Wednesday, March 21, 2007

21 march 2005 - Sierre, Switzerland

Upon return from a concert with Club Moral in Bern, we spent 2 days in Sierre. On this day we got up early to climb a mountain, in full gear we crossed some snowy ridges. This is Captain Mauro in a heroïc pose. Our clumsy stumbling on the icy slopes are not documented, well eh, we have our pride too.

1685 (+) Composer Johann Sebastian Bach is born in Eisenach, Germany.
1839 (+) Composer Modest Mussorgsky is born in Karewo, Pskow, Russia.
1901 (-) Wife-murderer John Bennet is executed by hanging at the age of 20 in Norwich Gaol, United Kingdom.
1909 (+) Gangster Clyde Barker is born in Teleco, Texas, USA.
1922 (+) Filmmaker Russel Meyer aka King of the Nudies, is born in California, USA.
1933 (-) Assassin Joseph Zangara is executed by Old Sparky in Illinois, USA.
1938 (-) Kidnapper and murderer Arnett Booth is executed by hanging in the USA.
1938 (-) Kidnapper and murderer Orville Adkins is executed by hanging in the USA.
1938 (-) Kidnapper and murderer John Travis is executed by hanging in the USA.
1969 (-) Jane Mixer is shot dead by Norman John Collins aka The Michigan Coed Killer, at the age of 23 in Ann Arbor, Denton Cemetary, Michigan, USA.
1969 (-) Writer Gerhart Fritsch dies at the age of 44 in Germany.
1973 (-) Janine Ligotino is beaten and stabbed by Gerald Stano aka Blind Fury, at the age of 19 in Gainesville, Florida, USA.
1973 (x) Serial Killer Gerald Stano aka Blind Fury, picks up two teenage girls, both of whom he stabbed and strangled in Gainesville, Florida, USA.
1975 (-) Anthony Crean is stabbed to death and mutilated by Patrick Mackay aka Franklin Bollvolt the First, in London, Chelsea, United Kingdom.
1982 (+) Son of Tex Watson of the Manson Family, Joshua Denton Watson is born in Texas, USA.
1986 (x) ‘Who’s Afraid of Red, Yellow and Blue III’ by Artist Barnett Newman is attacked by 33-year-old frustrated artist G.J. Van B. in Amsterdam, Stedelijk Museum, the Netherlands.

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