Thursday, July 10, 2014

29th year - N° 191 Thursday, 10 July 2014

29th year - N° 191 Thursday, 10 July 2014

10 July / Today's 8 Events:
158 years ago

Thursday 10th of July 1856

Inventor, electrical engineer, physicist and futurist Nikola Tesla aka The Man who Invented the Twentieth Century is born in Parish Hall, Smiljan, Lika, Croatia.

148 years ago

Tuesday 10th of July 1866

Surgeon and grafting pioneer Serge Abrahamovitch Voronoff is born in Voronezh, Voronezh Oblast, Russia.

Voronoff's actual birth date is unknown, 10 July 1866 is the date of his circumcision in a synagogue.

56 years ago

Thursday 10th of July 1958

The heaviest human being recorded in the history of the world Robert Earl Hughes dies of uremia at the age of 32 in Baylis, Illinois, United States.

At the age of six Hughes weighed about 92 kilograms (200 lb); at ten, he weighed 171 kilograms (380 lb). By the time of his death, he weighed almost half a ton.

44 years ago

Friday 10th of July 1970

30-year-old Serial rapist and killer Mike James Mitchell DeBardeleben aka The Lethal Shadow marries 18-year-old Caryn in Silver Spring, Maryland, United States.

35 years ago

Tuesday 10th of July 1979

26-year-old Serial killer David Richard Berkowitz, originally Richard David Falco aka Son of Sam is attacked with a razor, almost cutting his throat, by an unidentified fellow-inmate in Attica Prison, Attica, New York, United States.

Berkowitz refused to identify the person(s) who had attacked him with a knife but suggested that the act was directed by the cult he once belonged to. He bears a permanent scar from the wound that took 56 stitches to close.

17 years ago

Thursday 10th of July 1997

52-year-old Serial killer Arthur John Shawcross aka The Genesee River Killer marries his long time sweetheart Clara Neal in the visiting room in Sullivan Correctional Facility, Fallsburg, New York, United States.

Shawcross used Neal's car to pick up, have sex with, and then kill his victims. According to the institution's policy, the newlyweds will be able to enjoy conjugal visits.

14 years ago

Monday 10th of July 2000

Over 125 die in garbage dump collapse in Payatas, Quezon City, Metro Manila, Philippines.

10 years ago The Eyes had it

Saturday 10th of July 2004

The audience warming up for our 'How Reliable is the Brain?' performance with Club Moral in Club Zero, Monheimsallee 44, Aachen, Nordrhein-Westfalen, Germany.

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