Wednesday, September 29, 2010

29 September 2002 - Mirwart, Belgium

The interior of Carl Cryplant's shack next to the railroad track in Mirwart, Belgium.

235 (-) Pope Pontianus dies due to maltreatment in the Sardinian mines in Tavolara Island, Italy.
1518 (+) Artist Tintoretto originally Jacopo Comin aka Il Furioso, is born in Venice, Italy.
1547 (+) Writer Miguel Saavedra de Cervantes is born in Alcala de Henares, Spain.
1571 (+) Artist Michelangelo Merisi di Caravaggio is born in Milan, Italy.
1758 (+) Admiral Horatio Nelson is born in Burnham Thorpe, Norfolk, England.
1854 (-) Annie Palmer-Brooks is poisoned by William Palmer aka The Prince of Poisoners, in the United Kingdom.
1890 (-) Olympe Buisson is killed as first victim by Joseph Vacher aka L’Eventreur du Sud-Est, at the age of 9 in France.
1895 (-) Pierre Massot-Pelet is killed by Joseph Vacher aka L’Eventreur du Sud-Est, at the age of 15 in France.
1902 (-) Writer Emile Edouard Charles Antoine Zola dies of asphyxiation by carbon monoxide fumes at the age of 62 in Paris, France.
1912 (+) Filmmaker Michelangelo Antonioni is born in Ferrara, Emilia Romagna, Italy.
1912 (+) Serial Killer Paul Ogorzow aka Der Schnell-Bahn Mörder, is born in Mundthofen, Prussia, Germany.
1913 (-) Scientist and engineer Rudolf Christian Karl Diesel commits suicide by drowning at the age of 55 in Antwerpen, Antwerp, Belgium.
1920 (+) Actor Peter Arne originally Peter Arne Albrecht, is born in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.
1922 (-) Murderer William B. Ward is executed by hanging at the age of 26 in State Prison, Florence, Arizona, USA.
1929 (-) Ida Reuter is bludgeoned to death and raped by Peter Kürten aka The Düsseldorfer Monster aka The Vampire of Düsseldorf, at the age of 40 in Düsseldorf, NordRhein-Westfalen, Germany.
1931 (+) Actress Anita Ekberg is born in Malmo, Sweden.
1935 (+) Musician Jerry Lee Lewis is born in Ferriday, Louisiana, USA.
1939 (x) Poland capitulates to Nazi-Germany .
1941 (+) Serial Killer Frederick Walter Stephen West aka The House of Horrors Murderer, is born in Much Marcle, Lincolnshire, United Kingdom.
1943 (+) Union leader and first free-elected president of Poland Lech Walesa is born in Poland.
1957 (x) 250 Die in train collision in Montgomery, Pakistan.
1961 (x) 35-year-old Comedian Lenny Bruce is arrested for possession of narcotics in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA.
1967 (+) Fifteenth victim of Jeffrey Dahmer aka The Milwaukee Cannibal, Jeremiah Weinberger is born in Puerto Rico.
1969 (x) 23-year-old Serial Killer Peter Sutcliffe aka The Yorkshire Ripper, is arrested for ‘going equipped for theft’, carrying a hammer in Bradford, Mannington Area, United Kingdom.
1969 (-) Michael De Gruchy is battered to death by The Geoffrey Hammond Gang at the age of 29 in Wimbledon, United Kingdom.
1970 (x) Between 9.48 hrs and 9.58 hrs, the Baader-Meinhof-Gruppe Rote Armee Fraktion, robs the Berliner Bank at Rheinstrasse of 154.182,50 marks, the Sparkasse at Südwestkorso of 55.152 marks and the Sparkasse at Altonaer Strasse of 8.115 marks in Berlin, Germany.
In the Altonaer Strasse Ulrike Meinhof forgets a box with 97.000 marks.
1970 (x) Lawyer and Rote Armee Fraktion founding member Horst Mahler is arrested in Berlin, Knesebeckstrasse 89, Germany.
Three more RAF members are arrested the same night.
1974 (-) Ann Dawson is raped and strangled by Paul Knowles aka Lester Daryl Gates aka Daryl Golden aka The Casanova Killer aka Killing Time, in Birmingham, Alabama, USA.
1974 (-) Donna Braun is presumably strangled as forty-sixth victim by Zodiac at the age of 14 in Monterey, California, USA.
1979 (-) Ex-dictator Francisco Macias Nguema is executed in Equatorial Guinea.
1979 (x) 20-year-old Performance artist Danny Devos aka DDV, performs "Anarchy!" in Bergen-op-Zoom, Galerie Valckesteyn, the Netherlands.
1982 (-) First Chicago Tylenol murder victim Mary Kellerman dies after taking a capsule of Extra Strength Tylenol laced with potassium cyanide at the age of 12 in Elk Grove Village, Illinois, USA.
In all seven people died by the unidentified poisoner.
1997 (-) Artist Roy Fox Lichtenstein dies of pneumonia at the age of 73 in New York, New York, USA.

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