Tuesday, November 25, 2014

29th year - N° 329 Tuesday, 25 November 2014

29th year - N° 329 Tuesday, 25 November 2014

25 November / Today's 8 Events:
170 years ago

Monday 25th of November 1844

Automobile designer and manufacturer Karl Benz, originally Karl Friedrich Michael Vaillant is born in Rheinstraße 22 Quartier, Mühlburg, Baden-Württemberg, Germany.

108 years ago

Sunday 25th of November 1906

Victim of Fritz Haarmann aka Der Hannover Werwolf Fritz Wittig is born in Kassel, Hessen, Germany.

78 years ago

Wednesday 25th of November 1936

Start of the trial against 31-year-old Geisha, prostitute, actress and murderess Sada Abe in Tokyo, Kantō, Japan.

68 years ago

Monday 25th of November 1946

Serial killer Richard Francis Cottingham aka The Torso Killer is born in Bronx, New York, New York, United States.

44 years ago

Wednesday 25th of November 1970

Poet, writer and actor Yukio Mishima, originally Kimitake Hiraoka commits suicide by Seppuku at the age of 45 in Eastern Command of Japan's Self-Defense Forces Headquarters, Shinjuku, Tokyo, Kantō, Japan.

The act was to end in Mishima's ritual decapitation by Tatenokai member Masakatsu Morita. Morita, who was rumored to have been Mishima's lover, was unable to perform the decapitation properly: after several failed attempts, he allowed another Tatenokai member, Hiroyasu Koga, to finish the job. After Mishima was decapitated, Morita also attempted to commit Seppuku and was beheaded by Koga.

41 years ago

Sunday 25th of November 1973

Serial killer Albert Henry DeSalvo aka The Boston Strangler aka The Measuring Man aka The Green Man is stabbed through the heart in the prison infirmary by Robert Wilson at the age of 42 in Walpole State Prison, Walpole, Massachusetts, United States.

21 years ago

Thursday 25th of November 1993

10-year-old Robert Thompson and 10-year-old Jon Venables are sentenced to indefinite imprisonment for killing 3-year-old Victim of Robert Thompson and Jon Venables James Patrick Bulger in Preston, Lancashire, United Kingdom.

4 years ago The Eyes had it

Thursday 25th of November 2010

A worn out medieval piece of wood looking like some Gold Coast in my workshop in Koninklijke Academie voor Schone Kunsten, Mutsaardstraat 31, Antwerpen, Antwerpen, Belgium.

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