Saturday, June 14, 2014

29th year - N° 165 Saturday, 14 June 2014

29th year - N° 165 Saturday, 14 June 2014

14 June / Today's 21 Events:
517 years ago

Tuesday 14th of June 1497

2nd Duke of Gandia Giovanni Borgia, originally Juan de Borja y Cattanei is presumably stabbed to death by his brother Cesare at the age of 22 in Piazza della Giudecca, Rome, Lazio, Italy.

158 years ago They Hanged Her Saintly Billy

Saturday 14th of June 1856

Serial poisoner William Palmer aka The Prince of Poisoners is executed by hanging at the age of 68 in Stafford Goal, Gaol Road, Stafford, Staffordshire, United Kingdom.

Some 30.000 people were present to see Palmer's hanging in public by George Smith.

150 years ago

Tuesday 14th of June 1864

Psychiatrist and neuropathologist Aloysius Alzheimer is born in Marktbreit, Bayern, Germany.

107 years ago

Friday 14th of June 1907

Architect and engineer William Le Baron Jenney aka The Father of the American Skyscraper dies of unknown causes at the age of 75 in Los Angeles, California, United States.

93 years ago

Tuesday 14th of June 1921

52-year-old Serial killer Henri Désiré Landru aka Le Barbe-Bleue de Gambais is moved from Prison de la Sante to await trial in Prison Saint Pierre, Place des Tribunaux, Versailles, Île-de-France, France.

It was Landru's last ride through the streets of Paris.

91 years ago

Thursday 14th of June 1923

Prime Minister of Bulgaria Aleksandar Stamboliyski is tortured and executed by members of the Internal Macedonian Revolutionary Organization after a coup d'état at the age of 44 in Slavovitsa, Pazardzhik, Bulgaria.

Stamboliyski's hand that signed the Treaty of Niš was cut off. His head was sent to Sofia in a box of biscuits.

90 years ago

Saturday 14th of June 1924

Erich de Vries is killed and his meat sold by serial killer Fritz Haarmann aka Der Hannover Werwolf in Celler Straße 27, Hannover, Niedersachsen, Germany.

86 years ago

Thursday 14th of June 1928

Marxist revolutionary, guerrilla leader and military theorist Ernesto Che Guevara is born in Rosario, Santa Fe, Argentina.

83 years ago

Sunday 14th of June 1931

459 die in Saint-Philibert excursion steamer shipwreck in Pointe Saint-Gildas, Préfailles, Pays de la Loire, France.

There were 8 survivors.

81 years ago

Wednesday 14th of June 1933

Writer Jerzy Kosiński, originally Józef Lewinkopf is born in Łódź, Łódź Voivodeship, Poland.

69 years ago

Thursday 14th of June 1945

Artist Jörg Immendorff is born in Bleckede, Niedersachsen, Germany.

68 years ago

Friday 14th of June 1946

Actor Charles Butterworth commits suicide by a car crash at the age of 50 in Sunset Boulevard, Los Angeles, California, United States.

53 years ago

Wednesday 14th of June 1961

Musician Boy George, originally George Alan O'Dowd is born in Barnehurst Hospital, Bexley, Kent, United Kingdom.

52 years ago

Thursday 14th of June 1962

Anna Slesers is sexually assaulted and strangled by serial killer Albert DeSalvo aka The Boston Strangler ake The Measuring Man aka The Green Man in 77 Gainsborough Street, Boston, Massachusetts, United States.

38 years ago

Monday 14th of June 1976

Start of the trial against 40-year-old Multiple murderer Donald Neilson, originally Donald Nappey aka The Black Panther for the kidnapping and murder of Lesley Whittle in Crown Court, St Aldates, Oxford, Oxfordshire, United Kingdom.

34 years ago

Saturday 14th of June 1980

Regina Barthel is stabbed to death by serial killer Michael Wolpert aka Der Neu-Isenburger Frauenmörder in Dietzenbach, Hessen, Germany.

28 years ago

Saturday 14th of June 1986

Ludmilla Liberman is tortured and killed by serial killer Thierry Paulin aka Le Tueur de la Pleine Lune in 61 Avenue General Leclerc, XIVe, Paris, Île-de-France, France.

26 years ago

Tuesday 14th of June 1988

Murderer Edward R. Byrnes is executed by at the age of 28 in Louisiana State Penitentiary, Angola, Louisiana, United States.

Byrne killed 25-year-old service station cashier Roberta Johnson with a hammer during a robbery on 14 August 1984. "I don't know exactly what it is that I can say to y'all. I was planning to rob this woman all along. It was all set up. There were no flaws that I could see. I just attempted to knock her unconscious. It didn't work. She didn't become unconscious. I just kept hitting her until she did."

24 years ago

Thursday 14th of June 1990

Edward Eddie Smith aka The Sheik is drugged, strangled and dismembered by serial killer and cannibal Jeffrey Dahmer aka The Milwaukee Cannibal in Oxford Apartments #213, 924 25th North Street, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, United States.

Dahmer acidified Smith's skeleton; his skull was destroyed unintentionally when placed in the oven in an effort to remove moisture.

20 years ago

Tuesday 14th of June 1994

Composer Henri Enrico Nicola Mancini dies of pancreatic cancer at the age of 70 in Los Angeles, California, United States.

11 years ago The Eyes had it

Saturday 14th of June 2003

Audience lining up to see Club Moral perform live at the presentation of a 10" vinyl release in Crazy Cabaret, Schepenenvijverstraat 2, Gent, Oost-Vlaanderen, Belgium.

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