Sunday, September 16, 2012

16 September 2012 - Marc Bolan Dies

1736 (-)  Physicist Daniel Gabriel Fahrenheit dies at the age of 50 in The Hague, the Netherlands.

1782 (-)  Soprano Castrato Farinelli originally Carlo Maria Broschi, dies at the age of 77 in Bologna, Italy.

1887 (+)   Artist Jean / Hans Arp is born in Strassburg, Germany.

1921 (x)   Over 100 Die in bomb-attack in New York, US Assay building, New York, USA.
The attack is claimed by anarchists.

1922 (-)  Reverend Edward Hall and his 34-year-old lover Eleanor Mills are killed by throatcutting by persons unknown at the age of 41 in New Brunswick, New Jersey, USA.
Their love-letters are strewn about around the dead bodies.

1924 (+)   Actress Lauren Bacall originally Betty Joan Perske, is born in New York, New York, USA.

1925 (+)   Musician B. B. Riley King aka The King of Blues, is born in Itta Bena, Mississippi, USA.

1927 (+)   Actor Peter Michael Falk aka Lieutenant Columbo, is born in New York, New York, USA.

1932 (-)  Actress Peg Lillian Millicent Entwistle commits suicide by jumping off "HollywoodLand’"Mount Lee at the age of 24 in Hollywood, California, USA.

1935 (+)   Minimal Artist Carl Andre is born in Quincy, Massachussets, USA.

1956 (+)   Magician David Copperfield originally David Seth Kotkin, is born in Metuchen, New Jersey, USA.

1956 (+)   Actor Mickey Rourke is born in Schenectady, New York, USA.

1977 (-)  Soprano Maria Callas originally Mengeghini-Calogeropoulou, dies of a heart attack at the age of 53 in Paris, France.

1977 (-)  Musician Marc Bolan aka Tyrannosaurus Rex, dies in a car crash at the age of 29 in London, United Kingdom.

1979 (x)  Killer Groupie Veronica ‘Ver Lyn’ Compton tries to strangle an unidentified girl in an attempt to make a cover-up for Serial Killer Kenneth Alessio Bianchi aka The Hillside Strangler, in Bellingham, Shangri-La Motel, Washington, USA.

1980 (-)  Psychologist and philosopher Jean Piaget dies at the age of 84 in Genève, Switzerland.

1980 (x)  51-year-old Serial Killer Charles Ray Hatcher aka Evil Incarnate, escapes from the Regional Mental Health Center in Norfolk, Nebraska, USA.

1987 (-)  An unidentified girl is stabbed to death by Andrej Tsjikatilo aka The Rostow Ripper, in St. Petersburg, Lembolowo station, Russia.

1987 (-)  Murderer Joseph Starvaggi is executed by lethal injection in Huntsville, Texas, USA.

1988 (x)  36-year-old Cellules Communistes Combattantes leader Pierre Carette starts hungerstriking in the prison of St. Gilles in Brussels, Brabant, Belgium.

1992 (-)  Double murderer Willie Leroy is executed by Old Sparky at the age of 34 in Jarratt, Virginia, USA.

1994 (-)  Murderer Jesse Gutierrez is executed by lethal injection in Huntsville Prison, Texas, USA.

2002 (-)  Serial Killer Archibald Thomson Hall aka Roy Fontaine aka The Monster Butler, dies of a stroke at the age of 78 in Portsmouth, Kingston Prison, United Kingdom.

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