Wednesday, February 21, 2007

21 february 2005 - Brugge, Belgium

The ceremony for Flemish Cultural Prizes in Brugge where Mauro was awarded the prize for music.

1677 (-) Philosopher Baruch de Spinoza dies at the age of 44 in Amsterdam, the Netherlands.
1852 (-) Writer Nikolaj Gogol dies of anaemia at the age of 43 in Russia.
1876 (+) Artist Constantin Brancusi is born in Pestiani, Goj, Romania.
1907 (x) 142 Die in SS Berlin shipwreck in Hoek van Holland, the Netherlands.
1910 (+) Supreme Maffia-boss Carmine Galante aka Lillo the Cigar, is born in New York, New York, USA.
1925 (+) Filmmaker Sam Peckinpah aka The Picasso of Violence, is born in the USA.
1925 (x) Inauguration of a monument in memory of the victims of Serial Killer Fritz Haarmann aka Der Hannover Werwolf, in Hannover, Stocken-cemetary Abteilung 49D/189-192, Germany.
1930 (-) Murderess Eva Dugan is executed by hanging at the age of 52 in State Prison, Florence, Arizona, USA.
She was the only woman ever executed in Arizona. In a gruesome footnote, her body separated from her head, which rolled at the feet of the spectators.
1933 (+) Musician Nina Simone is born in Tyron, North Carolina, USA.
1965 (-) Revolutionary leader Malcolm X dies in Harlem, New York, USA.
1973 (x) 108 Die in Libyan airliner crash in the Sinaï Desert.
The plane was shot down by Israeli Jet-fighters.

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