Sunday, November 16, 2014

29th year - N° 320 Sunday, 16 November 2014

29th year - N° 320 Sunday, 16 November 2014

16 November / Today's 13 Events:
466 years ago

Tuesday 16th of November 1548

Theologian and church reformer Caspar Creuziger aka Cruciger the Elder dies of unknown causes at the age of 44 in Schloßkirche, Wittenberg, Sachsen-Anhalt, Germany.

328 years ago

Saturday 16th of November 1686

48-year-old King of France and Navarre Louis XIV, originally Louis Dieudonné aka Le Roi du Soleil is operated on an anal fistula by Dr. Charles François Felix in Paris, Île-de-France, France.

Dr. Felix first practised on several peasants.

145 years ago

Tuesday 16th of November 1869

Serial killer Joseph Vacher aka L'Eventreur du Sud-Est is born in Beaufort, Rhône-Alpes, France.

119 years ago

Saturday 16th of November 1895

Actor Jack Virgil Dougherty is born in Bowling Green, Missouri, United States.

118 years ago

Monday 16th of November 1896

Founder of the British Union of Fascists Oswald Ernald Mosley aka The British Führer is born in 47 Hill Street, Mayfair, London, Greater London, United Kingdom.

108 years ago

Friday 16th of November 1906

33-year-old Tenor Enrico Caruso is arrested and charged with indecent behaviour for pinching Hannah Graham's bottom in the monkey house in Central Park Zoo, New York, New York, United States.

On 23 November 1906 he was fined ten dollars, the maximum fine for disorderly conduct.

74 years ago

Saturday 16th of November 1940

37-year-old Electrician George P. Metesky aka The Mad Bomber leaves his first bomb, a short length of brass pipe filled with gunpowder with an ignition mechanism made of sugar and flashlight batteries, on the window sill in Consolidated Edison Plant, West 64th Street, New York, New York, United States.

Metesky's device was found before it could go off. It was wrapped in a note written in distinctive block letters and signed 'F.P.', stating "CON EDISON CROOKS – THIS IS FOR YOU." F.P. stood for 'Fair Play'.

57 years ago

Saturday 16th of November 1957

Bernice Worden is shot dead by murderer and body snatcher Ed Gein aka America's Most Bizarre Murderer in Plainfield, Wisconsin, United States.

Upon searching Gein's property, investigators discovered Worden's decapitated body in a shed, hung upside down by ropes at her wrists with a crossbar at her ankles. The torso was dressed out like a deer.

54 years ago

Wednesday 16th of November 1960

Actor Clark William Gable aka The King of Hollywood dies of coronary thrombosis at the age of 59 in Hollywood Presbyterian Hospital, 1300 N Vermont Avenue, Los Angeles, California, United States.

Ten days before Gable suffered a severe heart attack. There was speculation that Gable's physically demanding role in'The Misfits' contributed to his sudden death soon after filming was completed.

47 years ago

Thursday 16th of November 1967

Suzanne Merienne is shot dead by serial killer Marcel Barbeault aka Le Tueur de L'Ombre in 106 rue Faidherbe, Nogent-sur-Oise, Oise, France.

43 years ago

Tuesday 16th of November 1971

Heiress, socialite, actress, and fashion model Edie Edith Minturn Sedgwick aka The Girl of the Year dies of acute barbiturate intoxication at the age of 28 in Santa Barbara, California, United States.

The coroner ruled Sedgwick's death as 'undetermined/accident/suicide'.

30 years ago

Friday 16th of November 1984

31-year-old Serial killer Bobbie Joe Long aka The Adman Rapist is arrested outside the Main Street Cinema in Tampa, Florida, United States.

Long had been watching the movie 'Missing in Action' with Chuck Norris.

28 years ago

Sunday 16th of November 1986

26-year-old Serial killer Richard Ricardo Leyva Muñoz Ramirez aka The Night Stalker is transferred from the Los Angeles Central Jail to Death Row in San Quentin State Prison, San Quentin, California, United States.

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