Friday, February 24, 2012

24 February 2006 - Dennis Weaver Dies

1732 (-) Aristocrat Francis Charteris aka The Rape-Master General, dies at the age of 56 in Edinburgh, Scotland, United Kingdom.
1767 (-) Murderer Patrick Redmond is executed by hanging in the United Kingdom.
After 28 minutes he was declared dead, he was taken down and revived after 6 hours by the use of bronchotomy.
1786 (+) Philologist and folklorist Wilhelm Carl Grimm is born in Hanau, Germany.
1875 (x) 102 Die in SS Gothenburg shipwreck on the Great Barrier Reef in Queensland, Australia.
1922 (+) Pop Art pioneer Richard Hamilton is born in London, Pimlico, United Kingdom.
1939 (-) Murderer Franklin Pierce McCall is executed by hanging at the age of 23 in Florida, USA.
1949 (+) Spree Killer Randy Greenawalt is born in Arizona, USA.

1949 (+) Rote Armee Fraktion “Bewegung 2. Juni” member Thomas Weisbecker is born in Freiburg im Breisgau, Germany.
1953 (-) Parenticider Miles Giffard is executed by hanging at the age of 26 in Bristol, United Kingdom.
1953 (-) War leader Gerd Karl Rudolf von Rundstedt dies at the age of 77 in Hannover, Germany.
1954 (+) Musician Roger Marie François Jouret aka Plastic Bertrand, is born in Brussels, Brabant, Belgium.
1955 (+) Spree Killer Woo Bum-kon is born in Gyeongsangnam-do, South Korea.
1956 (-) Sex-murderer Arthur Ross Brown is executed by the Gas Chamber in State Prison, Missouri, USA.
1960 (-) Murderer Earl Steward is executed by the Gas Chamber at the age of 41 in Nevada, USA.
1969 (x) 17-year-old Serial Killer Gustaaf Wilfried André Van Eyken aka De Vampier van Muizen, escapes from reformatory school to the Netherlands in Ruiselede, Antwerp, Belgium.
1972 (x) 98 Die in department-store fire in Sao Paulo, Brazil.
1972 (-) Frank Aguirre is tortured and strangled by Dean Corll aka The Candyman, at the age of 19 in Houston, Texas, USA.
1973 (x) 20-year-old Carol Anne Baglin is beaten to death to purify her of lusting sexual thoughts by Robert William Jacobson aka David Phipps, Toni Antoinette Denise White, James Cyril Cendrillon and Alphons Joseph Klimek in Hampton, United Kingdom.
1987 (x) 28-year-old Serial Killer Joel David Rifkin his father Ben commits suicide by a pain-killer overdose in New York, New York, USA.
1999 (-) Murderer Karl Hinze LaGrand is executed by lethal injection at the age of 35 in State Prison, Florence, Arizona, USA.
1999 (-) Murderer Norman Green is executed by lethal injection in Huntsville Prison, Texas, USA.
2000 (-) Double murderess Betty Lou Beets is executed by lethal injection at the age of 62 in Huntsville Prison, Texas, USA.
She had been convicted of shooting her fifth husband Jimmy Don Beets on August 6, 1983. Also found buried in a garage were the remains of Doyle Wayne Barker, another husband of her.

2006 (-) Actor Dennis Weaver dies of cancer at the age of 81 in Ridgway, Colorado, USA.
2010 (x) 27-year-old Juvenile murderer Jon Venables is arrested on allegations of possessing child pornography in United Kingdom.

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