Friday, November 9, 2012

9 November 1974 - Holger Meins Dies

1841 (+)   King Edward VII is born in London, Buckingham Palace, United Kingdom.

1888 (-)  Mary Kelly is killed by throatcutting as sixth victim by Jack the Ripper at the age of 25 in London, Miller’s Court, Dorset street, United Kingdom.
Her ears, nose and breasts are cut off, kidneys and heart ripped out and placed on a table by the side of the bed, her uterus was removed, and pieces of flesh hung from nails on the walls.

1910 (+)   President of Germany’s Superior Court of Justice Judge Günter von Drenkmann is born in Berlin, Germany.

1918 (+)   Politician Spiro Agnew is born in Towson, Maryland, USA.

1918 (-)  Writer Guillaume Apollinaire originally Wilhelm Appolinaris Albertus Kostrowitsky, dies at the age of 38 in Paris, France.

1922 (+)   Actress Dorothy Jean Dandridge is born in Cleveland, Ohio, USA.

1934 (+)   Futurologist Carl Edward Sagan is born in New York, New York, USA.

1938 (-)  German ambassador Ernst vom Rath dies after being shot in the stomach two days earlier by 17-year-old jew Herschel Grynszpan at the age of 29 in Paris, France.

1942 (-)  Serial Killer Edward Joseph Leonski aka The Singing Strangler, is executed by hanging at the age of 24 in Melbourne, Pentridge Prison, Victoria, Australia.

1946 (-)  H. is killed and mutilated by Rudolf Pleil aka Der Großten Todmacher, at the age of 25 in Trappstadt, Germany.

1953 (-)  Poet Dylan Marlais Thomas dies of respiratory insufficiency due to a fury in delirium tremens at the age of 39 in New York, New York, USA.

1956 (+)   Multiple Murderer WIlliam James ‘Flip’ Williams is born in Ohio, USA.

1963 (x)   163 Die in 3 train collision in Yokohama, Japan.
2 trains crashed into a derailed one.

1963 (x)   446 Die in coal-mine explosion in Omutu, Japan.

1965 (-)  Protester Roger Allen LaPorte commits suicide by self-immolation at the age of 22 in New York, United Nations building, New York, USA.
He was protesting the US involvement in the war in Vietnam.

1969 (x)  Serial Killer Zodiac writes a 7-page letter to the San Francisco Chronicle in San Francisco, California, USA.

1970 (-)  President of France Charles André Joseph Marie De Gaulle dies at the age of 80 in Colombey-les-Deux-Eglises, La Boisserie, France.

1971 (x)  46-year-old Mass murderer John Emil List kills his 85-year-old mother Alma, his 45-year-old wife Helen and his children 16-year-old Patricia, 15-year-old John and 13-year-old Frederick in Bay City, Michigan, USA.
He remained at large for 18 years under a new identity.

1974 (-)  Founding member of the Rote Armee Fraktion, Holger Meins dies due to a hungerstrike in prison at the age of 33 in Wittlich, Germany.
With his 183cm he only weighed 39kgs at the time of his death.

1977 (x)  Industrial Walter Michael Palmes is kidnapped by the German Stadtguerilla group Rote Armee Fraktion in Vienna, Austria.
He was released after the payment of 4,5 million Deutsche Mark.

1977 (-)  Jane King is raped and strangled by The Hillside Stranglers Kenneth Bianchi and Angelo Buono, at the age of 28 in Los Angeles, Glendale, 703 East Colorado Street, California, USA.

1980 (-)  Kim Peterson is abducted, molested and killed by Arthur Bishop at the age of 11 in Salt Lake City, Utah, USA.

1981 (-)  Karin Franck is attacked and raped by Thomas Rath aka The Devil’s Moor Murderer, at the age of 17 in Bremen, Germany.
She survived.

1984 (-)  Maria Mico-Diaz is tortured and killed as seventh victim by Thierry Paulin aka Le Tueur de la Pleine Lune, at the age of 75 in Paris 18th, 27 rude de Trois-Frères, France.

1991 (-)  Actor Yves Montand originally Ivo Levi, dies of a heart attack at the age of 70 in Senlis, Oise, France.

1994 (-)  Elsa Benady is raped and stabbed to death by Guy Georges aka Le Tueur de la Bastille, at the age of 22 in Paris, France.

1996 (x)  37-year-old Performance artist Danny Devos aka DDV, performs "The Performance Jan Hoet Never Saw" at De Rode Poort in Gent, Museum for Contemporary Art, East Flanders, Belgium.

2000 (-)  Murderer Michael E. Sexton is executed by lethal injection at the age of 34 in Raleigh State Prison, North Carolina, USA.

2000 (-)  Murderer Miguel Angel Flores is executed by lethal injection in Huntsville Prison, Texas, USA.

2004 (-)  Historian and author Iris Chang commits suicide by a shot through the head at the age of 36 in her car on a road south of San Francisco, California, USA.
In 1997 she published a graphic account of the 1937 Japanese Invasion of China. She suffered from a depression after a lot of people would come to her with stories of unhappiness, atrocities and violence.

2004 (-)  Murderer Demarco Markeith McCullum is executed by lethal injection in Huntsville Prison, Texas, USA.

2005 (-)  Murderer Charles Daniel Thacker is executed by lethal injection at the age of 37 in Huntsville Prison, Texas, USA.
For his final meal he ordered two double cheeseburgers, french fries with ketchup, onion rings, fajitas, two Mountain Dews, two Coca-Colas, two Dr. Peppers, guacamole dip with tortilla chips, four slices of pepperoni pizza, one chocolate chip, two slices of double chocolate cake and two pints of ice cream.

2005 (-)  The First Western Female Suicide Bomber Muriel Degauque aka Maryam, commits suicide by driving a Kia Sephia car bomb into a US military convoy at the age of 36 in Tarmiya, Iraq.

2007 (x)  57-year-old Attempted assassin Arthur Herman Bremer is released from prison after 35 years of incarceration for the attempted assassination of presidential candidate George Wallace in Hagerstown, Maryland, USA.

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