Monday, February 27, 2012

27 February 1970 - Hermann Nitsch the Viennese Actionist Performs "Abreaktionsspiel"

1861 (+) Philosopher, social thinker, architect and esotericist Rudolf Joseph Lorenz Steiner aka The Father of Anthroposophy, is born in Kraljevec, Hungary.
1887 (-) Composer Alexander Porphiriewitsch Borodin dies at the age of 53 in St. Petersburg, Russia.
1901 (+) Artist Marino Marini is born in Pistoia, Italy.
1902 (+) Writer John Ernst Steinbeck is born in Salinas, California, USA.
1913 (+) Philosopher Paul Ricoeur is born in Valence, France.
1913 (+) Writer Irwin Shaw originally Irwin Gilbert Shamforoff, is born in South Bronx, New York, USA.
1930 (+) Actress Joanne Gignilliat Trimmier Woodward is born in Thomasville, Georgia, USA.
1932 (+) Actress Elizabeth ‘Liz’ Taylor is born in London, United Kingdom.
1933 (x) 24-year-old Presumable arsonist of the Reichstag Marinus Van Der Lubbe is arrested in Berlin, Germany.
1936 (-) Physiologist Iwan Petrowitsch Pawlow dies at the age of 86 in Leningrad, Russia.
Conscious until his very last moment, Pavlov asked one of his students to sit beside his bed and to record the circumstances of his dying.
1937 (-) 2 unidentified women are strangled and stabbed in the head with an icepick by Robert Irwin aka The Mad Sculptor, in New York City, 320 East 50th, New York, USA.
1947 (+) Victim of Ted Bundy aka The Only Living Witness, Roberta Kathleen Parks is born in Lakewood, Ohio, USA.
1947 (-) Murderer Walter Graham Rowland is executed by hanging at the age of 40 in Manchester, Strangeways Prison, United Kingdom.
1955 (+) Musician Peter Martin Christopherson aka Sleazy, is born in Leeds, West Yorkshire, United Kingdom.
1958 (+) Wife and victim of Sex Pistol Sid Vicious, Nancy Spungen aka Nauseating Nancy, is born in Lower Moreland Township, Pennsylvania, USA.

1970 (x) 31-year-old Artist Hermann Nitsch the Viennese Actionist, performs his Aktion "Abreaktionsspiel" in München, Aktionsraum 1, Germany.
1973 (x) The American Indian Movement occupies Wounded Knee in Pine Ridge, South Dakota, USA.
1975 (x) CDU-chairman Peter Lorenz is kidnapped by the Baader-Meinhof-Gruppe Rote Armee Fraktion, Bewegung 2. Juni in Berlin, Zehlendorf, Germany.
1984 (x) Start of the trial against 45-year-old Serial Killer Robert Christian Hansen aka The Aviation Hunter, in Anchorage State Courthouse, Alaska, USA.
1992 (x) 42-year-old Serial Killer Jack Johann Unterweger aka The Pug Dumper aka The Prison Poet aka Jack the Writer, is arrested in Miami, Florida, USA.
1996 (-) Mass Murderer Kenneth Granviel is executed by lethal injection at the age of 45 in Huntsville Prison, Texas, USA.
2004 (x) 116 Die in SuperFerry 14 bomb explosion in Manila Bay, the Philippines.
Redondo Cain Dellosa later admitted to planting the bomb on board for the Abu Sayyaf Islamic guerrilla group.
2004 (x) 49-year-old Cult Leader of the Aum Shinrikyo aka Aleph religious group Shoko Asahara originally Chizuo Matsumoto, is sentenced to death by hanging in Tokyo, Japan.
2007 (-) Double murderer Donald Miller is executed by lethal injection in Huntsville Prison, Texas, USA.

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