Monday, July 23, 2007
23 july 2006 - Berlin, Germany
The wound in my chest after the impromptu performance "He just wanted to play in his bath tube and put a finger in his ass" at Vilma Gold Gallery in Berlin.
1649 (+) 243rd Pope Clementius XI originally Giovanni Francesco Albani, is born in Urbino, Italy.
1757 (-) Composer Domenico Scarlatti dies at the age of 71 in Madrid, Spain.
1875 (-) Inventor Isaac Singer dies of heart failure at the age of 63 in Pittstown, New York, USA.
1888 (+) Writer Raymond Chandler is born in Chicago, Illinois, USA.
1892 (+) Emperor Haile Selassie originally Lij Tafari Makonnen Ge’ez aka The Lion of Juda, is born in Ejersa Goro, Harar, Ethiopia.
1900 (-) Black Elijah Clark is lynched on the spot where he just raped 13-year-old Susan Priest in Huntsville, Alabama, USA.
1905 (+) Victim of Fritz Haarmann, Der Hannover Werwolf, Heinrich Struß is born in Egestorf, Germany.
1928 (+) Writer Hubert Selby is born in Brooklyn, New York, USA.
1937 (-) Jean De Koven is killed by Eugene Weidmann aka The Handsome Devil, at the age of 24 in Paris, France.
1942 (+) Serial Killer Myra Hindley aka The Moors Murderess, is born in Manchester, Gorton, United Kingdom.
1943 (-) Archibald Brown is blown to pieces by Eric Brown at the age of 47 in London, United Kingdom.
Eric places a Hawkins No 75 Grenade mine under Archibald’s wheelchair.
1948 (-) Filmmaker David Wark Griffith dies at the age of 73 in Hollywood, California, USA.
1951 (-) Marshall Philippe Pétain dies at the age of 95 in a prison on Ile d’Yeu, France.
1954 (+) Stripper, performance artist and sex educator Annie Sprinkle originally Ellen F. Steinberg, is born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA.
1957 (+) Filmmaker Theo Van Gogh is born in The Hague, the Netherlands.
1958 (-) Ruth Mercado is abducted, assaulted and garotted by Harvey Glatman aka The Pin-Up Killer, at the age of 24 in Los Angeles, West Pico Boulevard, California, USA.
1966 (-) Actor Montgomery ‘Monty’ Clift dies of a heart-attack due to an alcohol and drug-overdose at the age of 45 in New York City, New York, USA.
1968 (-) Norma Vaillancourt is strangled and her breasts chewed away by Wayne Boden aka The Vampire of Montreal, at the age of 21 in Montreal, Canada.
1969 (-) Karen Beineman is sexually assaulted and beaten to death by Norman John Collins aka The Michigan Coed Killer, at the age of 18 in Ann Arbor, Michigan, USA.
1973 (+) White House intern Monica Lewinsky aka The Woman With Whom President Bill Clinton Did Not Have Sexual Relations, is born in San Francisco, California, USA.
1975 (x) 41-year-old Mass-murderer James Ruppert has a review of his trial, his 11 life terms for shooting his entire family are reduced to 2 in Ohio, USA.
1975 (-) Renée McGowan is strangled by a Yorkshire Ripper-copycat in Bradford, United Kingdom.
1979 (-) Writer Joseph Kessel dies at the age of 81 in Avernes, Val d'Oise, France.
1981 (-) Raymond King is tortured and killed by Clifford Olsen aka The Vancouver Butcher, at the age of 15 in New Westminster, British Columbia, Canada.
1997 (-) Serial Killer Andrew Cunanan aka American Gigolo/American Psycho, commits suicide by a shot through the head at the age of 27 in Miami Beach, Florida, USA.
Since killing Fashion designer Gianni Versace, he had been hunted down by the FBI.
2003 (-) Murderer Cedric Ransom is executed by lethal injection in Huntsville Prison, Texas, USA.