Saturday, August 7, 2010

7 August 2009 - Rawa Island, Malaysia

Two tourists in a canoe rowing into the eye of the storm off Rawa Island, Malaysia.

1560 (+) Serial Killer Erszebeth Bathory aka Die Blutfrau, is born in Nyirbator, Hungary.
1867 (+) Artist Emil Hansen Nolde is born in Nolde, Schleswig-Holstein, Germany.
1876 (+) Spy Margaretha Geertruida Zelle aka Mata Hari, is born in Leeuwarden, the Netherlands.
1888 (-) Martha Tabram aka Martha Turner, is stabbed 39 times with several knives by Jack the Ripper at the age of 35 in London, Spitalfields, George Yard Buildings, United Kingdom.
1890 (-) Murderess Anna Månsdotter aka The Yngsjö Murderess, is executed by beheading at the age of 48 in Yngsjö, Sweden.
She was the last woman to be executed in Sweden.
1901 (-) Black John Pennington is lynched by burning for attacking a white woman in Birmingham, Alabama, USA.
1907 (+) Victim of Fritz Haarmann aka Der Hannover Werwolf, Roland Hoch is born in Hannover, Germany.
1925 (x) 34-year-old Serial Killer Carl Panzram aka A Journal of Murder, has one testicle removed for medical reasons in Minnesota, USA.
1932 (+) Athlete Abebe Bikila is born in Mendida, Ethiopia.
1937 (-) Harold Weber commits suicide by jumping off the Golden Gate Bridge in San Francisco, California, USA.
It is the first ever suicide on the Bridge.
1947 (x) 32-year-old Anthropologist Thor Heyerdahl smashes into a reef with his raft Kon-Tiki after sailing across the Pacific Ocean in 101 days in Raroia, Tuamoto Islands.
1956 (x) 1200 Die in 7 truckloads of dynamite explosion in Cali, Colombia.
1957 (-) Actor Oliver Norvell Hardy dies of a stroke at the age of 65 in Hollywood, California, USA.
1960 (+) Actor David William Duchovny aka Fox Mulder, is born in New York, New York, USA.
1962 (-) Writer Filip De Pillecijn dies at the age of 71 in Gent, East Flanders, Belgium.
1968 (x) 11-year-old Serial Killer Mary Flora Bell aka Child of Hell, is arrested and charged with the murder of 2 boys in Newcastle, Scotswood, United Kingdom.
1969 (x) Serial Killer Zodiac writes his second 3-page letter to the Vallejo Times-Herald newspaper in San Francisco, California, USA.
1969 (x) Darcie, the wife of 30-year-old Serial Killer and Necrophiliac Jerry Jerome Henry Brudos aka The Lust Killer, is charged with first degree murder as an accomplice of her husband in Salem, Oregon, USA.
She will stand trial but found not guilty.
1972 (-) Actor and murderer Tom Thomas Neal dies of a heart attack at the age of 58 in Hollywood, California, USA.
1972 (x) 21-year-old Serial Killer Randy Randall Brent Woodfield aka The I-5 Killer, is arrested and charged with indecent exposure in Vancouver, Washington, USA.
1984 (-) Ljudmila Alexejewa is stabbed to death by Andrej Tsjikatilo aka The Rostow Ripper, at the age of 17 in Rostow, Woroscilow-bridge, Russia.
1989 (-) Jean-Joseph Clement is beaten to death by Francis Heaulme aka The Emmaus Murderer, in France.
1995 (x) 28-year-old Serial Killer Ali Reza Khoshruy Kuran Kordiyeh aka The Tehran Vampire, is sentenced to death after confessing on television to the kidnap, rape and murder of nine girls and women in Teheran, Iran.
1998 (x) 230 Die in bomb-attack in Nairobi, American embassy, Kenya.
2002 (-) Double murderer Richard William Kutzner is executed by lethal injection in Huntsville Prison, Texas, USA.

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