Friday, June 1, 2012

1 June 1972 - Andreas Baader, Jan-Carl Raspe and Holger Meins are Arrested

1796 (x)  Tennessee becomes the 16th of the United States in Tennessee, USA.

1801 (+)   Mormon prophet Brigam Young aka The American Moses, is born in Whitingham, Vermont, USA.

1845 (-)  254th Pope Gregorius XVI originally Bartolomeo Alberto Cappellari aka Mauro, dies at the age of 79 in Rome, Italy.

1857 (x)  "Les Fleurs du Mal" by 36-year-old Writer Charles Pierre Baudelaire aka The Flower of Evil, is first published in Paris, France.
The author and the publisher were prosecuted under the regime of the Second Empire for insult to public decency.

1868 (-)  15th president of the USA James Buchanan dies at the age of 77 in Lancaster, Wheatland, Pennsylvania, USA.

1886 (+)   Multiple poisoness Daisy Louisa De Melker Originally Daisy Hancorn-Smith, is born in Seven Fountains, Cape Province, South Africa.

1908 (-)  Alphonse Steinheil is murdered by Jeanne Steinheil-Japy in France.

1919 (x)  The body of 48-year-old Founder of the Spartacist Rote Fahne Rosa Luxemburg is found in the Landwehr Canal in Berlin, Germany.
She had been shot dead six months earlier.

1926 (+)   Actress Marilyn Monroe originally Norma Jean Mortenson Baker, is born in Los Angeles, California, USA.

1926 (-)  Minnie May is raped and strangled by Earle Leonard Nelson aka The Gorilla Murderer, at the age of 53 in Detroit, Michigan, USA.

1927 (-)  Presumed hatchet murderess Lizzie Andrew Borden dies of pneumonia at the age of 66 in Fall River, Massachussets, USA.

1934 (+)   Musician Pat charles Eugene Boone is born in Jacksonville, Florida, USA.

1937 (-)  FBI-agent Truett Rowe is murdered by George Osborne at the age of 33 in Gallup, New Mexico, USA.

1939 (x)   99 Die in Thetis Submarine shipwreck in the Irish Sea.

1953 (+)   Serial Killer David Richard Berkowitz aka Son of Sam, is born in the Bronx, New York, USA.
His was adopted by a jewish family a few days after birth, his original name would have been Richard Falco.

1956 (x)   236 Die in coal-mine explosion in Kyusho, Japan.

1959 (-)  Rapist and murderer John Frazier is executed by Old Sparky at the age of 44 in Florida, USA.

1960 (-)  Younger sister of Reichsführer Adolf Hitler, Paula Hitler dies at the age of 64 in Berchtesgaden, Germany.

1965 (x)  24-year-old Serial Killer Klaus Gosmann aka Der Mittagsmörder, is arrested after robbing a handbag and killing Hermann Thieme in Nürnberg, Kaufhaus Brenninkmeyer, Bavaria, Germany.

1972 (x)  Andreas Baader, Jan-Carl Raspe and Holger Meins, members of the German Stadtguerilla group Rote Armee Fraktion are arrested in Frankfurt-am-Main, Hofeckweg, Germany.
In the siege and shootout, Baader is shot in the leg.

1974 (-)  Brenda Ball is abducted and killed by Ted Bundy aka The Only Living Witness, at the age of 22 in Seattle, Washington, USA.

1978 (-)  An unidentified woman dies of spontaneous human combustion at the age of 20 in Birmingham, Handsworth, West Midlands, United Kingdom.

1980 (-)  Ed Healy is handcuffed and severely beaten up by Larry Eyler aka The Leather-Boy Killer, in Indianapolis, Indiana, USA.
He survived.

1985 (-)  Mabel Bell is attacked by Richard Ramirez aka The Nightstalker, at the age of 83 in Los Angeles, Monrovia, California, USA.
Florence Lang survived.

1989 (x)  63-year-old Mass murderer John Emil List is arrested for the murders of his mother, wife and three children 18 years earlier in Midlothian, Virginia, USA.
He had been living under a new identity all the time.

1995 (-)  Murderer Fletcher Mann is executed by lethal injection in Huntsville Prison, Texas, USA.

1999 (-)  Murderer William Little is executed by lethal injection in Huntsville Prison, Texas, USA.

2001 (x)  After indulging in a drinking binge, 29-year-old Crown Prince and mass murderer Bir Bikram Shah Dipendra kills his father King Birendra, his mother, brother, sister and five other family members before shooting himself in the head in Kathmandu, Narayanhity Royal Palace, Nepal.
He was in a coma for three days and was proclaimed King in his hospital bed.

2007 (x)  79-year-old Life Terminator Jack Kevorkian aka Doctor Death, is released from prison after serving eight of his 10 to 25 sentence in Michigan, USA.

2008 (-)  Fashion designer Yves Henri Donat Mathieu Saint Laurent dies of brain cancer at the age of 71 in Paris, France.

2009 (x)   228 Die in Air France Flight 447 Airbus A330-200 crash in the Atlantic Ocean.

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