Saturday, January 20, 2007
20 january 2005 - Bern, Switzerland
Evening Dinner in 'Der Goldene Schluessel' in Bern, Switzerland.
1774 (-) Composer Florian Gassmann dies at the age of 44 in Vienna, Austria.
1896 (+) Actor George Burns originally Nathan Birnbaum, is born in New York, New York, USA.
1913 (-) Axe-murderer John Schild is executed by hanging in Berks City, Pennsylvania, USA.
1920 (+) Filmmaker Frederico Fellini is born in Rimini, Italy.
1930 (+) Astronaut Edwin Aldrin aka Buzz, is born in the USA.
1936 (-) King of England George V dies at the age of 71 in Sandringham, Norfolk, United Kingdom.
1946 (+) Filmmaker David Lynch is born in the USA.
1959 (+) Serial Killer Joel Rifkin is born in The Bronx, New York, USA.
1960 (x) 51-year-old Richard Bugdalle aka The Bully of Sachsenhausen, is convicted to 16 terms of life imprisonment in München, Germany.
1965 (-) The Dj who named Rock’n’Roll Alan Freed dies of bleeding esophageal varices and cirrhosis of the liver at the age of 44 in Palm Springs, California, USA.
1968 (x) Filmmaker Roman Polanski marries actress Sharon Tate in London, United Kingdom.
1975 (-) Emily Jackson is hammered and stabbed 52 times with a Phillips screwdriver by Peter Sutcliffe aka The Yorkshire Ripper, at the age of 42 in Leeds, Manor Street, United Kingdom.
1982 (x) Officially 66 (but rumoured 340) Die in soccer riot during the game Spartak Moscow-Haarlem in Russia.
1985 (x) An unidentified member of the RAF is killed in a bomb-attack on the offices of Audit in Stuttgart, Germany.
1988 (x) Serial Killer Timothy Spencer aka The Southside Strangler, is arrested on a charge of burglary in Richmond, Virginia, USA.
1992 (x) 87 Die in Air Inter Airbus A-300 crash in Lyon-Strasbourg, France.
1997 (-) The oldest survivor of the Titanic shipwreck, Edith Haisman dies at the age of 100 in Southampton, United Kingdom.
1999 (-) Double Murderer Mark Sheppard is executed by lethal injection in Jarrat, Virginia, USA.