Sunday, March 7, 2010

7 March 2004 - Borgerhout, Belgium

The Manual for our Series IIa LandRover ex-army ambulance from which we took the lyrics for our "User Handbook" cd during a rehearsal in Borgerhout, Belgium.
1693 (+) 248th Pope Clementius XIII originally Carlo Rezzonico, is born in Venice, Italy.
1724 (-) 244th Pope Innocentus XIII originally Michelangelo de Conti, dies at the age of 68 in Rome, Italy.
1872 (+) Artist Piet Mondriaan is born in Amersfoort, the Netherlands.
1875 (+) Composer Maurice Joseph Ravel is born in Cibourne, France.
1878 (+) Criminologist and co-inventor of the lie-detector August “Gus” Vollmer is born in New Orleans, Louisiana, USA.
1895 (-) Writer Leopold Von Sacher-Masoch dies in an asylum at the age of 59 in Lundheim, Hessen, Germany.
1904 (+) Nazi-leader Richard Reinhard Tristan Eugen Heydrich is born in Halle an der Saale, Germany.
1930 (-) Double murderer Refugio Macias is executed by hanging at the age of 44 in State Prison, Florence, Arizona, USA.
He had forced his attentions on Paula Media but was told not to bother her anymore upon which he killed both her uncles Pedro Ornelas and Julian De Luna.
1931 (-) Artist and founder of De Stijl Theo Van Doesburg dies of a heart attack at the age of 47 in Davos, Switzerland.
1940 (+) Student-leader Rudi Alfred Willi Rudolf Dutschke is born in Germany.
1959 (-) Gertrude Robinson is killed and raped by Wendell Lightbourne aka The Cannibalist Golf Caddy, at the age of 72 in Southlands Beach, Bermudas.
1959 (-) Burglar and robber Lonnie Craft is executed by the Gas Chamber at the age of 41 in State Prison, Florence, Arizona, USA.
1964 (x) 34-year-old Serial Killer Charles Ray Hatcher aka Evil Incarnate, escapes from the Allen County jail in Iola, Missouri, USA.
1966 (x) 124 Die in BOAC Boeing 707 crash in Tokio, Fujijama Mountains, Japan.
1970 (+) Child of Linda Kasabian of the Manson Family, Angel Kasabian is born in a Los Angeles Prison, California, USA.
1970 (-) Judith Hakari is presumably strangled and beaten to death by Zodiac in Placer County, California, USA.
1973 (-) Luis Ortez is stabbed to death and his penis cut off by Charlie Chopoff at the age of 9 in New York, New York, USA.
1984 (-) Melodie Gay is abducted, tortured and murdered by Christopher Wilder aka The Beauty Queen Killer, at the age of 19 in Collier County, Florida, USA.
1988 (-) Actor Harris Glenn Milstead aka Divine, The Dirtiest Man in the World, dies of asphyxiation at the age of 42 in Los Angeles Hotel room, California, USA.
1990 (-) Jaroslaw Makarow is stabbed to death by Andrej Tsjikatilo aka The Rostow Ripper, at the age of 10 in Rostow, Botanic Gardens, Russia.
1991 (-) Curtis Straughter is drugged, strangled and dismembered by Jeffrey Dahmer aka The Milwaukee Cannibal, at the age of 19 in Milwaukee, 924 25th North Street, Oxford Apartments, Room 213, Wisconsin, USA.
1999 (-) Filmmaker Stanley Kubrick dies of a heart attack at the age of 70 in London, St. Albans, United Kingdom.
2001 (-) Murderer Dennis Thurl Dowthitt is executed by lethal injection in Huntsville Prison, Texas, USA.
2002 (-) Double murderer Gerald Wayne Jr. Tigner is executed by lethal injection in Huntsville Prison, Texas, USA.
2007 (-) Murderer Joseph Nichols is executed by lethal injection at the age of 45 in Huntsville Prison, Texas, USA.
25 years ago he robbed a shop with a friend, his friend shot the shopowner with one bullet, yet Nichols was also convicted for murder and sentenced to death.

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