Thursday, November 27, 2014

29th year - N° 331 Thursday, 27 November 2014

29th year - N° 331 Thursday, 27 November 2014

27 November / Today's 10 Events:
313 years ago

Sunday 27th of November 1701

Astronomer, physicist and mathematician Anders Celsius is born in Uppsala, Uppland, Sweden.

117 years ago

Saturday 27th of November 1897

Mobster and crime boss Vito Genovese aka Don Vito is born in Napoli, Campania, Italy.

82 years ago

Sunday 27th of November 1932

Leadership of the opposition Benigno Simeon Aquino aka Ninoy is born in Concepcion, Tarlac, Philippines.

59 years ago Pacific 231 Blew its Last Whistle

Sunday 27th of November 1955

Composer Arthur Oscar Honegger dies of a heart attack at the age of 63 in Paris, Île-de-France, France.

52 years ago

Tuesday 27th of November 1962

97 die in Varig Boeing 707-441 Flight 810 crash into a mountain in La Cruz Peak, Lima, Lima Metropolitana, Peru.

47 years ago

Monday 27th of November 1967

Start of the trial against 21-year-old Serial killer Jürgen Bartsch, originally Karl-Heinz Sadrozinski aka Der Kirmesmörder in Landgericht Wuppertal, Wuppertal, Nordrhein-Westfalen, Germany.

44 years ago

Friday 27th of November 1970

73-year-old 262nd Pope Paulus VI, originally Giovanni Battista Enrico Antonio Maria Montini is attacked with a knife by surrealist painter Benjamín Mendoza y Amor Flores, dressed as a priest in Manila International Airport, Parañaque, Metro Manila, Philippines.

Paulus VI was only lightly stabbed.

34 years ago

Thursday 27th of November 1980

51-year-old Mass murderess Priscilla Joyce Ford goes on a five-block-Thanksgiving-Day-rampage in her 1974 Lincoln, killing six people and injuring 23 in North Virginia Street, Reno, Nevada, United States.

Arrested at the scene, Ford later tells a jailer she "did what she had to do" and that the people she hit were "just pigs, animals let out in a wild place. She also told a doctor that the voice of Joan Kennedy, then the wife of Senator Edward Kennedy, ordered her to kill. "Just run through a whole bunch of people and kill everybody" the voice said.

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31 years ago

Sunday 27th of November 1983

181 die in Avianca Airlines Boeing 747-283B Flight 011 crash in Mejorada Del Campo, Área metropolitana de Madrid, Spain.

There were 11 survivors. Among the victims were Peruvian writer Manuel Scorza, Uruguayan literary critic Ángel Rama, Argentinian writer Marta Traba and Mexican writer Jorge Ibargüengoitia.

25 years ago

Monday 27th of November 1989

110 die in Avianca Airlines Boeing 727-21 Flight 203 bomb explosion in Soacha, Región Andina, Colombia.

After 5 minutes into the flight a bomb placed near the fuel tank exploded at 13,000 feet. Pablo Escobar of the Medellín drug cartel planned the bombing, hoping it would kill presidential candidate for the 1990 elections César Gaviria Trujillo. Gaviria was not on the plane and would go on to become President of Colombia.

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