Tuesday, April 10, 2012

10 April 1935 - Hermann Göring marries Emma Sonnenheim

1585 (-)  226th Pope Gregorius XIII originally Ugo Buoncompagni, dies at the age of 83 in Rome, Italy.

1829 (+)   Founder of the Salvation Army, William Booth is born in Sneinton, United Kingdom.

1847 (+)   Publisher Joseph Pulitzer originally József Politzer, is born in Makó, Hungary.

1911 (+)   Musician Martin Denny is born in New York, New York, USA.

1917 (x)   125 Die in munitions-plant explosion in Chester, USA.

1919 (-)  Revolutionary Leader Emiliano Zapata Salazar is shot dead by Colonel Jesus Guajardo at the age of 39 in Cuatla Morelos, Mexico.

1929 (+)   Actor Max Von Sydow is born in Lund, Sweden.

1932 (+)   Actor Omar Sharif originally Michael Shalhoub, is born in Alexandria, Egypt.

1932 (+)   Artist James Lee Byars is born in Detroit, Michigan, USA.

1935 (x)  42-year-old Nazi-leader Hermann Göring marries Emma Sonnenheim in Berlin, Germany.
30.000 soldiers lined the streets as they drove through the city.

1935 (+)   Private First Class and child rapist John Arthur Bennett is born in Virginia, USA.

1941 (+)   Writer Paul Edward Theroux is born in Medford, Massachussets, USA.

1954 (-)  Film pioneer Auguste Marie Louis Nicholas Lumière dies at the age of 91 in Lyon, France.

1959 (-)  Murderer Leonard Shockley is executed by Old Sparky in Maryland, USA.

1962 (-)  Musician Stuart ‘Stu’ Fergusson Victor Sutcliffe aka The Fifth Beatle, dies of cerebral paralysis, after bleeding in the right ventricle of his brain at the age of 21 in Hamburg, Germany.

1963 (x)   129 Die in US Tresher submarine shipwreck in the North Atlantic.

1966 (-)  Writer Evelyn Arthur St. John Waugh dies at the age of 62 in Combe Florey, United Kingdom.

1966 (-)  King of the Gypsies Christian Johannes Modeste dies at the age of 51.

1966 (-)  Mary Pierce is murdered by Richard Speck aka Born to Raise Hell, in Chicago, Illinois, USA.

1972 (-)  Fiat-Director Oberdan Sallustro is assassinated by the Revolutionary People’s Army at the age of 56 in Argentina.

1973 (x)   104 Shopping housewives Die in British Vanguard turboprop crash in Basel, Switzerland.

1977 (x)  23-year-old Serial Killer David Richard Berkowitz aka Son of Sam, mails a threatening letter to his neighbour Sam Carr to shut up his dog Harvey in New York, Yonkers, New York, USA.

1979 (-)  Composer Nino Rinaldi Rota dies at the age of 67 in Rome, Italy.

1980 (-)  Steven Wood is sodomised, beaten and strangled by William Bonin aka The Freeway Killer, at the age of 16 in Los Angeles, California, USA.

1980 (x)  20-year-old Performance artist Danny Devos aka DDV, performs "Push = Push" in Gent, Prinsenhof 03, East Flanders, Belgium.

1984 (-)  Dawnette Wilt is abducted, sexually assaulted and tortured by Christopher Wilder aka The Beauty Queen Killer, at the age of 16 in Merrilville, Southlake Shopping Mall, Indiana, USA.
After 3 days she is found alive.

1991 (x)   Die in Moby Prince ferry fire due to collision with the oil tanker Agip Abruzzo in Livorno, Italy.

1997 (-)  Lillian Philippe is beaten and stabbed to death as third victim by Daniel Blank at the age of 71 in Gonzales, Texas, USA.

2002 (-)  Murderer Jose Sr. Santellan is executed by lethal injection in Huntsville Prison, Texas, USA.

2008 (-)  Murderer Masahito Sakamoto is executed by hanging at the age of 41 in Tokyo Detention Centre, Japan.

2008 (-)  Murderer Kaoru Okashita is executed by hanging at the age of 61 in Tokyo Detention Centre, Japan.

2008 (-)  Murderer Katsuyoshi Nakamoto is executed by hanging at the age of 64 in Osaka, Japan.

2008 (-)  Murderer Masaharu Nakamura is executed by hanging at the age of 61 in Osaka, Japan.

2010 (x)   96 Die in Polish Air Force Tupolev 154 crash in Smolensk, Russia.
Passengers included the Polish President Lech Kaczyński and his wife Maria Kaczyńska, the Chief of the General Staff of the Polish Army and other senior military officers, the central bank governor, the Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs and government officers, vice-speakers and members of parliament, and senior members of clergy. They were en-route from Warsaw to attend an event to mark the 70th anniversary of the Katyn massacre.

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