Saturday, August 11, 2012

11 August 1994 - Peter Wilton Cushing Dies

1828 (-)  Murderer William Corder aka The Red Barn Murderer, is executed by hanging at the age of 24 in Bury St. Edmonds Gaol, United Kingdom.

1837 (+)   Fourth President of France Sadi Marie François Carnot is born in Limoges, France.

1892 (x)  32-year-old Presumed hatchet murderess Lizzie Andrew Borden is arrested on suspicion of hacking to death her parents in Fall River, Massachussets, USA.

1913 (+)   Writer Angus Frank Johnstone Wilson is born in Bexhill, Sussex, United Kingdom.

1929 (-)  Maria Hahn is stabbed to death by Peter Kürten aka The Düsseldorfer Monster aka The Vampire of Düsseldorf, in Düsseldorf, NordRhein-Westfalen, Germany.
He bit open her neck and drank the warm blood.

1932 (+)   Dramatist and filmmaker Fernando Arrabal is born in Melilla, Morocco.

1933 (+)   Dramatist Jerzy Grotowski is born in Rzeszów, Poland.

1948 (+)   Simpletone Rudy Cabie is born in Gent, East Flanders, Belgium.

1948 (+)   Revolutionary student Jan Palach is born in Prague, Czechoslowakia.

1954 (-)  Artist and murderer William Sanchez de Pina Hepper is executed by hanging at the age of 62 in London, Wandsworth Prison, United Kingdom.

1956 (-)  Artist Jackson Paul Pollock dies in a head-on collision with his Oldsmobile Convertible at the age of 44 in East-Hampton, New York, USA.
Other passengers in the car Edith Metzger also died while Ruth Kligman survived.

1957 (+)   Nazi Punk Rocker Ian Stuart Donaldson is born in Poulton-le-Fylde, Blackpool, Lancashire, United Kingdom.

1974 (-)  Gary Cordova is found poisoned and mutilated by Randy Kraft aka The Freeway Killer, in Orange County, Cabot Road, California, USA.

1976 (x)  54-year-old Serial Killer Bernard Pesquet is arrested on suspicion of 6 murders in his home town in Neuilly-sur-Seine, France.

1979 (x)   Over 5000 Die in dam collapse in Morvi, India.

1980 (x)  20-year-old Performance artist Danny Devos aka DDV, performs "Untitled - 4 (Ladder)" in Gent, Prinsenhof 03, East Flanders, Belgium.

1982 (-)  Cynthia Hinds is strangled by The Green River Killer in Seattle, Washington, USA.

1984 (+)   Mass murderer Mitchell Johnson is born in Arkansas, USA.

1992 (-)  Murderer Curtis Johnson is executed by lethal injection in Huntsville Prison, Texas, USA.

1994 (-)  Horror film actor Peter Wilton Cushing dies of cancer at the age of 81 in Canterbury, Kent, United Kingdom.

1998 (x)  Start of the trial against 14-year-old Mass murderer Mitchell Johnson and 12-year-old Andrew Golden for the Jonesboro Massacre in Arkansas, USA.

1999 (-)  Murderer James Otto Earhart is executed by lethal injection in Huntsville Prison, Texas, USA.

2005 (x)  21-year-old Mass murderer Mitchell Johnson is released from prison after serving 7 years for the Jonesboro Massacre in Arkansas, USA.

2006 (x)  44-year-old Serial Killer Wayne Adam Ford aka The Breast Severer, is sentenced to death in San Bernardino, California, USA.

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