Saturday, June 7, 2014

29th year - N° 158 Saturday, 7 June 2014

29th year - N° 158 Saturday, 7 June 2014

7 June / Today's 15 Events:
236 years ago

Sunday 7th of June 1778

Men's fashion pioneer Beau George Bryan Brummell is born in London, Greater London, United Kingdom.

171 years ago

Wednesday 7th of June 1843

Poet Friedrich Johann Christian Hölderlin dies of hypochondria at the age of 73 in Tübingen, Baden-Württemberg, Germany.

166 years ago

Wednesday 7th of June 1848

Painter Paul Eugène Henri Gauguin is born in Paris, Île-de-France, France.

110 years ago

Tuesday 7th of June 1904

Victim of Fritz Haarmann aka Der Hannover Werwolf Hans Sonnenfeld is born in Hannover, Niedersachsen, Germany.

97 years ago He Was Nobody Until Someone Loved Him

Thursday 7th of June 1917

Singer and actor Dean Martin, originally Dino Paul Crocetti aka The King of Cool is born in Steubenville, Ohio, United States.

77 years ago

Monday 7th of June 1937

Actress and sex symbol Jean Harlow, originally Harlean Harlow Carpenter aka The Blonde Bombshell dies of cerebral edema at the age of 26 in Good Samaritan Hospital, 1125 Wilshire Boulevard, Los Angeles, California, United States.

There were also rumors that Harlow had died because of alcoholism, a botched abortion, over-dieting, sunstroke, poisoning due to platinum hair dye or various venereal diseases. However medical bulletins, hospital records and testimony of her relatives and friends prove it was kidney disease.

74 years ago He Was not Unusual

Friday 7th of June 1940

Singer Tom Jones, originally Thomas Jones Woodward is born in 57 Kingsland Terrace, Treforest, South Wales, United Kingdom.

67 years ago

Saturday 7th of June 1947

Double murderer George Douglas Lott aka The Fort Worth Courthouse Gunman is born in Okmulgee, Oklahoma, United States.

60 years ago

Monday 7th of June 1954

Mathematician, logician, cryptanalyst, computer scientist and philosopher Alan Mathison Turing aka The Father of Computer Science commits suicide by cyanide poisoning at the age of 42 in Copper Folly, 43 Adlington Road, Wilmslow, Cheshire, United Kingdom.

When Turing's body was discovered, an apple lay half-eaten beside his bed, and although the apple was not tested for cyanide, it was speculated that this was the means by which a fatal dose was consumed. In 1952, Turing was convicted of acts of gross indecency after admitting to a sexual relationship with a man in Manchester. He was placed on probation and required to undergo hormone therapy.

56 years ago

Saturday 7th of June 1958

Musician Prince, originally Prince Rogers Nelson is born in Minneapolis, Minnesota, United States.

49 years ago

Monday 7th of June 1965

Artist Damien Steven Hirst is born in Bristol, South West England, United Kingdom.

48 years ago

Tuesday 7th of June 1966

Artist Jean / Hans Arp dies of unknown causes at the age of 80 in Basel, Basel-Stadt, Switzerland.

29 years ago

Friday 7th of June 1985

23-year-old Serial killer Waldemar Stepinski aka The Doorbell Killer is sentenced to life-imprisonment in Berlin, Berlin, Germany.

15 years ago The Eyes had it

Monday 7th of June 1999

Creative woodworks for Anne-Mie Van Kerckhoven aka AMVK's installation on the occasion of the 'Trattenendosi' exhibition in Zitelle, Antichi Granai, Giudecca 34, Venezia, Veneto, Italy.

1 years ago He Was Stalked by the Morning

Friday 7th of June 2013

Serial killer Richard Ricardo Leyva Muñoz Ramirez aka The Night Stalker dies of complications secondary to B-cell lymphoma at the age of 53 in Marin General Hospital, 250 Bon Air Road, Greenbrae, California, United States.

At 53 years old, Ramirez had been on death row for more than 23 years awaiting execution by the state of California.

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