1838 (+) Weapon designer Paul von Mauser is born in Oberndorf-am-Neckar, Germany.
1844 (-) Founder of the Latter Day Saint movement aka Mormonism Joseph Jr. Smith is shot dead by an angry mob at the age of 38 in Carthage Jail, Illinois, USA.
His brother Hyrum Smith is also killed.
1869 (+) Feminist and Anarchist Writer Emma Goldman is born in Kovno, Lithuania.
1935 (-) Murderess Eva Coo aka Madame, is executed by Old Sparky at the age of 46 in Sing Sing Prison, New York, USA.
1941 (+) Filmmaker Krzysztof Kieslowski is born in Warsaw, Poland.
1969 (x) 64-year-old Winnie Ruth Judd aka The Trunk Murderess, is arrested after a seven-year period of escape from the Arizona State Hospital in Piedmont, California, USA.
1969 (x) 30-year-old Serial Killer and Necrophiliac Jerry Jerome Henry Brudos aka The Lust Killer, pleads guilty to 3 charges of first degree murder and is sentenced to 3 consecutive life-sentences in Salem, Marion County Courthouse, Oregon, USA.
1971 (+) Crown Prince and mass murderer Bir Bikram Shah Dipendra is born in Kathmandu, Nepal.
1985 (-) Patty Higgins is killed by throatcutting by Richard Ramirez aka The Nightstalker, at the age of 32 in Los Angeles, Arcadia, California, USA.
1986 (-) Frederick Prentice is attacked by Kenneth Erskine aka The Stockwell Strangler, at the age of 73 in South London, United Kingdom.
1993 (x) 34-year-old Serial Killer Joel David Rifkin is arrested after a police-hunt because of a missing number-plate on his Mazda pick-up, in the back arresting police-officers found the body of 22-year-old Tiffany Bresciani in Long Islang, Old Country Road, New York, USA.
1993 (-) Rote Armee Fraktion 3rd Generation member Wolfgang Werner Grams commits suicide by a shot through the head at the age of 40 in Bad Kleinen, Germany.
In a shootout at the railway station he had killed special policeman Michael Newrzella.
2001 (-) Actor Jack John Uhler Lemmon dies of colon cancer and metastatic cancer of the bladder at the age of 76 in Los Angeles, California, USA.
2005 (x) 60-year-old Serial Killer Dennis Lynn Rader aka The BTK Killer, pleads guilty to 10 counts of murder, giving graphic account of his "Bind, Torture, Kill" crimes in court in Wichita, Kansas, USA.
2006 (-) Serial Killer Angel Leoncio Reyes Maturino Reséndiz aka The Railway Killer, is executed by lethal injection at the age of 46 in Huntsville Prison, Texas, USA.