Saturday, June 16, 2012

16 June 1999 - David Edward Sutch Commits Suicide

1829 (+)   Last Chief of the Chiricahua Apaches, Goyathlay Geronimo aka The One Who Yawns, is born in Gila River, New Mexico, USA.

1883 (x)   183 children Die in Victoria Hall stampede in Sunderland, Toward Road, United Kingdom.
Worried about missing out on treats, many of the estimated 1.100 children in the gallery stampeded toward the staircase leading downstairs.

1890 (+)   Actor Stan Laurel originally Arthur Stanley Jefferson, is born in Ulverston, Lancashire, United Kingdom.

1896 (+)   Automobile manufacterer Jean Peugeot is born in France.

1913 (x)   The first ‘Apartheid’-law is voted, stating that certain lands can only be owned by whites, in Johannesburg, South Africa.

1920 (x)   Black rapists Elmer Jackson, Isaac McGhie and Nate Green are lynched in Duluth, Minnesota, USA.

1920 (+)   Journalist John Howard Griffin known for “Black Like Me”, is born in Dallas, Texas, USA.

1923 (-)  An unidentified man is murdered ‘for the fun it gave me’ by Carl Panzram aka A Journal of Murder, in Kingston, New York, USA.

1925 (+)   Viennese Aktionist Otto Mühl is born in Grodnau, Burgenland, Austria.

1935 (+)   Pop Artist Jim Dine is born in Cincinatti, Ohio, USA.

1937 (+)   Actor Erich Wolf Segal is born in Brooklyn, New York, USA.

1959 (-)  Actor George Bessolo Reeves originally George Keefer Brewer aka Superman, commits suicide by a shot through the head at the age of 45 in Benedict Canyon, California, USA.

1963 (x)  26-year-old Astronaut Valentina Vladimirovna Tereshkova happens to be the first woman in space in a Vostok-6.
She spent three days in space, which was more than the combined time of all american astronauts in space.

1964 (-)  Keith Bennet is kidnapped and murdered by The Moors Murderers Ian Brady and Myra Hindley, at the age of 12 in Manchester, United Kingdom.

1971 (+)   Rapper Tupac Amaru Shakur aka 2Pac, is born in New York City, New York, USA.

1976 (x)   Over 600 Die in race-riot in Soweto, South Africa.

1976 (x)  30-year-old Serial Killer Dennis Andrew Nilsen aka Killing For Company, has a gallstone removed by Dr. Kirk in Willesden General Hospital, United Kingdom.

1977 (-)  Scientist astronautics engineer and space architect Wernher Magnus Maximilian Freiherr Von Braun dies of pancreatic cancer at the age of 65 in Alexandria, Virginia, USA.

1978 (-)  Carol Reeves is presumably murdered by a Yorkshire Ripper-copycat in France.

1987 (-)  Policeman and murderer Jimmy Wingo is executed by Old Sparky at the age of 35 in Angola, Louisiana, USA.

1990 (-)  Sadist Murderess Gertrude Baniszewski aka Gertrude Wright aka Nadine van Fossan, dies of lung cancer at the age of 60 in Iowa, USA.

1997 (-)  Serial Killer Gerd Wenzinger commits suicide by hanging in his prison cell at the age of 54 in Salvador, Baha, Brazil.
He was facing charges of killing 13 prostitutes in Berlin and Stuttgart, and sexually torturing many more in Germany and Brazil.

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

1999 (-)  Musician David Edward Sutch aka Screaming Lord Sutch, 3rd Earl of Harrow, commits suicide by hanging at the age of 58 in London, United Kingdom.

2006 (x)  32-year-old Serial Killer Alexander Pichushkin aka The Bitsevsky Maniac, is arrested in Moscow, Russia.

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