Saturday, June 21, 2014

29th year - N° 172 Saturday, 21 June 2014

29th year - N° 172 Saturday, 21 June 2014

21 June / Today's 15 Events:
1012 years ago

Tuesday 21st of June 1002

Leo IX, originally Bruno of Egisheim-Dagsburg is born in Eguisheim, Alsace, France.

637 years ago

Sunday 21st of June 1377

King of England Edward III dies of a stroke at the age of 65 in Sheen Palace, Richmond upon Thames, Surrey, United Kingdom.

487 years ago

Wednesday 21st of June 1527

Political philosopher and poet Niccolò di Bernardo dei Machiavelli aka The Prince dies of unknown causes at the age of 58 in Sant'Andrea in Percussina, Toscana, Italy.

123 years ago

Sunday 21st of June 1891

Structural engineer and architect Pier Luigi Nervi known for his innovative use of reinforced concrete is born in Sondrio, Lombardia, Italy.

109 years ago

Wednesday 21st of June 1905

Writer, philosopher, political activist and critic Jean-Paul Charles Aymard Sartre is born in Paris, Île-de-France, France.

106 years ago

Sunday 21st of June 1908

Composer Nikolai Andreyevich Rimsky-Korsakov dies of angina pectoris at the age of 64 in Luga, Pskov Oblast, Russia.

79 years ago

Friday 21st of June 1935

Writer Françoise Sagan, originally Françoise Quoirez is born in Cajarc, Midi-Pyrénées, France.

68 years ago

Friday 21st of June 1946

Margery Aimee Brownell Gardner, originally Margery Wheat is tortured and suffocated by sex killer Neville Heath aka The Sadistic Romeo in Pembridge Court Hotel, 34 Pembridge Gardens, Notting Hill, London, Greater London, United Kingdom.

There were 17 lash marks on Gardner's body, her nipples had been savagely bitten, and an instrument had been inserted into her vagina.

44 years ago

Sunday 21st of June 1970

Members of die Rote Armee Fraktion aka Baader-Meinhof Gruppe Ulrike Meinhof, Andreas Baader and Gudrun Ensslin fly to Beirut in Flughafen Berlin Schönefeld, Berlin, Berlin, Germany.

From Beirut they moved on via Syria to Amman in Jordan to get a terrorist training at an 'El Fatah' camp.

39 years ago

Saturday 21st of June 1975

24-year-old Serial killer Gerald Eugene Stano, originally Paul Zeininger aka Blind Fury marries 22-year-old hairdresser Mickey Michalina Gionfriddo in Prince of Peace Catholic Church, 600 S Nova Rd, Ormond Beach, Florida, United States.

35 years ago

Thursday 21st of June 1979

Musician, poet and occultist Angus MacLise known from The Velvet Underground dies of starvation and pulmonary tuberculosis at the age of 41 in Kathmandu, Bagmati, Nepal.

33 years ago

Sunday 21st of June 1981

23-year-old Serial killer Wayne Williams aka The Atlanta Child Murderer is arrested while giving a press-conference proclaiming his innocence in Atlanta, Georgia, United States.

32 years ago

Monday 21st of June 1982

27-year-old Would-be assassin John Warnock Hinckley known for his obsession with Jody Foster is found not guilty by reason of insanity and confined to St. Elizabeths Hospital in Washington, District of Columbia, United States.

11 years ago

Saturday 21st of June 2003

Writer Leon Marcus Uris dies of a heart attack at the age of 79 in Shelter Island, New York, United States.

7 years ago The Eyes had it

Thursday 21st of June 2007

Neon lights on a restaurant in Lausanne, Vaud, Switzerland.

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