Thursday, October 16, 2014

29th year - N° 289 Thursday, 16 October 2014

29th year - N° 289 Thursday, 16 October 2014

16 October / Today's 8 Events:
160 years ago

Monday 16th of October 1854

Poet and writer Oscar Fingal O'Flahertie Wills Wilde is born in 21 Westland Row, Dublin, Leinster, Ireland.

126 years ago

Tuesday 16th of October 1888

Unidentified serial killer Jack the Ripper mails a human kidney, ripped from the body of Catherine Eddowes, "From Hell" to George Lusk, head of the Whitechapel Vigilance Committee in London, Greater London, United Kingdom.

76 years ago

Sunday 16th of October 1938

Nico, originally Christa Päffgen aka Das Einsame Mädchen is born in Köln, Nordrhein-Westfalen, Germany.

68 years ago

Wednesday 16th of October 1946

Sex killer Neville Clevely Heath aka The Sadistic Romeo is executed by hanging at the age of 29 in HM Prison Pentonville, Caledonian Road, Islington, London, Greater London, United Kingdom.

55 years ago

Friday 16th of October 1959

20-year-old Assassin Lee Harvey Oswald arrives in Moscow, Central Federal District, Russia.

17 years ago

Thursday 16th of October 1997

70-year-old Serial killer András Pándy aka Father Bluebeard is arrested in Brussel, Brabant, Belgium.

9 years ago The Eyes had it

Sunday 16th of October 2005

Drying of fresh corn along the country road in Yang Zhen, Shunyi, China.

5 years ago The Eyes had it

Friday 16th of October 2009

My sculpture 'The Beast of Jersey', consisting of a wooden box with two large chicken feet jerking in and out randomly on two metal rods connected to an electric motor inside. It dates from the late 1980's and was still alive and kicking in an exhibition in Paleis voor Schone Kunsten, Brussel, Brabant, Belgium.

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