Wednesday, June 20, 2012

20 June 1969 - Rudolf Schwarzkogler Commits Suicide

537 (-)  Pope Silverius dies in Palmarola, Italy.

1819 (+)   Composer Jacques Offenbach is born in Köln, Germany.

1883 (+)   Composer Giannotto Bastianelli is born in Florence, Italy.

1887 (+)   Artist Kurt Schwitters is born in Hannover, Germany.

1893 (x)  32-year-old Presumed hatchet murderess Lizzie Andrew Borden is acquitted in the axe-murder trial about her father and stepmother's death in Bedford, Massachussets, USA.

1899 (+)   Hero of the French Resistance Jean Moulin aka Joseph Jean Mercier, is born in Béziers, France.

1900 (-)  German ambassador in China Klemens August Freiherr von Ketteler is shot dead in the street by an Imperial Guards Brigade at the age of 46 in Beijing, Xizongbu Hutong, China.

1909 (+)   Actor Errol Leslie Thomson Flynn is born in Hobarth, Tasmania.

1912 (-)  Anarchist feminist Voltairine de Cleyre dies of septic meningitis at the age of 45 in Chicago, St. Mary of Nazareth Hospital, Illinois, USA.

1919 (x)   150 Die in Mayaguez theatre fire in San Juan, Puerto Rico.

1924 (-)  Murderer William B. Ward is executed by hanging at the age of 38 in State Prison, Florence, Arizona, USA.

1925 (+)   Most decorated American soldier of WWII Audie Leon Murphy is born in Kingston, Texas, USA.

1928 (+)   Politician Jean-Marie Le Pen is born in Trinité-sur-Mer, Brittany, France.

1929 (-)  Robert Warne is beaten to death by Carl Panzram aka A Journal of Murder, in Leavenworth prison, USA.

1930 (x)  39-year-old Serial Killer Carl Panzram aka A Journal of Murder, tries to commit suicide by eating a plate of poisonous-rottened beans and cutting an artery in his leg in Leavenworth prison, USA.

1934 (+)   Actor Martin Landau is born in Brooklyn, New York, USA.

1934 (x)  The body of Cult figure and first wife of Nazi Leader Hermann Göring Carin Göring originally Carin Frelin von Fock, who died 3 years earlier is transferred from Lovö, Sweden to a new mausoleum in Carinhall, Eberswald, Germany.

1942 (+)   Beach Boy Brian Douglas Wilson is born in Hawthorne, California, USA.

1942 (-)  Dr. Braunberger is presumably killed by by Marcel Petiot aka The Triangular Chamber of Death Murderer, in Paris, 21 rue Lesueur, France.

1947 (-)  Racketeer Bugsy Benjamin Siegel has his eyes blown out and vertebrae smashed by members of the Syndicate at the age of 41 in Beverley Hills, California, USA.

1949 (+)   Musician Lionel Brockman Jr Richie is born in Tuskegee, Alabama, USA.

1962 (-)  Murderer Marthinus Rossouw is executed by hanging at the age of 23 in Kaapstad, South Africa.

1969 (-)  Viennese Aktionist Rudolf Schwarzkogler commits suicide by jumping through his window at the age of 28 in Vienna, Austria.

1972 (x)   Over 200 Die in shooting in Argentina.
It occured at the arrival of Juan Peron.

1976 (x)  32-year-old Girlfriend of Spree Killer Charles Starkweather, Caril Ann Fugate is paroled from Nebraska Correctional Center for Women after serving 18 years in York, Nebraska, USA.

1977 (x)  22-year-old Murderer David Mark Chapman aka The Man Who Shot John Lennon, tries to commit suicide by putting a hose from the exhaust into his car in Hawaï, USA.

1981 (-)  James Churchill is stabbed to death by Charles Ray Hatcher aka Evil Incarnate, at the age of 38 in Rock Island, the Mississippi River banks, Illinois, USA.

1988 (x)  Start of the trial against 44-year-old Serial Killer Gary M. Heidnik aka The Cellar of Horror Murderer, in Philadelphia, City Hall, Room 653, Pennsylvania, USA.

1989 (-)  Aljoscha Makarow is stabbed to death by Andrej Tsjikatilo aka The Rostow Ripper, at the age of 11 in Koltschugino, Wladimir, Russia.

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

1995 (-)  Murderer John Jr. Fearance is executed by lethal injection in Huntsville Prison, Texas, USA.

1995 (-)  Philosopher Emil Cioran dies of Alzheimer's disease at the age of 84 in Paris, France.

1998 (-)  Soldier Conrad Hans Schumann aka The First Man to Jump the Berlin Wall, commits suicide by hanging at the age of 56 in Kipfenberg, Bavaria, Germany.

2006 (-)  Triple murderer Lamont Reese is executed by lethal injection at the age of 28 in Huntsville Prison, Texas, USA.

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