Sunday, September 23, 2012

23 September 2008 - Matti Juhani Saari Commits Suicide

1869 (+)   Cook and healthy Typhoid Fever carrier Mary Mallon aka Typhoid Mary, is born in New York, USA.

1875 (x)  15-year-old Outlaw Billy the Kid originally Henry McCarty aka Henry Antrim aka William Harrison Bonney, is arrested for the first time in Silver City, USA.

1907 (+)   Head of the SS in Rome Herbert Kappler is born in Stuttgart, Germany.

1916 (+)   Politician Aldo Moro is born in Maglie, Italy.

1920 (+)   Actor Mickey Rooney originally Joe Yule, is born in Brooklyn, New York, USA.

1930 (+)   Musician Ray Charles originally Robinson aka Brother Ray, is born in Albany, Georgia, USA.

1935 (-)  Edward Andrassy and an unidentified man are found as first and second victim by The Mad Butcher of Cleveland at the age of 28 in Cleveland, Kingsbury Run, East 49th Street, Ohio, USA.

1938 (+)   Actress Romy Schneider originally Rose-Marie Magdalena Albach-Retty, is born in Germany.

1938 (-)  Serial Killer Joe Joseph D. Ball aka The Alligator Man aka the Butcher of Elmendorf aka the Bluebeard of South Texas, commits suicide by a shot through the head at the age of 42 in San Antonio, Texas, USA.
He used to feed his victims to his pet-alligators.

1939 (-)  Psychiatrist Sigmund Freud originally Sigismund Schlomo Freud, commits suicide by morphine poisoning at the age of 83 in London, United Kingdom.
He had been suffering from mouth cancer.

1941 (+)   Black Panther George Lester Jackson aka Soledad Brother, is born in Chicago, Illinois, USA.

1943 (+)   Musician Julio José de la Cueva Iglesias is born in Madrid, Spain.

1947 (+)   Catholic Priest Jerzy Popieluszko is born in Okopy, Poland.

1949 (+)   Musician Bruce Springsteen aka The Boss, is born in Freehold, New Jersey, USA.

1958 (+)   Mass-murderer Harry William Frederick De La Roche jr. is born in Montvale, New Jersey, USA.

1959 (-)  Murderer John E. Day is executed by hanging at the age of 0 in Fort Leavenworth, Kansas, USA.

1968 (-)  Stigmatized Monk Father Pio of Pietrelcina originally Francesco Forgione, dies at the age of 81 in San Giovanni Rotondo, Italy.

1970 (-)  Actor André Bourvil originally Robert Raimbourg, dies of cancer at the age of 53 in Paris, France.

1971 (x)  21-year-old Mario Roymans aka Tijl Van Limburg, steals Johannes Vermeer’s ‘Loveletter’ and claims a ransom to give to Bengal Refugees in Brussels, Palais des Beaux-Arts, Brabant, Belgium.

1973 (-)  Poet Pablo Neruda originally Neftali Ricardo Reyes Basoalto, dies at the age of 69 in Santiago de Chile, Chili.

1976 (x)  Start of the second trial against 39-year-old Serial Killer Joseph Kallinger aka The Shoemaker, in New Jersey, USA.

1982 (-)  Leon Guichard is raped by Daniël Baron aka The Triangle of Death Killer, at the age of 20 in Venaray-les-Laumes, France.

1983 (x)   112 Die in Gulf Air Flight 771 Boeing 737-2P6 terrorist bombing in Mina Jebel Ali, Dubai.
The bomb was apparently planted by the Abu Nidal organization.

1985 (x)  31-year-old Serial Killer Bobby Joe Long aka Bound to Die, is sentenced to life without parole for 25 years in Hillsborough County, Florida, USA.

1987 (-)  Filmmaker Bob Robert Louis Fosse dies of a heart attack at the age of 60 in Washington, District Columbia, USA.

1994 (-)  Writer Robert Albert Bloch aka Psycho, dies of cancer at the age of 77 in Los Angeles, California, USA.

1997 (-)  Magali Sirotti is raped and stabbed to death by Guy Georges aka Le Tueur de la Bastille, at the age of 19 in Paris, France.

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

1998 (-)  Murderer Kenneth Stewart is executed by Old Sparky at the age of 44 in Virginia, USA.

1998 (-)  Murderer David Castillo is executed by lethal injection in Huntsville Prison, Texas, USA.

2008 (-)  Mass murderer Matti Juhani Saari commits suicide by a shot in the head at the age of 22 in Kauhajoki, Finland.
He killed 10 people at Seinäjoki University of Applied Sciences. Saari left behind two handwritten notes in his school dormitory stating that his motive for the shooting was: "I hate the human race".

2010 (-)  Double murderess Teresa Lewis is executed by lethal injection at the age of 41 in Jarratt, Greensville Correctional Center, Virginia, USA.

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