Saturday, January 2, 2016

31st year - N° 2 Saturday, 2 January 2016

31st year - N° 2 Saturday, 2 January 2016

2 January / Today's 13 Events:
124 years ago

Saturday 2nd of January 1892

42-year-old Writer Guy Henri René Albert de Maupassant tries to commit suicide by cutting his throat in Paris, Île-de-France, France.

83 years ago

Monday 2nd of January 1933

Conceptual artist On Kawara is born in Kariya, Chūbu, Japan.

78 years ago

Sunday 2nd of January 1938

Serial killer Ian Brady, originally Ian Duncan Stewart aka The Moors Murderers (with Myra Hindley) is born in Rottenrow Maternity Hospital, Glasgow, Scotland, United Kingdom.

74 years ago

Friday 2nd of January 1942

Joachim Guschinow is murdered by doctor and serial killer Marcel Petiot aka The Triangular Chamber of Death Murderer in 21 Rue Le Sueur, XVIe, Paris, Île-de-France, France.

65 years ago

Tuesday 2nd of January 1951

33-year-old Carl Mosser, his 29-year-old wife Thelma, 7-year-old Ronald Dean, 5-year-old Gary Carl, 3-year-old Pamela Sue and the family dog are shot dead by 23-year-old Spree killer Billy William Edward Cook aka Billy Boy Cockeyed Cook in Tulsa, Oklahoma, United States.

Cook forced them to drive around at gunpoint for 72 hours in the midwest. Their bodies were dumped in a mine shaft near Joplin, Missouri.

64 years ago

Wednesday 2nd of January 1952

Musician Patrick Miller aka Minimal Man is born in Glendale, California, United States.

63 years ago

Friday 2nd of January 1953

Kathleen Maloney is raped and strangled by serial killer John Christie aka The Strangler of 10 Rillington Place in 10 Rillington Place, London, Greater London, United Kingdom.

48 years ago

Tuesday 2nd of January 1968

59-year-old Dentist Philip Blaiberg becomes the second man to have a heart transplant in Groote Schuur Hospital, Cape Town, Cape Province, South Africa.

Blaiberg lived nineteen months with his new heart.

42 years ago

Wednesday 2nd of January 1974

28-year-old Serial killer Jürgen Bartsch, originally Karl-Heinz Sadrozinski aka Der Kirmesmörder marries 24-year-old Gisela Deike in Landeskrankenhaus Eickelborn, Eickelbornstraße, Lippstadt, Nordrhein-Westfalen, Germany.

37 years ago

Tuesday 2nd of January 1979

Start of the trial against 29-year-old Serial killer and cannibal Richard Trenton Chase aka The Vampire of Sacramento in San Jose, California, United States.

35 years ago

Friday 2nd of January 1981

35-year-old Serial killer Peter William Sutcliffe aka The Yorkshire Ripper is arrested with prostitute Olivia Reivers in Light Trades House, Melbourne Avenue, Sheffield, South Yorkshire, United Kingdom.

29 years ago

Friday 2nd of January 1987

Deborah Dudley is abducted and held imprisoned by serial killer Gary Heidnik aka The Cellar of Horror Murderer in 3520 North Marshall Street, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States.

Dudley was fatally electrocuted on 18 March 1987 and Heidnik disposed of her body in the New Jersey Pine Barrens.

16 years ago The Eyes had it

Sunday 2nd of January 2000

The Wai Kru before a Muay Thai fight at Ratchadamnoen Stadium in Bangkok, Central Thailand, Thailand.

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