Monday, June 11, 2012

11 June 1963 - Thích Quảng Đức originally Lâm Văn Tức Commits Suicide

1509 (x)  17-year-old King of England Henry VIII marries his first wife Catherine of Aragon in London, United Kingdom.
She was his brother's widow.

1776 (+)   Romantic painter John Constable is born in Suffolk, United Kingdom.

1864 (+)   Composer Richard Georg Strauss is born in München, Germany.

1888 (+)   Anarchist and supposed murderer Bartolomeo Vanzetti is born in Villafalletto, Cuneo, Italy.

1898 (x)  47-year-old Inventor and founder of the Berliner Gramophone Company Emil Berliner makes the first wax-record, a precursor of the single and lp-records in Washington, District Columbia, USA.

1901 (x)  7 sheep are found to be horribly butchered by 29-year-old Serial Killer Ludwig Tessnow in a field in Gohren, Germany.

1903 (-)  King of Servia Alexander I Obrenovic is shot and stabbed to death at the age of 26 in Belgrade’s Royal Palace, Yugoslavia.
His wife and 20 members of his entourage are also killed by a mob of soldiers and civilians headed by the anti-monarchist colonel Dragutin Dimitriljevic Apis. Their bodies are thrown out of the windows.

1905 (+)   Murderer Richard Loeb aka The Perfect Murderer, is born in Chicago, Illinois, USA.

1922 (+)   Mass-Murderer Walter Seifert aka The New Hitler, is born in Nordrhein-Westfalen, Germany.

1928 (+)   Queen of Belgium Fabiola originally Fabiola Fernanda María de las Victorias Antonia Adelaida de Mora y Aragón, is born in Madrid, Spain.

1935 (+)   Actor Gene Wilder originally Jerome Silberman, is born in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA.

1936 (x)  30-year-old Pilot, filmmaker and eccentric Howard Hughes hits and kills pedestrian Gabriel Meyer while driving on Wilshire Boulevard in Los Angeles, California, USA.
He was arrested for manslaughter but released without charge.

1940 (+)   Double murderer Michael Kent Poland is born in Arizona, USA.

1945 (-)  Nazi Doctor in Buchenwald and typhoid-expert Erwin Ding-Schuler commits suicide by hanging at the age of 32 in Freising, Germany.

1954 (-)  Wife-Murderer Edward G. Grammer is executed by hanging in Maryland, USA.

1955 (x)   82 Die in car-crash during the 24-hour race in Le Mans, France.
One of the race-cars drove into the crowd.

1955 (x)  22-year-old Serial Killer Nestor Pirotte is sentenced to death at the age of 22 for killing his aunt in Belgium.

1963 (-)  Vietnamese Monk Bodhisattva Thích Quảng Đức originally Lâm Văn Tức, commits suicide by self-immolation at the age of 66 in Saigon, Vietnam.
It was a protest against against the persecution of Buddhists by South Vietnam's Ngô Đình Diệm administration

1964 (-)  Mass-Murderer Walter Seifert aka The New Hitler, commits suicide by poisoning by E605 at the age of 42 in Köln, Volkshofen, Nordrhein-Westfalen, Germany.
He attacked a school with a flamethrower, killing 2 teachers at the spot, 8 children died during the following days.

1973 (-)  William Lawrence is tortured and strangled by Dean Corll aka The Candyman, at the age of 15 in Houston, the Heights, Texas, USA.
Wayne Henley and David Owens joined Corll in the event.

1974 (-)  Georgann Hawkins is abducted and killed by Ted Bundy aka The Only Living Witness, in Washington, USA.

1977 (x)  49-year-old Murderer James Earl Ray aka The Man Who Shot Martin Luther King, escapes from prison in Tennessee, USA.
He is caught after 2 days.

1979 (-)  Actor John Wayne originally Marion Michael Morrison, dies of lung cancer at the age of 72 in Los Angeles, California, USA.

1980 (+)   Azaria Chantel Loren Chamberlain aka The Dingo Baby, is born in Mount Isa, Australia.

1980 (x)  33-year-old Serial Killer William George Bonin aka The Freeway Killer, is arrested whilst sodimizing 15-year-old Harold T. in his van in Hollywood, Santa Monica Boulevard, California, USA.

1981 (x)  39-year-old Serial Killer Marcel Barbeault aka Le Tueur de l’Ombre, is sentenced to life-imprisonment in Beauvais, Court d’Assizes d’Oise, France.

1981 (-)  Renée Hartevelt is shot dead, cut to pieces and eaten as an expression of his eternal love by Isseï Sagawa aka The Loving Cannibal, at the age of 25 in Paris, Rue Erlanger 10, France.

1981 (x)  21-year-old Performance artist Danny Devos aka DDV, performs as 'David Mark Chapman', murderer of John Lennon in Antwerpen, Pannenhuis, Antwerp, Belgium.

1982 (-)  Brenda Broadway is sexually assaulted and stabbed to death by Michael Sharp at the age of 31 in Kermit, Texas, USA.
14-year-old Selena Broadway was also assaulted, but managed to escape into the desert, naked and her arms tied behind her back.

1983 (x)  46-year-old Serial Killer Henry Lee Lucas aka The Hand of Death, is arrested in Stoneburg, Texas, USA.

1985 (-)  Karen Ann Quinlan aka The Coma Girl, dies of pneumonia after 10 years in a coma due to an overdose of barbiturates and alcohol at the age of 31 in Morris Township, New Jersey, USA.

1994 (x)   7 Die in a shootout by a 24-year-old army-officer outside a restaurant in Falun, Sweden.

1997 (-)  Murderer Earl Behringer is executed by lethal injection in Huntsville Prison, Texas, USA.

1998 (-)  Double murderer Clifford Bogess is executed by lethal injection in Huntsville Prison, Texas, USA.

2001 (-)  Patriot Movement member Timothy McVeigh aka The Oklahoma Bomber, is executed by lethal injection at the age of 33 in Terre Haute, Indiana, USA.

2003 (-)  Murderer Kia Levoy Johnson is executed by lethal injection in Huntsville Prison, Texas, USA.

2010 (-)  Artist Sigmar Polke dies of cancer at the age of 69 in Köln, NordRhein-Westfalen, Germany.

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