Saturday, June 4, 2016

31st year - N° 156 Saturday, 4 June 2016

31st year - N° 156 Saturday, 4 June 2016

4 June / Today's 16 Events:
218 years ago

Monday 4th of June 1798

Adventurer, writer and sexual athlete Giacomo Casanova dies of several infections of the genito-urinal system at the age of 73 in Duchcov Chateau, Duchcov, Bohemia, Czechoslovakia.

108 years ago

Thursday 4th of June 1908

Victim of Fritz Haarmann aka Der Hannover Werwolf Wilhelm Apel is born in Hannover, Niedersachsen, Germany.

108 years ago

Thursday 4th of June 1908

Adolf Hitler's half-niece and supposed lover Geli Angela Maria Raubal is born in Linz, Oberösterreich, Austria.

103 years ago

Wednesday 4th of June 1913

41-year-old Heroine of the women's suffrage movement Emily Wilding Davison runs on to the track and attempts to grab the bridle of Anmer, the horse owned by King George V in Epsom Downs, Epsom, Surrey, United Kingdom.

Davison entered the race track in order to attach the Women's Social and Political Union flag to Anmer, so that when the horse crossed the finishing line it would be flying the WSPU flag. Davison died four days later in Epsom Cottage Hospital due to a fractured skull and internal injuries caused by the incident.

92 years ago

Wednesday 4th of June 1924

Actor Dennis William Weaver is born in Joplin, Missouri, United States.

90 years ago

Friday 4th of June 1926

The heaviest human being recorded in the history of the world Robert Earl Hughes is born in Baylis, Illinois, United States.

At the age of six Hughes weighed about 92 kilograms (200 lb); at ten, he weighed 171 kilograms (380 lb). By the time of his death, he weighed almost half a ton.

89 years ago

Saturday 4th of June 1927

30-year-old Doctor and serial killer Marcel André Henri Félix Petiot aka The Triangular Chamber of Death Murderer marries 23-year-old Georgette Valentine Lablais in Seignelay, Yonne, France.

83 years ago

Sunday 4th of June 1933

Serial poisoner Audrey Marie Hilley, originally Audrey Marie Frazier is born in Blue Mountain, Alabama, United States.

74 years ago

Thursday 4th of June 1942

Nazi leader and SS-Gruppenführer Reinhard Tristan Eugen Heydrich dies due to injuries inflicted during an assault by the Czech resistance at the age of 38 in Na Bulovce Hospital, Budínova 67/2, Praha, Bohemia, Czechoslovakia.

As a represaille for Heydrich's death the Nazis murdered all 173 men over 15 years of age of Lidice and destroyed the whole town.

66 years ago

Sunday 4th of June 1950

Singer Dagmar Krause is born in Hamburg, Hamburg, Germany.

54 years ago

Monday 4th of June 1962

Monika Tafel is sexually assaulted and strangled by serial killer Joachim Kroll aka Jockel aka Der Ruhrkannibale in Schwarzen Weg, Walsum, Nordrhein-Westfalen, Germany.

She was found two weeks later in a cornfield during a helicopter search for missing girls.

45 years ago

Friday 4th of June 1971

Marxist philosopher György Lukács, originally Löwinger György Bernát dies of natural causes at the age of 86 in Budapest, Central Hungary, Hungary.

36 years ago

Wednesday 4th of June 1980

Marie-Else Scholte is beaten to death by serial killer Bernd Bopp aka The Hammer Murderer in Ludwigshafen, Rheinland-Pfalz, Germany.

35 years ago

Thursday 4th of June 1981

Suzanne Wagner is abducted and held imprisoned by sex researcher Ulrich Kochwald in Regensburg, Bayern, Germany.

Wagner was locked up as a sex-slave for almost a year.

27 years ago

Sunday 4th of June 1989

575 die in propane and butane pipeline explosion in Asha, Ufa, Chelyabinsk Oblast, Russia.

A highly flammable cloud that was ignited by sparks created by two passenger trains passing each other nearby. Both trains were carrying many children: one was returning from a holiday vacation on the Black Sea and the other was taking children there.

12 years ago The Eyes had it

Friday 4th of June 2004

Impressive bathroom furniture and plumbing in Hôtel Nissim De Camondo, 63 Rue Monceau, VIIIe, Paris, Île-de-France, France.

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