Tuesday, August 5, 2014

29th year - N° 217 Tuesday, 5 August 2014

29th year - N° 217 Tuesday, 5 August 2014

5 August / Today's 10 Events:
164 years ago

Monday 5th of August 1850

Writer Guy Henri René Albert de Maupassant is born in Château de Miromesnil, Tourville-sur-Arques, Seine-Maritime, France.

96 years ago

Monday 5th of August 1918

Mrs. Edward Schneider is attacked by serial killer The Axeman of New Orleans in New Orleans, Louisiana, United States.

Schneider had a serious gash in her head and some teeth were knocked out but she and her unborn child survived.

80 years ago

Sunday 5th of August 1934

Victim of Joachim Kroll aka The Ruhr Hunter Frieda Klara Tesmer is born in Thüringen, Germany.

54 years ago

Friday 5th of August 1960

33-year-old Serial killer Harvey Louis Carignan aka The Want-Ad Killer aka Harv the Hammer is arrested on charges of burglary and assault in Duluth, Minnesota, United States.

52 years ago

Sunday 5th of August 1962

Actress Marilyn Monroe, originally Norma Jeane Mortenson commits suicide by acute barbiturate poisoning at the age of 36 in 12305 Fifth Helena Drive, Brentwood, Los Angeles, California, United States.

At the subsequent autopsy eight mg/dL of chloral hydrate and 4.5 mg/dL of Nembutal were found in Monroe's system. It was reported that President Kennedy was the last person Monroe called.

39 years ago

Tuesday 5th of August 1975

Communist militant group the Japanese Red Army takes over 50 hostages including the U.S. consul and the Swedish chargé d'affaires in American Insurance Associates Building, 99 Jalan Ampang, Kuala Lumpur, Selangor, Malaysia.

The gunmen won the release of five imprisoned comrades and flew with them to Libya.

38 years ago

Thursday 5th of August 1976

Murderer Napoleon Beazley is born in Houston, Texas, United States.

30 years ago

Sunday 5th of August 1984

Actor Richard Burton, originally Richard Walter Jenkins dies of a brain haemorrhage at the age of 59 in Céligny, Genève, Switzerland.

11 years ago The Eyes had it

Tuesday 5th of August 2003

Preparations for a Buddhist ceremony in Gaeyling in Singapore, Singapore.

1 years ago

Monday 5th of August 2013

70-year-old Accomplice of spree killer Charles Starkweather aka Little Red Caril Ann Fugate is seriously injured in a single vehicle accident in Interstate 69, Tekonsha, Michigan, United States.

Fugate's husband Fredrick Clair, who was driving their SUV when it went off the road and overturned, died at the scene of the accident.

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