Tuesday, October 9, 2012

9 October 1978 - Jacques Romain Georges Brel Dies

1799 (x)   240 Die in HMS Lutine shipwreck in Ijzergat, the Netherlands.

1859 (+)   French-Jewish officer Alfred Dreyfus is born in Mulhouse, Alsace, France.

1890 (+)   The world’s most pulchritudinous evangelist Aimée Semple McPherson originally Aimée Elisabeth Kennedy aka Sister Aimée, is born in Ingersoll, Ontario, Canada.

1898 (+)   Egypt’s most famous writer Tawfiq El-Hakim is born in Alexandria, Egypt.

1908 (+)   Actor and filmmaker Jacques Tati originally Jacques Tatischeff, is born in Le Pecq, France.

1920 (x)  2-year-old Wolfchild Amala and 8-year-old Kamala are found in Midnapore, India.
They had been nurtured and raised by a wolf family.

1926 (+)   Murderess Ruth Neilson Ellis is born in Rhyl, Wales, United Kingdom.

1934 (-)  King of Yugoslavia, Alexander I and French Minister Louis Barthov are shot dead by Vlada Cheenozamsky in Marseille, France.
Cheenozamsky is shot dead by the police afterwards.

1939 (+)   Actress Kitty Ting Hao aka Little Darling, is born in Macao, China.

1940 (+)   Beatle John Winston Lennon is born in Liverpool, Oxford Street Maternity, United Kingdom.

1947 (x)  18-year-old Serial Killer Charles Ray Hatcher aka Evil Incarnate, is convicted for auto theft in St. Joseph, Missouri, USA.

1948 (+)   Musician Jackson Clyde Browne is born in Heidelberg, Germany.

1958 (-)  260th Pope Pius XII dies at the age of 82 in Castelgandolfo, Latium, Italy.

1958 (+)   Murderer Ronald W. Frye is born in North Carolina, USA.

1960 (+)   Double murderer Harvey Lee Green is born in North Carolina, USA.

1961 (x)  22-year-old Serial Killer Robert Christian Hansen aka The Aviation Hunter, is sentenced to 3 years imprisonment for arson in Anamosa State Reformatory, Iowa, USA.

1967 (-)  Revolutionary leader Ernesto De La Serna aka Che Guevara, is shot dead by the Bolivian army at the age of 39 in La Higuera, Bolivia.

1975 (+)   Musician and son of Beatle John and Yoko Ono, Sean Taro Ono Lennon is born in New York, New York, USA.

1978 (-)  Musician and actor Jacques Romain Georges Brel dies of lung cancer at the age of 49 in Paris, Bobigny, France.

1980 (x)  51-year-old Serial Killer Charles Ray Hatcher aka Evil Incarnate, is arrested as Richard Clark for sodomizing a 17-year-old boy in Lincoln, Nebraska, USA.

1980 (-)  Unidentified girl is assaulted by Philippe Pacque aka The Werewolf of Amiens, at the age of 18 in France.
She survived.

1984 (-)  Suzanne Foucault is strangled by Thierry Paulin aka Le Tueur de la Pleine Lune, in Paris 18th, 19 rue Nicolet, France.

1985 (-)  World famous filatelist and forger Robert Haisman commits suicide by a shot through the head.
He also killed his wife.

1986 (x)   Over 200 Die in overloaded ferry capsizing in Kajla River, Bangladesh.

1988 (-)  Scientist and engineer Felix Heinrich Wankel dies at the age of 86 in Lindau, Austria.

1993 (x)   Over 250 Die in Soehae ferry shipwreck in Puan, Korea.

2002 (-)  Serial Killer Aileen Carol Wuornos originally Aileen Carol Pittman and using various aliases, is executed by lethal injection at the age of 46 in Florida, USA.
"Thanks a lot, society, for railroading my ass."

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