Tuesday, November 13, 2007

13 november 2005 - Beijing, China

The picture of the Forbidden City in Beijing I used for my infamous placemat.

867 (-) Pope Nicholas I aka the Great, dies at the age of 47 in Italy.
1002 (x) 34-year-old King of England Ethelred the Unready orders the death of all Danes in his kingdom in United Kingdom.
1635 (-) Thomas Parr aka Old Parr, dies at the age of 152 in Shropshire, United Kingdom.
1847 (-) Murderess Maria Manning is executed by hanging at the age of 28 in Horsemongers Lane Gaol, United Kingdom.
Wearing black satin, she was hanged next to her 28-year-old husband Frederick before a crowd of 50.000.
1850 (+) Writer and adventurer Robert Louis Stevenson is born in Edinburgh, Scotland, United Kingdom.
1868 (-) Composer Gioacchino Rossini dies of pneumonia at the age of 76 in Ruelle, France.
1909 (x) 259 Die in St. Paul’s Company coal-mine explosion in Cherry, Illinois, USA.
1938 (+) Actress Jean Seberg is born in Marshalltown, Iowa, USA.
1949 (+) Actress Whoopi Goldberg is born in New York, New York, USA.
1960 (x) 152 Die in movie house fire in Amude, Syria.
1964 (+) Serial Killer Hubert Geralds aka The Englewood Rapist, is born in Illinois, USA.
1965 (x) 92 Die in Yarmouth Castle steamer fire in the Bahamas.
1970 (-) Murderess Maria Groesbeek is executed by hanging at the age of 33 in Bloemfontein, South Africa.
1970 (-) Carol Hilburn is presumably beaten to death as nineteenth victim by Zodiac in Sacramento, California, USA.
1974 (-) Filmmaker Vittorio De Sica dies at the age of 72 in Neuilly-sur-Seine, France.
1974 (-) Anti-Nuclear activist Karen Silkwood is presumably murdered in a sabotaged car-crash at the age of 28 in Crescent, Oklahoma, USA.
1974 (x) 43-year-old Ronald Sr., 42-year-old Louise, 18-year-old Dawn, 13-year-old Allison, 12-year-old Mark and 7-year-old John DeFeo are shot dead by their son and brother 23-year-old Mass-murderer Ronald DeFeo Jr. aka The Amityville Horror Murderer, in Amityville, Long Island, Ocean Avenue, High Hopes, New York, USA.
1977 (-) Dolores Cepeda is raped and strangled by The Hillside Stranglers Kenneth Bianchi and Angelo Buono, at the age of 12 in Los Angeles, Glendale, 703 East Colorado Street, California, USA.
1986 (-) Kammersänger Rudolf Schock dies of a heart-attack at the age of 71 in Düren, Germany.
1997 (-) Murderer Dawud Mu’Min is executed by lethal injection at the age of 44 in Jarrat Prison, Virginia, USA.
2004 (-) Coil musician John or Jhonn Balance originally Geff Rushton, dies by falling from the first floor landing in his house under the influence of alcohol at the age of 42 in United Kingdom.

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