29th year - N° 31 Friday, 31 January 2014
31 January / Today's 6 Events:
75 years ago
Tuesday 31st of January 1939
Serial killer Jerry Jerome Henry Brudos aka The Lust Killer is born in Webster, South Dakota, United States.
35 years ago
Wednesday 31st of January 1979
50-year-old Serial killer Charles Ray Hatcher aka Evil Incarnate is released from a psychiatric hospital after serving 5 months for sodomising a 16-year-old boy in Norfolk Regional Center, Norfolk, Nebraska, United States.
18 years ago
Wednesday 31st of January 1996
91 die in Central Bank bomb explosion in Central Bank, Colombo, Western Province, Sri Lanka.
Another 1400 people are injured when a commando of the Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam crash a lorry containing about 440 pounds of high explosives through the main gate. The suicide bombers were Raju, Subramanium Vigneswaram aka Kittu and Sivasamy Dharmendra aka Raju.
14 years ago
Monday 31st of January 2000
88 die in Alaska Airlines McDonnell Douglas MD-83 Flight 261 crash in Point Mugu, Anacapa Island, California, United States.
Due to the extreme impact forces, very few bodies were found intact. All occupants were identified using fingerprints, dental records, tattoos, personal items, and anthropological examination.
7 years ago The Eyes had it
Wednesday 31st of January 2007
The neon sign on top of the Central Railway Station in Rotterdam, Zuid-Holland, Netherlands.
5 years ago
Saturday 31st of January 2009
113 die in overturned truck oil spill ignition in Molo, Nakuru, Kenya.
The incident occurred when onlookers attempted to obtain remnants of the spilled fuel for personal use.