76 (-) 2nd Pope Linus dies in Rome, Italy.
1804 (+) 14th president of the USA Franklin Pierce is born in Hillsborough, New Hampshire, USA.
1859 (+) Outlaw Billy the Kid originally Henry McCarty aka Henry Antrim aka William Harrison Bonney, is born in Manhattan, New York, USA.
1867 (-) Cop Killer William O’Meara Allen is executed by hanging in Manchester, Salford Prison, United Kingdom.
1867 (-) Cop Killer Michael Larkin is executed by hanging in Manchester, Salford Prison, United Kingdom.
1867 (-) Cop Killer William Gould aka O’Brien, is executed by hanging in Manchester, Salford Prison, United Kingdom.
1876 (+) Composer Manuel De Falla is born in Cadiz, Spain.
1877 (-) Murderer Cadwallader Jones is executed by hanging in Dolgellau Prison, Merionetshire, United Kingdom.
1877 (-) Murderer John Hill is executed by hanging in Hereford Prison, United Kingdom.
1877 (-) Murderer John Williams is executed by hanging in Hereford Prison, United Kingdom.
1887 (+) Actor Boris Karloff originally William Henry Pratt, is born in London, Camberwell, United Kingdom.
1888 (+) Actor and filmmaker Harpo Arthur Adolph Marx is born in New York, New York, USA.
1890 (+) Artist El Ellasar Markowitsch Lissitsky is born in Polschinok, Russia.
1891 (+) Artist Alexander Michailowitsch Rodtschenko is born in St. Petersburg, Russia.
1910 (-) Serial Killer Harvey Hawley Crippen is executed by hanging at the age of 48 in London, Pentonville Prison, United Kingdom.
1910 (-) Murderer Johan Alfred Andersson Ander is executed by the Guillotine at the age of 37 in Stockholm, Sweden.
It was the first execution by the Guillotine and the last execution ever in Sweden.
1932 (-) Murderer Edward Hutchinson is executed by hanging in Oxford, United Kingdom.
1933 (+) Composer Krzysztof Penderecki is born in Debica, Poland.
1935 (+) Cosmonaut Vladislav Nikolayevich Volkov is born in Moscow, Russia.
1945 (+) Serial Killer Dennis Andrew Nilsen aka Killing For Company, is born in Fraserburgh, 47 Academy Road, Aberdeenshire, United Kingdom.
1953 (x) 27-year-old Pilot Felix Moncia disappears in an F-89C Scorpion jet while chasing an Unidentified Flying Object in Soo Locks, Michigan, USA.
He was never seen again.
1956 (x) 143 Die in train derailment in Marudaiyar, India.
1963 (-) John Kilbride is kidnapped and killed by The Moors Murderers Ian Brady and Myra Hindley, at the age of 12 in Ashton-under-Lyne, United Kingdom.
1963 (-) Joan Graff is raped and strangled as twelfth victim by Albert DeSalvo aka The Boston Strangler, at the age of 23 in Boston, Lawrence, 54 Essex Street, Massachussets, USA.
1969 (-) Marielle Archambault is raped, strangled and her breasts chewed away by Wayne Boden aka The Vampire of Montreal, in Canada.
1975 (-) Writer and politician André Malraux originally André Berger, dies at the age of 74 in Paris, France.
1981 (-) Paul Nobbs is attacked by Dennis Nilsen aka Killing For Company, at the age of 19 in London, United Kingdom.
1985 (x) The Abu Nidal Organization hijacks EgyptAir Flight 648 Boeing 737 after take-off in Athens, Greece and landing in Luqa Airport, Malta.
As Egypt forces storm the plane, 60 people die in the shootout.
1989 (-) June Stott is found suffocated and mutilated by Arthur Shawcross aka The Monster of the Rivers aka The Genesee River Killer, at the age of 30 in Rochester, Genesee Gorge, New York, USA.
1990 (-) Writer Roald Dahl dies of myeolodysplastic anaemia at the age of 74 in Great Missenden, Buckinghamshire, United Kingdom.
1990 (x) 21-year-old The First Western Female Suicide Bomber Muriel Degauque aka Maryam, marries 31-year old drug dealer Habib in order to help him get official papers to remain in the country in Charleroi, Belgium.
1991 (-) Actor Klaus Kinski originally Nikolausz Gunther Nakszynski, dies at the age of 65 in San Francisco, California, USA.
1995 (-) Filmmaker Louis Malle dies of lymphatic cancer at the age of 63 in Beverly Hills, California, USA.
1998 (x) Start of new excavations in the area of the house where Serial Killer John Wayne Gacy aka The Killer Clown, his mother lived in Chicago, Northwest Side, Illinois, USA.
Gacy was executed in 1994.
1998 (x) Start of the trial against 39-year-old Serial Killer Anatoly Onoprienko aka The Terminator, in Zhytomyr, Ukraïne, Russia.
2001 (-) Moralist campaigner Mary Whitehouse originally Constance Mary Hutcheson, dies at the age of 91 in Colchester, United Kingdom.