Friday, July 23, 2010

23 July 2006 - Berlin, Germany

The wound on my chest after performing "He just wanted to play in his bath tube and put a finger in his ass" at Vilma Gold Gallery in Berlin, Germany.

1649 (+) 243rd Pope Clementius XI originally Giovanni Francesco Albani, is born in Urbino, Italy.

1757 (-) Composer Domenico Giuseppe Scarlatti dies at the age of 71 in Madrid, Spain.

1775 (+) Villain and later Chief Constable Eugène-François Vidocq is born in Arras, France.

1875 (-) Inventor Isaac Merritt Singer dies of heart failure at the age of 63 in Pittstown, New York, USA.

1885 (-) 18th president of the USA Ulysses Simpson Hiram Grant dies of throat cancer at the age of 63 in Mount McGregor, New York, USA.

1888 (+) Writer Raymond Thornton Chandler is born in Chicago, Illinois, USA.

1892 (+) Emperor Haile Selassie originally Lij Tafari Makonnen Ge’ez aka The Lion of Juda, is born in Ejersa Goro, Harar, Ethiopia.

1900 (-) Black Elijah Clark is lynched on the spot where he just raped 13-year-old Susan Priest in Huntsville, Alabama, USA.

1905 (+) Victim of Fritz Haarmann, Der Hannover Werwolf, Heinrich Struß is born in Egestorf, Germany.

1928 (+) Writer Hubert Jr. Selby is born in Brooklyn, New York, USA.

1937 (-) Jean De Koven is killed by Eugene Weidmann aka The Handsome Devil, at the age of 24 in Paris, France.

1942 (+) Serial Killer Myra Hindley aka The Moors Murderess, is born in Manchester, Gorton, United Kingdom.

1943 (-) Archibald Brown is blown to pieces by Eric Brown at the age of 47 in London, United Kingdom.
Eric placed a Hawkins No 75 Grenade mine under Archibald’s wheelchair.

1948 (-) Pioneer filmmaker David Wark Llewelyn Griffith dies of cerebral hemorrhage at the age of 73 in Hollywood, California, USA.

1951 (-) Marshall Philippe Henri Benoni Omer Joseph Pétain dies at the age of 95 in a prison on Ile d’Yeu, Vendé, France.

1954 (+) Stripper, performance artist and sex educator Annie Sprinkle originally Ellen F. Steinberg, is born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA.

1957 (+) Filmmaker Theo Van Gogh is born in The Hague, the Netherlands.

1958 (-) Ruth Mercado is abducted, assaulted and garotted by Harvey Glatman aka The Pin-Up Killer, at the age of 24 in Los Angeles, West Pico Boulevard, California, USA.

1958 (-) Murderer Abraham Thomas is executed by hanging in Fort Leavenworth, Kansas, USA.

1966 (-) Actor Montgomery ‘Monty’ Clift dies of a heart attack due to an alcohol and drug overdose at the age of 45 in New York City, New York, USA.

1968 (-) Norma Vaillancourt is strangled and her breasts chewed away by Wayne Boden aka The Vampire of Montreal, at the age of 21 in Montreal, Canada.

1969 (-) Karen Beineman is sexually assaulted and beaten to death by Norman John Collins aka The Michigan Coed Killer, at the age of 18 in Ann Arbor, Michigan, USA.

1973 (+) White House intern Monica Samille Lewinsky aka The Woman With Whom President Bill Clinton Did Not Have Sexual Relations, is born in San Francisco, California, USA.

1975 (x) 41-year-old Mass-murderer James Urban Ruppert has a review of his trial, his 11 life terms for shooting his entire family are reduced to 2 in Ohio, USA.

1975 (-) Renée McGowan is strangled by a Yorkshire Ripper-copycat in Bradford, United Kingdom.

1979 (-) Writer Joseph Kessel known from “Belle de Jour”, dies at the age of 81 in Avernes, Val d'Oise, France.

1981 (-) Raymond King is tortured and killed by Clifford Olsen aka The Vancouver Butcher, at the age of 15 in New Westminster, British Columbia, Canada.

1989 (x) Serial Killer and cannibal Tsutomu Miyazaki aka The Little Girl Murderer, is arrested in Hachioji, Japan.

1997 (-) Serial Killer Andrew Phillip Cunanan aka American Gigolo/American Psycho, commits suicide by a shot through the head at the age of 27 in Miami Beach, Florida, USA.
Since killing Fashion designer Gianni Versace, he was hunted down by the FBI.

2002 (-) Writer and Rabbi Chaim Herman Harold Potok dies of brain cancer at the age of 73 in Merion, Pennsylvania, USA.

2003 (-) Murderer Cedric Lamont Ransom is executed by lethal injection in Huntsville Prison, Texas, USA.

2006 (x) Artist Danny Devos performs "He just wanted to play in his bath tube and put a finger in his ass" at Vilma Gold Gallery in Berlin, Germany

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