Wednesday, September 7, 2016

31st year - N° 251 Wednesday, 7 September 2016

31st year - N° 251 Wednesday, 7 September 2016

7 September / Today's 15 Events:
140 years ago He Was on His Own

Thursday 7th of September 1876

17-year-old Murderer Jesse Harding Pomeroy aka The Teenage Monster is transferred from the Suffolk County Jail in Charlestown State Prison, Charlestown, Massachusetts, United States.

Pomeroy spent 40 years in solitary confinement.

116 years ago

Friday 7th of September 1900

Assassin Giuseppe Zangara is born in Ferruzzano, Calabria, Italy.

107 years ago

Tuesday 7th of September 1909

Film director Elia Kazan, originally Elias Kazantzoglou is born in Istanbul, Marmara, Turkey.

105 years ago

Thursday 7th of September 1911

31-year-old Surrealist writer Guillaume Apollinaire, originally Wilhelm Albert Włodzimierz Apolinary Kostrowicki is arrested and jailed on suspicion of aiding and abetting the theft of the Mona Lisa and a number of Egyptian statuettes from the Louvre in Paris, Île-de-France, France.

Apollinaire was released a week later. The thefts were committed by Vincenzo Peruggia to whom Apollinaire gave shelter and Apollinaire voluntarily surrendered a number of stolen statuettes left behind by him.

96 years ago

Tuesday 7th of September 1920

Several body parts and a charred head, presumed victim(s) of 57-year-old Serial killer and cannibal Karl Friedrich Wilhelm Großmann aka Die Bestie vom Schlesischen Bahnhof are found in Nikolassee, Berlin, Berlin, Germany.

85 years ago

Monday 7th of September 1931

Great Train Robber Bruce Richard Reynolds known for masterminding the 1963 Great Train Robbery is born in Charing Cross Hospital, Hammersmith, London, Greater London, United Kingdom.

80 years ago In Came the Cricket

Monday 7th of September 1936

Singer-songwriter and musician Buddy Holly, originally Charles Hardin Holley is born in Lubbock, Texas, United States.

69 years ago

Sunday 7th of September 1947

Serial poisoner Graham Fredrick Young aka The St. Albans Poisoner is born in Neasden, London, East London, United Kingdom.

68 years ago

Tuesday 7th of September 1948

Murderer Alexander Caruthers aka Gus is born in Houston, Texas, United States.

37 years ago

Friday 7th of September 1979

34-year-old Leading member of the 'Manson Family' Tex Charles Watson marries 20-year-old Kristin Joan Svege on the prison lawn by John S. Milton, pastor of the First Assembly of God Church in Arroyo Grande, in California Men's Colony, San Luis Obispo, California, United States.

Watson and Svege were granted a honeymoon in a trailer on the prison grounds and through conjugal visits the couple managed to have four children. Watson and Svege divorced in 2003.

21 years ago

Thursday 7th of September 1995

Wife of Rudolf Hess Ilse Pröhl dies of unknown causes at the age of 95 in Lilienthal, Niedersachsen, Germany.

Pröhl saw Hess for the last time on 10 May 1941 and on his own wish never visited him in prison. „Es würde ihm der Abschied jedes Mal qualvoller werden."

20 years ago

Saturday 7th of September 1996

25-year-old Rapper Tupac Shakur aka 2Pac is shot twice in the chest, pelvis, and his right hand and thigh in a drive-by shooting in East Flamingo Road and Koval Lane intersection, Las Vegas, Nevada, United States.

Shakur died of internal bleeding six days later. The murder remains unsolved.

17 years ago The Eyes had it

Tuesday 7th of September 1999

A girl on a bus in Singapore, Singapore.

10 years ago

Thursday 7th of September 2006

The California Board of Prison Terms denies parole to 57-year-old Manson Family member Leslie Louise Van Houten aka Lulu in California Institution for Women, Chino, California, United States.

It was Van Houten's 16th unsuccessful application.

6 years ago

Tuesday 7th of September 2010

The Criminal Court denies parole to 55-year-old Murderer Mark David Chapman aka The Man Who Shot John Lennon in Manhattan, New York, New York, United States.

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