Tuesday, June 22, 2010

22 June 2006 - Antwerpen, Belgium



Constructing "James Lee Byars' Tomb" in the Bastard Art Gallery in Antwerpen, Belgium.

1815 (x) 45-year-old War leader Napoleon Bonaparte is banned to St. Helena in France.

1903 (+) Bankrobber and outlaw John Herbert Dillinger is born in Indianapolis, Indiana, USA.

1903 (-) Black Child-Killer George White is lynched by burning in Wilmington, North Carolina, USA.

1906 (+) Filmmaker Billy Wilder is born in Sucha, Galicia, Austria.

1918 (x) 86 Die in Hagenbeck-Wallace Circus train wreck in Ivanhoe, Indiana, USA.

1924 (x) 44-year-old Serial Killer Fritz Friedrich Heinrich Karl Haarmann aka Der Hannover Werwolf, is arrested after a minor fight with Kurt Fromm in Hannover, Hauptbahnhof, Germany.

1928 (-) Murderers Shew Chin, Jew Har, Gee King Long and B. W. L. Sam are executed by hanging in State Prison, Florence, Arizona, USA.
They killed Tom King in Kingman on 20 october 1926.

1930 (+) Kidnap-victim Charles Augustus Lindbergh Jr is born in Hopewell, New Jersey, USA.

1941 (x) Nazi Germany attacks the USSR in Operation Barbarossa.

1943 (+) Artist Gordon Matta-Clark is born in New York, New York, USA.

1949 (+) Actress Meryl Mary Louise Streep is born in Summit, New Jersey, USA.

1953 (+) Musician Cyndi Cynthia Ann Stephanie Lauper is born in Brooklyn, New York, New York, USA.

1953 (x) Start of the trial against 55-year-old Serial Killer John Reginald Christie of 10 Rillington Place, in London, Old Bailey, Nr 1 Court, United Kingdom.

1954 (-) Honora Parker is beaten to death by Pauline Parker aka Heavenly Creature, in Christchurch, Canterbury, New Zealand.
16-year-old Pauline was involved in a lesbian relationship with 15-year-old Juliet Hulme.

1955 (+) Murderer David Lawson is born in North Carolina, USA.

1961 (+) Murderer Kelvin Shelby Malone is born in Missouri, USA.

1962 (x) 113 Die in Air France Boeing 707 crash in Guadeloupe.

1965 (-) Murderer James Douglas Latham is executed by hanging at the age of 23 in Lansing Prison, Kansas, USA.

1965 (-) Murderer George Ronald York is executed by hanging in Lansing Prison, Kansas, USA.

1967 (-) Gabrielle Puetman is assaulted by Joachim Kroll aka The Ruhr Hunter, at the age of 10 in Grafenhausen, NordRhein-Westfalen, Germany.
She survived.

1969 (-) Actress Judy Garland originally Frances Ethel Gumm, dies of an incautious self-overdosage of Seconal at the age of 47 in London, Chelsea, United Kingdom.

1973 (x) 22-year-old Serial Killer Randy Randall Brent Woodfield aka The I-5 Killer, is arrested and charged with indecent exposure in Portland, Oregon, USA.

1974 (-) Roger Dickinson is found mutilated and strangled by Randy Kraft aka The Freeway Killer, at the age of 18 in Laguna Beach, California, USA.

1977 (-) Musician Peter Ravenscroft Laughner dies of acute pancreatitis due to alcohol and drug abuse at the age of 24 in Bay Village, Ohio, USA.

1980 (x) 48-year-old Mass Murderer Alvin King enters the First Baptist Church with an M1 carabine, an automatic rifle, two revolvers and 240 rounds of ammunition. Within seconds he shot and killed 5 people, leaving 10 more seriously wounded in Dangerfield, Texas, USA.

1981 (x) 27-year-old IRA-member Michael James Devine originally Micheal O Duibhinn, starts hungerstriking in Belfast, Maze Prison, Ireland.

1983 (-) Troy Ward is abducted, molested and killed by Arthur Bishop at the age of 6 in Salt Lake City, Utah, USA.

1984 (-) Filmmaker Joseph Losey dies at the age of 75 in London, United Kingdom.

1985 (-) Mark Wallace is abducted, tortured and killed by Robert Berdella aka The Kansas City Butcher, at the age of 20 in Kansas City, Missouri, USA.

1987 (-) Actor Fred Astaire originally Fr├ęderic Austerlitz, dies of pneumonia at the age of 88 in Los Angeles, California, USA.

1993 (x) Geneticist Charles Epstein is badly injured when opening a package sent by 51-year-old Theodore Ted Kaczinski aka The UnaBomber, in Tiburon, University, California, USA.

2000 (-) Murderer Gary Graham aka Shaka Sankofa, is executed by lethal injection at the age of 36 in Huntsville Prison, Texas, USA.

2007 (-) Arte Povera Artist Luciano Fabro dies of a heart attack at the age of 70 in Milan, Italy.

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