Friday, May 11, 2012

11 May 1981 - Bob Robert Nesta Marley Dies

1720 (+)   Adventurer and outrageous tale teller Baron Karl Friedrich Hieronymus von Münchhausen is born in Bodenwerder, Germany.

1811 (+)   Siamese twin Chang and Eng Bunker are born in Samutsongkram, Thailand.
They were connected through a 15cm thick navelstring.

1857 (-)  Villain and later Chief Constable Eugène-François Vidocq dies of the effects of cholera at the age of 81 in Paris, France.

1858 (x)  Minnesota becomes the 32nd of the United States in Minnesota, USA.

1888 (+)   Composer Irving Berlin originally Israel Isidore Baline, is born in Mogilev, Russia.

1894 (+)   Leader of the Dutch Fascist Nationaal Socialistische Beweging Anton Mussert aka Führer of the Netherlands People, is born in Werkendam, the Netherlands.

1904 (+)   Artist Salvador Domingo Felipe Jacinto Dali is born in Figueras, Catalonia, Spain.

1916 (-)  Composer Max Johann Baptist Joseph Maximilian Reger dies of a heart attack at the age of 43 in Leipzig, Germany.

1920 (-)  Millionaire, bridge-expert and womanizer Joseph Browne Elwell is shot dead by persons unknown in New York, 244 West 70th street, New York, USA.
He was shot to death in a room in his home which was found to be locked from the inside.

1928 (-)  Cop Killer John Leonard Whitfield is shot dead whilst escaping from the Ohio State Penitentiary in Ohio, USA.

1945 (-)  Gauleiter of Sudetenland Konrad Henlein commits suicide by cutting his veins with broken glasses at the age of 47 in an allied POW camp in Plzen, Czechoslowakia.

1947 (x)  42-year-old Winnie Ruth Judd aka The Trunk Murderess, escapes from the Arizona State Hospital in Arizona, USA.
It was her third escape, but she was recaptured 12 hours later.

1947 (x)  42-year-old Winnie Ruth Judd aka The Trunk Murderess, has her death sentence commuted to life-imprisonment after 20 years in Phoenix, Arizona, USA.

1958 (+)   Son of Marlon, Christian Brando is born in Los Angeles, California, USA.

1959 (x)  54-year-old Actor Peter Lorre originally Ladislav Löwenstein, suffers a heart attack while directing a film in Spain.

1960 (x)  54-year-old Nazi-leader Adolf Eichmann is captured by the Israeli Mossad living under the assumed name of Ricardo Klement in Buenos Aires, Argentina.

1965 (x)  33-year-old Musician and one-time-criminal Johnny Cash aka The Man in Black, is arrested for tresspassing in Starville, Mississippi, USA.
He was picking flowers on a private property.

1966 (-)  Genowefa B. is strangled by Zdzislaw Marchwicki aka The Wampir, at the age of 36 in Lagiza-Nieplieko, Poland.

1968 (-)  An unidentified boy is attacked by Mary Bell aka Child of Hell, in Newcastle, Scotswood, Delaval Arms, United Kingdom.

1970 (-)  Protester George Winne commits suicide by self-immolation at the age of 23 in San Diego, University of California, California, USA.
He was protesting the US involvement in the war in Vietnam.

1972 (x)  A bomb-attack is executed by the German Stadtguerilla group Rote Armee Fraktion on the US-army 5th Corps headquarters which kills Lt. Colonel Paul Bloomquist in Frankfurt-am-Main, I.G. Farben Building, Germany.
The Petra Schelm Commando claims responsability for the attack.

1975 (+)   9/11 Terrorist Ziad Samir Jarrah is born in Mazraa, Lebanon.

1978 (x)  Members of the German Stadtguerilla group Rote Armee Fraktion Brigitte Mohnhaupt, Sieglinde Hofmann, Rolf Clemens Wagner and Peter-Jürgen Boock are arrested in Belgrade, Yugoslavia.

1980 (-)  Pamela Weisenfeld is tortured and beaten to death by Richard Francis Cottingham aka The Midtown Torso Killer, at the age of 27 in Teaneck, New Jersey, USA.

1981 (-)  Musician Bob Robert Nesta Marley dies of lung cancer and a brain tumour at the age of 36 in Miami, Florida, USA.

1983 (-)  Dominique Crete is stabbed to death by Philippe Pacque aka The Werewolf of Amiens, at the age of 16 in Amiens, France.

1985 (x)   56 Die in soccer-stadium fire in Bradford, United Kingdom.

1989 (-)  Sascha Djakonow is stabbed to death by Andrej Tsjikatilo aka The Rostow Ripper, at the age of 8 in Rostow, Kamenka, Russia.

1992 (-)  Filmmaker & hairdresser Ross Cannon dies of AIDS at the age of 34 in Tasmania.

1996 (x)   110 Die in ValuJet Flight 592 Douglas DC-9 crash in Miami, Florida, USA.
A fire had broken out due to improperly handled oxygen canisters in the cargo hold.

1998 (-)  Serial Killer Hans Johannes Marinus Van Zon dies of alcohol poisoning at the age of 57 in Utrecht, the Netherlands.

2000 (-)  Double murderer Michael Lee McBride is executed by lethal injection in Huntsville Prison, Texas, USA.

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