Wednesday, December 26, 2012

26 December 1980 - Richard Trenton Chase Commits Suicide

1883 (+)   Artist Maurice Utrillo is born in Paris, Montmartre, Rue du Poteau, France.

1891 (+)   Writer Henry Valentine Miller is born in New York, New York, USA.

1893 (+)   Revolutionary leader and architect of the People’s Republic of China Mao Zedong is born in Shao-Shan, Hunan, China.

1899 (+)   Punjabi Revolutionary Udham Singh originally Sher Singh Jammu aka Ram Mohammad Singh Azad, is born in Sangrur Dist, Punjab, India.

1916 (-)  Anna Collomb is killed by Henri Desiré Landru aka The Bluebeard Murderer, at the age of 45 in Gambais, France.

1920 (+)   Daughter of Aleister Crowley aka The Great Beast and Ninette Shumway Fraux, Astarte Lulu Panthea Crowley is born in Thelema Abbey, Sicily, Italy.

1950 (+)   Serial Killer Randy Randall Brent Woodfield aka The I-5 Killer, is born in Salem, Oregon, USA.

1957 (-)  Film pioneer Charles Pathé dies at the age of 94 in Monte Carlo, Monaco.

1964 (-)  Lesley Downey is abducted and murdered by The Moors Murderers Ian Brady and Myra Hindley, at the age of 10 in Manchester, Ancoats, United Kingdom.
Her pleas and screams were recorded on tape, and Brady and Hindley slept a night on a blanket on her grave on Saddleworth Moors.

1972 (-)  33rd president of the USA Harry S. (Shippe or Solomon) Truman dies at the age of 88 in Kansas City, Kansas, USA.

1972 (x)  34-year-old Multiple Murderer Anthony Jackson is arrested after a fight with the police in Cambridge, Massachussets, USA.

1972 (-)  Eddie Moore is is found garotted by Randy Kraft aka The Freeway Killer, at the age of 21 in 7th Street Intersection, California, USA.

1980 (-)  Serial Killer Richard Trenton Chase aka The Vampire of Sacramento, commits suicide by drug overdose at the age of 30 in San Quentin Prison, California, USA.
He saved up his daily dose of Sinequan (doxepin hydrochloride) for 3 weeks.

1983 (-)  Martina Volkmann is raped and stabbed to death by Thomas Rath aka The Devil’s Moor Murderer, at the age of 20 in Bremen, Germany.

1987 (-)  Murderer Franciscus V. commits suicide by drowning at the age of 84 in Brussels, Brabant, Belgium.
He first strangled his 79-year-old wife Maria.

1987 (x)  47-year-old Mass Murderer Gene Ronald Simmons kills his son Billy and wife Renata, their son Trae and daughter, his daughter Sheila and husband Dennis McNulty, his incestuous daughter Sylvia Gail and grandson Michael in Dover, Arkansas, USA.

1996 (-)  Child Beauty Queen JonBenet Patricia Ramsey is sexually assaulted and strangled by persons unknown at the age of 6 in Boulder, Colorado, USA.

2006 (-)  38th president of the USA Gerald Rudolph Ford dies of pneumonia at the age of 93 in Rancho Mirage, California, USA.

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