Monday, November 19, 2007
19 november 2005 - YangZhen, China
With all the work going on at the Open Air Slaughterhouse we had to secure appropriate storage so we bought four freezers. Apparently the electric system didn't expect a burden like that. Since there are no fuses that can melt, the electric meter just started to melt in YangZhen.
498 (-) Pope Anastasius II dies in Rome, Italy.
1828 (-) Composer Franz Schubert dies of arthritis due to syphilis at the age of 31 in Vienna, Austria.
1831 (+) 20th president of the USA James Abraham Garfield is born in Orange, Cuyahoga County, Ohio, USA.
1858 (-) Murderer William Buse is executed by hanging in Jacinto, Mississippi, USA.
1860 (-) Murderer James Mullins is executed by hanging in London, Old Bailey, United Kingdom.
1877 (-) Murderer William Hassel is executed by hanging in Exeter, United Kingdom.
1878 (-) Wife-Murderer M’Gowan is executed by hanging in Manchester, Strangeways Prison, United Kingdom.
1883 (-) Murderer Peter Bray is executed by hanging in Durham Gaol, United Kingdom.
1895 (-) Murderer Richard Wingrove is executed by hanging in London, Newgate Prison, United Kingdom.
1901 (-) Murderer Marcel Faugeron is executed by hanging in Newgate Prison, United Kingdom.
1904 (+) Murderer Nathan Leopold aka The Perfect Murderer, is born in Chicago, Kenwood, Illinois, USA.
1909 (x) 259 Die in St. Paul’s Company coal-mine explosion in Cherry, Illinois, USA.
1915 (-) Radical songwriter, labour leader and supposed murderer Joe Hill originally Joel Emmanuel Hägglund, is executed by hanging at the age of 36 in Salt Lake City, Utah, USA.
1917 (+) President Indira Ghandi is born in Anand Bhavan-Allahabad, India.
1933 (+) TV-host Larry King originally Lawrence Harvey Zeiger, is born in Brooklyn, New York, USA.
1938 (+) Media tycoon Ted Turner is born in Cincinnati, Ohio, USA.
1942 (+) Underwear designer Calvin Klein is born in New York, New York, USA.
1948 (-) Child-Murderer Peter Griffiths is executed by hanging at the age of 22 in Liverpool, Walton Prison, United Kingdom.
1949 (-) Artist James Ensor dies at the age of 89 in Oostende, West Flanders, Belgium.
1954 (x) 28-year-old Entertainer Sammy Davis Jr loses his left eye in an automobile accident in San Bernardino, California, USA.
1962 (+) Actress Jodie Foster is born in New York, New York, USA.
1962 (+) Murderer Farley Matchett is born in Texas, USA.
1963 (x) Serial Rapist Ted Paisnel aka The Beast of Jersey, assaults an unidentified 11-year-old boy in Trinity, La Chasse du Diable, Jersey.
1971 (x) 25-year-old Performance artist Chris Burden performs "Shoot" at F Space in Santa Ana, California, USA.
1977 (x) 129 Die in Transportes Aeros Portugueses Boeing 727 crash in Santa Cruz, Portugal.
1977 (-) Kristina Weckler is raped, tortured and strangled by The Hillside Stranglers Kenneth Bianchi and Angelo Buono, at the age of 20 in Los Angeles, Glendale, 703 East Colorado Street, California, USA.
1984 (x) 544 Die in PEMEX petroleum storage facility explosion in Mexico City, Mexico.
Many died in the subsequent fire.
1991 (x) 80 Die in train derailment off a viaduct in Tehuacan, Mexico.
1992 (-) Murderer Jeffrey Griffin is executed by lethal injection in Huntsville Prison, Texas, USA.
1993 (x) Over 80 Die in toy-factory fire in Shenzen, Kuiyon, China.
1997 (-) Suspected Serial Killer Michael Sharp is executed by lethal injection at the age of 43 in Huntsville Prison, Texas, USA.
1999 (-) Double Murderer David Brown is executed by lethal injection at the age of 51 in Raleigh State Prison, North Carolina, USA.
2002 (-) Murderer Craig Ogan is executed by lethal injection in Huntsville Prison, Texas, USA.
2004 (-) Producer and shaper of Californian Surf Sound Terry Melcher originally Terry Jordan, dies of cancer at the age of 62 in Beverly Hills, California, USA.