Tuesday, July 1, 2014

29th year - N° 182 Tuesday, 1 July 2014

29th year - N° 182 Tuesday, 1 July 2014

1 July / Today's 9 Events:
165 years ago

Sunday 1st of July 1849

40-year-old Writer Edgar Allan Poe becomes drunk and hallucinatory, and makes a suicide attempt. He is detained for public drunkenness and incarcerated for one night in Moyamensing Prison, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States.

No records exist which support this story other than Poe's own account of it.

138 years ago

Saturday 1st of July 1876

Revolutionary anarchist Mikhail Alexandrovich Bakunin dies of unknown causes at the age of 62 in Bern, Mittelland, Switzerland.

93 years ago

Friday 1st of July 1921

42-year-old Serial killer Fritz Friedrich Heinrich Karl Haarmann aka Der Hannover Werwolf moves into "Das Mordhaus" in Neue Straße 8, Hannover, Niedersachsen, Germany.

Haarmann killed at least four young men here between February and June 1923.

92 years ago

Saturday 1st of July 1922

Start of the trial against 59-year-old Serial killer and cannibal Karl Friedrich Wilhelm Großmann aka Die Bestie vom Schlesischen Bahnhof in Schwurgericht I, Turmstraße 91, Moabit, Berlin, Berlin, Germany.

77 years ago

Thursday 1st of July 1937

Actor and film director Sydney Irwin Pollack is born in Lafayette, Indiana, United Kingdom.

76 years ago

Friday 1st of July 1938

Geologist and art vandal László Tóth is born in Pilisvörösvár, Pest, Hungary.

55 years ago

Wednesday 1st of July 1959

34-year-old Satan worshipper and serial rapist Edward John Louis Paisnel aka The Beast of Jersey marries his second wife Joan in Saint Helier, Jersey, United Kingdom.

53 years ago

Saturday 1st of July 1961

Writer Louis-Ferdinand Celine, originally Louis Ferdinand Auguste Destouches dies of a ruptured aneurysm at the age of 67 in Meudon, Île-de-France, France.

23 years ago

Monday 1st of July 1991

Serial killer Joachim Georg Kroll aka Jockel aka Der Ruhrkannibale dies of a heart attack at the age of 58 in Justizvollzugsanstalt, Aachener Straße 47, Rheinbach, Nordrhein-Westfalen, Germany.

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