Thursday, May 4, 2017

32nd year - N° 124 Thursday, 4 May 2017

32nd year - N° 124 Thursday, 4 May 2017

4 May / Today's 10 Events:
109 years ago

Monday 4th of May 1908

Victim of Fritz Haarmann aka Der Hannover Werwolf Friedrich Koch is born in Hannover, Niedersachsen, Germany.

88 years ago

Saturday 4th of May 1929

Actress Audrey Hepburn, originally Audrey Kathleen Ruston is born in Keyenveldstraat 48, Ixelles, Brussel, Brabant, Belgium.

77 years ago

Saturday 4th of May 1940

39-year-old SS-Obersturmbannführer and longest serving commandant of Auschwitz-KZ Rudolf Franz Ferdinand Höss is installed in KZ Auschwitz-Birkenau, Birkenau, Małopolska, Poland.

38 years ago

Friday 4th of May 1979

Member of the Rote Armee Fraktion and Sozialistisches Patientenkollektiv Elisabeth von Dyck is shot dead by a police sniper during an attempt to arrest her at the age of 28 in Haus Stephanstraße 40, Nürnberg, Bayern, Germany.

von Dyck was one of the guards of kidnapped Hanns Martin Schleyer at 'Haus Etna' in Den Haag in 1977.

37 years ago

Sunday 4th of May 1980

Yugoslav statesman Josip Broz Tito dies of gangrene at the age of 88 in Univerzitetni Klinični Center, Ljubljana, Carniola, Yugoslavia.

27 years ago He Was Sparked

Friday 4th of May 1990

Alleged cop killer Jesse Joseph Tafero is executed by Old Sparky at the age of 44 in Florida State Prison, 7819 N.W. 228th Street, Raiford, Florida, United States.

'Old Sparky' malfunctioned, causing six-inch flames to shoot out of Tafero's head. A member of the execution team had used a synthetic sponge rather than a sea sponge which is necessary to provide greater conductivity and a quick death. One close inmate friend of Tafero later said he could smell the burning flesh of his friend for days after.

19 years ago

Monday 4th of May 1998

56-year-old Mathematician and serial bomber Theodore John 'Ted' Kaczynski aka The Unabomber is sentenced to four life sentences plus 30 years in Sacramento, California, United States.

15 years ago

Saturday 4th of May 2002

149 die in Executive Airlines Services BAC One-Eleven 525FT Flight 4226 crash in Gwammaja, Kano, Kano, Nigeria.

There were 78 deaths on the ground and 6 survivors in the plane.

10 years ago The Eyes had it

Friday 4th of May 2007

Brushed up scenery from an extermination camp in KZ Sachsenhausen, Oranienburg, Brandenburg, Germany.

9 years ago The Eyes had it

Sunday 4th of May 2008

My Bastard Art Gruppe installation with pictures of Ulrike Meinfuchs and Gudrun Fuchslein in Oude Gevangenis, Martelarenlaan 42, Hasselt, Limburg, Belgium.

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