Wednesday, March 17, 2010

17 March 2005 - Bern, Switzerland

Mauro Pawlowski and Anne-Mie Van Kerckhoven in the Trans-Switzerland-Express on our way for a Club Moral music performance at Kunsthalle Bern, Switzerland.
1834 (+) Scientist and mechanic Gottlieb Wilhelm Daimler is born in Schorndorf, Baden-Württemburg, Germany.
1853 (-) Physicist Johann Christian Andreas Doppler dies of pulmonary embolism at the age of 49 in Venice, Italy.
1906 (-) Black thief William Carr lynched by hanging in Placquemine, Louisiana, USA.
1907 (+) Victim of Fritz Haarmann, Der Hannover Werwolf, Erich Devries is born in Hannover, Germany.
1919 (+) Musician Nat ‘King’ Cole originally Nathaniel Adams Coles, is born in Montgomery, Alabama, USA.
1922 (-) Keimes is killed and his meat sold by Fritz Haarmann aka Der Hannover Werwolf, at the age of 17 in Hannover, Germany.
1933 (-) Wife-murderer Charles Burke commits suicide by slashing his wrists in Covington, Kentucky, USA.
He was carrying the body of his wife, cut to pieces and packed in jars, in his car during a routine police-check.
1938 (+) Choreographer Rudolf Hametowitsch Nureyev is born in Irkutsk, Russia.
1942 (+) Serial Killer John Wayne Gacy aka The Killer Clown, is born in Chicago, Edgewater Hospital, Illinois, USA.
1960 (x) 28-year-old Serial Killer Albert DeSalvo aka The Boston Strangler, is arrested as ‘The Measuring Man’ in Boston, Massachussets, USA.
1965 (-) Lidia N. is strangled by Zdzislaw Marchwicki aka The Wampir, at the age of 34 in Bedzin, Poland.
1976 (-) Filmmaker Luchino Visconti di Modrone dies of a stroke at the age of 69 in Rome, Italy.
1977 (-) Lebanese Statesman Kamal Jumblatt is assassinated by persons unknown at the age of 59 in Lebanon.
Prime suspects include the pro-Syrian faction of the Lebanese Syrian Social Nationalist Party (SSNP), in collaboration with the Ba'ath Party.
1982 (x) 40-year-old Serial Killer Marcel Barbeault aka Le Tueur de l’Ombre, has his life-sentence quashed, but remains in prison awaiting a new trial in Beauvais, France.
1985 (-) Dayle Okazaki is shot dead by Richard Ramirez aka The Nightstalker, at the age of 34 in Los Angeles, Rosemead and Monterey Park, California, USA.
1988 (x) 143 Die in Columbian Airlines Avianca Flight 410 Boeing 727 crash in Cúcuta, Colombia.
1995 (-) Murderer Ronald ‘Ronnie’ Kray aka The Profession of Violence, dies of a heart-attack at the age of 61 in Slough, Wexham Park hospital, United Kingdom.
1999 (-) Serial Killer and member of the Ripper Crew or Chicago Rippers Andrew Kokoraleis is executed by lethal injection at the age of 38 in Tamms, Illinois, USA.
2000 (x) Over 800 members of the Movement for the Restoration of the Ten Commandments of God die in an orchestrated suicide with sulfuric acid in an explosion and subsequent fire in Kanangu, Uganda.
More people were found poisoned and stabbed to death in the aftermath of their 'apocalypse'.

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