Sunday, January 19, 2014

29th year - N° 19 Sunday, 19 January 2014

29th year - N° 19 Sunday, 19 January 2014

19 January / Today's 8 Events:

205 years ago
Thursday 19th of January 1809

Writer Edgar Allan Poe is born in 62 Carver Street, Boston, Massachusetts, United States.

175 years ago
Saturday 19th of January 1839

Artist Paul Cézanne is born in Aix-en-Provence, Provence, France.

67 years ago
Sunday 19th of January 1947

392 die in Himera ocean liner explosion in Athens, Attica, Greece.

The ship struck a forgotten WWII mine.

61 years ago
Monday 19th of January 1953

Rita Nelson is strangled and raped by serial killer John Christie aka The Strangler of 10 Rillington Place in 10 Rillington Place, London, Greater London, United Kingdom.

52 years ago
Friday 19th of January 1962

21-year-old Mass murderer Richard Benjamin Speck aka Born to Raise Hell marries 15-year-old Shirley Annette Malone in Dallas, Texas, United States.

In January 1966 Malone filed for divorce.

45 years ago
Sunday 19th of January 1969

Revolutionary student Jan Palach aka Pochodeň č. 1 dies due to injuries after his self-immolation protest three days earlier at the age of 21 in Charles University Faculty Hospital, Studničkova 2028/7, Praha, Bohemia, Czechoslovakia.

41 years ago
Friday 19th of January 1973

Actress Karen Lancaume, originally Karine Bach is born in Lyon, Rhône-Alpes, France.

31 years ago
Wednesday 19th of January 1983

70-year-old SS-Hauptsturmführer Klaus Nikolaus Barbie aka The Butcher of Lyon is arrested and extradited to France to stand trial in La Paz, Pedro Domingo Murillo, Bolivia.

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