Sunday, November 9, 2014

29th year - N° 313 Sunday, 9 November 2014

29th year - N° 313 Sunday, 9 November 2014

9 November / Today's 15 Events:
96 years ago

Saturday 9th of November 1918

Surrealist writer Guillaume Apollinaire, originally Wilhelm Albert Włodzimierz Apolinary Kostrowicki dies of influenza at the age of 38 in Paris, Île-de-France, France.

80 years ago

Friday 9th of November 1934

Astronomer, astrophysicist, cosmologist and futurologist Carl Edward Sagan is born in Brooklyn, New York, New York, United States.

72 years ago

Monday 9th of November 1942

Serial killer Edward Joseph Leonski aka The Singing Strangler is executed by hanging at the age of 25 in Pentridge Prison, Coburg, Victoria, Australia.

51 years ago

Saturday 9th of November 1963

162 die in train derailment and collision in Tsurumi Station, Yokohama, Kantō, Japan.

Two passenger trains collided with a derailed freight train between Tsurumi Station and Shin-Koyasu Station on the Tōkaidō Main Line.

51 years ago

Saturday 9th of November 1963

458 die in Mitsui Miike Coal Mine explosion in Mitsui Miike Coal Mine, Ōmuta, Kyushu, Japan.

Eight-hundred thirty-nine others were injured by the blast or carbon monoxide poisoning. Many of the poisoned survivors suffered severe, permanent brain damage.

47 years ago

Thursday 9th of November 1967

42-year-old Wiener Aktionist Otto Muehl performs 'Aktion nr. 43 / Direct Art Festival' in Gewerkschaftshaus Porrhaus, Treitlstrasse 3, Wien, Wien, Austria.

44 years ago

Monday 9th of November 1970

45-year-old Wiener Aktionist Otto Muehl performs 'Manopsychotisches Ballett 2' with Charlotte Mooreman in Kunsthalle, Cäcilienstraße, Köln, Nordrhein-Westfalen, Germany.

43 years ago

Tuesday 9th of November 1971

46-year-old Mass murderer John Emil List aka The Bogeyman of Westfield kills his 85-year-old mother Alma, his 45-year-old wife Helen and his children 16-year-old Patricia, 15-year-old John and 13-year-old Frederick with a 9mm Steyr 1912 semi-automatic handgun and a Colt .22 caliber revolver in 431 Hillside Avenue, Westfield, New Jersey, United States.

In a five-page letter to his pastor found on the desk in his study List wrote that he saw too much evil in the world, and he had ended the lives of his family members to save their souls. List settled in Denver, Colorado in early 1972 and resumed working as an accoun tant under the name Robert Peter 'Bob' Clark and remained at large for 18 years.

40 years ago

Saturday 9th of November 1974

Member of the Rote Armee Fraktion Holger Klaus Meins dies after hungerstriking for 58 days at the age of 33 in Justizvollzugsanstalt Wittlich, Wittlich, Rheinland-Pfalz, Germany.

With Meins' 183 cm he only weighed 39 kgs at the time of his death.

37 years ago

Wednesday 9th of November 1977

74-year-old textile industrial Walter Michael Palmers is kidnapped by die Rote Armee Fraktion aka Baader-Meinhof Gruppe in Wien, Wien, Austria.

Palmers was released after 100 hours and payment of 31 million Schilling ransom.

30 years ago

Friday 9th of November 1984

Maria Mico-Diaz is tortured and killed by serial killer Thierry Paulin aka Le Tueur de la Pleine Lune in 27 rue des Trois-Frères, XVIIIe, Paris, Île-de-France, France.

Mico-Diaz was found in her flat, bound, gagged, and nearly hacked in two with 60 stab wounds.

18 years ago

Saturday 9th of November 1996

37-year-old Performance artist Danny Devos aka DDV performs 'The Performance Jan Hoet Never Saw' in the basement in Stedelijk Museum voor Actuele Kunst, Nicolaas de Liemaeckereplein 2, Gent, Oost-Vlaanderen, Belgium.

9 years ago

Wednesday 9th of November 2005

Suicide bomber Muriel Degauque aka Maryam commits suicide by driving a Kia Sephia car bomb into a US military convoy at the age of 38 in Tarmiyah, Muḥāfaẓät Baġdād, Iraq.

Degauque was the only person killed, but one American soldier was injured.

9 years ago The Eyes had it

Wednesday 9th of November 2005

The gutter of the open-air slaughterhouse filling with blood in Yang Zhen, Shunyi, China.

7 years ago

Friday 9th of November 2007

57-year-old Would-be assassin Arthur Herman Bremer is released from prison after 35 years of incarceration for the attempted assassination of presidential candidate George Wallace in Maryland Correctional Institution, 18601 Roxbury Road, Hagerstown, Maryland, United States.

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