741 (-) Pope Gregorius III dies in Rome, Italy.
1268 (-) Pope Clementius IV originally Guy Faucoi le Gros, dies in Viterbo, Italy.
1643 (-) Composer Claudio Monteverdi dies at the age of 76 in Venice, Italy.
1803 (-) Child-Murderer Caleb Adams is executed by hanging at the age of 18 in Windham, Connecticut, USA.
1803 (+) Physicist Johann Christian Andreas Doppler is born in Salzburg, Austria.
1826 (-) Highwayman James Boyce from the Spitalfields Gang, is executed by hanging in London, Old Bailey, United Kingdom.
1826 (-) Highwayman James Goulby from the Spitalfields Gang, is executed by hanging in London, Old Bailey, United Kingdom.
1826 (-) Highwayman Robert King from the Spitalfields Gang, is executed by hanging in London, Old Bailey, United Kingdom.
1826 (-) Highwayman George Nicholls from the Spitalfields Gang, is executed by hanging in London, Old Bailey, United Kingdom.
1826 (-) Highwayman John Robinson from the Spitalfields Gang, is executed by hanging in London, Old Bailey, United Kingdom.
1859 (+) Serial Killer Jesse Harding Pomeroy aka The Teenage Monster, is born in Charlestown, Massachussets, USA.
1880 (-) Murderer Thomas Wheeler is executed by hanging in London, St Alban's Prison, United Kingdom.
1881 (-) Murderer Percy Lefroy Mapleton aka The Chinless Killer, is executed by hanging at the age of 21 in Lewes, Maidstone Prison, United Kingdom.
1894 (-) Murderer Thomas Richards is executed by hanging in Carmarthen, Wales, United Kingdom.
1924 (-) Composer Giacomo Antonio Domenico Michale Secondo Puccini dies of throat cancer at the age of 65 in Brussels, Brabant, Belgium.
1933 (+) Musician John Mayall is born in Macclesfield, United Kingdom.
1933 (+) Pop artist James Rosenquist is born in Grand Forks, North Dakota, USA.
1940 (+) Singer-songwiter Denny Dennis Gerrard Stephen Doherty is born in Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada.
1947 (+) Peace activist and founder of ‘Die Grünen’, the German Green Party Petra Karin Kelly is born in Günzburg, Germany.
1951 (x) 46-year-old Winnie Ruth Judd aka The Trunk Murderess, escapes from the State Hospital in Arizona, USA.
It’s her fourth escape, she is captured a few hours later.
1963 (x) 118 Die in Trans-Canada Airlines Flight 831 Douglas DC-8 crash in Montreal, St. Therese, Canada.
1971 (x) 49-year-old ALDI founder Theodor Paul Albrecht is kidnapped by Hans Joachim Ollenburg and Paul Kron in Essen, NordRhein-Westfalen, Germany.
He was released 17 days later after paying a ransom of seven million DM.
1973 (x) 101 Die in department store fire in Kumamoto, Japan.
1974 (x) 40-year-old Founding member of the Rote Armee Fraktion Ulrike Marie Meinhof Is sentenced to 8 years imprisonment for taking part in the escape of Andreas Baader in 1970 in Berlin, Germany.
1975 (-) World Champion Formule 1 Racing, Graham Hill crashes in a Piper Aztec airplane at the age of 46 in London, Arkley Golf Course, United Kingdom.
Five more members of his team also die.
1980 (x) 21-year-old Performance artist Danny Devos aka DDV, performs "This Week I Was Beaten Up - 2" and "Eternity Forever - 2" with The Simpletones at Mixage Festival in Utrecht, Schouwburg, the Netherlands.
1981 (-) Actress Natalie Wood originally Natalia Nikolaevna Zakharenko later Gurdin, commits suicide by drowning at the age of 43 in Santa Catalina Island, California, USA.
1983 (x) Serial Killer Michael Wolpert aka The Strong Sex Drive, is arrested while raping an unidentified girl in Bockenheim, Germany.
1986 (-) Sandra Lindsay is abducted and chained down by Gary Heidnik aka The Cellar of Horror Murderer, in Philadelphia, 3520 North Marshall Street, Pennsylvania, USA.
1986 (-) Actor Cary Grant originally Alexander Archibald Leach, dies of a stroke at the age of 82 in Davenport, Iowa, USA.
1987 (x) 115 Die in Korean Airlines Flight 858 Boeing 707 explosion in Bay of Bengal, Birma.
The plane was supposed to be sabotaged.
1987 (x) 24-year-old Serial Killer Thierry Paulin aka Le Tueur de la Pleine Lune, is arrested in Paris, France.
1995 (-) Rapist and murderer Anthony Larette is executed by lethal injection at the age of 44 in Missouri, USA.
1996 (-) Minimal Artist Dan Daniel Nicholas Flavin dies at the age of 63 in Riverhead, New York, USA.
1998 (x) Mass Murderer Seth Privacky kills his 50-year-old parents Stephen C. and Linda Privacky, his 78-year-old grandfather John J. Privacky and his 19-year-old brother and his girlfriend Jedediah J. Privacky and April A. Boss in Muskegon, Michigan, USA.
2001 (-) Beatle George Harrison aka L’Angelo Misterioso, dies of lung cancer at the age of 58 in Los Angeles, California, USA.