Monday, November 22, 2010

22 November 2008 - Nürnberg, Germany

Saal 600 of the courthouse where the famous Nazi trials were held after World War II in Nürnberg, Germany.

1827 (-) Coiner Edward Lowe is executed by hanging in London, Old Bailey, United Kingdom.
1827 (-) Highwayman Charles Smith is executed by hanging in London, Old Bailey, United Kingdom.
1827 (-) Robber John Keats is executed by hanging in London, Old Bailey, United Kingdom.
1827 (-) Robber John Powell is executed by hanging in London, Old Bailey, United Kingdom.
1853 (+) German ambassador in China Klemens August Freiherr von Ketteler is born in Potsdam, Germany
1869 (+) Writer André Gide is born in Paris, France
1880 (-) Murderer Joseph Distin is executed by hanging in Horfield Gaol, United Kingdom.
1883 (-) Catharina Aben is poisoned by Maria Swanenburg aka Goeie Mie, at the age of 5 in Leiden, the Netherlands.
1890 (+) President of France Charles André Joseph Marie De Gaulle is born in Lille, France.
1898 (+) Airplane pioneer Wiley Hardeman Post is born in Van Zandt County, Texas, USA.
1902 (-) Artillery-engineer Friedrich Alfred Krupp commits suicide by a newspaper reporting about a homosexual escapade on Capri at the age of 48 in Essen, Villa Hügel, Germany.
1902 (+) General and WWII hero Philippe de Hautecloque Leclerc is born in Belloy-Saint-Léonard, France.
1910 (-) Wife-Murderer Henry Thompson is executed by hanging in Liverpool, Walton Gaol, United Kingdom.
1913 (+) Composer Benjamin Britten is born in Lowestoft, Suffolk, United Kingdom.
1916 (-) Writer Jack London originally John Griffith, dies of uremia and morphine-poisoning at the age of 40 in Glen Ellen, California, USA.
1925 (+) Pilot Geraldine “Jerrie” Fredritz Mock is born in Newark, Ohio, USA.
1932 (+) Actor Robert Vaughn is born in New York, New York, USA.
1937 (-) Fritz Frommer is murdered by Eugene Weidmann aka The Handsome Devil, at the age of 25 in Paris, La Celle Saint-Cloud, Villa la Voulzie, France.
1950 (-) Murderer Norman Goldthorpe is executed by hanging in Yarmouth, United Kingdom.
1958 (+) Actress Jamie Lee Curtis is born in Los Angeles, California, USA.
1958 (-) Murderer Richard L. Jordan is executed by the Gas Chamber at the age of 28 in State Prison, Florence, Arizona, USA.
1963 (-) 35th president of the USA John Fitzgerald Kennedy is shot dead by Lee Harvey Oswald at the age of 46 in Dallas, Dealey Plaza, Texas, USA.
1963 (-) Writer Aldous Leonard Huxley dies of an LSD-overdose, trying to ease his pain due to cancer at the age of 69 in Hollywood, California, USA.
1974 (x) 37-year-old Serial Killer Joseph Kallinger aka The Shoemaker, and his son Mike raid several houses and rape a woman in Lindenwold, New Jersey, USA.
1980 (-) Actress Mae Mary Jane West dies of a stroke at the age of 87 in Los Angeles, California, USA.
1993 (-) Writer Anthony Burgess originally John Burgess Wilson, dies of lung cancer at the age of 76 in London, St. John’s Wood, United Kingdom.
1994 (-) Murderer Warren Bridge is executed by lethal injection in Huntsville Prison, Texas, USA.
1995 (x) Serial Killer and wife of Frederick West aka The House of Horrors Murderer, Rosemary West is convicted to life imprisonment in Birmingham, United Kingdom.
She was accused of helping her husband in 10 murders.
1997 (-) INXS lead-singer Michael Hutchence commits suicide by hanging at the age of 37 in Sydney, Ritz-Carlton Hotel, New South Wales, Australia.
His death was an auto-erotic fatality.
2007 (-) Choreographer Maurice Béjart dies at the age of 80 in Lausanne, Switzerland.

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