Sunday, February 25, 2007

25 february 2006 - Paris, France

Artist and writer Romain Slocombe at the opening of AMVK's exhibition at Jousse Entreprise in Paris, France. I'm a figure in his novel "Saké des Brumes".

1500 (+) Emperor of Germany, Charles is born in Gent, East Flanders, Belgium.
1842 (+) Writer Karl May is born in Germany.
1873 (+) Musician Enrico Caruso is born in Napoli, Italy.
1879 (-) Charles Peace aka The Murderous Musician, is executed by hanging at the age of 46 in Leeds, Armley Prison, United Kingdom.
1917 (+) Writer Anthony Burgess is born in Manchester, United Kingdom.
1922 (-) Serial Killer Henri Desiré Landru aka The Bluebeard Murderer, is executed by the Guillotine at the age of 52 in Paris, France.
1943 (+) Beatle George Harrison is born in Liverpool, United Kingdom.
1953 (+) Artist Martin Kippenberger is born in Dortmund, Germany.
1964 (-) Artist Alexander Archipenko dies at the age of 76 in New York, New York, USA.
1967 (x) Serial Killer Albert DeSalvo aka The Boston Strangler, escapes from Bridgewater Hospital but is arrested 2 days later in Lynn, Massachussets, USA.
1969 (-) Jan Zajic commits suicide by self-immolation in Prague, Czechoslowakia.
1970 (-) Artist Mark Rothko originally Marcus Rothkowitz, commits suicide by slashing his wrists at the age of 66 in New York, New York, USA.
1978 (+) Son of Kelly Boyd and Kenneth Bianchi aka The Hillside Strangler, Ryan Bianchi is born in Los Angeles, California, USA.
1980 (-) Michael Gluck is beaten to death by Randy Kraft aka The Freeway Killer, at the age of 17 in Goshen, Oregon, USA.
1980 (-) Cassidy Johnson aka ‘Muffin’, is smothered by Christine Falling aka The Baby-Sitter, at the age of 2 in Blountstown, Florida, USA.
1981 (-) Jill Martin is sexually assaulted by Randy Woodfield aka The I-5 Killer, at the age of 18 in Corvallis, Oregon, USA.
She survived.
1983 (-) Writer Tennessee Williams chokes to death at the age of 72 in New York, New York, USA.
1990 (x) 87 die in Happy Land Social Club fire, by Arsonist Julio Gonzales because of a row with his girlfriend and his eviction from the club in New York, The Bronx, New York, USA.
1994 (x) Mass Murderer Baruch Goldstein opens fire on Muslim worshipers in the Tomb of the Patriarchs in Hebron, West Bank, Israël.
He killed 29 of them before being bludgeoned to death by survivors.

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