Wednesday, September 12, 2012

12 September 1992 - Anthony Perkins aka Norman Bates Dies

1362 (-)  199th Pope Innocentus VI originally Etienne Aubert, dies in Avignon, France.

1812 (+)   The Mountain Meadows Massacre Perpetrator, John Doyle Lee is born in Kaskaskia, Illinois, USA.

1857 (x)   426 Die in SS Central America sinking in a hurricane in Cape Hatteras, North Carolina, USA.
The ship also carried 15 tons of gold.

1888 (+)   Actor and musician Maurice Auguste Chevalier is born in Paris, France.

1892 (x)  18-year-old Gangster Kate “Ma” Barker originally Arizona Clark, marries George Elias Barker in Aurora, Missouri, USA.

1913 (+)   Olympic legend Jesse James Cleveland Owens is born in Lawrence County, Alabama, USA.

1921 (+)   Science Fiction writer Stanislaw Lem known for “Solaris”, is born in Lwow, Poland.

1943 (+)   Victim of Michel Bellen aka The Strangler of the Left Bank, Christiane Herreman is born in Gent, East Flanders, Belgium.

1944 (+)   Musician Barry Eugene White originally Barrence Eugene Carter aka The Walrus of Love, is born in Galveston, Texas, USA.

1951 (+)   Serial Killer Gerald Eugene Stano originally Paul Zeininger aka Blind Fury, is born in Schenectady, New York, USA.
He was originally named Paul, but 9 months later he was given up for adoption.

1956 (+)   Musician Leslie Kwok-Wing Cheung originally Cheung Fat Chung aka Gor-Gor (Elder Brother), is born in Kowloon, Hong Kong.

1968 (-)  Revolutionary teacher Ryszard Siwiec dies in hospital after setting himself on fire four days earlier at the age of 59 in Warsaw, Dziesieciolecia, Poland.
It was a protest against the Soviet invasion in Czechoslowakia

1973 (x)  27-year-old Performance artist Chris Burden performs "Through the Night Softly" in Los Angeles, Main Street, California, USA.

1977 (-)  Nationalist Leader Steve Stephen Bantu Biko dies of a brain hemorrhage from massive injuries to the head at the age of 30 in Pretoria, Soweto Prison, South Africa.
He was interrogated and tortured in a coma for 22 hours in Police Room 619 in Port Elizabeth on 21 August 1977.

1980 (x)  20-year-old Performance artist Danny Devos aka DDV, performs "I Wanna Be Injured", "Gibt Mir Dein Hand", "I'm Suffocating", "Power-Drill!" and "Out" with The Simpletones in an exhibition of Anne-Mie Van Kerckhoven aka AMVK in Amsterdam, Art Something, the Netherlands.

1990 (-)  Murderer Charles Walker is executed by lethal injection at the age of 50 in Stateville Prison, Illinois, USA.

1992 (-)  Actor Anthony Perkins aka Norman Bates, dies of AIDS at the age of 60 in Los Angeles, California, USA.

1994 (-)  Army Veteran and Suicide Pilot Frank Eugene Corder commits suicide by an airplane crash at the age of 38 in Washington, District Columbia, USA.
He had stolen the Cessna 150 a day earlier and intended to crash onto the White House, instead he crashed into South Lawn.

2003 (-)  Double murderer Henry L. Hunt is executed by lethal injection at the age of 58 in Raleigh State Prison, North Carolina, USA.

2003 (-)  Musician and one-time-criminal Johnny Cash aka The Man in Black, dies of diabetes at the age of 71 in Nashville, Baptist Hospital, Tennessee, USA.

2006 (-)  Murderer Farley Matchett is executed by lethal injection at the age of 43 in Huntsville Prison, Texas, USA.

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