Wednesday, November 7, 2007

7 november 2006 - Antwerpen, Belgium

The "Mexicobridge" between Kattendijkdok and Houtdok in the harbour of Antwerpen.

1838 (+) Writer Auguste Villiers de l’Isle-Adam aka Le Comte, is born in Saint-Brieuc, Brittany, France.
1867 (+) Physicist and radiochemist Marie Curie originally Marya Sklodovska, is born in Warsaw, Poland.
1879 (+) Revolutionary leader Leon Trotsky is born in Yanova, Ukraïne, Russia.
1913 (+) Writer Albert Camus is born in Mondovi, Algeria.
1915 (x) 272 Die in Ancona steamer shipwreck in Italy.
1918 (+) Evangelist Billy Graham is born in Charlotte, North Carolina, USA.
1921 (x) Start of the trial against 52-year-old Serial Killer Henri Desiré Landru aka The Bluebeard Murderer, in Versailles, France.
1923 (-) Black Dallas Sewell is hanged by the Ku Klux Klan because he ‘passed for a white’ in Eufala, Oklahoma, USA.
1929 (-) Gertrude Albermann is strangled by Peter Kürten aka The Düsseldorfer Monster aka The Vampire of Düsseldorf, at the age of 5 in Düsseldorf, NordRhein-Westfalen, Germany.
1938 (x) 29-year-old German ambassador Ernst vom Rath is shot in the stomach by 17-year-old jew Herschel Grynszpan in Paris, France.
As a retaliation over 7500 jewish shops and synagoges are destroyed and 35000 jews are arrested in Germany in what became known as ‘KristallNacht’.
1943 (+) Musician Joni Mitchell originally Roberta Joan Anderson, is born in McLeod, Atlanta, USA.
1943 (-) Actor in many Universal horror movies Dwight Fry dies of a heart attack at the age of 44 in Los Angeles, California, USA.
He returned by bus returning from the cinema with his son and died as the ambulance was taking him to hospital.
1964 (-) Anna M. is strangled by Zdzislaw Marchwicki aka The Wampir, at the age of 58 in Dabrowka Mala, Poland.
1968 (x) Start of the trial against 62-year-old Serial Killer Ed Gein aka Psycho, America’s Most Bizarre Murderer, in Wautoma, Wisconsin, USA.
1980 (-) Actor Steve McQueen dies of mesothelioma at the age of 50 in Ciudad Juarez, Chihuahua, Mexico.
1984 (-) Alice Benaim is tortured and smothered by Thierry Paulin aka Le Tueur de la Pleine Lune, at the age of 84 in Paris 18th, 15 rue Marc Seguin, France.
1991 (-) Fetish artist Touko Laaksonen aka Tom of Finland, dies of emphysema at the age of 71 in Finland.
1996 (x) 143 Die in Nigerian Airlines Boeing 727 crash in Lagos, Nigeria.
2003 (-) Murderer Joseph Keel is executed by lethal injection at the age of 39 in Raleigh State Prison, North Carolina, USA.

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