1494 (+) Artist Jacopo Pontormo originally Jacopo Carucci, is born in Pontormo, Italy.
1543 (-) Astronomer Nicolaus Copernicus dies of a stroke at the age of 70 in Frombork, Poland.
1686 (+) Physicist Daniel Gabriel Fahrenheit is born in Gdansk, Poland.
1743 (+) Activist in the French Revolution Jean-Paul Marat is born in Boudry, Neuchâtel, Switzerland.
1819 (+) Queen Alexandrina Victoria is born in London, Kensington Palace, United Kingdom.
1899 (+) Writer and painter Henri Michaux is born in Namur, Namur, Belgium.
1909 (+) Heart patient Dr. Philip Blaiberg is born in Uniondale, South Africa.
1917 (-) Double Murderer Dr. Arthur Warren Waite is executed by Old Sparky at the age of 28 in Sing Sing Prison, New York, USA.
1930 (x) 47-year-old Serial Killer Peter Kürten aka The Düsseldorfer Monster aka The Vampire of Düsseldorf, is arrested in Düsseldorf, Mettmanner Straße, NordRhein-Westfalen, Germany.
1935 (-) Murderer Tellie McQuate is executed by hanging at the age of 44 in California, USA.
1940 (+) Poet Joseph Brodsky originally Iosif Aleksandrowitsch Brodsky, is born in Leningrad, Russia.
1941 (+) Musician Bob Dylan originally Robert Zimmerman, is born in Duluth, Minnesota, USA.
1945 (+) Actress Priscilla Presley is born in New York, New York, USA.
1954 (+) Murderer Arthur Martin Ross is born in Arizona, USA.
1956 (+) Rapist and child-murderer Steven Timothy Judy is born in Indiana, USA.
1972 (x) 3 US-soldiers die and 5 are injured in a German Stadtguerilla group Rote Armee Fraktion bomb attack on the American Army Headquarters in Heidelberg, Germany.
The 15 Juli Commando claims responsability for the attack.
1972 (-) Actress Asta Sofie Amalie Nielsen dies at the age of 90 in Frederiksberg, Denmark.
1974 (-) Musician Duke Edward Kennedy Ellington dies of lung cancer at the age of 75 in New York, New York, the USA.
1975 (-) Mass-Murderer Russel Smith commits suicide by a shot through the head in Dayton, Ohio, USA.
1982 (x) Suzanne Wagner escapes after being held imprisoned as a sex-slave for over a year by Sex Researcher Dr. Ulrich Kochwald in Regensburg, Germany.
1983 (+) Model and actress Seung-yeon Woo is born in Seoul, South Korea.
1985 (x) Serial Killer Michael Wolpert aka The Strong Sex Drive, is sentenced to life imprisonment in Frankfurt, Germany.
1987 (x) Almost a million people walk from each side over the Golden Gate Bridge on it’s 50th anniversary festivity-day in San Francisco, California, USA.
1991 (-) Anthony Hughes is drugged, strangled and dismembered by Jeffrey Dahmer aka The Milwaukee Cannibal, at the age of 31 in Milwaukee, 924 25th North Street, Oxford Apartments, Room 213, Wisconsin, USA.
2000 (-) Murderer Richard Donald Foster is executed by lethal injection in Huntsville Prison, Texas, USA.
2006 (-) Double murderer Jesus Ledesma Aguilar is executed by lethal injection at the age of 42 in Huntsville Prison, Texas, USA.
2007 (-) Murderer Christopher Newton is executed by lethal injection at the age of 37 in Ohio, USA.
It took the medics over 2 hours to find a suitable artery to insert the syringes.