Friday, March 12, 2010

12 March 2007 - Berlin, Germany

One of two rows of wash basins in a Cold War atomic shelter capable of holding about 3000 people in former West-Berlin, Kurfürstendamm, Germany.
1507 (-) Lord, cardinal and Duke of Valentinois Cesare Borgia is stripped naked and left to die of thirst at the age of 31 in Viana, Italy.
1831 (+) Automobile Pioneer Clement Studebaker is born in Pinetown, Pennsylvania, USA.
1863 (+) Eccentric and writer Gabriele D’Annunzio aka Principe di Montenevoso aka The High Priest of Erotica, is born in Pescara, Italy.
1889 (+) Choreographer Vaslav Nijinski is born in Kiev, Russia.
1909 (-) Murderer Thomas Meade is executed by hanging in Leeds, United Kingdom.
1914 (+) Writer John Symonds is born in Battersea, London, United Kingdom.
1922 (+) Writer Jack Kerouac is born in Lowell, Massachussets, USA.
1925 (-) Revolutionary Leader Yat-sen Sun aka Sun Zhongshan aka Sun Deming, dies of liver cancer at the age of 58 in Beijing, China.
1925 (+) Cyclist Louis Bobet aka Louison aka Zonzon, is born in Saint-Méen-le-Grand, Brittany, France.
1930 (x) 60-year-old Indian Leader Mahatma Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi aka The Apostle of Non-violence, leads a 200-mile march in defiance of British opposition and the Salt Tax in Sabarmati Ashram, India.
1932 (-) Swedish ‘Lucifer-king’ Ivan Kreuger commits suicide by gunshots at the age of 52 in Paris, France.
He couldn't stand the loss of face after detection of fraud in his accountancy.
1937 (+) Murderess Betty Lou Beets is born in Texas, USA.
1940 (+) Musician Al Jarreau is born in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA.
1945 (+) Serial Killer Christopher Bernard Wilder aka The Beauty Queen Killer, is born in Sydney, New South Wales, Australia.
1946 (+) Actress Liza Minelli is born in Los Angeles, California, USA.
1955 (-) Musician Charlie Charles Jr. Parker aka “Bird”, dies of lobar pneumonia and a bleeding ulcer at the age of 34 in New York City, Stanhope Hotel, New York, USA.
1963 (+) Serial Killer Christine Laverne Slaughter Falling aka The Baby-Sitter, is born in Panhandle, Florida, USA.
1974 (-) Donna Manson is abducted and killed by Ted Bundy aka The Only Living Witness, at the age of 19 in Olympia, Evergreen Campus, Washington, USA.
1982 (x) Serial Killer Daniël Baron aka The Triangle of Death Killer, disappears after a short leave from prison in Valence, France.
He is apprehended little time later.
1982 (x) 35-year-old Serial Killer William George Bonin aka The Freeway Killer, is sentenced to die for 10 murders throughout Los Angeles County in California, USA.
1986 (-) Murderer Charles William Bass is executed by lethal injection at the age of 29 in Huntsville, Texas, USA.
1986 (-) Murderer Roger De Garmo aka Animal, is executed by Old Sparky in Huntsville, Texas, USA.
1988 (x) 72 Die in stampede in a thunderstorm during a soccer-game in Kathmandu, Nepal.
1993 (x) 300 Die in several bomb attacks in Bombay, India.
1997 (-) Murderer John Barfield is executed by lethal injection in Huntsville Prison, Texas, USA.
1999 (-) Composer Yehudi Menuhin dies of bronchitis at the age of 82 in Berlin, Germany.
2001 (-) Writer Robert Ludlum dies of a heart attack at the age of 73 in Naples, Florida, USA.
2008 (-) Serial Killer Richard Fran Biegenwald dies of respiratory and kidney failure at the age of 67 in Trenton, St. Francis Medical Center, New Jersey, USA.

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