Friday, October 28, 2016

31st year - N° 302 Friday, 28 October 2016

31st year - N° 302 Friday, 28 October 2016

28 October / Today's 10 Events:
550 years ago

Sunday 28th of October 1466

Humanist and theologian Desiderius Roterodamus Erasmus is born in Rotterdam, Zuid-Holland, Netherlands.

121 years ago

Monday 28th of October 1895

Start of the trial against 34-year-old Serial killer Henry Howard Holmes, originally Herman Webster Mudgett aka The Torture Doctor for the murder of the Pitezel children in the Court of Oyer and Terminer in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States.

Holmes gave various contradictory accounts of his life, claiming initially innocence and later that he was possessed by Satan.

118 years ago

Friday 28th of October 1898

29-year-old Serial killer Joseph Vacher aka L'Eventreur du Sud-Est is sentenced to death in Bourg-en-Bresse, Rhône-Alpes, France.

Vacher was sentenced for the murder of Victor Portalier only.

113 years ago He Was Born in Great Haste Before Dr Andrews Could Arrive

Wednesday 28th of October 1903

Writer Evelyn Arthur St. John Waugh is born in Hillfield Road, Hampstead, London, Greater London, United Kingdom.

107 years ago

Thursday 28th of October 1909

Artist Francis Bacon is born in 63 Lower Baggot Street, Dublin, Leinster, Ireland.

62 years ago

Thursday 28th of October 1954

Start of the trial against 54-year-old Murderess Styllou Pantopiou Christofi for murder of her 36-year-old daughter-in-law Hella Christofis, in Old Bailey Criminal Court, London, Greater London, United Kingdom.

49 years ago

Saturday 28th of October 1967

Actress Julia Roberts is born in Smyrna, Georgia, United States.

29 years ago

Wednesday 28th of October 1987

Surrealist artist André Aimé-René Masson dies of natural causes at the age of 91 in Paris, Île-de-France, France.

10 years ago The Eyes had it

Saturday 28th of October 2006

The one and only official band photo of Bum Collar depicting Mauro Pawlowski, Paul Mennes, Anne-Mie Van Kerckhoven and Danny Devos in Fundação De Serralves, Porto, Norte, Portugal.

8 years ago

Tuesday 28th of October 2008

Double murderer Michitoshi Kuma is executed by hanging at the age of 70 in Fukuoka Detention Center, Fukuoka, Kyushu, Japan.

Kuma was hanged for the kidnapping and murder of two 7-year-old girls on 20 February 1992 in Iizuka, Fukuoka Prefecture.

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