Monday, March 1, 2010

1 March 2004 - Antwerpen, Belgium

AMVK is winner of the Flemish Community Prize for Visual Arts at Toneelhuis in Antwerpen, Belgium.
1445 (+) Artist Alessandro di Mariano di Vanni Filipepi Botticelli is born in Florence, Italy.
1732 (+) Composer Franz Josef Haydn is born in Rohrau-an-der-Leitha, Austria.
1810 (+) Composer Frédéric François Chopin is born in Zelazowa Wola, Poland.
1863 (-) Meriora Gillibrand aka Mr. Hawarden, dies at the age of 58 in Malmédy, Ligneuville, Belgium.
1886 (+) Artist Oskar Kokoschka is born in Pochlarn, Austria.
1904 (+) Musician Glenn Alton Miller is born in Tyron, Nebraska, USA.
1910 (+) Actor David James Graham Niven is born in London, United Kingdom.
1922 (+) 5th Prime Minister of Israel Yitzak Rabin is born in Jerusalem, Israël.
1927 (+) Musician Harry Belafonte is born in New York, New York, USA.
1927 (+) Serial Killer Peter Thomas Anthony Manuel aka The Monster in Human Shape aka The Beast of Birkenshaw, is born in New York, New York, USA.
1929 (+) Dissident writer Georgi Ivanov Markov is born in Knyazhevo, Bulgaria.
1932 (x) 1-year-old Kidnap-victim Charles Augustus Lindbergh Jr is presumably snatched from his crib by Bruno Richard Hauptmann in Chicago, Illinois, USA.
1938 (-) Eccentric and writer Gabriele D’Annunzio aka Principe di Montenevoso aka The High Priest of Erotica, dies of a stroke at the age of 75 in Gardone Riviera, Italy.
1944 (+) Musician Roger Daltrey is born in London, Hammersmith, United Kingdom.
1950 (+) Multiple murderer Daniel Joe Hittle is born in Texas, USA.
1951 (+) RAF 2nd Generation member Susanne Albrecht is born in Hamburg, Schleswig-Holstein, Germany.
1953 (-) Waymon Wood dies of spontaneous human combustion in Greenville, South Carolina, USA.
He was sitting in the front seat of his closed car, the windscreen had bubbled from the heat, but the tank of petrol, still half full, was not burned.
1954 (x) First US Hydrogen-bomb testing in Eniwetok, the Pacific Ocean.
1954 (x) 4 Gunmen enter the Visitor’s Gallery of the House of Representatives and open fire, 5 congressmen are wounded in Washington, District Columbia, USA.
1955 (-) Murderers Chastine Beverly, James L. Riggins and Louis M. Suttles are executed by hanging in Fort Leavenworth, Kansas, USA.
1956 (-) Cop Killer Danny Metcalf is shot dead in a police fusillade in the Gladwyne Woods, Pennsylvania, USA.
1958 (-) Artist Giacomo Balla dies at the age of 86 in Rome, Italy.
1958 (x) 238 Die in Uskudar ferry shipwreck in Izmit Bay, Kocaeli, Turkey.
1958 (x) Serial Rapist Ted Edward John Louis Paisnel aka The Beast of Jersey, assaults and rapes a 20-year-old woman in Trinity, Jersey.
1960 (+) Musician William Bennett is born in United Kingdom.
1962 (x) 95 Die in Boeing 707 crash in Jamaica Bay, New York, USA.
1973 (+) Victim of Jeffrey Dahmer aka The Milwaukee Cannibal, James Doxtator is born in Wisconsin, USA.
1976 (x) 29-year-old Serial Killer Ted Theodore Robert Bundy aka The Only Living Witness, is found guilty of the abduction of Carol DaRonch in Salt Lake City Metropolitan Justice Hall, Utah, USA.
1981 (x) 26-year-old IRA-member Bobby Robert Gerard Sands starts hungerstriking in Belfast, Maze Prison, Ireland.
2000 (-) Murderer Odell Jr. Barnes is executed by lethal injection in Huntsville Prison, Texas, USA.

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