Friday, September 25, 2020

35th year - N° 269 Friday, 25 September 2020

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35th year - N° 269 Friday, 25 September 2020

25 September / Today's 28 Events:
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486 years ago

Tuesday 25th of September 1534

219th Pope Clemens VII, originally Giulio di Giuliano de Medici dies from eating poisonous mushrooms at the age of 56 in Vatican City, Rome, Lazio, Italy.

Just a few days before his death Clemens VII ordered Michelangelo to paint 'The Last Judgment' in the Sistine Chapel.


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188 years ago

Tuesday 25th of September 1832

Architect and engineer William Le Baron Jenney aka The Father of the American Skyscraper is born in Fairhaven, Massachusetts, United States.


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123 years ago

Saturday 25th of September 1897

Writer William Cuthbert Faulkner is born in New Albany, Mississippi, United States.


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117 years ago

Friday 25th of September 1903

Abstract expressionist painter Mark Rothko, originally Marcus Yakovlevich Rothkowitz is born in Dvinsk, Vitebsk Oblast, Russia.


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114 years ago

Tuesday 25th of September 1906

Composer Dmitri Dmitriyevich Shostakovich is born in Podolskaya Street 2, St. Petersburg, Northwestern Federal District, Russia.


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102 years ago

Wednesday 25th of September 1918

Friedel Rothe is killed and his meat sold by serial killer Fritz Haarmann aka Der Hannover Werwolf in Celler Straße 27, Hannover, Niedersachsen, Germany.


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94 years ago She Kept His Wedding Ring

Saturday 25th of September 1926

16-year-old Gangster Bonnie Elizabeth Parker marries Roy Thornton six days before her 16th birthday in Cement City, Texas, United States.

After January 1929 their paths never crossed again. But they were never divorced and Parker was wearing Thornton's wedding ring when she died.


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88 years ago

Sunday 25th of September 1932

Pianist Glenn Hubert Gould known for his interpretations of the music of Johann Sebastian Bach is born in 32 Southwood Drive, The Beaches, Toronto, Ontario, Canada.


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76 years ago

Monday 25th of September 1944

Actor Michael Kirk Douglas is born in New Brunswick, New Jersey, United States.


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69 years ago

Tuesday 25th of September 1951

Murderer Steve Mitchell is executed by Old Sparky at the age of 49 in Huntsville Prison, 815 12th Street, Huntsville, Texas, United States.


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68 years ago

Thursday 25th of September 1952

Serial killer Patrick David Mackay aka Franklin Bollvolt the First is born in Park Royal Hospital, Acton Lane, London, Greater London, United Kingdom.


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68 years ago He Was Baby Superman

Thursday 25th of September 1952

Actor Christopher D'Olier Reeve known for portraying Superman is born in New York City, New York, United States.


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50 years ago He Was the Candyman's First

Friday 25th of September 1970

Jeffrey Alan Konen is tortured and strangled by serial killer Dean Corll aka The Candyman in Yorktown Street, Houston, Texas, United States.

Konen vanished while hitchhiking with another student from the University of Texas to his parents' home in Houston. He was dropped off alone at the corner of Westheimer Road and South Voss Road near the Uptown area of Houston. Konen was Corll's first victim. Konen's body was buried at High Island Beach.


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43 years ago

Sunday 25th of September 1977

John A. Mowery is murdered by serial killer John Wayne Gacy aka The Killer Clown in 8213 West Summerdale Avenue, Cook, Chicago, Illinois, United States.


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42 years ago

Monday 25th of September 1978

144 die in Pacific Southwest Airlines Flight 182 Boeing 727-214 collision in North Park, San Diego, California, United States.

Pacific Southwest Airlines Flight 182 collided with a private Cessna 172 light aircraft flown by 32-year-old Martin B. Kazy Jr. and 35-year-old David Boswell. The site of the crash was immediately swarmed with looters who robbed the bodies of all their valuables.


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41 years ago

Tuesday 25th of September 1979

20-year-old Mass murderer Dirk De Winne is sentenced to 20 years hard labour in Assisenhof, Gent, Oost-Vlaanderen, Belgium.


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38 years ago He Was Filled with Hate and Anger

Saturday 25th of September 1982

40-year-old Spree killer George Emil Banks shoots 13 people including three of his girlfriends and five of his children to death with a Colt AR-15 semi-automatic rifle in Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania, United States.

Banks said he killed his children because he felt they would be tormented by the cruelty of racial views against mixed-race children. Since his conviction Banks has tried to kill himself four times and has gone on hunger strikes that required him to be force-fed.


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37 years ago

Sunday 25th of September 1983

King of Belgium Leopold III, originally Leopold Filips Karel Albert Meinrad Hubertus Maria Miguel dies of heart failure at the age of 82 in Universitair Ziekenhuis Saint-Luc, Sint-Lambrechts-Woluwe, Brussel, Brabant, Belgium.


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37 years ago

Sunday 25th of September 1983

In the largest prison escape in the United Kingdom, 38 Provisional Irish Republican Army prisoners armed with handguns hijack a prison lorry and smash their way out in Maze Prison, Lisburn, Northern Ireland, United Kingdom.

Fifteen escapees were captured on the first day, including four who were discovered hiding underwater in a river near the prison using reeds to breathe.


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36 years ago His Face Melted

Tuesday 25th of September 1984

50-year-old Family leader Charles Milles Manson, originally no name Maddox known for conspiracy to murder Sharon Tate is doused with paint thinner and set on fire by inmate Jan Holstrom in the hobby shop in California Medical Facility, Vaccaville, California, United States.

Manson suffered second-and third-degree burns over 18% of his body, mostly his head and hands.


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33 years ago He Put it in the Wrong Hand

Friday 25th of September 1987

36-year-old Mass murderer James E. Schnick shoots 7 members of his family to death in Elkland, Missouri, United States.

The victims were his 30-year-old wife Julie Schnick, his 35-year-old brother-in-law Steve Buckner, his 36-year-old sister-in-law Jeannette and their sons 14-year-old Kirk, 8-year-old Dennis, 6-year-old Timmy and 2-year-old Michael. Schnick tried to blame Kirk Buckner for the murders but placed the gun in Kirk's right hand while he was left-handed.


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29 years ago

Wednesday 25th of September 1991

Cop killer Warren McCleskey is executed by Old Sparky at the age of 44 in Georgia Diagnostic and Classification State Prison, Highway 36, Jackson, Georgia, United States.


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29 years ago

Wednesday 25th of September 1991

SS-Hauptsturmführer Klaus Nikolaus Barbie aka The Butcher of Lyon dies of leukemia and cancer of the spine and prostate at the age of 78 in Prison Saint-Joseph, Lyon, Rhône-Alpes, France.


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26 years ago

Sunday 25th of September 1994

33-year-old Double murderer Ronnie Lee Gardner gets drunk from consuming alcohol which he fermented in his own prison cell sink and stabs inmate Richard 'Fats' Thomas with a shiv fashioned from a pair of sunglasses in Utah State Prison, Draper, Utah, United States.

Thomas suffered nine puncture wounds to his face, mouth, arm and chest that were life-threatening, but made a full recovery.


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23 years ago He Wanted a Coke

Thursday 25th of September 1997

Double murderer Benjamin C. Stone is executed by lethal injection at the age of 45 in Huntsville Prison, 815 12th Street, Huntsville, Texas, United States.

Stone ordered a Coke only for his last meal.


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22 years ago

Friday 25th of September 1998

Lanett Deyon White is stabbed to death by serial killer Wayne Ford aka The Breast Severer in Lodi, California, United States.


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18 years ago He Was Peppered

Wednesday 25th of September 2002

Murderer Calvin Eugene King is executed by lethal injection at the age of 49 in Huntsville Prison, 815 12th Street, Huntsville, Texas, United States.

King's last meal request was for half of a fried chicken cooked in garlic powder and red pepper, French fries, one Dr. Pepper and hot sauce.


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8 years ago

Tuesday 25th of September 2012

Singer Andy Howard Andrew Williams aka The Moon River Singer dies of bladder cancer at the age of 85 in Branson, Missouri, United States.