Sunday, July 13, 2014

29th year - N° 194 Sunday, 13 July 2014

29th year - N° 194 Sunday, 13 July 2014

13 July / Today's 4 Events:
221 years ago

Saturday 13th of July 1793

Activist during the French Revolution Jean-Paul Marat is stabbed to death in his bath by 24-year-old Charlotte Corday at the age of 50 in Rue de Cordeliers 20, VIe, Paris, Île-de-France, France.

Marat spent most of the time of his last three years in his bath due to dermatitis herpetiformes.

94 years ago

Tuesday 13th of July 1920

27-year-old Serial killer Friedrich Schumann aka Der Massenmörder vom Falkenhager See is sentenced to seven death penalties, one life sentence, ten years hard labour and several other sentences in Schwurgerichtskammer des Landgerichts III, Tegeler Weg 17-21, Moabit, Berlin, Berlin, Germany.

Schumann was found guilty of 34 crimes; murders, attempted murders and robberies.

28 years ago He Was that He Was

Sunday 13th of July 1986

Artist, writer and sound poet Brion John Clifford Gysin aka The Father of Cut-up dies of lung cancer at the age of 70 in 135 rue Saint-Martin, IVe, Paris, Île-de-France, France.

11 years ago The Eyes had it

Sunday 13th of July 2003

A superb portion of beef flank in a specialty restaurant in Hong Kong, China.

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