Monday, February 10, 2014

29th year - N° 41 Monday, 10 February 2014

29th year - N° 41 Monday, 10 February 2014

10 February / Today's 8 Events:

177 years ago
Friday 10th of February 1837

Poet and writer Alexander Sergeyevich Pushkin dies because of a shot through the spleen suffered in a duel at the age of 38 in St. Petersburg, Northwestern Federal District, Russia.

Two days before Pushkin challenged his wife Natalya's alleged lover and brother in-law Georges d'Anthès to a duel which left both men injured.

124 years ago
Monday 10th of February 1890

Revolutionary Fanya Yefimovna Kaplan, originally Feiga Haimovna Roytblat aka The Woman Who Tried to Kill Lenin is born in Volhynian Governorate, Russia.

121 years ago
Friday 10th of February 1893

Comedian and actor Jimmy James Francis Durante aka The Great Schnozzola is born in Brooklyn, New York, United States.

85 years ago
Sunday 10th of February 1929

Mass murderess Priscilla Joyce Ford is born in Berren Springs, Michigan, United States.

72 years ago
Tuesday 10th of February 1942

Evelyn Oatley, originally Nita Ward is strangled by serial killer Gordon Cummins aka The Blackout Ripper in Wardour Street, Soho, London, Greater London, United Kingdom.

Oatley's throat had been cut and she was mutilated by a can opener.

36 years ago
Friday 10th of February 1978

32-year-old Serial killer Ted Theodore Robert Bundy aka The Only Living Witness is added to the list of the FBI's 10 Most Wanted in FBI Headquarters, Washington, District of Columbia, United States.

12 years ago
Sunday 10th of February 2002

Murderer and literary talent Jack Henry Abbott known for ‘In the Belly of the Beast’ commits suicide by hanging with a shoelace at the age of 58 in Wende Correctional Facility, Erie County, Alden, New York, United States.

Abbott left a suicide note, the contents of which have not been made public.

10 years ago The Eyes had it
Tuesday 10th of February 2004

A stack of dried fish outside a shop in Kuala Lumpur, Selangor, Malaysia.

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