Saturday, October 23, 2010

23 October 2005 - Jiaozhuanghu, China

On the way to the Tunnel Warfare Museum which turned out to be a rather long bike ride through the abandoned country side I encountered these two vehicles helping out on each other in Jiaozhuanghu, China.

1893 (+) Actor and filmmaker Gummo Milton Marx is born in New York, New York, USA.
1910 (-) 5th King of Thailand Rama V originally Phra Chula Chomklao Chaoyuhua aka Chulalongkorn the Great, dies at the age of 57 in Bangkok, Thailand.
1921 (-) Engineer and tyre-manufacterer John Boyd Dunlop dies at the age of 81 in Dublin, Ireland.
1923 (x) The first solo dance performance by 21-year-old Actress and filmmaker Leni Helène Bertha Amalia Riefenstahl in München, Germany.
1925 (+) TV-host Johnny Carson is born in Coming, Iowa, USA.
1927 (+) Artist Edward Kienholz is born in Fairfield, Washington, USA.
1950 (-) Singer Al Jolson originally Asa Yoelson aka The World’s Greatest Entertainer, dies of a heart attack at the age of 64 in San Francisco, California, USA.
1957 (-) Fashion designer Christian Dior dies of a heart attack at the age of 52 in Montecatini, Tuscany, Italy.
Supposedly he suffered a heart attack during a sexual encounter with two young men.
1961 (-) Murderer Arthur Schuck is executed by Old Sparky at the age of 44 in Pennsylvania, USA.
1972 (-) Wendell Hubbard is stabbed to death and his penis cut off by Charlie Chopoff at the age of 9 in New York, East Harlem, New York, USA.
1976 (-) Carl Denaro is attacked by David Berkowitz aka Son of Sam, in New York, New York, USA.
He survived.
1982 (-) Steven Crockett is beaten and stabbed to death by Larry Eyler aka The Leather-Boy Killer, at the age of 19 in Kankakee, Illinois, USA.
1992 (-) Double murderer John S. Gardner is executed by lethal injection at the age of 34 in Raleigh State Prison, North Carolina, USA.
1998 (-) Winnie Ruth Judd aka The Trunk Murderess, dies at the age of 93 in Phoenix, Arizona, USA.
1998 (-) Patricia Tamez is murdered by Wayne Ford aka The Breast Severer, at the age of 29 in Hesperia, California, USA.

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