483 (-) 47th Pope Simplicius dies in Rome, Italy.
1876 (x) 29-year-old Scientist, inventor and engineer Alexander Graham Bell makes the first successful telephone call. in Boston, Massachusetts, USA.
He said "Mr. Watson, come here, I want to see you."
1892 (+) Composer Arthur Oscar Honegger is born in Le Havre, France.
1906 (x) 1060 Die in Compagnie des Mines de Houille coal mine explosion in Courrières, France.
1919 (-) Mary Cortimiglia is beaten to death by The Axe-Man of New Orleans in New Orleans, Louisiana, USA.
In the same event Charles and Rosie Cortimiglia are also attacked, but survived.
1920 (+) Writer, poet, musician, actor and engineer Boris Vian aka Vernon Sullivan aka Bison Ravi aka Baron Visi aka Brisavion, is born in Ville d’Avray, Hauts-de-Seine, France.
1928 (+) Murderer James Earl Ray aka The Man Who Shot Martin Luther King, is born in Alton, Illinois, USA.
1931 (-) Alfred Arthur Rouse aka The Body in the Car Murderer, is executed by hanging at the age of 36 in Bedford Gaol, United Kingdom.
1944 (-) Murderer Ernest Hoefgen is executed by hanging in Lansing Prison, Kansas, USA.
1957 (+) Founder of al-Qaeda Osama bin Mohammed bin Awad bin Laden is born in Riyad, Saudi Arabia.
1958 (+) Actress Sharon Yvonne Stone is born in Meadville, Pennsylvania, USA.
1960 (-) Auschwitz-KZ executioner Friedrich Karl Simon commits suicide by hanging in his prison cell at the age of 56 in Germany.
1967 (x) Maria De Sepulveda gives birth to 4 boys and 4 girls, who all die within 14 hours in Brazil.
1975 (-) Adele Price is stabbed to death by Patrick Mackay aka Franklin Bollvolt the First, in London, Chelsea, United Kingdom.
1976 (x) 21-year-old Child murderer Christian Ranucci is convicted to death in Bouches-sur-Rhone, France.
1980 (-) Herman Tarnower aka The Scarsdale Diëtist, is shot dead by Jean Harris at the age of 70 in Purchase, New York, USA.
1981 (x) 32-year-old Serial Rapist Frederick ‘Kevin’ Coe aka The Spokane Rapist, is arrested in Spokane, Washington, USA.
1985 (-) USSR-leader Konstantin Ustinovich Chernenko dies of heart failure at the age of 73 in Moscow, Russia.
1989 (x) 25-year-old Serial Killer Thierry Paulin aka Le Tueur de la Pleine Lune, falls in a coma due to aids and is put in an oxygen-tent in Paris, Hôpital de Claude Bernard, France.
1992 (-) Murderer Robyn Lee Parks is executed by lethal injection in Oklahoma, USA.
1997 (x) 50-year-old Serial Killer Peter Sutcliffe aka The Yorkshire Ripper, is stabbed in both eyes with a Parker Rollerball pen by Ian Kay aka The Woolworth Killer in Broadmoor Hospital, United Kingdom.
He lost vision in his left eye.
1999 (x) 49-year-old Xenophobic Serial Bomber Franz Fuchs is sentenced to life imprisonment in Graz, Austria.