Monday, February 17, 2014

29th year - N° 48 Monday, 17 February 2014

29th year - N° 48 Monday, 17 February 2014

17 February / Today's 6 Events:

414 years ago
Thursday 17th of February 1600

Philosopher, mathematician and astrologer Giordano Bruno, originally Filippo Bruno is executed by burning at the stake at the age of 52 in Campo de' Fiori, Rome, Lazio, Italy.

When the fire had died out Bruno's ashes were dumped into the Tiber river.

40 years ago
Sunday 17th of February 1974

48 die in Zamalek SC and Dukla Prague football game stampede in Zamalek Stadium, Cairo, Greater Cairo, Egypt.

According to reports, up to 80.000 people tried to access the stadium despite the capacity at the time being just 40.000.

26 years ago
Wednesday 17th of February 1988

Natascha Maria Kampusch aka The Girl in the Cellar is born in Rennbahnweg 38, Donaustadt, Wien, Wien, Austria.

21 years ago
Wednesday 17th of February 1993

29-year-old Serial killer Paul Kenneth Bernardo aka The Scarborough Rapist aka The Schoolgirl Killer is arrested in Toronto, Ontario, Canada.

17 years ago The Serpent Was Not Keen to be Free
Monday 17th of February 1997

53-year-old Serial killer Charles Gurmukh Sobhraj, originally Bharat Rajpurohit aka Bad Blood is granted bail after spending two decades behind bars in New Delhi, Delhi, India.

Desperately trying to avoid extradition to Thailand, Sobhraj said he would not leave jail until he received his identity papers from the French embassy.

2 years ago The Eyes had it
Friday 17th of February 2012

A closed shop in the gloomy evening light in Oostende, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium.

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