Saturday, November 15, 2014

29th year - N° 319 Saturday, 15 November 2014

29th year - N° 319 Saturday, 15 November 2014

15 November / Today's 11 Events:
122 years ago

Tuesday 15th of November 1892

Serial killer Thomas Neill Cream aka The Strychnine Specialist is executed by hanging at the age of 42 in Newgate Prison, London, Greater London, United Kingdom.

The executioner, James Billington, claimed that Cream's last words on the scaffold were "I am Jack The..." However records show that Cream was in prison at the time of the last three Ripper murders in 1888.

86 years ago

Thursday 15th of November 1928

Serial killer William George Heirens aka Catch Me Before I Kill More is born in Chicago, Illinois, United States.

84 years ago

Saturday 15th of November 1930

Writer James Graham Ballard is born in Shanghai International Settlement, Shanghai, China.

82 years ago

Tuesday 15th of November 1932

Singer and actress Petula Sally Olwen Clark is born in Epsom, Surrey, United Kingdom.

78 years ago

Sunday 15th of November 1936

Singer-songwriter Wolf Karl Biermann is born in Hamburg, Hamburg, Germany.

56 years ago

Saturday 15th of November 1958

Actor Tyrone Edmund Power dies of a heart attack at the age of 44 in Madrid, Área metropolitana de Madrid, Spain.

Power was stricken with a massive heart attack while filming a dueling scene for the epic 'Solomon and Sheba' by King Vidor with his frequent co-star and friend George Sanders. Power died en route to the hospital.

54 years ago

Tuesday 15th of November 1960

Mass murderer Robert Raymond Cook is executed by hanging at the age of 23 in Alberta Provincial Gaol, Fort Saskatchewan, Alberta, Canada.

Cook shot and bludgeoned to death seven member of his family; 53-year-old Raymond Cook, his 37-year-old wife Daisy Mae, 9-year-old Gerald, 8-year-old Patrick, 7-year-old Christopher, 5-year-old Kathy, and 3-year-old Linda Mae.

38 years ago

Monday 15th of November 1976

Actor Jean Gabin, originally Jean-Alexis Moncorgé dies of leukemia at the age of 72 in American Hospital, 63 Blvd Victor Hugo, Neuilly-sur-Seine, Île-de-France, France.

16 years ago

Sunday 15th of November 1998

Honorary Prime Minister of the Black Panther Party Stokely Carmichael aka Kwame Ture dies of prostate cancer at the age of 57 in Conakry, Guinea.

Carmichael said that his cancer "was given to me by forces of American imperialism and others who conspired with them." He claimed that the FBI had infected him with cancer in an assassination attempt.

12 years ago

Friday 15th of November 2002

Serial killer Myra Hindley aka The Moors Murderers (with Ian Brady) dies of bronchial pneumonia at the age of 60 in West Suffolk Hospital, Hardwick Lane, Bury St. Edmunds, Suffolk, United Kingdom.

Four months later Hindley's ashes were scattered by her former lover and Carmelite nun Patricia 'Pat' Cairns, a woman she had met in prison, in Stalybridge Country Park. Cairns stood trial at the Old Bailey in 1974 on a charge of conspiring to spring Hindley from Holloway Prison.

4 years ago

Monday 15th of November 2010

Wang Bei dies while having facial bone-grinding surgery "to make her jaw line fashionably narrow and her face smaller" at the age of 24 in Wuhan, Hebei, China.

The doctor in Zhong'ao Cosmetic Surgery Hospital sliced a blood vessel and couldn't stop the bleeding, the blood from Wang's jaw drained into her windpipe, and she suffocated.

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