Saturday, May 29, 2010

29 May 2005 - Antwerpen, Belgium

Dennis Tyfus performing at the Scheld'Apen in Antwerpen, Belgium.
1439 (+) 215th Pope Pius III originally Francesco Todeschini Piccolomini, is born in Siena, Italy.
1601 (x) 29-year-old Artist Michelangelo Merisi di Caravaggio kills Ranuccio Tomassoni in a brawl in Milan, Italy.
He was outlawed and fled to Naples.
1880 (+) Historian and philosopher Oswald Arnold Gottfried Spengler is born in Blankenburg, Brandenburg, Germany.
1894 (+) Filmmaker Josef von Sternberg originally Jonas Stern, is born in Vienna, Austria.
1903 (+) Actor and musician Bob Leslie Townes Hope is born in London, Eltham, United Kingdom.
1913 (x) 30-year-old Composer Igor Fyodorowitsch Strawinsky his ballet "Le Sacre du Printemps" premieres in Paris, Théâtre des Champs-Élysées, France.
The premiere involved one of the most famous classical music riots in history.
1914 (-) Weapon designer Paul von Mauser dies at the age of 75 in Oberndorf am Neckar, Germany.
1914 (-) Murderess Augusta Fullam dies of a heat-stroke at the age of 40 in Agra Prison, India.
1914 (x) 1024 Die in Empress of Ireland Ocean liner shipwreck in St. Lawrence, Canada.
It collided with the collier.
1917 (+) 35th president of the USA John Fitzgerald Kennedy is born in Brookline, Massachussets, USA.
1922 (+) Composer Iannis Xenakis is born in Braila, Romania.
1923 (-) Hans Sonnenfeld is killed and his meat sold by Fritz Haarmann aka Der Hannover Werwolf, at the age of 19 in Hannover, Germany.
1953 (x) 33-year-old Explorer Sir Edmund Perceval Hillary and Tensing Norkey are he first men to reach the top of Mount Everest in Nepal.
1955 (+) Attempted assassin of Ronald Reagan, John Warnock Jr. Hinkley is born in Ardmore, Oklahoma, USA.
1956 (+) Musician La Toya Yvonne Jackson is born in Gary, Indiana, USA.
1957 (-) Horror filmmaker James Whale commits suicide by drowning in his swimming pool at the age of 67 in Hollywood, California, USA.
1966 (+) Child kidnapper and murderer Robert Anderson is born in Great Lakes, Illinois, USA.
1970 (-) Ex-president Pedro Eugenio Arambaru is kidnapped and murdered by terrorists in Argentina.
1970 (-) Artist Eva Hesse dies of cancer at the age of 34 in New York, New York, USA.
1971 (-) David Hilligiest is killed by Dean Corll aka The Candyman, at the age of 13 in Houston Heights, Texas, USA.
1973 (-) Rosa Vasquez is presumably strangled by Zodiac in San Francisco, California, USA.
1973 (-) Eugène Stephan is beaten and shot dead by Marcel Barbeault aka Le Tueur de l’Ombre, at the age of 25 in Laigneville Cemetary, France.
1979 (-) Actress Mary Pickford originally Gladys Louise Smith aka America’s Sweetheart aka The Girl with the Curls, dies of cerebral hemorrhage at the age of 86 in Santa Monica, California, USA.
1981 (x) 21-year-old Performance artist Danny Devos aka DDV, performs "My Coat is My House" in Hamburg, Künstlerhaus, Germany.
1982 (-) Actress Romy Schneider originally Rose-Marie Magdalena Albach-Retty, dies of cardiac arrest at the age of 43 in Paris, France.
1985 (x) 39 Die in collapse of a retaining wall between Liverpool F.C. and Juventus F.C. fans in Brussel, Heysel Stadium, Brabant, Belgium.
Hundreds of fans are injured.
1987 (-) Murderer William Boyd Tucker is executed by Old Sparky at the age of 31 in Jackson, Georgia, USA.
1990 (-) Raymond Smith aka Ricky Beeks, is drugged, strangled and dismembered by Jeffrey Dahmer aka The Milwaukee Cannibal, at the age of 32 in Milwaukee, 924 25th North Street, Oxford Apartments, Room 213, Wisconsin, USA.
1994 (-) Architect of East Germany Erich Honecker dies of liver cancer at the age of 81 in Santiago, Chili.
1998 (x) The California Board of Prison Terms takes 20 minutes to deny parole to 48-year-old Manson Family member Leslie Van Houten aka Lulu, in Frontera, Institution for Women, California, USA.

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