Wednesday, August 20, 2014

29th year - N° 232 Wednesday, 20 August 2014

29th year - N° 232 Wednesday, 20 August 2014

20 August / Today's 5 Events:
95 years ago

Wednesday 20th of August 1919

26-year-old Serial killer Friedrich Schumann aka Der Massenmörder vom Falkenhager See is arrested in Arztpraxis Dr. Georg Tepling, Potsdamer Straße 42/43, Spandau, Berlin, Berlin, Germany.

Schumann came to see Dr. Tepling because of a wound in his shoulder when shot two days before by 52-year-old forester Wilhelm Nielbock. The doctor had read about the warrant for a wounded man in the newspaper.

85 years ago

Tuesday 20th of August 1929

Victim of Paul John Knowles aka Killing Time Carswell Carr is born in Wilkinson County, Georgia, United States.

34 years ago

Wednesday 20th of August 1980

21-year-old Performance artist Danny Devos aka DDV performs 'Untitled Series - 5' in Prinsenhof 03, Gent, Oost-Vlaanderen, Belgium.

With a 'Lucky Strike' cigarette I burned the so-called 'vital line' in my hand several times. Afterwards I was not satisfied with the result and I cut across it with a razorblade.

15 years ago The Eyes had it

Friday 20th of August 1999

A sleeping dog on the pavement in Bangkok, Central Thailand, Thailand.

10 years ago

Friday 20th of August 2004

60-year-old Serial killer Charles Gurmukh Sobhraj, originally Bharat Rajpurohit aka Bad Blood is sentenced to life imprisonment for the 1975 murders of 29-year-old Connie Bronzich and 26-year-old Laurent Ormond Carrière in Kathmandu, Bagmati, Nepal.

Sobhraj was recognised in a street of Kathmandu by a journalist on 17 September 2003 and arrested two days later.

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