Thursday, September 27, 2012

27 September 1944 - Aimée Semple McPherson originally Aimée Elisabeth Kennedy Commits Suicide

1590 (-)  228th Pope Urbanus VII originally Giovanni Battista Castagna, dies of malaria at the age of 69 in Rome, Italy.
He was the shortest reigning (13 days) Pope.

1700 (-)  242nd Pope Innocentus XII originally Antonio Pignatelli, dies at the age of 85 in Rome, Italy.

1854 (x)   300 Die in Arctic steamer shipwreck in the Atlantic Ocean.

1913 (+)   Behavioral Therapist Albert Ellis is born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA.

1917 (-)  Artist Edgar Hilaire Germain Degas dies at the age of 83 in Paris, France.

1920 (+)   Actor William Conrad originally William Cann aka Cannon, is born in Louisville, Kentucky, USA.

1920 (+)   General Carlo Alberto Della Chiese Prefect of Palermo, is born in Saluzzo, Italy.

1922 (+)   Filmmaker Arthur Hiller Penn is born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA.

1927 (-)  Police constable George William Gutteridge is shot dead and his eyes blown out by Frederick Browne and William Kennedy in Essex, United Kingdom.

1933 (+)   The World’s Youngest Mother Lina Medina is born in Ticrapo, Peru.

1938 (+)   Artist Günter Brus the Viennese Actionist, is born in Ardning, Austria.

1940 (-)  Philiospher Walter Bendix Schönflies Benjamin commits suicide by morphine poisoning at the age of 48 in Port Bou, Spain.
A fierce critic of Nazism, he was on the run for the Gestapo.

1942 (+)   Musician Alvin Stardust originally Bernard William Jewry, is born in London, Muswell Hill, United Kingdom.

1944 (-)  The world’s most pulchritudinous evangelist Aimée Semple McPherson originally Aimée Elisabeth Kennedy aka Sister Aimée, commits suicide by an overdose of sleeping-pills at the age of 54 in Oakland, California, USA.

1952 (-)  Karl Lehmann is poisoned by Christa Lehmann aka the Mass Poisoner of Worms, in Worms, Germany.

1961 (-)  Poet Hilda Doolittle aka H. D., dies of the effects of a stroke at the age of 75 in Zurich, Klinik Hirslanden, Switzerland.

1965 (-)  Actress Clara Gordon Bow aka The It Girl, dies of a heart attack at the age of 60 in Los Angeles, California, USA.

1969 (-)  Brian Hartnell is stabbed to death as fifth and sixth victims by Zodiac in Lake Berryessa, California, USA.

1974 (x)  26-year-old Manson Family-member Susan Denise Atkins aka Sadie Mae Glutz, has a religious vision of Jesus in her cell and becomes a born-again christian in Frontera, California Institute for Women, California, USA.

1975 (x)   3 FRAP and 2 ETA-members are executed by the firing-squad for the murders of 4 policemen in Spain.

1980 (x)  21-year-old Performance artist Danny Devos aka DDV, performs "This Week I Was Beaten Up - 1" and "Eternity Forever - 1" with The Simpletones in Den Bosch, Willem II Fabriek, the Netherlands.

1982 (x)  Serial Killer Daniël Baron aka The Triangle of Death Killer, is arrested in Berck, France.

2000 (-)  Murderer Rickey Nolen McGinn is executed by lethal injection in Huntsville Prison, Texas, USA.

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