Friday, January 26, 2007
26 january 2003 - Dublin, Ireland
A crumpled page about the murder of John F. Kennedy recovered from artist Francis Bacon's studio in Dublin, Ireland.
1880 (+) General Douglas MacArthur is born in the USA.
1918 (+) Nationalist leader Nicolae Ceaucescu aka The Genius of the Carpathians, is born in Scornicesti, Romania.
1925 (+) Actor Paul Newman is born in Cleveland, Ohio, USA.
1938 (x) The dismembered body of 41-year-old Florence Polillo is found, she’s the third victim of Serial Killer The Mad Butcher of Cleveland in Cleveland, 2315 East 20th Street, Ohio, USA.
1947 (+) Actor Patrick Dewaere is born in Saint-Brieuc, France.
1948 (x) 12 die due to poisoning during a bank-robbery, presumably by 56-year-old Mass-Murderer Sadamichi Hirasawa in Tokio, Imperial Bank, Japan.
He posed as a health officer, and ordered16 employees to drink some "dysentery medicine", what was really potassium cyanide.
1962 (-) Gangster Charlie Luciano aka Lucky Luciano, dies of a heart-attack at the age of in Napoli, Capodicine Airport, Italy.
He was meeting a scriptwriter who was about to write his life as a film.
1963 (x) 15-year-old Douglas Godfrey shoots his mother in a self-created ‘sniper’ attack in Bloomfield township, Michigan, USA.
1965 (x) Serial Killer Michel Bellen aka The Strangler of the Left Bank, is arrested for auto-theft in Antwerpen, Antwerp, Belgium.
1968 (x) 69 Die in Dakar submarine wrecking in the Mediterranean Sea.
1968 (-) Linda Slawson is sexually assaulted and beaten to death by Jerry Brudos aka The Lust Killer, at the age of 19 in Portland, Oregon, USA.
1971 (x) Family leader Charles Manson is found guilty of the Tate/LaBianca murders in Los Angeles, California, USA.
1974 (x) The RAF aka Rote Armee Fraktion - Aufbauorganisation calls itself the successor of the Baader-Meinhof Group in Germany.
1983 (-) Stephen Sinclair Guild is strangled by Dennis Nilsen aka Killing For Company, at the age of 20 in London, United Kingdom.