Tuesday, March 20, 2007
20 march 2005 - Sierre, Switzerland
An abducted toy, tied to a fence in Sierre, Switzerland.
1828 (+) Writer Hendrik Ibsen is born in Skien, Vestfold, Norway.
1899 (-) Murderess Martha Place is executed by Old Sparky at the age of 44 in New York, Sing Sing Prison, New York, USA.
She was the first woman to be executed by The Electric Chair.
1923 (-) Wilhelm Schulze is killed and his meat sold by Fritz Haarmann aka Der Hannover Werwolf, at the age of 17 in Hannover, Germany.
1927 (-) Albert Snyder is murdered by Ruth Snyder aka The Granite Woman, in the USA.
She committed the crime to please her lover Judd Gray.
1929 (-) Murderer John Clark is executed by Old Sparky at the age of 44 in Georgia, USA.
1933 (x) The first concentration-camp is inaugurated by Nazi leader Heinrich Himmler in Dachau, Germany.
1940 (+) Serial Killer Mike Debarbeleben aka The Lethal Shadow, is born in Little Rock, Arkansas, USA.
1946 (x) 185 Die in train derailment in Aracuju, Brazil.
1957 (+) Actor Spike Lee is born in the USA.
1958 (+) Actress Holly Hunter is born in Conyers, Georgia, USA.
1969 (x) Beatle John Lennon marries artist Yoko Ono in Gibraltar, Spain.
1974 (x) 26-year-old Psychotic Ian Ball attacks Princess Anne and Mark Philips in a kidnap-attempt to gain ransom for curing his mental illness in London, United Kingdom.
1980 (-) Harry Turner is sodomised, beaten and strangled by William Bonin aka The Freeway Killer, at the age of 14 in Hollywood, California, USA.
1983 (-) Richard Wayne is beaten and stabbed to death by Larry Eyler aka The Leather-Boy Killer, at the age of 21 in Indianapolis, Indiana, USA.
1984 (-) Unidentified girl is abducted, sexually assaulted and tortured by Christopher Wilder aka The Beauty Queen Killer, at the age of 19 in Bainbridge, Glen Oaks Motel, Georgia, USA.
1995 (x) 12 die and thousands are paralysed by a Sarin-gas-attack on one of the busiest metro-lines by Aum Shinrikyo in Tokio, Japan.