Friday, March 14, 2014

29th year - N° 73 Friday, 14 March 2014

29th year - N° 73 Friday, 14 March 2014

14 March / Today's 8 Events:
161 years ago

Monday 14th of March 1853

Artist Ferdinand Hodler is born in Bern, Mittelland, Switzerland.

131 years ago

Wednesday 14th of March 1883

Economist and revolutionary communist Karl Heinrich Marx dies of pleurisy at the age of 65 in London, Greater London, United Kingdom.

91 years ago

Wednesday 14th of March 1923

Photographer Diane Arbus, originally Diane Nemerov is born in New York City, New York, United States.

82 years ago He Didn't Wait No More

Monday 14th of March 1932

Innovator and entrepreneur George Eastman commits suicide a shot through the heart at the age of 78 in Rochester, New York, United States.

Eastman left a suicide note that read, "My work is done. Why wait?"

42 years ago

Tuesday 14th of March 1972

Anarchist publisher and millionaire Giangiacomo Feltrinelli dies in in the bombing of an electricity-line at the age of 46 in Segrate, Lombardia, Italy.

30 years ago

Wednesday 14th of March 1984

Double murderer James David Autry aka Cowboy is executed by lethal injection at the age of 30 in Huntsville Prison, 815 12th Street, Huntsville, Texas, United States.

His last meal request was for a hamburger, french fries and a Dr. Pepper. During the execution he remained conscious and in great pain for about 10 minutes.

18 years ago

Thursday 14th of March 1996

40-year-old Serial killer groupie Veronica Ver Lyn Compton is released on parole in Washington Corrections Center for Women, 9601 Bujacich Rd., Gig Harbor, Washington, United States.

Two weeks later, she was sent back to prison for parole violations.

7 years ago The Eyes had it

Wednesday 14th of March 2007

Cycling as far as I could in a one day journey on the longest street in Landsberger Allee, Berlin, Berlin, Germany.

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