Saturday, June 2, 2012

2 June 2008 - Bo Diddley originally Elias Otha Bates Dies

1535 (+)   232nd Pope Leo XI originally Alessandro Ottaviano de Medici aka Papa Lampo, is born in Florence, Italy.

1740 (+)   Writer and philosopher Donatien Alphonse François De Sade is born in Paris, France.

1835 (+)   257th Pope Pius X originally Giuseppe Melchiorre Sarto, is born in Riese, Italy.

1840 (+)   Writer Thomas Hardy is born in Higher Bockhampton, Dorset, United Kingdom.

1891 (+)   Japanese Admiral Takijiro Onishi aka the Father of Kamikaze, is born in Tamba, Hyogo, Japan.

1904 (+)   Actor and swim-champion Johnny Weismuller originally Johann Peter Weißmüller aka Tarzan, is born in Timisoara, Romania.

1904 (-)  Black Albert Blades is lynched for stumbling into a picnic area and frightening some white girls in Osceola, Arkansas, USA.

1946 (+)   Serial Killer Peter Sutcliffe aka The Yorkshire Ripper, is born in Bingley, West Yorkshire, United Kingdom.

1948 (-)  Senior Hygienist, Nazi-Doctor in Buchenwald and typhoid-expert Joachim Mrugowski is executed by hanging at the age of 42 in Landsberg Prison, Bavaria, Germany.

1948 (-)  Nazi-doctor Karl Brandt is executed by hanging at the age of 44 in Landsberg Prison, Bavaria, Germany.
He was in charge of the T4-program, to extinct the mentally deranged. 6 other Nazi doctors are also hanged.

1959 (-)  Dagmar Klimek is thrown out of a train and then raped and stabbed to death by Heinrich Pommerencke aka The Beast of the Black Forest, at the age of 21 in Ebringen, Germany.
Pommerencke risked his own life by jumping after her out of the riding train.

1959 (+)   Musician Lydia Lunch Originally Lydia Koch, is born in Rochester, New York, USA.

1967 (-)  Student Benno Ohnesorg dies of a shot in the head at the age of 26 in Berlin, Krumme Strasse 66/67, Germany.
He was killed by police officer Kurras during a protest meeting against a visit of the Sjah of Iran. His death would spark off the rise of the Baader-Meinhof-Gruppe, and its later division Bewegung 2. Juni.

1970 (-)  Race-car designer and driver Bruce Leslie McLaren is killed in a crash with his own CanAm car during a race at the age of 32 in Goodwood Circuit, United Kingdom.

1974 (-)  Eugene Little is tortured and killed by Randy Kraft aka The Freeway Killer, in a ditch along Highway 86, California, USA.

1980 (-)  Steven Wells is sodomised, beaten and strangled with his t-shirt by William Bonin aka The Freeway Killer, at the age of 18 in Downey, California, USA.

1990 (-)  Actor Rex Harrison dies of pancreatic cancer at the age of 82 in New York, New York, USA.

1995 (-)  Millicent Jones is beaten to death by Hubert Geralds aka The Englewood Rapist, at the age of 25 in Chicago, Illinois, USA.

1997 (-)  Mass Murderer Artur Vaganov commits suicide by a shot in the head in Abkhazia, Georgia.
He shot and killed 10 sleeping comrades and wounded three others before turning his gun on himself.

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

1998 (-)  Tina Gibbs is found murdered by Wayne Ford aka The Breast Severer, in Buttonwillow, California, USA.

2008 (-)  Musician Bo Diddley originally Elias Otha Bates, dies of heart failure at the age of 79 in Archer, Florida, USA.

2010 (-)  Spree Killer Derrick Bird commits suicide by a shot in the head at the age of 52 in Cumbria, Lake District, United Kingdom.
He killed twelve, including his twin brother David, and injured another 12 while driving around and shooting from his Citroen Picasso taxi cab.

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