Wednesday, June 13, 2012

13 June 1986 - Benny Benjamin David Goodman Dies

1861 (-)  The first ever person to attempt the assassination of an American President, Richard Lawrence dies at the age of 61 in Washington, St. Elisabeth’s Hospital, District Columbia, USA.
On 30 january 1835 he drew his pistol at President Andrew Jackson, but his pistol - as well as a second one - misfired.

1865 (+)   Writer William Butler Yeats is born in Dublin, Ireland.

1886 (-)  The Mad King of Bavaria, Friedrich Wilhelm Ludwig II drowns at the age of 40 in Lake Starnberg, Germany.
He took a walk with Professor Bernhard von Gudden, several hours their bodies were found floating dead in the lake.

1910 (+)   Moralist campaigner Mary Whitehouse originally Constance Mary Hutcheson, is born in Nuneaton, Warwickshire, United Kingdom.

1935 (+)   Artist Javacheff Christo originally Hristo Yavashev, is born in Gabrovo, Bulgaria.

1942 (x)  13-year-old Serial Killer William George Heirens aka Catch Me Before I Kill More, is arrested after committing over 50 thrill-burglaries and is sent to the Gibault Correctional School for Catholic Boys in Terre Haute, Indiana, USA.

1943 (+)   Actor Malcolm McDowell is born in Leeds, West Yorkshire, United Kingdom.

1949 (+)   Paris-Dakar rally-organiser Thierry Sabine is born in Neuilly-sur-Seine, France.

1969 (-)  Founder of the Nation of Gods and Earths Clarence 13X originally Clarence Smith aka The Father, is shot dead by persons unknown at the age of 41 in Harlem, New York, USA.

1976 (-)  William Carrol is murdered by John Gacy aka The Killer Clown, at the age of 16 in Chicago, Des Plaines, Illinois, USA.

1983 (x)  31-year-old Serial Killer Gerald Eugene Stano originally Paul Zeininger aka Blind Fury, is sentenced to death for two murders in Daytona Beach Courthouse, Florida, USA.

1983 (-)  Cindy Paulsen is abducted and raped by Robert Hansen aka The Aviation Hunter, at the age of 19 in Anchorage, Alaska, USA.
She managed to escape afterwards.

1984 (x)  17-year-old Wendy Baribeault is raped and strangled by Michael Ross aka The Roadside Strangler, Die in in Griswold, Connecticut, USA.

1985 (x)  Peter Paul Rubens’ painting "Koning Filip IV" is damaged by persons unknown in Zürich, Kunsthaus, Switzerland.

1985 (x)  The bomb mailed by 43-year-old Theodore Ted Kaczinski aka The UnaBomber, to the Fabrication Division of Boeing, is found and successfully disarmed in Auburn, Washington, USA.

1986 (-)  Musician Benny Benjamin David Goodman dies of a heart attack at the age of 77 in Manhattan, New York, USA.

1986 (x)  26-year-old Performance artist Danny Devos aka DDV, performs "Ik Daag U Uit" with Anne-Mie Van Kerckhoven aka AMVK at the Anti-Chambres exhibition in Gent, East Flanders, Belgium.

1988 (-)  Murderer Edward Byrnes is executed by Old Sparky at the age of 28 in Angola, Louisiana, USA.

1995 (x)  Tenth bomb attack by 45-year-old Xenophobic Serial Bomber Franz Fuchs in Lubeck, Germany.
Politician Thomas Rother gets injured.

1997 (-)  Murderer Michael Elkins is executed by lethal injection in South Carolina, USA.
Because of Elkins' poor physical condition, the first needle was ultimately inserted in Elkins's neck (attempts to use his arms, legs, feet were not successful) and the second needle was not used.

1998 (x)  63-year-old Family leader Charles Miles Manson is transferred back to Corcoran State Prison after serving time in Pelican Bay State Prison for peddling drugs to fellow inmates in Corcoran, California, USA.

2001 (-)  Murderer John L. Wheat is executed by lethal injection in Huntsville Prison, Texas, USA.

2002 (-)  Murderer Daniel Earl Reneau is executed by lethal injection in Huntsville Prison, Texas, USA.

2003 (-)  Triple murderer Joseph Trueblood is executed by lethal injection in Indiana, USA.

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