Wednesday, April 11, 2012

11 April 1968 - Rudi Alfred Willi Rudolf Dutschke is Shot

1890 (-)  Joseph Carey Merrick aka The Elephant Man, dies of of a dislocation of the vertebrae of the neck at the age of 29 in London, The London Hospital, United Kingdom.

1908 (+)   President of Panama José Antonio Remón Cantera is born in Panama.

1915 (-)  Serial poisoner Maria Catharina Swanenburg aka Goeie Mie, dies at the age of 75 in Gorinchem, the Netherlands.

1930 (+)   Founder of the Satanic Church Anton Szandor LaVey originally Howard Stanton Levey, is born in Chicago, Illinois, USA.

1936 (-)  Composer Mitya Stillman dies at the age of 44 in Russia.

1945 (x)   Buchenwald-KZ is liberated by the American Armed Forces in Germany.

1947 (-)  Prostitute cum serial killer Louise Lofie Peete is executed by the Gas Chamber at the age of 66 in San Quentin, California, USA.
She was the second woman to be executed in the Gas Chamber.

1952 (+)   Rote Armee Fraktion 2nd Generation member Karl-Heinz Dellwo is born in Opladen, Germany.

1958 (-)  Murderer John McMiller is executed by Old Sparky at the age of 44 in Louisiana, USA.

1968 (x)  28-year-old Student-leader Rudi Alfred Willi Rudolf Dutschke is attacked and shot in the head and shoulder by 24-year-old Josef Bachmann in Berlin, Kurfürstendamm, Germany.
Bachmann got inspired by the murder of Martin Luther King a week earlier.

1971 (+)   Murderer Raymond Dale Rowsey is born in North Carolina, USA.

1975 (x)  29-year-old Performance artist Chris Burden performs "Doomed" at the Museum of Contemporary Art in Chicago, Illinois, USA.

1977 (-)  Writer Jacques Prévert dies at the age of 77 in Omonville-la-Petite, France.

1985 (-)  Leader of Albania Enver Hoxha dies of heart-failure at the age of 76 in Tirana, Albania.

1987 (-)  Writer Erskine Preston Caldwell dies of emphysema and lung cancer at the age of 83 in Ashland, Oregon, USA.

1989 (x)  12 victims of the Satanic Cult Palo Mayombe are found tortured and hacked to death on a ranch in Matamaros, Mexico.
Several days later, 5 members of the cult are captured.

2002 (-)  Murderer William Kendrick Burns is executed by lethal injection in Huntsville Prison, Texas, USA.

2007 (-)  Writer Kurt Vonnegut dies of brain damage due to a fall at the age of 84 in New York, New York, USA.

2007 (-)  Double murderer and rapist James Lee Clark is executed by lethal injection at the age of 38 in Huntsville Prison, Texas, USA.
His last word was “Howdy".

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