Tuesday, April 22, 2014

29th year - N° 112 Tuesday, 22 April 2014

29th year - N° 112 Tuesday, 22 April 2014

22 April / Today's 11 Events:
161 years ago

Friday 22nd of April 1853

Law enforcement officer and biometrics researcher Alphonse Bertillon is born in Paris, Île-de-France, France.

110 years ago

Friday 22nd of April 1904

Theoretical physicist Robert Julius Oppenheimer aka The Father of the Atomic Bomb is born in New York City, New York, United States.

80 years ago

Sunday 22nd of April 1934

Carter W. Baum is shot dead by gangster Baby Face Nelson in Little Bohemia Lodge, Manitowish Waters, Wisconsin, United States.

On 20 April 1934 John Dillinger's gang, consisting of Dillinger, Baby Face Nelson, Homer Van Meter, Tommy Carroll, and John "Red" Hamilton settled at Little Bohemia Lodge after Dillinger's escape from the jail in Crown Point, Indiana on 3 March 1934. They were tracked down by FBI agents Melvin Purvis, W. Carter Baum and Jay Newman among others.

48 years ago

Friday 22nd of April 1966

83 Army cadets die in American Flyers Lockheed L-188C Electra Flight 280 crash in Municipal Airport, Ardmore, Oklahoma, United States.

There were 15 survivors.

42 years ago

Saturday 22nd of April 1972

27-year-old Serial killer Arthur John Shawcross aka The Genesee River Killer marries his third wife, Penny Sherbino in Watertown, New York, United States.

34 years ago

Tuesday 22nd of April 1980

Over 100 die in Don Juan ferry and Tacloban City oil tanker collision in Manila Bay, Manila, Metro Manila, Philippines.

22 years ago

Wednesday 22nd of April 1992

252 die in sewer system gasoline explosion in Analco, Guadalajara, Jalisco, Mexico.

Four days before the explosion residents started complaining of a strong gasoline-like smell coming from the sewers which became progressively more pungent over the course of days. Nearly people were 500 injured and 15.000 were left homeless.

10 years ago

Thursday 22nd of April 2004

160 die in flammable train cargo explosion in Ryongch'ŏn, North P'yǒngan, North Korea.

North Korean leader Kim Jong-il passed through the station several hours before the explosion as he returned from a meeting in China. It was suggested that the explosion might have been an assassination attempt, but South Korean intelligence services believed that it was an accident. The Red Cross reported that 1.850 houses and buildings had been destroyed and another 6.350 had been damaged.

9 years ago The Eyes had it

Friday 22nd of April 2005

Striking local celebrities at the opening of an art exhibition in Vladivostok, Primorsky Krai, Russia.

8 years ago

Saturday 22nd of April 2006

47-year-old Performance artist Danny Devos aka DDV performs 'The Discovery of James Lee Byars' Tomb' in Antwerpen, Antwerpen, Belgium.

While looking for places to get rid of the earth from my hole I accidently found the empty tomb of James Lee Byars. I filled it completely with earth so it was kept secret.

8 years ago The Eyes had it

Saturday 22nd of April 2006

Visuals on display during a 24-hour lecture by Maren Hoffmeister on "Fragmente des Deutungsmuster Lustmord" in Ballhaus Ost, Pappelallee 15, Berlin, Berlin, Germany.

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