Tuesday, January 23, 2007
23 january 2005 - Bern, Switzerland
A walk on a snowy mountain during feiertag at the Kunsthalle in Bern, Switzerland.
1832 (+) Artist Eduard Manet is born in Paris, 5 Rue des Petits-Augustins, France.
1898 (+) Filmmaker Sergeï Mikhailowitch Eisenstein is born in Riga, Latvia, Russia.
1912 (x) Blacks Belle Hathaway, John Moore, Eugene Mamming and Dusty Cruthfield are lynched by hanging and riddled with gunfire by some 100 white men in the USA.
1923 (x) The furniture, including the stove, of Serial Killer Henri Desiré Landru aka The Bluebeard Murderer, is sold at a public auction in Versailles, France.
1928 (+) Actress Jeanne Moreau is born in Paris, France.
1931 (-) Ballerina Anna Pavlova dies at the age of 49 in Den Haag, the Netherlands.
1944 (-) Artist Edvard Munch dies at the age of 80 in Ekerly, Norway.
1947 (-) Artist Pierre Bonnard dies at the age of 80 in Le Cannet, Alpes-Maritimes, France.
1953 (-) Cop Killer Derek Bentley is executed by hanging at the age of 19 in London, Wandsworth Prison, United Kingdom.
1969 (-) Therèse Adam is beaten and shot dead by Marcel Barbeault aka Le Tueur de l’Ombre, at the age of 49 in Nogent-sur-Oise, rue de Frères Péraux, France.
1973 (-) Alexandros Onassis dies in a plane-crash at the age of 24 in Athens, Greece.
1976 (-) Physician and cosmonaut Aleksey Sorokin dies of natural cause at the age of 44 in the USSR.
1978 (-) Theresa Wallin is shot dead and eviscerated by Richard Chase aka The Vampire of Sacramento, at the age of 22 in Sacramento, Tioga Way 2630, California, USA.
1989 (x) Over 150 Die in Sol de Oro goldmine explosion in Ica, Peru.
1997 (-) Spree Killer Randy Greenawalt is executed by lethal injection at the age of 47 in State Prison, Florence, Arizona, USA.
His last meal request was a cheeseburger, fries and coffee with milk. "Don't worry about me, I'll be fine," were his last words.
1997 (x) Serial Killer Andonis Daglis is found guilty of raping and murdering three prostitutes and cutting them up with a chain saw in Athens, Greece.
He is sentenced to 13 life sentences.
2005 (-) TV-host Johnny Carson dies of emphysema at the age of 79 in Malibu, California, USA.