Friday, January 15, 2010

15 January 1999 - Bangkok, Thailand

A streetsleeper near Silpakorn University in Bangkok, Thailand.
1622 (+) Playwriter Jean-Baptiste Molière is born in Paris, France.
1918 (-) Wife-murderer Frederick Small is executed by hanging in Concord State Prison, New Hampshire, USA.
1918 (+) President of Egypt Gamal Abdel Nasser is born in Alexandria, Egypt.
1919 (-) Karl Liebknecht is shot in the back of the head by Otto Runge & Kurt Vogel at the age of 47 in Berlin, Germany.
1919 (-) Rosa Luxemburg is shot in the back of the head and thrown in the Landwehr Canal by Otto Runge & Kurt Vogel at the age of 47 in Berlin, Germany.
Her body was only found on 1 june 1919.
1924 (-) Heinrich Koch is killed and his meat sold by Fritz Haarmann aka Der Hannover Werwolf, at the age of 20 in Hannover, Germany.
1929 (+) Black leader Dr. Martin Luther King jr., is born in Atlanta, Georgia, USA.
1932 (-) Murderer Guy Fairley is executed by hanging at the age of 44 in Mississippi, USA.
1945 (-) Murderer Henry Merton is executed by the Gas Chamber at the age of 31 in Oregon, USA.
1945 (-) Murderer Walter Higgins is executed by the Gas Chamber at the age of 32 in Oregon, USA.
1947 (-) Elisabeth Short aka The Black Dahlia, is found severely tortured, murdered, drained of all her blood and cut to pieces by persons unknown at the age of 22 in Los Angeles, Leimert Park, California, USA.
1951 (x) 44-year-old KZ-Commander-wife and human-skin-handywoman Ilse Koch originally Ilse Kohler Schnitzel aka Die Hexe von Buchenwald aka Die Buchenwälder Schlampe, is sentenced to life imprisonment in Germany.
1971 (x) 30-year-old Performance artist Vito Acconci starts his performance series "Seedbed" at Sonnabend Gallery in New York, New York, USA.
1978 (-) Lisa Levy is clubbed to death by Ted Bundy aka The Only Living Witness, at the age of 20 in Tallahassee, Chi Omega Sorority House and nearby apartments, Florida, USA.
21-year-old Karen Chandler, Kathy Kleiner and Cheryl Thomas are severely battered but survived.
1981 (-) Gangster Meyer Lansky originally Majer Suchowlinski, dies of a heart-attack at the age of 78 in Miami Beach, Florida, USA.
1985 (x) Thirteenth bomb attack by the Terrorist Movement CCC in Brussels, Nato Cultural Centre, Brabant, Belgium.
1986 (-) Yvonne Schaible is tortured and killed by Thierry Paulin aka Le Tueur de la Pleine Lune, at the age of 77 in Paris 4th, 20 rue Censier, France.
1989 (x) Over 150 Die in 2-train collision in Dhaka, Bangladesh.
They crashed head-on into each other.
2001 (x) Wikipedia goes online.
2003 (-) Murderer John Baltazar is executed by lethal injection in Huntsville Prison, Texas, USA.

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