Monday, November 5, 2012

5 November 2005 - John Robert Fowles Dies

1743 (-)  Composer Andreas Benedikt Praelisauer dies at the age of 44 in Italy.

1893 (+)   Designer of coke-bottles and greyhound-buses, Raymond Ferdinand Loewy is born in Paris, France.

1911 (+)   Britain’s official executioner Harry Bernard Allen is born in Denaby Main, Yorkshire, United Kingdom.

1913 (+)   Actress Vivien Lady Olivier Leigh originally Vivien Hartley, is born in Darjeeling, West Bengal, India.

1920 (-)  Cop Killer Emmet Bancroft is executed by hanging at the age of 29 in Oregon, USA.

1931 (+)   Musician Ike Wister Turner is born in Clarksdale, Mississippi, USA.

1938 (+)   Musician Joe Joseph Ira Dassin is born in New York, New York, USA.

1941 (+)   Musician Art Garfunkel is born in New York, New York, USA.

1941 (+)   Actress Elke Sommer is born in Berlin, Germany.

1943 (+)   Writer Sam Shepard is born in Fort Sheridan, Florida, USA.

1946 (+)   Artist Jacques Lizène L’Artiste de la Médiocrité, is born in Ougrée, Liège, Belgium.

1946 (+)   Musician Herman Brood is born in Zwolle, the Netherlands.

1948 (+)   Musician Peter Joseph Andrew Hammill is born in London, Ealing, United Kingdom.

1954 (+)   Victim of Larry Eyler aka The Leather-Boy Killer, Ralph E. Calise is born in the USA.

1955 (-)  Artist Maurice Utrillo dies at the age of 71 in Le Vesinet, Landes, France.

1959 (-)  Murderer Gunther Fritz Erwin Podola is executed by hanging at the age of 30 in London, Wandsworth Prison, United Kingdom.

1964 (x)  33-year-old Serial Killer Albert DeSalvo aka The Boston Strangler, is arrested in Boston, Massachussets, USA.

1969 (-)  John Haught aka Christopher Jesus aka Zero, is presumably killed in a game of Russian Roulette by The Manson Family at the age of 22 in Los Angeles, Venice, 28 Club House Drive, California, USA.

1977 (-)  Lissa Kastin is raped and strangled by The Hillside Stranglers Kenneth Bianchi and Angelo Buono, at the age of 21 in Los Angeles, Glendale, 703 East Colorado Street, California, USA.

1978 (-)  An unidentified boy is raped and shot dead by Henry Lee Lucas aka The Hand of Death, in Round Rock, Texas, USA.

1980 (-)  Teresa Sykes is attacked by Peter Sutcliffe aka The Yorkshire Ripper, at the age of 16 in Huddersfield, United Kingdom.
She survived.

1982 (-)  Actor and filmmaker Jacques Tati originally Jacques Tatischeff, dies at the age of 74 in Paris, France.

1984 (x)  Sixth bomb attack by the Revolutionary Cellules Communistes Combattantes in Brussels, State Police Headquarters, Brabant, Belgium.

1984 (-)  Jeanne Laurent is tortured and killed as fourth victim by Thierry Paulin aka Le Tueur de la Pleine Lune, at the age of 82 in Paris 18th, 7 rue Armand Gauthier, France.

1985 (x)  Twenty-third bomb attack by the Revolutionary Cellules Communistes Combattantes in Charleroi, Harold Manufacterer Bank, Namur, Belgium.

1985 (x)  Twenty-fourth bomb attack by the Revolutionary Cellules Communistes Combattantes in Leuven, Kredietbank, Brabant, Belgium.

1989 (-)  Composer Wladimir Samoylovich Horowitz dies of a heart attack at the age of 86 in NewYork, New York, USA.

1991 (-)  Media tycoon Robert Maxwell originally Jan Ludvik Hoch aka Captain Bob, dies of a heart attack at the age of 68 in Tenerife, outside Los Cristianos harbour, Spain.

1996 (x)  40-year-old Rote Armee Fraktion 3rd Generation member Birgit Elisabeth Hogefeld is sentenced to life imprisonment in Bad Kleinen, Germany.

1997 (-)  Political Philosopher Isaiah Berlin dies at the age of 88 in Oxford, United Kingdom.

1997 (-)  Murderer Aua Lauti is executed by lethal injection at the age of 43 in Huntsville Prison, Texas, USA.

1998 (x)  56-year-old Serial Killer Myra Hindley aka The Moors Murderess, loses an appeal against the government's decision that she must spend the rest of her life in jail in London, United Kingdom.

2005 (-)  Writer John Robert Fowles known for “The Collector”, dies at the age of 79 in Lyme Regis, United Kingdom.

2010 (x)  51-year-old Performance artist Danny Devos aka DDV, performs "Resist Anything - Except Temptation" in Hasselt, Kunstencentrum België, Limburg, Belgium.

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