Thursday, October 25, 2012

25 October 1973 - Abebe Bikila Dies

1838 (+)   Composer Georges Alexandre César Leopold Bizet is born in Paris, 28 Rue de la Tour d’Auvergne, France.

1864 (+)   Automobile manufacturing pioneer John Francis Dodge is born in Niles, Michigan, USA.

1879 (+)   Serial Killer Fritz Friedrich Heinrich Karl Haarmann aka Der Hannover Werwolf, is born in Hannover, Germany.

1881 (+)   Artist Pablo Nepumuceno Crispiniano de la Santissima Trinidad Ruiz y Picasso is born in Malaga, Spain.

1894 (-)  Alice Pitezel is gassed in a trunk by Herman Webster Mudgett aka The Torture Doctor, in Toronto, 16 St. Vincent street, Canada.

1913 (+)   Nazi leader Klaus Barbie aka The Butcher of Lyon, is born in Bad Godesberg, Germany.

1920 (-)  IRA-member Terence Joseph MacSwiney dies after 74 days of hungerstriking at the age of 41 in Brixton Prison, Ireland.
It was the longest hunger strike in Irish History.

1923 (-)  Hermann Wolf is killed and his meat sold by by Fritz Haarmann aka Der Hannover Werwolf, at the age of 15 in Hannover, Mordhaus Neue Straße, Germany.

1936 (+)   Serial Poisoner Arnfinn Nesset is born in Norway.

1941 (-)  Artist Robert Delaunay dies of cancer at the age of 56 in Montpellier, France.

1943 (-)  Murderer Ruffie Lundon is executed by Old Sparky at the age of 44 in Florida, USA.

1957 (-)  The Syndicate’s most ruthless killer, Albert Anastasia is shot dead while being shaved in New York, Sheraton Hotel, New York, USA.

1957 (-)  Architect Henry Clemens Van De Velde dies at the age of 94 in Zürich, Switzerland.

1965 (-)  Teresa T. is strangled by Zdzislaw Marchwicki aka The Wampir, at the age of 24 in Bedzin, Poland.

1970 (-)  Mary Bennallack is persumably killed by throatcutting as eighteenth victim by Zodiac in Sacramento, California, USA.

1973 (-)  Athlete Abebe Bikila dies of cerebral hemorrhage at the age of 41 in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia.
He won the 1960 Olympic marathon barefoot.

1980 (-)  Maureen Lea is presumably attacked by Peter Sutcliffe aka The Yorkshire Ripper, in Leeds, West Yorkshire, United Kingdom.
She survived.

1993 (-)  Actor Vincent Leonard Price dies of lung cancer at the age of 82 in Los Angeles, California, USA.

1997 (-)  Robin Atkins is asphyxiated by Alfred Gaynor at the age of 29 in Springfield, off Spring Street, Massachussets, USA.

2004 (-)  BBC Dj John Peel originally Kohn Robert Parker Ravelscroft, dies of a heart attack at the age of 65 in Cuzco, Peru.

2005 (-)  Multiple Murderer William James ‘Flip’ Williams is executed by lethal injection at the age of 48 in Lucasville, Southern Ohio Correctional Facility, Ohio, USA.

2006 (-)  Triple murderer Gregory Summers is executed by lethal injection in Huntsville Prison, Texas, USA.

2006 (-)  Serial Killer Danny Harold Rolling aka The Gainesville Ripper, is executed by lethal injection at the age of 52 in Starke, Raiford Prison, Florida, USA.

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