Saturday, October 20, 2012

20 October 1994 Burt Burton Stephen Lancaster Dies

1187 (-)  172nd Pope Urbanus III originally Uberto Crivelli, dies of grief in Ferrara, Italy.

1854 (+)   Writer Arthur Jean Nicolas Rimbaud is born in Charleville, France.

1874 (+)   Composer Charles Edward Ives is born in Danbury, Connecticut, USA.

1880 (+)   Nazi-doctor and aeronautic experimentor Hans August Rascher is born in Fürstenfeldbruch, Germany.

1882 (+)   Actor Bela Lugosi originally Bela Ferenc Dezso Blasko, is born in Lugos, Hungary.

1891 (-)  Matilda Clover is poisoned by Thomas Neill Cream aka The Strychnine Specialist, at the age of 27 in the United Kingdom.

1894 (+)   Actress Olive Thomas originally Oliveretta Elaine Duffy, is born in Charleroi, Pennsylvania, USA.

1910 (+)   Victim of Fritz Haarmann aka Der Hannover Werwolf, Heinz Brinkmann is born in Clausthal, Germany.

1926 (-)  Virginia Grant is strangled by Earle Leonard Nelson aka The Gorilla Murderer, at the age of 59 in Portland, Oregon, USA.

1944 (x)   130 Die in liquid gas reservoir explosion in Cleveland, Ohio, USA.

1946 (+)   Writer Elfriede Jelinek is born in Mürzzuschlag, Styria, Austria.

1953 (+)   Musician Tom Thomas Earl Petty is born in Gainesville, Florida, USA.

1961 (x)   Over 500 Die in train derailment in Calcutta, India.

1964 (-)  31st president of the USA Herbert Clark Hoover dies at the age of 90 in New York, New York, USA.

1965 (-)  President of the United Industrial Worker’s Union John Kilpatrick is shot dead by Dana H. Nash in Chicago, Illinois, USA.

1968 (x)  39-year-old First Lady Jacqueline Kennedy originally Jacqueline Lee Bouvier aka Jackie, marries 62-year-old Billionaire Aristoteles Onassis in Skorpios, Greece.

1973 (-)  Quita Hague and her friend Richard are attacked by Black Zebra Killers at the age of 28 in San Francisco, Pennsylvania Avenue, California, USA.
Richard survived despite terrible machete-wounds.

1981 (x)   3 Die in Fascist bomb explosion in Jewish Diamond Centre, Antwerp, Belgium.
Over 100 people are wounded.

1981 (x)  Serial Killer Philippe Pacque aka The Werewolf of Amiens, is sentenced to 18 months imprisonment for assaulting a hitchhiker in France.

1981 (-)  Danny Davis is abducted, tortured and murdered by Arthur Bishop at the age of 4 in Salt Lake City, Utah, USA.

1985 (x)  Twentieth bomb attack by the Revolutionary Cellules Communistes Combattantes against the organisers of an anti-nuclear rally in Brussel, Brabant, Belgium.

1994 (-)  Actor Burt Burton Stephen Lancaster dies of a heart attack at the age of 81 in Los Angeles, California, USA.

1998 (x)  43-year-old Serial Killer Gerald Parker aka The Bedroom Basher, is convicted to death on six counts of first-degree murder in Santa Ana, California, USA.

2004 (-)  Murderer Ricky Eugene Morrow is executed by lethal injection in Huntsville Prison, Texas, USA.

2005 (-)  Murder contractor Luis Ramirez is executed by lethal injection at the age of 42 in Huntsville Prison, Texas, USA.
He hired Edward Bell to kill the boyfriend of his ex-wife.

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