Friday, January 13, 2017

32nd year - N° 13 Friday, 13 January 2017

32nd year - N° 13 Friday, 13 January 2017

13 January / Today's 19 Events:
151 years ago

Saturday 13th of January 1866

Occult teacher George Ivanovich Gurdjieff is born in Alexandropol, Shirak, Armenia.

The exact date of Gurdjieff's birth remains unknown – conjectures range from 1866 to 1877.

109 years ago

Monday 13th of January 1908

171 die in Rhoads Opera House fire in Rhoads Opera House, South Washington Street and East Philadelphia Avenue, Boyertown, Pennsylvania, United States.

Nearly 400 people had packed an opera house to watch or perform in a play called 'The Scottish Reformation'. The fire wiped out about 10 percent of the town population.

108 years ago

Wednesday 13th of January 1909

Communist and presumed arsonist Marinus Van der Lubbe known for the Reichstag fire is born in Leiden, Zuid-Holland, Netherlands.

98 years ago

Monday 13th of January 1919

Marie-Thérèse Marchadier aka La Belle Mytèse is murdered by serial killer Henri Désiré Landru aka Le Barbe-Bleue de Gambais in l'Ermitage, Allée des Tilleuls et la Roserale, Gambais, Île-de-France, France.

To Marchadier, Landru was known as Lucien Guillet. She was his last victim. Her three dogs were found strangled in the garden.

89 years ago

Friday 13th of January 1928

Serial killer Earle Leonard Nelson aka The Gorilla Murderer is executed by hanging at the age of 31 in Vaughan Street Jail, 444 York Avenue, Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada.

76 years ago

Monday 13th of January 1941

Poet and writer James Augustine Aloysius Joyce dies of a malignal duodenal tumor at the age of 59 in Zürich, Zürich, Switzerland.

On 11 January 1941 Joyce underwent surgery for a perforated ulcer. While he at first improved, he relapsed the following day and despite several transfusions fell into a coma. Joyce awoke at 2 a.m. on 13 January and asked for a nurse to call his wife and son before losing consciousness again. They were still on their way when Joyce died 15 minutes later.

76 years ago

Monday 13th of January 1941

Lotte Marlow is assaulted by serial killer Paul Ogorzow aka Der Schnell-Bahn Mörder in Berlin, Berlin, Germany.

Marlow survived.

74 years ago

Wednesday 13th of January 1943

Allen M. Small dies of Spontaneous Human Combustion at the age of 52 in Deer Island, Maine, United States.

The carpet beneath Small's body was scorched but there was no other sign of fire in the house. Small's pipe was unlit and on a shelf and his stove lids were all still in place.

73 years ago

Thursday 13th of January 1944

47-year-old Doctor and serial killer Marcel André Henri Félix Petiot aka The Triangular Chamber of Death Murderer is released from prison by the French Gestapo in Prison de Fresnes, Fresnes, Val-de-Marne, France.

Petiot paid a bond of 100.000 Francs for his release.

71 years ago

Sunday 13th of January 1946

Serial killer Michel Bellen aka The Strangler of the Left Bank is born in Antwerpen, Antwerpen, Belgium.

59 years ago

Monday 13th of January 1958

31-year-old Serial killer Peter Thomas Anthony Manuel aka The Monster in Human Shape aka The Beast of Birkenshaw is arrested in Glasgow, Scotland, United Kingdom.

49 years ago

Saturday 13th of January 1968

36-year-old Singer-songwriter Johnny R. Cash aka The Man in Black plays live in Folsom State Prison, Represa, Folsom, California, United States.

Cash performed two shows at Folsom. The resulting album consisted of fifteen tracks from the first show and two tracks from the second.

42 years ago

Monday 13th of January 1975

Lesley Whittle is kidnapped and killed by multiple murderer Donald Neilson aka The Black Panther in Beech Croft, Bridgnorth Road, Highley, Shropshire, United Kingdom.

Neilson then drove Whittle to Bathpool Park in Kidsgrove, Staffordshire. There he forced her down into the drainage shaft of the nearby reservoir. Inside the shaft he placed a hood over her head, removed the dressing gown leaving her naked and then tethered her to the side of the shaft by a wire noose. There was a mattress and a sleeping bag. On 6 March 1975 police found Whittle's body hanging from a steel wire only 180mm from the bottom of the 6m deep shaft.

37 years ago

Sunday 13th of January 1980

21-year-old Performance artist Danny Devos aka DDV performs 'Happy Star/Nominette' in 't Fabrieksken, Burchtstraat 20, Aalst, Oost-Vlaanderen, Belgium.

During a concert by the band 'Happy Star/Nominette', I rolled violently through a heap of flour and screamed as loud as I could in a microphone until I was exhausted.

36 years ago

Tuesday 13th of January 1981

52-year-old Serial killer Charles Ray Hatcher aka Evil Incarnate is arrested under the name of Richard Clark, following a knife fight in Des Moines, Iowa, United States.

35 years ago

Wednesday 13th of January 1982

78 die in Air Florida Boeing 737-222 Flight 90 crash in 14th Street Bridge, Virginia, United States.

Five people survived.

33 years ago

Friday 13th of January 1984

33-year-old Serial killer Gerald Eugene Stano, originally Paul Zeininger aka Blind Fury is sentenced to life-imprisonment for one murder in Seminole County Courthouse, 101 Bush Boulevard, Sanford, Florida, United States.

It was Stano's eighth life-sentence and the first time ever that somebody was sentenced for the murder of an unidentified person.

25 years ago

Monday 13th of January 1992

Start of the trial against 32-year-old Serial killer and cannibal Jeffrey Lionel Dahmer aka The Milwaukee Cannibal in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, United States.

15 years ago The Eyes had it

Sunday 13th of January 2002

An abandoned brothel where I performed 'Only the Lonely' in Oudemansstraat 13, Antwerpen, Antwerpen, Belgium.

No comments: