Thursday, May 31, 2007
31 may 2003 - Loppem, Belgium
Three trees in the Flanders Fields of Loppem.
1809 (-) Composer Franz Josef Haydn dies at the age of 77 in Vienna, Austria.
1878 (-) Murderess Eugenie Chantrelle is executed by hanging at the age of 54 in the United Kingdom.
1922 (-) Murderer Major Herbert Armstrong is executed by hanging at the age of 53 in Gloucester Prison, United Kingdom.
1928 (-) Murderer Frederick Browne is executed by hanging in London, Pentonville Prison, United Kingdom.
1928 (-) Murderer William Kennedy is executed by hanging in London, Pentonville Prison, United Kingdom.
1930 (+) Actor and filmmaker Clint Eastwood is born in San Francisco, California, USA.
1945 (+) Filmmaker Rainer Werner Fassbinder is born in Bad-Wörishofen, Bavaria, Germany.
1945 (x) Nazi-Germany capitulates in WWII.
1953 (-) Artist Wladimir Tatlin dies in Moscow, Russia.
1962 (-) Nazi-leader Adolf Eichmann is executed by hanging at the age of 56 in Ramleh Prison, Israël.
1965 (+) Actress Brooke Shields is born in New York, New York, USA.
1967 (-) Jan Douse aka Cra Cupido, is beaten and stabbed to death by Hans Van Zon at the age of 80 in Amsterdam, the Netherlands.
1968 (x) Serial Killer Mary Bell aka Child of Hell, and Norma Bell break into the local nursery, leaving notes referring to the murder of 4-year-old Martin Brown in Newcastle, Scotland, United Kingdom.
1984 (x) 30-year-old Mass-Murderer Linwood Briley leads the escape of 6 convicted killers from the Mecklenberg Correctional Centre in Boydton, USA.
They are all arrested about 3 weeks later.
1990 (-) Joseph Proce is killed by N.Y. Zodiac Murderer at the age of 78 in New York, Queens, New York, USA.
1991 (-) Writer Angus Wilson dies of a cerebral hemorrhage at the age of 77 in the United Kingdom.
2000 (-) Multiple Murderer Robert Carter is executed by lethal injection in Huntsville Prison, Texas, USA.