Monday, June 18, 2018

33rd year - N° 169 Monday, 18 June 2018

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33rd year - N° 169 Monday, 18 June 2018

18 June / Today's 18 Events:
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212 years ago

Wednesday 18th of June 1806

Poet Charlotte Stieglitz is born in Hamburg, Hamburg, Germany.


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121 years ago

Friday 18th of June 1897

Jean-Pierre Laurent is killed and raped by serial killer Joseph Vacher aka L'Eventreur du Sud-Est in Courzieu-la-Giraudière, Rhône-Alpes, France.


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90 years ago

Monday 18th of June 1928

Explorer Roald Engelbregt Gravning Amundsen disappears while flying on a rescue mission for crew members of the Italia aircraft at the age of 56 in Tromsø, Troms, Norway.

Amundsen's team included Norwegian pilot Leif Dietrichson, French pilot René Guilbaud, and three more Frenchmen. It is believed that the plane crashed in fog in the Barents Sea and that Amundsen and his crew were killed in the crash, or died shortly afterward.


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82 years ago

Thursday 18th of June 1936

Writer and political activist Maxim Gorky, originally Alexei Maximovich Peshkov dies of influenza at the age of 68 in Ryabushinsky Mansion, Malaya Nikitskaya Street 6, Moscow, Central Federal District, Russia.

Speculation has long surrounded the circumstances of Gorky's death. He was probably murdered by kampher injections and digitaline-strychnine-poisoning by members of the People's Commissariat for Internal Affairs.


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76 years ago

Thursday 18th of June 1942

Singer-songwriter and musician Paul James McCartney known from The Beatles is born in Walton Hospital, Rice Lane, Walton, Liverpool, Merseyside, United Kingdom.


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66 years ago

Wednesday 18th of June 1952

Actress and philantropist Isabella Fiorella Elettra Giovanna Rossellini is born in Rome, Lazio, Italy.


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65 years ago

Thursday 18th of June 1953

129 die in United States Air Force Douglas C-124 Globemaster II crash in Tachikawa Air Base, Tachikawa, Kantō, Japan.


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55 years ago

Tuesday 18th of June 1963

Actor Pedro Armendáriz, originally Pedro Gregorio Armendáriz Hastings commits suicide by a shot in the chest at the age of 51 in UCLA Medical Center, Los Angeles, California, United States.

Armendáriz learned that the cancer in his hips condition was terminal and had the gun smuggled into the hospital.


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52 years ago

Saturday 18th of June 1966

Peter Frese is tortured by serial killer Jürgen Bartsch aka Der Kirmesmörder in Luftschutzbunker, Heegerstraße 34, Langenberg, Nordrhein-Westfalen, Germany.

Frese managed to escape by burning through his bindings with a candle that Bartsch had left burning. His testimony led to the arrest of Bartsch three days later.


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47 years ago

Friday 18th of June 1971

37-year-old Serial killer Juan Vallejo Corona aka The Machete Murderer suffers a mild heart attack in his prison cell in Yuba City, California, United States.


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46 years ago

Sunday 18th of June 1972

118 die in British European Airways Hawker Siddeley Trident 1C Flight 548 crash in Staines-upon-Thames, Surrey, United Kingdom.


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40 years ago

Sunday 18th of June 1978

Steven Mark Hicks is bludgeoned and strangled by serial killer and cannibal Jeffrey Dahmer aka The Milwaukee Cannibal in 4480 West Bath Road, Bath, Ohio, United States.

Hicks' remains were pulverized and scattered in woodland behind Dahmer's childhood home.


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28 years ago

Monday 18th of June 1990

Spree killer James Edward Pough aka Pop commits suicide by a shot through the head at the age of 42 in 7870 Baymeadows Way, Jacksonville, Florida, United States.

Minutes before Pough walked into a General Motors Acceptance Corporation car loan office to buy a new car but decided to shoot 14 people, leaving 9 dead. The day before he shot and killed 30-year-old prostitute Doretta Drake and 39-year-old pimp Louis Carl Bacon.


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21 years ago He Waited in Heaven

Wednesday 18th of June 1997

Murderer Irineo Tristán Montoya is executed by lethal injection at the age of 30 in Huntsville Prison, 815 12th Street, Huntsville, Texas, United States.

Montoya's last words were "Goodbye, I'll wait for you in heaven."


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20 years ago

Thursday 18th of June 1998

Multiple murderer Dennis Wayne Eaton is executed by lethal injection at the age of 41 in Greensville Correctional Center, Jarratt, Virginia, United States.


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15 years ago

Wednesday 18th of June 2003

Murderer Ernest Martin is executed by lethal injection at the age of 43 in Southern Ohio Correctional Facility, Lucasville, Ohio, United States.



11 years ago The Eyes had it

Monday 18th of June 2007

Stuffing a suitcase with earth from my Hole for a performance in Lausanne in Antwerpen, Antwerpen, Belgium.


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8 years ago

Friday 18th of June 2010

Double murderer Ronnie Lee Gardner is executed by the firing squad at the age of 49 in Utah State Prison, Draper, Utah, United States.

Three days before, Gardner ate a last meal of steak, lobster tail, apple pie, vanilla ice cream and 7-Up before beginning a 48-hour fast while watching The Lord of the Rings film trilogy and reading Divine Justice.


Sunday, June 17, 2018

33rd year - N° 168 Sunday, 17 June 2018

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33rd year - N° 168 Sunday, 17 June 2018

17 June / Today's 26 Events:
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136 years ago

Saturday 17th of June 1882

Composer Igor Fyodorovich Stravinsky is born in Oranienbaum, Northwestern Federal District, Russia.


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129 years ago

Monday 17th of June 1889

Murderess Eva Coo, originally Eva Curry aka Madame aka The Mallet Murderess is born in Haliburton, Ontario, Canada.


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120 years ago

Friday 17th of June 1898

Artist Maurits Cornelis Escher aka M. C. Escher is born in Princessehof, Grote Kerkstraat 11, Leeuwarden, Friesland, Netherlands.


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118 years ago

Sunday 17th of June 1900

Nazi official and private secretary to Adolf Hitler Martin Bormann is born in Wegeleben, Sachsen-Anhalt, Germany.


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94 years ago

Tuesday 17th of June 1924

Serial killer Archibald Thomson Hall aka The Monster Butler aka Roy Fontaine is born in Glasgow, Scotland, United Kingdom.


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85 years ago

Saturday 17th of June 1933

Raymond J. Caffrey is shot dead by bank robber Pretty Boy Floyd in Kansas City, Kansas, United States.


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79 years ago

Saturday 17th of June 1939

Kidnapper and multiple murderer Eugen Weidmann aka The Handsome Devil is executed by the Guillotine at the age of 31 in Prison Saint Pierre, Place des Tribunaux, Versailles, Île-de-France, France.

Weidmann's was the last public execution and the last one before the outbreak of the war.


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78 years ago

Monday 17th of June 1940

84-year-old General Philippe Henri Benoni Omer Joseph Pétain orders all Frenchmen to lay down their arms against Nazi Germany in Paris, Île-de-France, France.


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75 years ago

Thursday 17th of June 1943

Singer-songwriter Barry Manilow, originally Barry Alan Pincus is born in Brooklyn, New York, New York, United States.


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69 years ago

Friday 17th of June 1949

Musician Philip Charles Lithman aka Snakefinger is born in Tooting, London, Greater London, United Kingdom.


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66 years ago He Was Not Scary

Tuesday 17th of June 1952

Artist John Duncan is born in Wichita, Kansas, United States.


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66 years ago He Fatally Dropped the Coffee Can

Tuesday 17th of June 1952

Rocket propulsion researcher and Thelemite occultist Jack Marvel Whiteside Parsons is blown apart by an explosion of fulminate of mercury at the age of 38 in Huntingdon Memorial Hospital, 100 W California Blvd, Pasadena, California, United States.

In an explosion at his home laboratory Parsons sustained mortal wounds. His right forearm was amputated, his legs and left arm were broken and a hole was torn in the right side of his face. Despite these critical injuries Parsons was found conscious by the upstairs lodgers. He was declared dead around thirty-seven minutes after the explosion. Parsons' last words were "Who will take care of me now?" When his mother Ruth was informed of the events she immediately committed suicide by taking an overdose of barbiturates.


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59 years ago She Was Found Naked and Dead

Wednesday 17th of June 1959

Elisabeth Figg aka Ann Philips is strangled by unidentified serial killer Jack the Stripper in Dukes Meadow, Chiswick, Greater London, United Kingdom.


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59 years ago

Wednesday 17th of June 1959

Frieda Klara Tesmer is sexually assaulted and strangled by serial killer Joachim Kroll aka Jockel aka Der Ruhrkannibale in Graf-Spee-Brücke, Rheinhausen, Duisburg, Nordrhein-Westfalen, Germany.


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55 years ago

Monday 17th of June 1963

SS Sturmbannführer and commander of Auschwitz KZ Richard Baer dies of a heart attack at the age of 52 in Untersuchungshaft, Hammelsgasse, Frankfurt am Main, Hessen, Germany.

Baer was awaiting trial in the 'Auschwitz Processe'.


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49 years ago

Tuesday 17th of June 1969

Murderer Granville Riddle is born in Oakdale, Texas, United States.


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46 years ago

Saturday 17th of June 1972

Five burglars are arrested in the headquarters of the American Democratic Party in Watergate complex, Washington, District of Columbia, United States.

The five burglars were Virgilio González, Bernard Barker, James McCord, Eugenio Martínez and Frank Sturgis. They were charged with attempted burglary and attempted interception of telephone and other communications.


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44 years ago

Monday 17th of June 1974

Bomb attack by Radical left organisation the Weather Underground on the Gulf Oil headquarters in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, United States.

It was a protest against the company's actions in Angola and Vietnam.


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32 years ago

Tuesday 17th of June 1986

Todd Stoops is kidnapped and held tortured by serial killer Robert Berdella aka The Kansas City Butcher in Kansas City, Missouri, United States.

Stoops' torture endured prior to his death included electric shocks via a spatula placed across his eyelid in an unsuccessful attempt to blind him. Stoops died of a combination of blood loss and infection on July 1.


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28 years ago

Sunday 17th of June 1990

Fashion model Palmira Henry aka Pal dies of a cerebral hemorrhage at the age of 44 in New York City, New York, United States.


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21 years ago

Tuesday 17th of June 1997

Triple murderer Eddie James Johnson is executed by lethal injection at the age of 45 in Huntsville Prison, 815 12th Street, Huntsville, Texas, United States.



19 years ago The Eyes had it

Thursday 17th of June 1999

Maren Hoffmeister at the opening event of 'Dante's Inferno' in Fort Asperen, Langendijk, Asperen, Gelderland, Netherlands.


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19 years ago

Thursday 17th of June 1999

Murderer Stanley Joseph Faulder is executed by lethal injection at the age of 62 in Huntsville Prison, 815 12th Street, Huntsville, Texas, United States.


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10 years ago

Tuesday 17th of June 2008

Double murderer Yoshio Yamasaki is executed by hanging at the age of 73 in Osaka, Kinki, Japan.


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10 years ago

Tuesday 17th of June 2008

Multiple murderer Shinji Mutsuda is executed by hanging at the age of 37 in Tokyo Detention House, Katsushika, Tokyo, Kantō, Japan.


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10 years ago

Tuesday 17th of June 2008

Serial killer, cannibal and necrophile Tsutomu Miyazaki aka The Little Girl Murderer is executed by hanging at the age of 46 in Tokyo Detention House, Katsushika, Tokyo, Kantō, Japan.


Saturday, June 16, 2018

33rd year - N° 167 Saturday, 16 June 2018

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33rd year - N° 167 Saturday, 16 June 2018

16 June / Today's 18 Events:
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128 years ago

Monday 16th of June 1890

Actor Stan Laurel, originally Arthur Stanley Jefferson known from Laurel and Hardy is born in 3 Argyle Street, Ulverston, Lancashire, United Kingdom.


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114 years ago

Thursday 16th of June 1904

22-year-old Poet and writer James Augustine Aloysius Joyce has the first date with his future wife Nora Barnacle in Dublin, Leinster, Ireland.

In Joyce's epic novel 'Ulysses' all the events happen on this day, named 'Bloomsday' 50 years after its publication.


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98 years ago He Wasn't Black

Wednesday 16th of June 1920

Journalist and writer John Howard Griffin known for Black Like Me is born in Dallas, Texas, United States.


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95 years ago It Gave Him Fun

Saturday 16th of June 1923

An unidentified man is murdered 'for the fun it gave me' by 32-year-old Serial killer, rapist, arsonist and burglar Carl Panzram aka A Journal of Murder in Kingston, New York, United States.


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93 years ago

Tuesday 16th of June 1925

Wiener Aktionist Otto Muehl is born in Grodnau, Burgenland, Austria.


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83 years ago

Sunday 16th of June 1935

Pop artist Jim Dine is born in Cincinnati, Ohio, United States.


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59 years ago

Tuesday 16th of June 1959

Actor George Reeves, originally George Keefer Brewer known from Adventures of Superman commits suicide by a shot through the head at the age of 45 in 1579 Benedict Canyon Drive, Benedict Canyon, California, United States.


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55 years ago

Sunday 16th of June 1963

26-year-old Cosmonaut Valentina Vladimirovna Tereshkova known for becoming the first woman in Space happens to be the first woman in space in a Vostok-6 in .

Tereshkova spent three days in space, which was more than the combined time of all American astronauts in space then.


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54 years ago

Tuesday 16th of June 1964

Keith Bennett is abducted and strangled by serial killers the Moors Murderers aka Ian Brady and Myra Hindley in Longsight, Manchester, Greater Manchester, United Kingdom.

Bennett was buried on Saddleworth Moor and never found.


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47 years ago

Wednesday 16th of June 1971

Rapper Tupac Shakur aka 2Pac is born in Harlem, New York, New York, United States.


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42 years ago

Wednesday 16th of June 1976

31-year-old Serial killer Dennis Andrew Nilsen aka Killing For Company has a gallstone removed by Dr. Kirk in Willesden General Hospital, Brent, London, Greater London, United Kingdom.


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41 years ago

Thursday 16th of June 1977

Rocket engineer and space architect Wernher Magnus Maximilian, Freiherr von Braun dies of pancreatic cancer at the age of 65 in Alexandria, Virginia, United States.


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28 years ago

Saturday 16th of June 1990

Murderess Gertrude Baniszewski, originally Gertrude Nadine Van Fossan aka Gertrude Wright dies of lung cancer at the age of 61 in Laurel, Iowa, United States.


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27 years ago

Sunday 16th of June 1991

Leslie Erin Mahaffy is abducted, raped, abused and strangled by serial killer Paul Bernardo aka The Scarborough Rapist aka The Schoolgirl Killer in Burlington, Ontario, Canada.

Mahaffy's body was found dismembered and encased in concrete on 29 June 1991 in Lake Gibson near St. Catharines, Ontario. Videotapes discovered in the home of Bernardo and Homolka show that Mahaffy was held hostage for approximately 24 hours and repeatedly assaulted and sodomized.


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21 years ago

Monday 16th of June 1997

Doctor and serial killer Gerd Wenzinger aka The Havel Ripper commits suicide hanging in his cell at the age of 54 in Salvador, Bahia, Brazil.

Wenzinger was facing charges for killing 13 prostitutes in Berlin and Stuttgart, and sexually torturing many more in Germany and Brazil.



19 years ago The Eyes had it

Wednesday 16th of June 1999

The overturned van of an exhibition worker after driving off a dyke in Fort Asperen, Langendijk, Asperen, Gelderland, Netherlands.


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19 years ago

Wednesday 16th of June 1999

Musician David Edward Sutch aka Screaming Lord Sutch aka 3rd Earl of Harrow commits suicide by hanging at the age of 59 in London, Greater London, United Kingdom.


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12 years ago

Friday 16th of June 2006

32-year-old Serial killer Alexander Yuryevich 'Sasha' Pichushkin aka The Chessboard Killer aka The Bitsa Park Maniac is arrested in Moscow, Central Federal District, Russia.