Saturday, October 4, 2014

29th year - N° 277 Saturday, 4 October 2014

29th year - N° 277 Saturday, 4 October 2014

4 October / Today's 8 Events:
115 years ago

Wednesday 4th of October 1899

36-year-old Serial killer and cannibal Karl Friedrich Wilhelm Großmann aka Die Bestie vom Schlesischen Bahnhof is sentenced to 15 years imprisonment for assault on a minor in Bayreuth, Bayern, Germany.

Großmann assaulted 10-year-old Maria Gottwald and 4-year-old Babette Burkel on 21 April 1899. Burkel died later of her injuries.

83 years ago

Sunday 4th of October 1931

Philosopher Richard McKay Rorty is born in New York City, New York, United States.

65 years ago

Tuesday 4th of October 1949

18th Duke of Veragua Cristóbal Colón de Carvajal y Gorosábel is born in Madrid, Área metropolitana de Madrid, Spain.

Cristobal Colon is a direct descendant of Christopher Columbus.

38 years ago it Fizzled

Monday 4th of October 1976

23-year-old Serial killer David Richard Berkowitz, originally Richard David Falco aka Son of Sam presumably throws a Molotov cocktail into the house of his neighbour Sam Carr in 35 Pine Street, Yonkers, New York, United States.

Berkowitz tried to kill the demon lurking in Harvey with the Molotov cocktail but it fizzled.

35 years ago

Thursday 4th of October 1979

Start of the trial against 46-year-old Serial killer Joachim Georg Kroll aka Jockel aka Der Ruhrkannibale in Landgericht Saal 201, König-Heinrich-Platz 1, Duisburg, Nordrhein-Westfalen, Germany.

Kroll was charged with eight of at least twelve committed murders.

33 years ago

Sunday 4th of October 1981

36-year-old Serial killer Dennis Andrew Nilsen aka Killing For Company burns the dissected remains of five murder victims on a bonfire at the rear of his house in 195 Melrose Avenue, London, Greater London, United Kingdom.

Nilsen crowned the bonfire with an old car tyre to disguise the smell.

9 years ago The Eyes had it

Tuesday 4th of October 2005

The Y2K bug in real life and super delay on a cinema display in Beijing, Hebei, China.

9 years ago The Eyes had it

Tuesday 4th of October 2005

Some peculiar Gods or Ghosts in Dōngyuè Miào, 141 Chaoyangmen Outer St, Beijing, Hebei, China.

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