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30th year - N° 84 Wednesday, 25 March 2015

30th year - N° 84 Wednesday, 25 March 2015

25 March / Today's 14 Events:
124 years ago

Wednesday 25th of March 1891

Writer Filip De Pillecyn is born in Plezantstraat, Hamme aan de Durme, Oost-Vlaanderen, Belgium.

104 years ago

Saturday 25th of March 1911

146 die in Triangle Shirtwaist Factory fire in Triangle Shirtwaist Factory, Greene Street and Washington Place, Manhattan, New York, New York, United States.

A large crowd of bystanders gathered on the street, witnessing 62 people jumping or falling to their deaths from the burning building.

104 years ago

Saturday 25th of March 1911

Nightclub operator Jack Ruby, originally Jacob Leon Rubenstein is born in Chicago, Illinois, United States.

94 years ago

Friday 25th of March 1921

Actress Simone Signoret, originally Simone Henriette Charlotte Kaminker is born in Wiesbaden, Nordrhein-Westfalen, Germany.

80 years ago

Monday 25th of March 1935

65-year-old Serial killer, child rapist and cannibal Albert Hamilton Howard Fish aka The Cannibal aka The Werewolf of Wysteria aka The Moon Maniac is sentenced to die in the Electric Chair in Westchester County Courthouse, White Plains, New York, United States.

69 years ago

Monday 25th of March 1946

Serial killer Gerard John Schaefer is born in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, United States.

Schaefer's actual birth place is unknown.

68 years ago

Tuesday 25th of March 1947

111 die in No. 5 coal mine dust explosion in Centralia, Illinois, United States.

58 years ago

Monday 25th of March 1957

The poem 'Howl' by 31-year-old Beat poet Allen Irwin Ginsberg being imported from the printer in London is seized by customs as obscene in San Francisco, California, United States.

31 years ago

Sunday 25th of March 1984

35-year-old Murderer Peter Carlier attempts to escape from prison by keeping the director as a hostage in Leuven Centraal, Geldenaaksevest 64, Leuven, Vlaams-Brabant, Belgium.

Carlier surrenders when his accomplice Andreino Fabris is shot dead by police snipers.

28 years ago

Wednesday 25th of March 1987

44-year-old Serial killer Gary Michael Heidnik aka The Cellar of Horror Murderer is arrested in 3520 North Marshall Street, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States.

25 years ago

Sunday 25th of March 1990

87 die in Happy Land unlicensed social club fire in Happy Land, 1959 Southern Boulevard, Bronx, New York, New York, United States.

The evening of the fire, unemployed Cuban refugee Julio González had argued with his former girlfriend Lydia Feliciano, a coat check girl at the Happy Land, urging her to quit. She claimed that she had had enough of him and did not want anything to do with him anymore. González tried to fight back into the club but was ejected by the bouncer. González returned to the establishment with a plastic container of gasoline. He spread the fuel on a staircase, the only access into the club, and then ignited the gasoline. González was charged with 174 counts of murder - two for each victim - and was found guilty on 87 counts of arson and 87 counts of murder on 19 August 1991. For each count he received the sentence maximum of 25 years to life (a total of 4,350 years).

9 years ago The Eyes had it

Saturday 25th of March 2006

A bright lit corridor in a U-Bahn station in Berlin, Berlin, Germany.

8 years ago

Sunday 25th of March 2007

58-year-old Member of the Rote Armee Fraktion and Sozialistisches Patientenkollektiv Brigitte Margret Ida Mohnhaupt is released from prison after 24 years in Zuchthaus, Aichach, Bayern, Germany.

Mohnhaupt was the longest ever imprisoned member of the Rote Armee Fraktion.

5 years ago The Eyes had it

Thursday 25th of March 2010

Spring time on our back terrace in Oudstrijdersstraat 35, Borgerhout, Antwerpen, Antwerpen, Belgium.

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