Friday, October 31, 2014

29th year - N° 304 Friday, 31 October 2014

29th year - N° 304 Friday, 31 October 2014

31 October / Today's 7 Events:
108 years ago

Wednesday 31st of October 1906

Victim of Fritz Haarmann aka Der Hannover Werwolf Fritz Franke is born in Berlin, Berlin, Germany.

96 years ago

Thursday 31st of October 1918

Artist Egon Schiele dies of Spanish flu at the age of 28 in Hietzinger Hauptstraße 114, Wien, Wien, Austria.

Schiele's wife Edith died three days earlier in their house in Wattmanngasse 6.

94 years ago

Sunday 31st of October 1920

Photographer Helmut Newton, originally Helmut Neustädter is born in Innsbrucker Straße 24, Schöneberg, Berlin, Berlin, Germany.

88 years ago

Sunday 31st of October 1926

Illusionist, magician and escapologist Harry Houdini, originally Erik Weisz aka The Handcuff King dies of peritonitis from a ruptured appendix at the age of 52 in Grace Hospital Room #401, Detroit, Michigan, United States.

Eyewitnesses to an incident at Houdini's dressing room in the Princess Theatre in Montreal gave rise to speculation that Houdini's death was caused by McGill University student Joselyn Gordon Whitehead who delivered a surprise attack of multiple blows to Houdini's abdomen.

60 years ago

Sunday 31st of October 1954

Victim of Dennis Nilsen aka Killing for Company Graham Archibald Allen aka Puggy is born in Motherwell, Lanarkshire, United Kingdom.

21 years ago

Sunday 31st of October 1993

Film director Federico Fellini dies of a heart attack at the age of 73 in .

Fellini had suffered a second stroke and fell into an irreversible coma a couple of months earlier.

9 years ago The Eyes had it

Monday 31st of October 2005

An uneventful pig tattoo session at Art Farm in Yang Zhen, Shunyi, China.

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