Thursday, November 14, 2019

34th year - N° 318 Thursday, 14 November 2019

BIRTH(+)FACT(᙮)DEATH(-)
34th year - N° 318 Thursday, 14 November 2019

14 November / Today's 34 Events:
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303 years ago

Saturday 14th of November 1716

Philosopher and polymath Gottfried Wilhelm Leibniz, originally Godefroi Guillaume Leibnitz dies of unknown causes at the age of 70 in Hannover, Niedersachsen, Germany.


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188 years ago

Monday 14th of November 1831

Philosopher Georg Wilhelm Friedrich Hegel dies of cholera at the age of 61 in Berlin, Berlin, Germany.


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179 years ago

Saturday 14th of November 1840

Impressionist painter Claude Oscar Monet is born in 45 Rue Laffitte, IXe, Paris, Île-de-France, France.


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156 years ago

Saturday 14th of November 1863

Chemist Leo Henricus Arthur Baekeland is born in Gent, Oost-Vlaanderen, Belgium.


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155 years ago

Monday 14th of November 1864

Murderer Franz Müller known for committing the first murder on a British train is executed by hanging at the age of 24 in Newgate Prison, London, Greater London, United Kingdom.

The public hanging of Müller took place amid scenes of drunkenness and disorderly conduct by 50.000 spectators.


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142 years ago

Wednesday 14th of November 1877

Clement Swanenburg is poisoned with arsenic by serial poisoner Maria Swanenburg aka Goeie Mie in Leiden, Zuid-Holland, Netherlands.


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119 years ago

Wednesday 14th of November 1900

Composer Aaron Copland is born in Brooklyn, New York, New York, United States.


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112 years ago

Thursday 14th of November 1907

Writer Astrid Anna Emilia Lindgren known for her children’s books featuring Pippi Longstocking is born in Fabriksgatan, Vimmerby, Småland, Sweden.


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111 years ago

Saturday 14th of November 1908

Anti-Communist and anti-homosexual witch-hunter Joseph Raymond McCarthy is born in Grand Chute, Wisconsin, United States.


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111 years ago

Saturday 14th of November 1908

Serial killer and leader of the so called 'Salaligan' Sigvard Thurneman, originally Sven Emil Sigvard Nilsson aka The Doctor is born in Sala, Västmanlands Län, Sweden.

Apart from Thurneman, the Sala gang consisted of Bror Hedström, Åke Rangvald Lindberg, Roland Abrahamsson and Karl Herbert Jansson.


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106 years ago

Friday 14th of November 1913

Murderer Oswald Hansel is executed by hanging at the age of 45 in Oregon State Penitentiary, Salem, Oregon, United States.


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90 years ago

Thursday 14th of November 1929

Feral girl Kamala known for being raised by a wolf family dies of a kidney infection at the age of 17 in Midnapore, West Bengal, India.


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89 years ago

Friday 14th of November 1930

Sven Eriksson is shot in the back of the neck by serial killer and leader of the so called 'Salaligan' Sigvard Thurneman aka The Doctor in Sörbobäcken, Sala, Västmanlands Län, Sweden.


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73 years ago

Thursday 14th of November 1946

Composer Manuel de Falla, originally Manuel María de los Dolores Falla y Matheu dies of cardiac arrest at the age of 70 in Alta Gracia, Córdoba, Argentina.


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71 years ago

Sunday 14th of November 1948

Prince of Wales Philip Arthur George Charles is born in Buckingham Palace, Westminster, London, Greater London, United Kingdom.


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66 years ago

Saturday 14th of November 1953

Victim of Richard Ramirez aka The Night Stalker Patty Elaine Higgins is born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States.


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59 years ago

Monday 14th of November 1960

118 die in passenger steam train 608 and diesel railcar 653 collision in Stéblová, Bohemia, Czechoslovakia.


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55 years ago

Saturday 14th of November 1964

Benjamin Hornberg is stabbed to death by serial killer Vaughn Greenwood aka The Skid Row Slasher in Los Angeles, California, United States.


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53 years ago

Monday 14th of November 1966

15-year-old Serial killer Gustaaf Van Eyken aka De Vampier van Muizen escapes from the Rosendael reformatory and assaults and rapes an unidentified woman in Rijmenam, Vlaams-Brabant, Belgium.


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51 years ago

Thursday 14th of November 1968

62-year-old Murderer and body snatcher Ed Edward Theodore Gein aka America's Most Bizarre Murderer is found guilty of First Degree Murder in Wautoma, Wisconsin, United States.


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44 years ago

Friday 14th of November 1975

42-year-old Serial killer Donald Henry Gaskins, originally Donald Henry Parrott aka Pee Wee Gaskins aka the Meanest Man in America is arrested when criminal associate Walter Neeley confessed to police that he had witnessed Gaskins killing 28-year-old Dennis Bellamy and 15-year-old Johnny Knight in Sumter, South Carolina, United States.

On 4 December Gaskins led police to land he owned in Prospect where police discovered the bodies of eight of his victims.


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39 years ago

Friday 14th of November 1980

21-year-old Michel Strée and his brothers Mark and Frank-Roger hi-jack a schoolbus and demand a national TV-broadcast and a discussion with the King about common injustice in RTBf, Boulevard Auguste Reyers, Brussel, Brabant, Belgium.

In the TV-studio they are raided by a special police task-force.


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38 years ago

Saturday 14th of November 1981

22-year-old Performance artist Danny Devos aka DDV performs with Etat Brut in V2, Vughterstraat 234, Den Bosch, Noord-Brabant, Netherlands.


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32 years ago

Saturday 14th of November 1987

War criminal and art collector Pieter Nicolaas Menten dies of natural causes at the age of 88 in Loosdrecht, Noord-Holland, Netherlands.


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29 years ago He Wanted to be Fucking Killed

Wednesday 14th of November 1990

Spree killer David Malcolm Gray known for The Aramoana Massacre is shot dead by the Anti-Terrorist Squad after shooting 13 people to death in a 22-hour shooting spree at the age of 34 in Aramoana, Otago, New Zealand.

The massacre began on 13 November at 7:30 p.m. when Gray confronted neighbour Garry Holden about one of Holden's dogs wandering onto his property. At around 5:50 p.m. on 14 November Gray ran out of the house, shooting from the hip and shouting "Kill me! Fucking kill me, you bastards!" He took several steps before being struck and knocked down by ATS gunfire. Gray was hit five times: in the eye, neck, chest and twice in the groin. Even with these injuries he struggled fiercely against police, breaking free of plastic handcuffs before being re-handcuffed, while berating police for not having killed him. Gray died from his wounds on the way to the hospital.


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22 years ago

Friday 14th of November 1997

35-year-old Serial killer Daniel Joseph Blank aka The Parish River Killer is arrested in Onalaska, Texas, United States.

Blank confessed to the murders of 41-year-old Victor Rossi, 58-year-old Barbara Bourgeois, 71-year-old Lillian Philippe, 76-year-old Sam Arcuri and his 69-year-old wife Louella and 55-year-old Joan Brock.


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22 years ago

Friday 14th of November 1997

33-year-old Serial killer Hubert Geralds aka The Englewood Rapist is sentenced to death for the rape-murders of 6 women in Chicago, Illinois, United States.

Geralds dumped the bodies in the trash near his house.


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19 years ago

Tuesday 14th of November 2000

Murderer Stacey Lamont Lawton is executed by lethal injection at the age of 21 in Huntsville Prison, 815 12th Street, Huntsville, Texas, United States.


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18 years ago

Wednesday 14th of November 2001

Murderer Jeffery Eugene Tucker is executed by lethal injection at the age of 41 in Huntsville Prison, 815 12th Street, Huntsville, Texas, United States.


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16 years ago

Friday 14th of November 2003

Murderer John Dennis Daniels is executed by lethal injection at the age of 46 in Raleigh State Prison, Raleigh, North Carolina, United States.

Daniels' last meal request was for ribeye steak, baked potato with sour cream and butter, pecan pie, soda, roll and hush puppies.



16 years ago The Eyes had it

Friday 14th of November 2003

The tower of the Belgian National Broadcast Company where I was a guest in a talkshow with Jan Fabre and Jan Hoet in VRT, Reyerslaan, Brussel, Brabant, Belgium.


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15 years ago

Sunday 14th of November 2004

Composer Michel Colombier aka Fusion-sama dies of cancer at the age of 65 in Santa Monica, California, United States.



14 years ago The Eyes had it

Monday 14th of November 2005

The advantage of not speaking Chinese and yet wandering as an unwary nobody into the forbidden wing of the museum in Museum of Natural History, 126 Tian Qiao Nan Street, Dongcheng, Beijing, Hebei, China.


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13 years ago She Died on Apples and Tomatoes

Tuesday 14th of November 2006

Fashion model Ana Carolina Macan Reston dies of an infection caused by eating disorder at the age of 21 in Hospital Municipal dos Servidores Publicos, São Paulo, Região Sudeste, Brazil.

At the time of her death Reston weighed just 40kg at a height of 1,68m and had been hospitalized since 25 October for kidney malfunction due to anorexia nervosa and bulimia nervosa, which included a diet consisting only of apples and tomatoes.


Wednesday, November 13, 2019

34th year - N° 317 Wednesday, 13 November 2019

BIRTH(+)FACT(᙮)DEATH(-)
34th year - N° 317 Wednesday, 13 November 2019

13 November / Today's 31 Events:
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1152 years ago

Sunday 13th of November 0867

105th Pope Nicholaus I aka Saint Nicholas the Great dies of unknown causes at the age of 67 in Vatican City, Rome, Lazio, Italy.


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1017 years ago

Saturday 13th of November 1002

34-year-old King of the English Æthelred the Unready orders to "slain all the Danish men who are in England" in Oxford, Oxfordshire, United Kingdom.

The event is remembered as St. Brice's Day Massacre.


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707 years ago

Sunday 13th of November 1312

King of England Edward III is born in Windsor Castle, Windsor, Berkshire, United Kingdom.

To bolster further the independent prestige of the young prince, king Edward II had Edward III created Earl of Chester at only twelve days of age.


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622 years ago

Monday 13th of November 1397

208th Pope Nicholaus V, originally Tommaso Parentucelli is born in Sarzana, Liguria, Italy.


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384 years ago

Tuesday 13th of November 1635

Celebrity Thomas Parr aka Old Tom Parr choked on some food and died at the table while eating with King Charles I at the age of 152 in London, Greater London, United Kingdom.


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301 years ago Sandwiches Were not Yet Served

Sunday 13th of November 1718

4th Earl of Sandwich John Montagu known for inventing the Sandwich is born in Huntingdon, Cambridgeshire, United Kingdom.


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170 years ago

Tuesday 13th of November 1849

Murderess Marie Manning, originally Marie de Roux aka The Bermondsey Horror is executed by hanging at the age of 28 in Horsemonger Lane Gaol, Southwark, London, South London, .

Manning's hanging was the first time a husband and wife had been executed together in the United Kingdom since 1700. Supposedly wearing black satin, Manning's hanging drew a crowd of 50.000, including writer Charles Dickens.


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169 years ago He Was a Treasure on the Island

Wednesday 13th of November 1850

Writer Robert Louis Balfour Stevenson known for his novel ‘Strange Case of Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde’ is born in 8 Howard Place, Edinburgh, Scotland, United Kingdom.


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151 years ago

Friday 13th of November 1868

Composer Gioachino Antonio Rossini is born at the age of 76 in Passy, 2 Avenue Ingres, XVIe, Paris, Île-de-France, France.


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119 years ago

Tuesday 13th of November 1900

Cousin and first wife of Jesse James Zerelda Amanda Mimms dies of pneumonia at the age of 55 in 3402 Tracy Avenue, Kansas City, Missouri, United States.


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110 years ago

Saturday 13th of November 1909

259 die in St. Paul's Company mine fire in St. Paul's Company, Cherry, Illinois, United States.


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81 years ago

Sunday 13th of November 1938

Actress Jean Dorothy Seberg is born in Marshalltown, Iowa, United States.


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79 years ago

Wednesday 13th of November 1940

Wiener Aktionist Rudolf Schwarzkogler is born in Wien, Wien, Austria.


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78 years ago

Thursday 13th of November 1941

Mass murderer Patrick Henry Sherrill known for the Edmond Post Office shooting is born in Watonga, Oklahoma, United States.


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64 years ago

Sunday 13th of November 1955

Actress and television host Whoopi Goldberg, originally Caryn Elaine Johnson is born in Manhattan, New York, New York, United States.


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59 years ago

Sunday 13th of November 1960

152 Kurdish schoolchildren die in Amouda Cinema fire in Amuda, Al Hasakah, Syria.

The Egyptian horror film 'The Midnight Ghost' was playing.


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55 years ago

Friday 13th of November 1964

Serial killer Hubert Geralds aka The Englewood Rapist is born in Chicago, Illinois, United States.


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55 years ago

Friday 13th of November 1964

David Russell is stabbed to death by serial killer Vaughn Greenwood aka The Skid Row Slasher in Los Angeles, California, United States.


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54 years ago

Saturday 13th of November 1965

92 die in SS Yarmouth Castle fire in Northwest Providence Channel, Atlantic Ocean.


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49 years ago

Friday 13th of November 1970

Murderess Maria Groesbeek is executed by hanging at the age of 33 in Bloemfontein, Free State, South Africa.

"My husband wouldn't give me a divorce, so I poisoned him with arsenic," Groesbeek told police when they came to arrest her.


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45 years ago

Wednesday 13th of November 1974

Neorealist film director Vittorio De Sica dies of lung cancer at the age of 73 in Neuilly-sur-Seine, Île-de-France, France.


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45 years ago

Wednesday 13th of November 1974

Chemical technician and labor union activist Karen Gay Silkwood dies in a car accident under unclear circumstances at the age of 28 in South Portland Avenue, Crescent, Oklahoma, United States.

Silkwood's car was rammed from behind by another vehicle with the intent to cause an accident that would result in her death. Skid marks from Silkwood's car were present on the road, suggesting that she was trying to get back onto the road after being pushed from behind.


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45 years ago

Wednesday 13th of November 1974

43-year-old Ronald Sr., 42-year-old Louise, 18-year-old Dawn, 13-year-old Allison, 12-year-old Mark and 7-year-old John are shot dead by their son and brother 23-year-old Mass murderer Ronald Joseph 'Butch' DeFeo aka The Amityville Horror Murderer in 112 Ocean Avenue, Amityville, New York, United States.

"Once I started, I just couldn't stop. It went so fast."


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42 years ago

Sunday 13th of November 1977

Dolores Ann 'Dolly' Cepeda is raped and strangled by serial killers The Hillside Stranglers in 703 East Colorado Street, Glendale, Los Angeles, California, United States.


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33 years ago The World Was Shocked

Thursday 13th of November 1986

Tenor Rudolf Schock aka Der Czárdás-König dies of a heart attack at the age of 71 in Gürzenich, Düren, Nordrhein-Westfalen, Germany.


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22 years ago

Thursday 13th of November 1997

Double murderer Dawud Majid Mu'Min, originally David Michael Allen is executed by lethal injection at the age of 44 in Greensville Correctional Center, Jarratt, Virginia, United States.



20 years ago The Eyes had it

Saturday 13th of November 1999

A welcoming act on the launch of the now defunct 'Café Belge' in Brussel, Brabant, Belgium.


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15 years ago They Got Him in the Bottle

Saturday 13th of November 2004

Musician John 'Jhonn' Balance, originally Geoffrey Laurence Burton, later Geoff(rey) Rushton known from the experimental music group Coil falls to his death from a two story balcony under the influence of alcohol at his home at the age of 42 in London, Greater London, United Kingdom.



14 years ago The Eyes had it

Sunday 13th of November 2005

A courtyard of the Forbidden City in Beijing, Hebei, China.


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10 years ago

Friday 13th of November 2009

47-year-old Anti-government protester Tang Fu-zhen sets herself ablaze in an act of protest against the demolition of a garment processing unit in Jinhua, Chengdu, Sichuan, China.

Four members of Tang Fu-zhen's family ended up wounded and in the hospital. Tang Fu-zhen was officially pronounced dead by the hospital on 29 November 2009.


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9 years ago

Saturday 13th of November 2010

Serial killer Farid Baghlani is executed by hanging in Ahvāz‎‎, Ostān-e Khūzestān, Iran.