murderess Martha Place, originally Martha 'Mattie' Garretson is executed by Old Sparky at the age of 50 in Sing Sing Prison, Ossining, New York, United States.

Place was the first woman to die in the electric chair.

94 years ago

Tuesday 20th of March 1923

Wilhelm Schulze is killed and his meat sold by serial killer Fritz Haarmann aka Der Hannover Werwolf in Neue Straße 8, Hannover, Niedersachsen, Germany.

77 years ago

Wednesday 20th of March 1940

Serial rapist and killer Mike James Mitchell DeBardeleben aka The Lethal Shadow is born in Little Rock, Arkansas, United States.

48 years ago

Thursday 20th of March 1969

Musician John Winston Lennon known from The Beatles is born in Gibraltar, Overseas Territory, United Kingdom.

35 years ago

Saturday 20th of March 1982

53-year-old Mass murderess Priscilla Joyce Ford is sentenced to death for six counts of murder and 23 counts of attempted murder in Reno, Nevada, United States.

Ford's comment was: "I would like to be left alone to die in peace."

34 years ago

Sunday 20th of March 1983

Richard Wayne is beaten and stabbed to death by serial killer Larry Eyler aka The Leather Boy Killer in Indianapolis, Indiana, United States.

29 years ago

Sunday 20th of March 1988

Daniël Pándy is shot dead by serial killer András Pándy aka Father Bluebeard in Nijverheidskaai, Sint-Jans-Molenbeek, Brussel, Brabant, Belgium.

Daniël was shot by Ágnes then dismembered and dissolved in acid by András.

21 years ago

Wednesday 20th of March 1996

40-year-old Kidnapper, serial killer and child molester Marc Dutroux is released from prison in Prison de Jamioulx, Rue Vandamme 120, Ham-sur-Heure-Nalinnes, Hainaut, Belgium.

While Dutroux was in prison 8-year-old Julie Lejeune and Mélissa Russo starved to death in a dungeon in his basement in Marcinelle. His wife Michelle Martin allegedly fed her Dutroux's German shepherd dogs but did not follow his orders to feed the girls claiming she was too afraid to go into the dungeon.

12 years ago The Eyes had it

Sunday 20th of March 2005

Mountain walks and oddities in Sierre, Valais, Switzerland.

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