Monday, July 16, 2007
16 july 2003 - Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
A shop with winter clothing in Kuala Lumpur where the temperature almost never goes below 30°.
1557 (-) Fourth wife of Henry VIII Anne of Cleves dies at the age of 41 in London, United Kingdom.
She was the last of Henry's six wives to die.
1907 (-) Kidnapper and murderer Leonardo Gebbia is executed by hanging in Hahnville, Louisiana, USA.
1911 (+) Actress Ginger Rogers originally Virginia McMath, is born in Independance, Montana, USA.
1918 (-) Tsar Nikolaus II and his family are executed by rifle-fire and bajonet-stabbing in Jkaterinaburg, Russia.
1929 (+) Serial Killer Charles Ray Hatcher aka Evil Incarnate, is born in Mound City, Missouri, USA.
1933 (-) Black James Sanders is lynched for writing obscene letters to a white girl in Bolton, Missouri, USA.
1936 (-) Murderess Mary Creighton is executed by Old Sparky in New York, Sing Sing Prison, New York, USA.
1936 (-) Murderer Everett Applegate is executed by Old Sparky in New York, Sing Sing Prison, New York, USA.
1941 (+) Musician Desmond Dekker originally Dacres, is born in Kingston, St. Andrew, Jamaïca.
1942 (-) Kurt Kneller is presumably killed by Marcel Petiot aka The Triangular Chamber of Death Murderer, in Paris, rue Lesueur, France.
1945 (x) First plutonium test bomb explosion in Los Alamos, New Mexico, USA.
1966 (x) 24-year-old Mass murderer Richard Speck aka Born to Raise Hell, tries to commit suicide by slashing his wrists in Chicago, Illinois, USA.
1974 (x) Serial Killer Daniël Baron aka The Triangle of Death Killer, is arrested and charged with a sex-assault in Hermies, France.
1981 (x) Serial Killer Charles Ray Hatcher aka Evil Incarnate, is arrested as Richard Clark while abducting 11-year-old Todd Peers in Bettendorf, Iowa, USA.
1982 (-) Actor Patrick Dewaere commits suicide by a shot through the head at the age of 35 in a hotel in Paris, France.
1985 (-) Writer Heinrich Böll dies at the age of 67 in Köln, NordRhein-Westfalen, Germany.
1989 (-) Conductor Herbert Von Karajan dies at the age of 81 in Salzburg, Austria.
2004 (x) Over 90 children Die in private school fire in Kumbakonam, India.