Saturday, January 18, 2014

29th year - N° 18 Saturday, 18 January 2014

29th year - N° 18 Saturday, 18 January 2014

18 January / Today's 6 Events:

440 years ago
Saturday 18th of January 1574

Serial killer and cannibal Gilles Garnier aka The Werewolf of Dôle is executed by burning at the stake in Dôle, Jura - Franche-Comte, France.

Garnier confessed to have stalked and murdered at least four children between the ages of 9 and 12 and was found guilty of 'crimes of lycanthropy and witchcraft'.

211 years ago the World was Holding Back
Tuesday 18th of January 1803

Murderer George Forster aka The Galvanised Corpse is executed by hanging in Newgate Prison, London, Greater London, United Kingdom.

Shortly after the execution Forster's body was taken to a nearby house where it was used in an experiment by Italian scientist Giovanni Aldini. "On the first application of the process to the face, the jaws of the deceased criminal began to quiver, and the adjoining muscles were horribly contorted, and one eye was actually opened. In the subsequent part of the process the right hand was raised and clenched, and the legs and thighs were set in motion."

136 years ago
Friday 18th of January 1878

33-year-old Murderer and cannibal Adolph Louis Luetgert, originally Adolph Ludwig Lütgert aka The Sausage King marries 31-year-old Louisa Bicknese in Chicago, Illinois, United States.

89 years ago Il-y-avait une Difference sans Repetition
Sunday 18th of January 1925

Philosopher Gilles Deleuze is born in Paris, Île-de-France, France.

30 years ago
Wednesday 18th of January 1984

Mass murderer Seung-Hui Cho aka Ismail Ax aka the School Shooter is born in Asan, Chungcheong, South Korea.

26 years ago
Monday 18th of January 1988

108 die in China Southwest Airlines Ilyushin Il-18 Flight 4146 crash in Chongqing, China.

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