Friday, February 12, 2010

12 February 2010 - Antwerpen, Belgium

The Birth(+)Fact(x)Death(-)Calendar database on the screen of a MacBook Pro in Antwerpen, Belgium.
1804 (-) Philiosopher Immanuel Kant dies at the age of 79 in Königsberg, Prussia, Germany.
1809 (+) Naturalist Charles Darwin is born in Mount House, Shrewsbury, Shropshire, United Kingdom.
1809 (+) 16th president of the USA Abraham Lincoln is born in Larue, Hardin County, Kentucky, USA.
1861 (+) Writer and psycho-analist Lou Andreas Salome is born in St. Petersburg, Russia.
1867 (+) Writer Hedwig Courths-Mahler originally Ernestine Friederike Elisabeth Mahler, is born in Nebra, Germany.
1882 (+) Ballerina Anna Pavlova known for The Dying Swan, is born in St. Petersburg, Ligovo, Russia.
1884 (+) Artist Max Beckmann is born in Leipzig, Germany.
1885 (-) Murderer Lewis Beach is executed by hanging at the age of 44 in Pennsylvania, USA.
1907 (x) 131 Die in Larchmont Steamer shipwreck in Long Island, USA.
1913 (-) Murderer Frederick Pulin is executed by Old Sparky in Dannemora, New York, USA.
He was the last man executed by the electric chair in Clinton Prison.
1918 (-) Black murderer Jim McIlherron lynched by burning and charred to the bone by a mob of 1200 in Estil Springs, Tennessee, USA.
1923 (-) Fritz Franke is killed and his meat sold by Fritz Haarmann aka Der Hannover Werwolf, at the age of 16 in Hannover, Germany.
1929 (-) Rudolf Scheer is stabbed to death by Peter Kürten aka The Düsseldorfer Monster aka The Vampire of Düsseldorf, at the age of 54 in Düsseldorf, NordRhein-Westfalen, Germany.
Kürten also drank the blood of his victim.
1952 (+) Murderer Larry Craig Green aka The Black Zebra Killer, is born in Berkeley, California, USA.
1954 (-) Filmmaker Dziga Vertov originally Denis Abelevich Kaufman aka The Man with a Movie Camera, dies of cancer at the age of 58 in Moscow, Russia.
1971 (x) 28-year-old Serial Killer John Gacy aka The Killer Clown, is arrested and charged with assault of a teenage boy in Chicago, Illinois, USA.
1979 (-) Filmmaker Jean Renoir dies of natural causes at the age of 84 in Beverley Hills, California, USA.
1980 (x) 33-year-old Serial Killer Ted Bundy aka The Only Living Witness, is convicted to death for the murder of Kimberley Leach in Orlando, Florida, USA.
1986 (-) Cutter of the Jonker-diamond Lazare Kaplan dies at the age of 103.
1989 (-) Writer Thomas Bernhard dies of a heart attack at the age of 58 in Gmunden, Austria.
1993 (-) James Bulger is abducted, tortured and stoned to death by 11-year-old Jon Venables and Robert Thompson at the age of 2 in Liverpool, Strand shopping centre, Merseyside, United Kingdom.
1994 (-) Artist Donald Judd dies of lymphoma at the age of 65 in New York, New York, USA.
1994 (x) 46-year-old Mass-murderer Freddy Horion aka Beatle, tries to escape through a hole in the wall of his cell in Leuven-Centraal, Brabant, Belgium.
He is caught in the prison courtyard.
1999 (-) Mass Murderer Edwin Bell commits suicide by a shot through the head at the age of 23 in Oklahoma City, Gardenwood Apartments, 1925 N. Gary Ave., Oklahoma, USA.
Minutes before he shot his 45-year-old mother Linda Farris, his 21-year-old wife Markita King, and his children, 4-year-old Ebony, 2-year-old Essyce, and 8-month-old Marjonna Bell.
2000 (-) Musician Jalacy Hawkins aka Screamin’ Jay Hawkins, dies of aneurism at the age of 70 in Neuilly-sur-Seine, France.
2003 (-) Murderer Richard Fox is executed by lethal injection at the age of 47 in Lucasville, Southern Correctional Facility, Ohio, USA.
2004 (-) Double murderer Bobby Hopkins is executed by lethal injection in Huntsville Prison, Texas, USA.
2007 (-) Mass murderer Sulejman Talovi is shot dead in a shootout with police at the age of 18 in Salt Lake City, Trolley Square Mall, Utah, USA.
He had shot five people and wounded four in a shooting spree

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