Tuesday, October 9, 2007

9 oktober 2004 - Heverlee, Belgium

A visitor on the opening night of "Footnotes & Context", an exhibition that included a huge (now permanent) installation by AMVK in the university library in Heverlee.

1799 (x) 240 Die in HMS Lutine shipwreck in Ijzergat, the Netherlands.
1859 (+) French-Jewish officer Alfred Dreyfus is born in Mulhouse, Alsace, France.
1890 (+) The world’s most pulchritudinous evangelist Aimée Semple McPherson originally Elisabeth Kennedy, is born in Ingersoll, Ontario, Canada.
1908 (+) Actor and filmmaker Jacques Tati originally Jacques Tatischeff, is born in Le Pecq, France.
1920 (x) 2-year-old Wolfchild Amala and 8-year-old Kamala are found in Midnapore, India.
They had been nurtured and raised by a wolf family.
1926 (+) Murderess Ruth Ellis is born in Rhyl, Wales, United Kingdom.
1934 (-) King of Yugoslavia, Alexander I and French Minister Louis Barthov are shot dead by Vlada Cheenozamsky in Marseille, France.
Cheenozamsky is shot dead by the police afterwards.
1940 (+) Beatle John Lennon is born in Liverpool, Oxford Street Maternity, United Kingdom.
1947 (x) 18-year-old Serial Killer Charles Ray Hatcher aka Evil Incarnate, is convicted for auto theft in St. Joseph, Missouri, USA.
1948 (+) Musician Jackson Browne is born in Heidelberg, Germany.
1958 (-) 260th Pope Pius XII originally Eugenio Maria Pacelli, dies at the age of 82 in Castelgandolfo, Latium, Italy.
1958 (+) Murderer Ronald Frye is born in North Carolina, USA.
1961 (x) 22-year-old Serial Killer Robert Hansen aka The Aviation Hunter, is sentenced to 3 years imprisonment for arson in Anamosa State Reformatory, Iowa, USA.
1975 (+) Musician and son of Beatle John Lennon and Yoko Ono, Sean Lennon is born in New York, New York, USA.
1978 (-) Musician and actor Jacques Brel dies of lung cancer at the age of 49 in Paris, Bobigny, France.
1980 (x) 51-year-old Serial Killer Charles Ray Hatcher aka Evil Incarnate, is arrested as Richard Clark for sodomizing a 17-year-old boy in Lincoln, Nebraska, USA.
1980 (-) Unidentified girl is assaulted by Philippe Pacque aka The Werewolf of Amiens, at the age of 18 in France.
She survived.
1984 (-) Suzanne Foucault is strangled by Thierry Paulin aka Le Tueur de la Pleine Lune, in Paris 18th, 19 rue Nicolet, France.
1985 (-) World famous filatelist and forger Robert Haisman commits suicide by a shot through the head.
He also killed his wife.
1986 (x) Over 200 Die in overloaded ferry capsizing in Kajla River, Bangladesh.
1988 (-) Scientist and engineer Felix Wankel dies at the age of 86 in Lindau, Austria.
1993 (x) Over 250 Die in Soehae ferry shipwreck in Puan, Korea.

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