Monday, June 23, 2014

29th year - N° 174 Monday, 23 June 2014

29th year - N° 174 Monday, 23 June 2014

23 June / Today's 15 Events:
120 years ago

Saturday 23rd of June 1894

King of the United Kingdom Edward VIII, originally Edward Albert Christian George Andrew Patrick David aka The Duke of Windsor is born in White Lodge, Richmond, London, Greater London, United Kingdom.

117 years ago

Wednesday 23rd of June 1897

Organiser of the Bayreuther Festspiele Winifred Wagner, originally Winifred Marjorie Williams is born in Hastings, Sussex, United Kingdom.

102 years ago

Sunday 23rd of June 1912

Mathematician, logician, cryptanalyst, computer scientist and philosopher Alan Mathison Turing aka The Father of Computer Science is born in Maida Vale, 2 Warrington Crescent, Paddington, London, Greater London, United Kingdom.

87 years ago He Was the New Boy in Town

Thursday 23rd of June 1927

Choreographer and film director Bob Robert Louis Fosse is born in Chicago, Illinois, United States.

74 years ago

Sunday 23rd of June 1940

Musician Stuart Fergusson Victor 'Stu' Sutcliffe aka The Fifth Beatle is born in Edinburgh, Scotland, United Kingdom.

55 years ago His Grave Was Ready to Spit on

Tuesday 23rd of June 1959

Writer, poet, musician, actor and engineer Boris Vian aka Vernon Sullivan aka Bison Ravi aka Baron Visi aka Brisavion dies of cardiac arrest at the age of 39 in Cinema Marbeuf, 34 Rue Marbeuf, VIIIe, Paris, Île-de-France, France.

Minutes after the film version of 'J'Irai Cracher sur Vos Tombes' began Vian reportedly blurted out: "These guys are supposed to be American? My ass!" He then collapsed into his seat and died en route to the hospital.

53 years ago

Friday 23rd of June 1961

Frank Beck is attacked by serial killer Jürgen Bartsch aka Der Kirmesmörder in Luftschutzbunker, Heegerstraße 34, Langenberg, Nordrhein-Westfalen, Germany.

Beck survived.

47 years ago

Friday 23rd of June 1967

Victim of Jeffrey Dahmer aka The Milwaukee Cannibal Oliver Lacy aka Birdie is born in Oak Park, Illinois, United States.

46 years ago

Sunday 23rd of June 1968

17-year-old Serial killer Gustaaf Van Eyken aka De Vampier van Muizen escapes from St. Jozef reformatory and rapes an unidentified woman in Mortsel, Antwerpen, Belgium.

37 years ago

Thursday 23rd of June 1977

Child killer Jérôme Carrein is executed by the Guillotine at the age of 38 in Douai, Nord-Pas-de-Calais, France.

Carrein was the second-to-last convicted criminal to be executed by the guillotine in France.

33 years ago

Tuesday 23rd of June 1981

Actress Zarah Leander, originally Sara Stina Hedberg dies of a cerebral hemorrhage at the age of 74 in Stockholm, Södermanland, Sweden.

29 years ago

Sunday 23rd of June 1985

329 die in Air India Boeing 747-237B Flight 182 bomb explosion in south of Ireland, the North Atlantic Ocean.

The main suspects in the bombing were members of the Sikh militant group Babbar Khalsa and other related groups based in Canada.

16 years ago

Tuesday 23rd of June 1998

Experimental filmmaker Kurt Kren aka Lord of the Frames dies of pneumonia at the age of 69 in Wien, Wien, Austria.

8 years ago

Friday 23rd of June 2006

Television producer Aaron Spelling dies of a stroke at the age of 83 in Spelling Manor, 594 S Mapleton Drive, Holmby Hills, Los Angeles, California, United States.

7 years ago The Eyes had it

Saturday 23rd of June 2007

Ironwork in need of some paint in the railway station in Vilvoorde, Vlaams-Brabant, Belgium.

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