Wednesday, May 23, 2007
23 may 2007 - Tampere, Finland
A Finnish ex-army truck at the busstation of Tampere, Finland.
1892 (-) Mass-Murderer Frederick Deeming is executed by hanging at the age of 50 in Melbourne, Victoria, Australia.
About 10.000 spectators showed up.
1906 (-) Writer Hendrik Ibsen dies of a stroke at the age of 78 in Oslo, Norway.
1910 (+) Artist Franz Kline is born in Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania, USA.
1910 (+) Musician Artie Shaw is born in New York, New York, USA.
1918 (-) Joseph Maggio is hacked to death by The Axe-Man of New Orleans in New Orleans, Louisiana, USA.
His wife is also killed in the same event.
1923 (-) Roland Hoch is killed and his meat sold by Fritz Haarmann aka Der Hannover Werwolf, at the age of 16 in Hannover, Germany.
1933 (+) Actress Joan Collins is born in London, United Kingdom.
1934 (-) Clyde Barker is shot dead by the police at the age of 25 in Gibsland, Louisiana, USA.
They were lured in an ambush by an accomplice.
1936 (-) Multiple Child-Murderer Adolf Seefeld is executed by the Guillotine in Berlin, Germany.
1945 (-) Nazi leader Heinrich Himmler commits suicide by cyanide-poisoning at the age of 44 in Lüneburg, Germany.
1950 (+) Serial Killer Richard Chase aka The Vampire of Sacramento, is born in Sacramento, California, USA.
1958 (+) Victim of Harvey Louis Carignan, The Want-Ad Killer, Kathy Sue Miller is born in Seattle, Washington, USA.
1958 (-) Murderer Emil Tillman commits suicide by hanging in his prison cell at the age of 41 in Germany.
1959 (-) Murderer Edward Eckwerth is executed by Old Sparky in Sing Sing Prison, New York, USA.
1964 (x) 328 Die in soccer riot caused by a denied goal in the game Peru-Argentina in Lima, Peru.
1967 (x) 3-year-old Zeena LaVey is the first person to receive a legal Satanic baptism ever in San Francisco, The Church of Satan, California, USA.
1969 (-) Paul Meyer crashes in the Channel with a Hercules C-130 he had stolen from Cambridge airbase at the age of 23 in Alderney, United Kingdom.
1989 (x) Serial Killer Jeffrey Dahmer aka The Milwaukee Cannibal, is sentenced to 5 years probation for sexual assault and enticing a child for immoral purposes in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA.
1991 (-) Murderer Ignacio Cuevas is executed by lethal injection in Huntsville, Texas, USA.
1997 (-) Artist James Lee Byars dies at the age of 65 in Cairo, Egypt.
2000 (-) Falungong member Yulan Mei dies in police detention after she was fatally injured during force-feeding at the age of 44 in Minghang hospital, Beijing, China.
On may 17 she was force-fed by an inmate who had no medical skills at all, the feeding tube was wrongly inserted causing serious injuries. After she returned to her cell she had a headache and started to vomit blood, lapsed into a coma and never regained consciousness again. She was the 19th Falungong member to die in police custody.
2000 (-) Murderer James Richardson is executed by lethal injection in Huntsville Prison, Texas, USA.