Saturday, November 3, 2012

3 November 1957 - Wilhelm Reich Dies

1718 (+)   4th Earl of Sandwich and inventor of the sandwich John Montagu is born in United Kingdom.

1783 (-)  Highwayman John Austin is executed by hanging in London, Tyburn Tree, United Kingdom.
It was the last public hanging at Tyburn.

1793 (-)  Feminist Olympe de Gouges originally Marie Gouze, is executed by the Guillotine at the age of 44 in Paris, France.

1795 (+)   11th president of the USA James Knox Polk is born in Pineville, North Carolina, USA.

1881 (-)  Arend De Hees is poisoned by Maria Swanenburg aka Goeie Mie, in Leiden, the Netherlands.

1889 (+)   Composer Reszoe Seress aka Rudi, originally Spitzer, is born in Budapest, Hungary.
His song 'Szomorú Vasárnap (Gloomy Sunday)' sparked a worldwide wave of suicides in 1933.

1901 (+)   Fourth King of Belgium Leopold III originally Filips Karel Albert Meinrad Hubertus Maria Miguel Von Saksen-Coburg-Gotha, is born in Brussels, Brabant, Belgium.

1901 (+)   Writer and politician André Malraux originally André Berger, is born in Paris, France.

1914 (-)  Writer Georg Trakl commits suicide by an overdose of cocaïne at the age of 27 in Krakow, Poland.

1922 (+)   Actor Charles Bronson originally Charles Dennis Buchinski, is born in Ehrenfeld, Pennsylvania, USA.

1954 (+)   Musician Adam Ant is born in London, United Kingdom.

1954 (-)  Artist Henri Emile Benoit Matisse dies of a heart attack at the age of 84 in Cimiez, Alpes-Maritimes, France.

1957 (-)  Psychoanalist and pioneer of sexual freedom Wilhelm Reich dies of heart failure at the age of 60 in Lewisburg, Federal Penitentiary, Pennsylvania, USA.

1957 (x)   Laika becomes the first dog in space, in a Sputnik 2.

1982 (x)   Over 1000 Die in fuel tanker and munitions truck collision and fire in Salang, Afghanistan.

1983 (-)  Simone Newin is strangled by Michael Wolpert aka The Strong Sex Drive, at the age of 22 in Offenbach, Germany.

1984 (-)  Lisa McVey is abducted and repeatedly raped for 26 hours by Bobby Long aka Bound to Die, at the age of 17 in Tampa, Waters Avenue, Florida, USA.
She survived.

1988 (-)  Murderer Donald G. Franklin is executed by lethal injection in Huntsville, Texas, USA.

1993 (-)  Inventor Léon Theremin originally Lev Sergeyevich Termen, dies at the age of 97 in Moscow, Russia.

1996 (-)  Military Ruler Jean Bédel Salah Eddine Ahmed Bokassa dies of a heart attack at the age of 75 in Moyen-Congo.

1998 (-)  Designer Bob Kane aka The Father of Batman, dies at the age of 83 in Los Angeles, California, USA.

1998 (x)  36-year-old Serial Killer Wayne Adam Ford aka The Breast Severer, walks into a police station, pulls a severed breast in a ziplock bag out of his pocket and confesses to four murders in Eureka, California, USA.

2003 (x)  35-year-old Serial Killer Yang Xinhai is arrested in Hebei, China.
He is suspected of killing 67 people.

2005 (-)  Child murderer Melvin Wayne White is executed by lethal injection at the age of 55 in Huntsville Prison, Texas, USA.

2005 (-)  Founder of Burda magazine Aenne Burda originally Anna Magdalene Lemminger, dies of natural causes at the age of 96 in Offenburg, Germany.

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