Tuesday, October 23, 2012

23 October 1998 - Winnie Ruth Judd Dies

1893 (+)   Actor and filmmaker Gummo Milton Marx is born in New York, New York, USA.

1910 (-)  5th King of Thailand Rama V originally Phra Chula Chomklao Chaoyuhua aka Chulalongkorn the Great, dies at the age of 57 in Bangkok, Thailand.

1921 (-)  Engineer and tyre-manufacterer John Boyd Dunlop dies at the age of 81 in Dublin, Ireland.

1923 (x)  The first solo dance performance by 21-year-old Actress and filmmaker Leni Helène Bertha Amalia Riefenstahl in München, Germany.

1925 (+)   TV-host Johnny Carson is born in Coming, Iowa, USA.

1927 (+)   Artist Edward Kienholz is born in Fairfield, Washington, USA.

1950 (-)  Singer Al Jolson originally Asa Yoelson aka The World’s Greatest Entertainer, dies of a heart attack at the age of 64 in San Francisco, California, USA.

1957 (-)  Fashion designer Christian Dior dies of a heart attack at the age of 52 in Montecatini, Tuscany, Italy.
Supposedly he suffered a heart attack during a sexual encounter with two young men.

1961 (-)  Murderer Arthur Schuck is executed by Old Sparky at the age of 44 in Pennsylvania, USA.

1972 (-)  Wendell Hubbard is stabbed to death and his penis cut off by Charlie Chopoff at the age of 9 in New York, East Harlem, New York, USA.

1976 (-)  Carl Denaro is attacked by David Berkowitz aka Son of Sam, in New York, New York, USA.
He survived.

1982 (-)  Steven Crockett is beaten and stabbed to death by Larry Eyler aka The Leather-Boy Killer, at the age of 19 in Kankakee, Illinois, USA.

1992 (-)  Double murderer John S. Gardner is executed by lethal injection at the age of 34 in Raleigh State Prison, North Carolina, USA.

1998 (-)  Winnie Ruth Judd aka The Trunk Murderess, dies at the age of 93 in Phoenix, Arizona, USA.

1998 (-)  Patricia Tamez is murdered by Wayne Ford aka The Breast Severer, at the age of 29 in Hesperia, California, USA.

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