Thursday, March 27, 2014

29th year - N° 86 Thursday, 27 March 2014

29th year - N° 86 Thursday, 27 March 2014

27 March / Today's 7 Events:
169 years ago He Was Beginning to See the Light

Thursday 27th of March 1845

Physicist Wilhelm Conrad Röntgen is born in Schwelmer Straße 41, Lennep, Nordrhein-Westfalen, Germany.

115 years ago

Monday 27th of March 1899

Actress Gloria May Josephine Swanson is born in Chicago, Illinois, United States.

104 years ago

Sunday 27th of March 1910

312 die in barn dance fire in Ököritófülpös, Szabolcs-Szatmár-Bereg, Hungary.

54 years ago

Sunday 27th of March 1960

35-year-old Satan worshipper and serial rapist Edward John Louis Paisnel aka The Beast of Jersey abducts and rapes an unidentified 14-year-old girl in Saint Martin, Jersey, United Kingdom.

51 years ago

Wednesday 27th of March 1963

Writer Jean Bruce, originally Jean Brochet aka Jean Alexandre, Jean Alexandre Brochet, Jean-Martin Rouan, or Joyce Lindsay known for the adventures of secret agent Hubert Bonisseur de La Bath aka OSS117 dies in a head-on collision of his Jaguar with a truck at 200kms per hour on the RN16 at the age of 42 in Luzarches, Val d'Oise, France.

37 years ago

Sunday 27th of March 1977

583 die in KLM Boeing 747-206B Flight 4805 and Pan Am Boeing 747–121 Flight 1736 collision in Los Rodeos Airport, Tenerife, Islas Canarias, Spain.

Neither airline was originally due to be at the airport but both were diverted from the much bigger Las Palmas airport on nearby Gran Canaria island after a terrorist bomb blast near the departure lounge. 61 people survived. The crash is the deadliest accident in aviation history.

34 years ago

Thursday 27th of March 1980

123 die in Alexander L. Kielland oil platform capsizing in Ekofisk, North Sea, Norway.

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