1270 (-) Saint King Louis IX dies of typhoid fever at the age of 55 in Tunis, Algeria.
1530 (+) Grand Prince Ivan IV Vasilyevich aka Ivan the Terrible, is born in Moscow, USSR.
1819 (+) Detective Allan Pinkerton is born in Glasgow, Scotland, United Kingdom.
1845 (+) The Mad King of Bavaria, Friedrich Wilhelm Ludwig II is born in Nymphenburg Palace, Germany.
1867 (-) Physicist Michael Faraday dies at the age of 75 in Hampton Court, Surrey, United Kingdom.
1900 (-) Philosopher and philologist Friedrich Wilhelm Nietzsche dies due to a physical and psychic collaps at the age of 55 in Weimar, Germany.
1907 (x) 32-year-old Serial Killer Jeanne Weber aka l’Ogresse de la Goutte d’Or, is judged insane and locked up in an asylum in France.
1912 (+) Architect of East Germany Erich Honecker is born in Neunkirchen, Saarland, Germany.
1918 (+) Composer Leonard Bernstein is born in Lawrence, Massachussets, USA.
1929 (-) Klara Wanders is attacked by Peter Kürten aka The Düsseldorfer Monster aka The Vampire of Düsseldorf, at the age of 26 in Düsseldorf, Germany.
1930 (+) Actor Sean Connery is born in Edinburgh, Scotland, United Kingdom.
1938 (+) Writer Frederick Forsyth is born in Ashford, Kent, United Kingdom.
1946 (x) 18-year-old Serial Killer Harvey Murray Glatman aka The Pin-Up Killer, is arrested and charged with first degree robbery in Albany, Ontario Street, New York, USA.
1954 (+) Musician Elvis Costello originally Declan Patrick McManus, is born in London, United Kingdom.
1955 (x) 26-year-old Serial Killer Charles Ray Hatcher aka Evil Incarnate, is sentenced to 4 years imprisonment for auto theft in Orrick, Missouri, USA.
1956 (-) Sexuologist Alfred Charles Kinsey dies of heart disease and pneumonia at the age of 62 in Bloomington, Indiana, USA.
1956 (x) A huge number of books, journals and papers of 59-year-old Psychoanalist and pioneer of sexual freedom Wilhelm Reich are burned by FDA officials in the 25th Street Gansevoort public incinerator in New York, New York, USA.
1965 (-) Genowefa L. is strangled by Zdzislaw Marchwicki aka The Wampir, at the age of 28 in Bedzin, Poland.
1967 (-) Founder of the American Nazi-party George Lincoln Rockwell aka The American Hitler, is shot dead by John Patler at the age of 49 in Arlington, Econowash laundromat, Dominion Hills Shopping Center, Virginia, USA.
1969 (-) Leila Jackson is strangled and mutilated by George Putt aka The Memphis Murderer, in Memphis, Tennessee, USA.
1970 (+) Model Claudia Schiffer is born in Rheinberg, NordRhein-Westfalen, Germany.
1984 (-) Writer Truman Capote originally Truman Streckfus Persons, dies of liver disease complicated by drug abuse at the age of 59 in Los Angeles, California, USA.
1992 (-) An unidentified black policeman commits suicide by a shot through the head after killing 8 people in a random shooting-spree in a police-station, South Africa.
2004 (-) Double murderer Jason Shane Busby is executed by lethal injection in Huntsville Prison, Texas, USA.
2004 (x) The California Board of Prison Terms denies parole to 55-year-old Manson Family member Leslie Van Houten aka Lulu, in Frontera, Institution for Women, California, USA.