Tuesday, May 25, 2010

25 May 2005 - Borgerhout, Belgium

Sickboy performing at Factor 44 in Borgerhout, Belgium.
1085 (-) Pope Gregorius VII originally Hildebrand of Sovana, dies in exile at the age of 65 in Salerno, Apulia, Italy.
1261 (-) Pope Alexander IV originally Rinaldo di Jenne, dies at the age of 62 in Viterbo, Italy.
1865 (+) Founder of the WMCA John Raleigh Mott is born in New York, Livingston Manor, New York, USA.
1865 (x) 300 Die in ordnance depot explosion in Mobile, Alabama, USA.
1887 (+) Stigmatized Monk Father Pio of Pietrelcina originally Francesco Forgione, is born in Pietrelcina, Italy.
1889 (+) Aircraft pioneer Igor Iwanowitsch Sikorsky is born in Kiev, Russia.
1892 (+) President of Yugoslavia Josip Broz Tito is born in Kumrovec, Croatia, Yugoslavia.
1895 (x) 40-year-old Writer Oscar Fingal O’Flaherty Wills Wilde is convicted of "committing acts of gross indecency with other male persons" and sentenced to two years in prison in London, United Kingdom.
1913 (-) Christine Klein is killed by Peter Kürten aka The Düsseldorfer Monster aka The Vampire of Düsseldorf, at the age of 9 in Köln, NordRhein-Westfalen, Germany.
1927 (+) Writer Robert Ludlum is born in New York, New York, USA.
1943 (x) In a letter to Enrico Fermi, 39-year-old Scientist and Father of the Atomic Bomb, Robert Julius Oppenheimer discusses the possibility of infecting food with Strontium 90, whereby easily about 1/2 million people could be killed at once in Princeton, New Jersey, USA.
1954 (+) IRA-member Michael James Devine originally Micheal O Duibhinn, is born in Derry, Ireland.
1956 (+) IRA-member Kevin Lynch originally Caoimhghin O Loinsigh, is born in Dungiven, Londonderry, Ireland.
1961 (-) Murderer Victor John Terry is executed by hanging at the age of 20 in Bedford, United Kingdom.
1963 (x) 26-year-old Serial Killer Joseph Kallinger aka The Shoemaker, sets fire to the 2nd floor of a building he owns, collecting 15000$ on insurance in Philadelphia, 2039 East Fletcher Street, Pennsylvania, USA.
1968 (-) Martin Brown is strangled by Mary Bell aka Child of Hell, at the age of 4 in Newcastle, Scotswood, 85 St. Margaret’s Road, Scotland, United Kingdom.
1969 (x) 30-year-old Serial Killer and Necrophiliac Jerry Jerome Henry Brudos aka The Lust Killer, is arrested and questioned but released by the FBI in Corvallis, Callahan Hall Lounge, Oregon, USA.
1974 (x) Miguel Rivera is arrested on suspicion of being the Unidentified murderer Charlie Chopoff but is never brought to trial in New York, Eighth Street, New York, USA.
1977 (x) 2 unidentified burglars are blown to pieces whilst robbing a safe in a dynamite warehouse in Hunnerberg, Sweden.
1978 (x) 36-year-old Theodore Ted Kaczinski aka The UnaBomber, places a booby trap bomb in the parking lot of the Engineering Department in Chicago, University Circle Campus, Illinois, USA.
The bomb explodes the next day, when opened at the Northwestern Technological Institute police department, one person is injured.
1979 (-) Murderer John Arthur Spenkelink is executed by Old Sparky at the age of 30 in Starke, Raiford State Prison, Florida, USA.
After the execution, unfounded rumors spread that the fighting, shouting Spenkelink was dragged to the electric chair, gagged, beaten, and had his neck broken.
1979 (x) 279 Die in Panam DC-10 crash in Chicago, Illinois, USA.
1979 (x) 271 Die in American Airlines Flight 191 McDonnel Douglas DC-10 crash during takeoff in Chicago, O'Hare International Airport, Illinois, USA.
1983 (x) 294 Die in 10th of the Ramadan Ferry explosion in Nasser Lake, Egypt.
1984 (-) Sue Luna is abducted and killed by Robert Hansen aka The Aviation Hunter, at the age of 23 in Anchorage, Alaska, USA.
1984 (-) An unidentified boy is stabbed to death by Andrej Tsjikatilo aka The Rostow Ripper, in Rostow, Russia.
1985 (x) Over 400 Die in M.V. Shamia Ferry capsizing in Meghna River, Bangladesh.
1986 (+) Juvenile mass murderer Andrew Golden aka Drew Douglas Grant, is born in Jonesboro, Arkansas, USA.
1989 (-) Murderer Stephen McCoy is executed by lethal injection in Huntsville Prison, Texas, USA.
1990 (-) GRAPO-terrorist Jose Manuel Sevillano dies after 177 days hungerstriking at the age of 30 in Madrid, prison hospital, Spain.
2000 (-) Murderer James Edward Clayton is executed by lethal injection in Huntsville Prison, Texas, USA.
2002 (x) 197 Die in train crash in Tenga, Mozambique.
2006 (-) Musician Desmond Adolphus Dekker originally Dacres, dies of a heart attack at the age of 64 in London, Croydon, Surrey, United Kingdom.
2007 (x) 21-year-old Juvenile mass murderer Andrew Golden aka Drew Douglas Grant, is released from prison after serving 9 years for the Jonesboro Massacre in Alexander, Youth Services Division Juvenile Facility, Arkansas, USA.

No comments: