Friday, January 6, 2017

32nd year - N° 6 Friday, 6 January 2017

32nd year - N° 6 Friday, 6 January 2017

6 January / Today's 16 Events:
605 years ago

Monday 6th of January 1412

Heroine Jeanne d'Arc aka La Pucelle d'Orléans is born in Ferme de Jacques d'Arc, Domrémy, Lorraine, France.

This is an educated guess, some scholars suggest that her actual birthdate is the 7th.

477 years ago

Saturday 6th of January 1540

King of England Henry VIII of England, originally Henry Tudor is born in Palace of Placentia, Greenwich, London, Greater London, United Kingdom.

It was not long before Henry wished to annul the marriage so he could marry another. Anna did not argue, and confirmed that the marriage had never been consummated.

79 years ago

Thursday 6th of January 1938

Singer and actor Adriano Celentano is born in Via Gluck 14, Milano, Lombardia, Italy.

71 years ago

Sunday 6th of January 1946

Musician Syd Roger Keith Barrett known from Pink Floyd is born in Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, United Kingdom.

67 years ago

Friday 6th of January 1950

Double murderer Daniel Raven is executed by hanging at the age of 23 in HM Prison Pentonville, Caledonian Road, Islington, London, Greater London, United Kingdom.

On 10 October 1949 he killed his wealthy in-laws, 49-year-old Leopold Goodman and his 47-year-old wife Esther by beating with the heavy base of a television aerial in Edgware, Middlesex, England, United Kingdom.

62 years ago

Thursday 6th of January 1955

Actor Rowan Sebastian Atkinson known as Mr. Bean is born in Consett, Durham, United Kingdom.

57 years ago

Wednesday 6th of January 1960

Mass murderer Julian Andrew Frank detonates a bomb on National Airlines Flight 2511 at the age of 33 in W Ridge Road, Bolivia, North Carolina, United States.

Frank had taken a life insurance for almost one million dollars, payable to his wife, to take care of a money deal that went wrong. His body was eventually found sixteen miles away at a place called Snow's Marsh west of the Cape Fear River. An autopsy showed that he had been fatally injured by a dynamite explosion originating either in his lap or (more likely) immediately under his seat. All other 33 on board were killed as well.

52 years ago

Wednesday 6th of January 1965

31-year-old Self-trepanation pioneer Bart Hugo Huges performs a self-trepanation with a Black & Decker power drill, a surgical knife and a hypodermic syringe for local anesthetic in Amsterdam, Noord-Holland, Netherlands.

50 years ago

Friday 6th of January 1967

Over 100 Roman Catholic pilgrims die in bus collision and crash into a ravine in Taal, Batangas, Philippines.

57 buses were in a convoy traveling to Ternate to celebrate the Feast of Epiphany when the 9th bus' brakes failed and rammed the bus ahead.

41 years ago

Tuesday 6th of January 1976

Françoise Jakubowska is battered, shot and stabbed to death by serial killer Marcel Barbeault aka Le Tueur de L'Ombre in Villers-Saint-Paul, Oise, France.

35 years ago

Wednesday 6th of January 1982

Start of the trial against 24-year-old Serial killer Wayne Williams aka The Atlanta Child Murderer in Atlanta, Georgia, United States.

31 years ago

Monday 6th of January 1986

Andrée Ladam is tortured and killed by serial killer Thierry Paulin aka Le Tueur de la Pleine Lune in Rue Baillou, XIVe, Paris, Île-de-France, France.

31 years ago

Monday 6th of January 1986

61-year-old Double murderer John Dale Cavaness aka Doc is sentenced to death for the murder of his 22 year old son Sean on 13 December 1984 in a scheme to collect $148,000 in insurance benefits in St. Louis County Circuit Court, 7900 Carondelet Avenue, Clayton, Missouri, United States.

He also killed his 22 year old son Mark Dale on 7 April 1977. At the time Cavaness collected $40,000 on an insurance policy on Mark`s life.

24 years ago

Wednesday 6th of January 1993

Musician and bandleader Dizzy John Birks Gillespie dies of pancreatic cancer at the age of 76 in Englewood, New Jersey, United States.

15 years ago The Eyes had it

Sunday 6th of January 2002

With AMVK for a winter walk near the Fortress in Fort van Oelegem, Oelegem, Antwerpen, Belgium.

13 years ago

Tuesday 6th of January 2004

Murderer Charles Laverne Singleton is executed by lethal injection at the age of 45 in Cummins Unit, Varner, Arkansas, United States.

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