Monday, December 3, 2007

3 december 1999 - Antwerpen, Belgium

A sculpture by Messieurs Delmotte at Walter's Window gallery in Antwerpen.

1857 (+) Writer Joseph Conrad originally Teodor Jozef Konrad Nalecz-Korzeniowski, is born in Berdyczew, Ukraïne, Russia.
1883 (+) Composer Anton von Webern is born in Vienna, Austria.
1888 (-) Jack the Ripper-suspect Montague John Druitt commits suicide by drowning at the age of 31 in London, United Kingdom.
1888 (-) Optician Carl Zeiss dies at the age of 72 in Jena, Germany.
1889 (+) Jean Harlow’s husband Paul Bern originally Paul Levy, is born in Hamburg, Germany.
1894 (-) Writer and adventurer Robert Louis Stevenson dies of a stroke at the age of 44 in Vailima, Samoa, the South Pacific.
1911 (+) Composer Nino Rota is born in Milan, Lombardy, Italy.
1930 (+) Filmmaker Jean-Luc Godard is born in Paris, France.
1939 (x) 34-year-old Winnie Ruth Judd aka The Trunk Murderess, escapes from the State Hospital in Arizona, USA.
It was her second escape, she is recaptured after a couple of days.
1940 (-) Mathilde Hollesch is beaten up and thrown out of a train by Paul Ogorzow aka Der Schnell-Bahn Mörder, at the age of 22 in Berlin, Karlshorst, Germany.
1948 (+) Musician Ozzy Osbourne is born in Birmingham, United Kingdom.
1948 (+) Murderer Arthur Boyd is born in North Carolina, USA.
1956 (-) Artist Alexander Rodtschenko dies at the age of 65 in Moscow, Russia.
1966 (-) Cop Killer Jesus Garcia-Romero is executed by the Garotte at the age of 23 in Madrid, Carabanchel Prison, Spain.
1967 (x) 54-year-old heart-patient Louis Washkansky is the first man to have a heart transplantation in Kaapstad, Groote Schuur Hospital, South Africa.
1972 (x) 155 Die in Iberia charter crash in the Canary Islands.
1974 (x) 38-year-old Serial Killer Joseph Kallinger aka The Shoemaker, and his son Mike terrorize Helen Bogin, Ethel Fisher-Cohen, Thelma Suden and Anna Pearl-Frankston for several hours in their house in Susquehanna Township, Pennsylvania, USA.
1977 (-) Agnes Cooney is strangled by The Bible John Killer at the age of 23 in Calder Cruix, Lanarkshire, United Kingdom.
1979 (x) 11 fans die in a stampede at the entrance of a concert by The Who in Cincinatti, Ohio, USA.
1979 (-) Kenneth Ockendon is strangled by Dennis Nilsen aka Killing For Company, at the age of 21 in London, United Kingdom.
1980 (-) Fascist Leader Oswald Mosley aka The British Führer, dies at the age of 84 in Orsay, France.
1981 (-) Ilse Blumenthaler is assaulted, raped and deflowered by Thomas Rath aka The Devil’s Moor Murderer, at the age of 20 in Bremen, Germany.
1984 (x) Over 2500 Die in Union Carbide chemical plant explosion in Bhopal, India.
1993 (x) First bomb attack by 44-year-old Xenophobic Serial Bomber Franz Fuchs in Hartberg, Austria.
Priest August Janisch gets injured. Also at the Viennese ORF-Centrum a bomb explodes Silvana Meixner gets injured.
1995 (-) Serial Killer Gerard Schaefer is stabbed to death by fellow inmate Vincent Rivera at the age of 49 in Florida, USA.
2003 (-) Double murderer Richard Duncan is executed by lethal injection in Huntsville Prison, Texas, USA.

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