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30th year - N° 234 Saturday, 22 August 2015

30th year - N° 234 Saturday, 22 August 2015

22 August / Today's 13 Events:
153 years ago

Friday 22nd of August 1862

Composer Claude Achille Debussy is born in 38 Rue au Pain, Île-de-France, France.

124 years ago

Saturday 22nd of August 1891

Artist Jacques Lipchitz, originally Chaim Jacob Lipschitz is born in Dzūkija, Lithuania.

113 years ago War Sie ein Blaues Licht

Friday 22nd of August 1902

Dancer, actress, film director and photographer Leni Helene Bertha Amalie Riefenstahl is born in Berlin, Berlin, Germany.

107 years ago He Was in the Picture

Saturday 22nd of August 1908

Photographer Henri Cartier-Bresson aka The Master of Candid Photography is born in Seine-et-Marne, France.

95 years ago

Sunday 22nd of August 1920

Science fiction writer Ray Douglas Bradbury known for Fahrenheit 451 is born in Waukegan, Illinois, United States.

87 years ago

Wednesday 22nd of August 1928

Composer Karlheinz Stockhausen is born in Burg Mödrath, Nordrhein-Westfalen, Germany.

87 years ago

Wednesday 22nd of August 1928

58-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 arrested for petty larceny in Manhattan, New York, New York, United States.

63 years ago

Friday 22nd of August 1952

Musician Peter Ravenscroft Laughner is born in Cleveland, Ohio, United States.

50 years ago

Sunday 22nd of August 1965

Hermann Schmitz is stabbed to death by serial killer Joachim Kroll aka Jockel aka Der Ruhrkannibale in Großenbaum, Duisburg, Nordrhein-Westfalen, Germany.

Schmitz' girlfriend Marion Veen escaped unharmed.

48 years ago

Tuesday 22nd of August 1967

Yukiko Okada, originally Kayo Satō aka Yukko is born in Chūbu, Japan.

39 years ago

Sunday 22nd of August 1976

Lutheran pastor Oskar Brüsewitz known for his protest against the repression of religion in the Communist state of East Germany dies of of his severe burns due to his self-immolation on 18 August 1976 in front of his church at the age of 47 in Michaeliskirche, Michaeliskirchhof 9, Zeitz, Sachsen-Anhalt, Germany.

On the day of his protest suicide Brüsewitz carried pamphlets accusing the communists of repression. "Funkspruch an alle: Die Kirche in der DDR klagt den Kommunismus an! Wegen Unterdrückung in Schulen an Kindern und Jugendlichen."

26 years ago His Soul Lived Forever

Tuesday 22nd of August 1989

Founder of the Black Panther Party Huey Percy Newton is fatally shot by 24-year-old Black Guerilla Family member Tyrone Robinson at the age of 47 in 1400 Block, 9th Street, Oakland, California, United States.

Newton's last words as he stood facing his killer were "You can kill my body, but you can't kill my soul. My soul will live forever!"

24 years ago

Thursday 22nd of August 1991

Murderer Derick Lynn Peterson is executed by Old Sparky at the age of 30 in Mecklenburg Correctional Center, Boydton, Virginia, United States.

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