Saturday, October 9, 2010

9 October 2004 - Leuven, Belgium

Visitors admiring AMVK's installation at the exhibition 'Footnotes and Context' in the University Libarary in Leuven, Belgium.

1799 (x) 240 Die in HMS Lutine shipwreck in Ijzergat, the Netherlands.
1859 (+) French-Jewish officer Alfred Dreyfus is born in Mulhouse, Alsace, France.
1890 (+) The world’s most pulchritudinous evangelist Aimée Semple McPherson originally Aimée Elisabeth Kennedy aka Sister Aimée, is born in Ingersoll, Ontario, Canada.
1898 (+) Egypt’s most famous writer Tawfiq El-Hakim is born in Alexandria, Egypt.
1908 (+) Actor and filmmaker Jacques Tati originally Jacques Tatischeff, is born in Le Pecq, France.
1920 (x) 2-year-old Wolfchild Amala and 8-year-old Kamala are found in Midnapore, India.
They had been nurtured and raised by a wolf family.
1926 (+) Murderess Ruth Neilson Ellis is born in Rhyl, Wales, United Kingdom.
1934 (-) King of Yugoslavia, Alexander I and French Minister Louis Barthov are shot dead by Vlada Cheenozamsky in Marseille, France.
Cheenozamsky is shot dead by the police afterwards.
1939 (+) Actress Kitty Ting Hao aka Little Darling, is born in Macao, China.
1940 (+) Beatle John Winston Lennon is born in Liverpool, Oxford Street Maternity, United Kingdom.
1947 (x) 18-year-old Serial Killer Charles Ray Hatcher aka Evil Incarnate, is convicted for auto theft in St. Joseph, Missouri, USA.
1948 (+) Musician Jackson Clyde Browne is born in Heidelberg, Germany.
1958 (-) 260th Pope Pius XII originally Eugenio Maria Pacelli, dies at the age of 82 in Castelgandolfo, Latium, Italy.
1958 (+) Murderer Ronald W. Frye is born in North Carolina, USA.
1960 (+) Double murderer Harvey Lee Green is born in North Carolina, USA.
1961 (x) 22-year-old Serial Killer Robert Christian Hansen aka The Aviation Hunter, is sentenced to 3 years imprisonment for arson in Anamosa State Reformatory, Iowa, USA.
1967 (-) Revolutionary leader Ernesto De La Serna aka Che Guevara, is shot dead by the Bolivian army at the age of 39 in La Higuera, Bolivia.
1975 (+) Musician and son of Beatle John and Yoko Ono, Sean Taro Ono Lennon is born in New York, New York, USA.
1978 (-) Musician and actor Jacques Romain Georges Brel dies of lung cancer at the age of 49 in Paris, Bobigny, France.
1980 (x) 51-year-old Serial Killer Charles Ray Hatcher aka Evil Incarnate, is arrested as Richard Clark for sodomizing a 17-year-old boy in Lincoln, Nebraska, USA.
1980 (-) Unidentified girl is assaulted by Philippe Pacque aka The Werewolf of Amiens, at the age of 18 in France.
She survived.
1984 (-) Suzanne Foucault is strangled by Thierry Paulin aka Le Tueur de la Pleine Lune, in Paris 18th, 19 rue Nicolet, France.
1985 (-) World famous filatelist and forger Robert Haisman commits suicide by a shot through the head.
He also killed his wife.
1986 (x) Over 200 Die in overloaded ferry capsizing in Kajla River, Bangladesh.
1988 (-) Scientist and engineer Felix Heinrich Wankel dies at the age of 86 in Lindau, Austria.
1993 (x) Over 250 Die in Soehae ferry shipwreck in Puan, Korea.
2002 (-) Serial Killer Aileen Carol Wuornos originally Aileen Carol Pittman and using various aliases, is executed by lethal injection at the age of 46 in Florida, USA.
"Thanks a lot, society, for railroading my ass."

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