Monday, May 28, 2007
28 may 2007 - nowhere special
Nothing to take pictures of on this day in history.
1840 (+) Artist Hans Makart is born in Salzburg, Austria.
1880 (+) Historian and philosopher Oswald Spengler is born in Blankenburg, Brandenburg, Germany.
1906 (x) Serial Killer Henri Desiré Landru aka The Bluebeard Murderer, is convicted to 3 months imprisonment for fraud in Paris, France.
1908 (+) Writer Ian Fleming is born in London, Mayfair, United Kingdom.
1914 (-) Weapon designer Paul von Mauser dies at the age of 76 in Oberndorf am Neckar, Germany.
1923 (+) Composer Gyorgi Ligeti is born in Diciosanmartin, Tirnaeni, Romania.
1935 (x) Führer-mistress Eva Braun is found unconscious after swallowing 35 tablets of Vanodorm in Germany.
She recovered a couple of days later.
1940 (x) Belgium capitulates for Nazi-Germany in WWII..
1940 (-) Murderer Boyd Wilson is executed by the Gas Chamber at the age of 44 in Nevada, USA.
1942 (-) Gladys Hosking is strangled by Edward Leonski aka The Singing Strangler, in Melbourne, Victoria, Australia.
He wanted to get her voice.
1944 (+) Musician Gladys Knight is born in Atlanta, Georgia, USA.
1947 (-) Nazi-doctor in Auschwitz and Mauthausen Friedrich Entress is executed by hanging in Landsberg, Germany.
1948 (-) Supposed mistress of Adolf Hitler Unity Mitford dies due to injuries inflicted in a suicide-attempt 10 years earlier at the age of 33 in Oban, United Kingdom.
1949 (+) Musician Wendy O. Williams aka The Queen of Shock Rock, is born in Webster, New York, USA.
1959 (x) 92 Die in train derailment in Java.
1964 (x) Serial Killer Charles Ray Hatcher aka Evil Incarnate, is sentenced to 18 months imprisonment for car theft in Oklahoma City, USA.
1965 (x) Over 400 Die in coal-mine explosion in Bihar, India.
1972 (-) Ex-King of England Edward of Windsor dies at the age of 77 in London, United Kingdom.
1973 (-) Artist Jacques Lipchitz dies at the age of 81 in Capri, Italy.
1974 (x) 6 die in a bomb-attack during an anti-fascist rally in Brescia, Italy.
1977 (x) 160 Die in Beverly Hills Supper Club fire in Kentucky, USA.
1981 (-) Cardinal Stefan Wyszynski aka The Primate of the Millennium, dies at the age of 79 in Poland.
1986 (-) Wilfred Parkes is choked to death by Kenneth Erskine aka The Stockwell Strangler, at the age of 70 in London, Stockwell Park Estate, Albamarle House, United Kingdom.
1987 (-) Murderer Anthony Williams is executed by lethal injection in Huntsville, Texas, USA.
1993 (-) Christopher Dunn is tortured to death by Colin Ireland aka The Gay Killer, at the age of 37 in London, United Kingdom.
1996 (-) Sabine Dardenne is abducted and held imprisoned by Marc Dutroux in Kain, Belgium.
1997 (x) Serial Killer Thomas Quick is convicted to indefinite confinement in a security asylum for the criminally insane for the 1988 murder of the Israeli tourist Yinon Levy in Sweden.
This is his fourth conviction for the serial killer who has confessed to 15 killings.
1997 (-) Double Murderer Robert Madden is executed by lethal injection in Huntsville Prison, Texas, USA.
2002 (-) Murderer Napoleon Beazley is executed by lethal injection at the age of 25 in Huntsville Prison, Texas, USA.
2007 (-) Japanese minister of Agriculture Toshikatsu Matsuoka commits suicide by hanging at the age of 62 in Tokyo, Japan.
He was involved in several corruption scandals.
2007 (-) Artist Jörg Immendorff dies of heart failure and Lou Gehrig's Disease at the age of 62 in Düsseldorf, Germany.