Saturday, November 10, 2012

10 November 2007 - Norman Kingsley Mailer Dies

461 (-)  45th Pope Leo I aka Leo the Great, dies at the age of 61 in Rome, Italy.

1241 (-)  179th Pope Celestinus IV originally Goffredo da Castiglon, dies in Rome, Italy.
He was on the papal throne for just 17 days.

1483 (+)   Reformer Martin Luther is born in Eisleben, Germany.

1549 (-)  220th Pope Paul III originally Alessandro Farnese, dies at the age of 81 in Rome, Italy.

1759 (+)   Poet, philosopher, historian and dramatist Friedrich Johann Christoph von Schiller is born in Marbach-am-Neckar, Baden-Württemburg, Germany.

1847 (x)   92 Die in Stephen Whitney shipwreck in West Calf Island, Ireland.

1871 (x)  30-year-old Explorer Sir Henry Morton Stanley originally John Rowlands aka Bula Matari (Breaker of Rocks), meets explorer David Livingstone and pronounces the famous words “Dr. Livingstone, I presume” in Lake Tanganyika, Africa.

1891 (-)  Writer Arthur Jean Nicolas Rimbaud dies of cancer at the age of 37 in Marseille, France.

1896 (+)   Victim of The Grand Dragon of the Realm of the Indiana Ku-Klux-Klan, Madge Augustine Oberholtzer is born in Clay City, Indiana, USA.

1904 (+)   Victim of Fritz Haarmann aka Der Hannover Werwolf, Adolf Hennies is born in Hannover, Germany.

1919 (+)   President of Katanga Moise Kapenda Tshombe is born in Musumba, Belgian Congo.

1919 (+)   Arms designer Mikhail Timofeyevich Kalashnikov is born in Russia.

1923 (+)   Actor Richard Burton originally Richard Walter Jenkins, is born in Pontrhydyfen, Wales, United Kingdom.

1923 (-)  Adolf Hannapel is killed and his meat sold by Fritz Haarmann aka Der Hannover Werwolf, at the age of 17 in Hannover, Germany.

1928 (+)   Composer Ennio Morricone is born in Rome, Italy.

1932 (+)   Actor Roy Richard Scheider is born in Orange, New Jersey, USA.

1938 (-)  Architect of modern Turkey Kemal Mustafa Ataturk dies of cirrhosis of the liver at the age of 57 in Istanbul, Turkey.

1940 (+)   Musician David Edward Sutch aka Screaming Lord Sutch, 3rd Earl of Harrow, is born in United Kingdom.

1940 (x)  38-year-old Filmmaker Walt Walter Elias Disney signs an agreement with the FBI to report on subversive activities in Hollywood in Los Angeles, California, USA.

1947 (+)   President of Lebanon Bachir Pierre Gemayel is born in Beirut, Lebanon.

1960 (-)  Murderer Francis ‘Flossie’ Forsythe is executed by hanging at the age of 18 in London, Wandsworth Prison, United Kingdom.

1960 (-)  Murderer Norman Harris is executed by hanging at the age of 21 in London, Pentonville Prison, United Kingdom.

1962 (x)  20-year-old Mass murderer Richard Franklin Speck aka Born to Raise Hell, is arrested for ‘howling and yelling’ in Major Theatre in Dallas, Texas, USA.

1964 (+)   Mass Murderer Patrick Edward Purdy aka The S.A.T.A.N. Killer, is born in Tacoma, Washington, USA.

1971 (x)  30-year-old Child-rapist and murderer Michel Levinci is arrested in Cicily, Italy.

1974 (-)  President of Germany’s Superior Court of Justice Judge Günter von Drenkmann is shot dead in his house by the Rote Armee Fraktion / Bewegung 2 Juni as represaille for the death of Holger Meins at the age of 64 in Berlin, Neu-Westend, Bayernallee 10-11, Germany.

1974 (x)  31-year-old American Hero and mass murderer William Laws Calley is released from prison in Leavenworth Prison, Kansas, USA.

1977 (-)  Robert Winch is murdered by John Gacy aka The Killer Clown, at the age of 16 in Chicago, Des Plaines, Illinois, USA.

1980 (-)  Douglas Stewart is attacked by Dennis Nilsen aka Killing For Company, at the age of 26 in London, United Kingdom.
He survived.

1982 (-)  Statesman Leonid Ilyitsj Breshnev dies of a heart attack at the age of 75 in Moscow, Russia.

1984 (-)  Kim Swann is abducted, raped and strangled by Bobby Long aka Bound to Die, at the age of 21 in Tampa, Florida, USA.

1993 (-)  Murderer Anthony Cook is executed by lethal injection in Huntsville Prison, Texas, USA.

2001 (-)  Writer Ken Kenneth Elton Kesey dies of liver cancer at the age of 66 in Pleasant Hill, Oregon, USA.

2004 (-)  Murderer Frederick McWilliams is executed by lethal injection in Huntsville Prison, Texas, USA.

2006 (-)  Actor Jack Palance originally Volodymyr Palahnyuk, dies of natural causes at the age of 87 in Montecito, California, USA.

2007 (-)  Writer Norman Kingsley Mailer dies of renal failure at the age of 84 in New York, Mount Sinaï Hospital, New York, USA.

2008 (-)  Musician Myriam Zenzile Makeba aka Mama Afrika, dies of a heart attack at the age of 76 in Castel Volturno, Italy.

2008 (-)  Serial Killer Arthur Shawcross aka The Monster of the Rivers aka The Genesee River Killer, dies of cardiac arrest at the age of 63 in Fallsberg, Albany Medical Center, New York, USA.

2008 (-)  Musician, poet and artist Wannes Willy Cecile Johannes Van de Velde dies of cancer at the age of 71 in Antwerpen, Antwerp, Belgium.

2009 (-)  Spree Killer John Allan Muhammad originally John Allan Williams aka The Beltway Sniper, is executed by lethal injection at the age of 48 in Jarrat Prison, Virginia, USA.

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