1563 (+) Religious founder and saint Francesco Caracciolo is born in Villa Santa Maria, Italy.
1872 (+) Welter-weight world champion Norman Selby aka Kid McCoy, is born in Moscow, Rush County, Indiana, USA.
1891 (-) Ellen Donworth is poisoned by Thomas Neill Cream aka The Strychnine Specialist, at the age of 19 in the United Kingdom.
1921 (+) Actor Yves Montand originally Ivo Levi, is born in Monsumagno, Italy.
1925 (+) Politician Margaret Tatcher aka The Iron Lady, is born in Grantham, United Kingdom.
1925 (+) Comedian Lenny Bruce is born in Long Island, New York, USA.
1941 (+) Musician Paul Simon is born in Eugene, Oregon, USA.
1961 (-) Filmmaker Maya Deren originally Eleanora Derenkovskaya, dies of a brain hemorrhage at the age of 44 in New York, New York, USA.
There were also rumors of a Voodoo curse, the use of suspect vitamin shots from Max Jacobcon, known as 'Doctor Feelgood'.
1969 (x) Serial Killer Zodiac writes a letter to the San Francisco Chronicle newspaper and includes a bloody scrap from his eighth victim’s shirt in San Francisco, California, USA.
1969 (-) Clida Delaney is probably strangled by The Manson Family at the age of 64 in Ukiah, US Highway 101, California, USA.
1972 (-) Lawrence White is beaten to death by Herbert Mullin at the age of 55 in Santa Cruz, California, USA.
1972 (x) 176 Die in Aeroflot Ilyushin II-62 crash in Moscow, Russia.
1972 (x) 29 Die in Uruguayan Air Force Flight 571 Fairchild FH-227D crash in Chile.
16 people survived in the mountainous region on human meat for over 2 months.
1976 (x) 39-year-old Serial Killer Joseph Kallinger aka The Shoemaker, is sentenced to life-imprisonment in New Jersey, USA.
1976 (x) 100 Die in Boeing 707 cargo jet crash in Santa Cruz, Bolivia.
97 children were killed on the ground.
1977 (x) The Lufthansa Flight 181 "Landshut" Boeing is skyjacked by four members of the Popular Front for the Liberation of Palestina between Mallorca and Frankfurt and held hostage in return for release of 11 imprisoned members of the Baader-Meinhof-Gruppe Rote Armee Fraktion, in Stuttgart, Stammheim Prison, Germany.
1978 (x) 50-year-old Murderer James Earl Ray aka The Man Who Shot Martin Luther King, marries Anna Christine Sallings Sandhu in the Brushy Mountain State Penitentiary in Petros, Tennessee, USA.
1981 (-) Jan Nielsen is kicked to death by Kurt Steinwegs at the age of 26 in Faborg, Denmark.
1984 (-) Mass-Murderer Linwood Earl Briley is executed by Old Sparky at the age of 30 in Richmond State Penitentiary, Virginia, USA.
1984 (-) Karen Dinsfriend is abducted, raped and strangled by Bobby Long aka Bound to Die, at the age of 28 in Tampa, Florida, USA.
1997 (-) Murderer Gary Lee Davis is executed by lethal injection at the age of 53 in Colorado State Penitentiary, Colorado, USA.
He was the first person executed in Colorado since 30 years and the first by lethal injection.
1998 (-) Multiple Murderer Jeremy Sagastegui is executed by lethal injection at the age of 27 in Walla Walla Prison, Washington, USA.
He said he had also killed a child to make sure he'd get the death penalty, at his trial he refused all defense and pleaded guilty.