Tuesday, March 1, 2016

31st year - N° 61 Tuesday, 1 March 2016

31st year - N° 61 Tuesday, 1 March 2016

1 March / Today's 17 Events:
153 years ago

Sunday 1st of March 1863

Meriora Gillibrand aka Mr. Hawarden dies of a lung disease at the age of 58 in Ligneuville, Liège, Belgium.

137 years ago

Saturday 1st of March 1879

Prime Minister of Bulgaria Aleksandar Stamboliyski is born in Slavovitsa, Pazardzhik, Bulgaria.

123 years ago

Wednesday 1st of March 1893

Poet and Lesbian Rights pioneer Mercedes de Acosta is born in New York City, New York, United States.

84 years ago the German Got the Baby

Tuesday 1st of March 1932

Charles Augustus Lindbergh Jr. is snatched from his crib by kidnapper Bruno Hauptmann in Lindbergh Family Home, East Amwell, New Jersey, United States.

The body of Lindbergh Jr. was found two months later in a township nearby.

78 years ago

Tuesday 1st of March 1938

Writer, poet, journalist and soldier Gabriele D'Annunzio aka Principe di Montenevoso aka The High Priest of Erotica dies of a stroke at the age of 75 in Vittoriale Degli Italiani, Via Vittoriale, Gardone Riviera, Lombardia, Italy.

72 years ago

Wednesday 1st of March 1944

Musician Roger Harry Daltrey is born in Hammersmith, London, Greater London, United Kingdom.

65 years ago

Thursday 1st of March 1951

Member of the Rote Armee Fraktion Susanne Albrecht is born in Hamburg, Hamburg, Germany.

63 years ago

Sunday 1st of March 1953

Waymon Wood dies of Spontaneous Human Combustion in Bypass Route 291, Greenville, South Carolina, United States.

Wood was sitting in the front seat of his closed car, the windscreen had bubbled from the heat, but the tank of petrol, still half full, was not burned.

58 years ago

Saturday 1st of March 1958

Artist Giacomo Balla dies of unknown causes at the age of 87 in Rome, Lazio, Italy.

58 years ago

Saturday 1st of March 1958

33-year-old Satan worshipper and serial rapist Edward John Louis Paisnel aka The Beast of Jersey assaults a 20-year-old unidentified woman in Trinity, Jersey, United Kingdom.

55 years ago

Wednesday 1st of March 1961

24-year-old Horst Otto is sentenced to eight years imprisonment for the murder of Manuela Knodt in Essen, Nordrhein-Westfalen, Germany.

Knodt was actually killed by Joachim Kroll aka Jockel aka Der Ruhrkannibale. Otto was released from prison on 3 April 1965.

46 years ago

Sunday 1st of March 1970

Serial killer, child rapist and cannibal Alexander Nikolayevich Spesivtsev aka The Siberian Tiger is born in Novokuznetsk, Kemerovo Oblast, Russia.

43 years ago

Thursday 1st of March 1973

Victim of Jeffrey Dahmer aka The Milwaukee Cannibal James Doxtator is born in West Allis, Wisconsin, United States.

40 years ago

Monday 1st of March 1976

30-year-old Serial killer Ted Theodore Robert Bundy aka The Only Living Witness is found guilty of the abduction of Carol DaRonch in Metropolitan Hall of Justice, 400 South 300 East, Salt Lake City, Utah, United States.

35 years ago

Sunday 1st of March 1981

27-year-old Irish republican hunger striker Bobby Robert Gerard Sands, originally Roibeárd Gearóid Ó Seachnasaigh starts hungerstriking in Maze Prison, Lisburn, Northern Ireland, United Kingdom.

Sands decided that other prisoners should join the strike at staggered intervals to maximise publicity with prisoners steadily deteriorating successively over several months. The hunger strike centred on five demands: the right not to wear a prison uniform; the right not to do prison work; the right of free association with other prisoners, and to organise educational and recreational pursuits; the right to one visit, one letter and one parcel per week; full restoration of remission lost through the protest. Sands died on 5 M ay 1981 in Maze Prison Hospital after 66 days of hunger-striking.

12 years ago The Eyes had it

Monday 1st of March 2004

Anne-Mie Van Kerckhoven receiving the Cultural Prize 2004 of the Flemish Government in Bourla, Komedieplaats, Antwerpen, Antwerpen, Belgium.

2 years ago

Saturday 1st of March 2014

Film director Alain Resnais dies of unknown causes at the age of 92 in Paris, Île-de-France, France.

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