Monday, December 1, 2014

29th year - N° 335 Monday, 1 December 2014

29th year - N° 335 Monday, 1 December 2014

1 December / Today's 13 Events:
493 years ago

Thursday 1st of December 1521

217th Pope Leo X, originally Giovanni di Lorenzo de' Medici dies of bronchopneumonia at the age of 46 in Vatican City, Rome, Lazio, Italy.

148 years ago

Saturday 1st of December 1866

Surveyor and geographer George Everest dies of natural causes at the age of 76 in London, Greater London, United Kingdom.

72 years ago

Tuesday 1st of December 1942

The first transport of jews arrives in KZ Auschwitz-Birkenau, Birkenau, Małopolska, Poland.

67 years ago

Monday 1st of December 1947

Occultist, ceremonial magician, poet, painter and mountaineer Aleister Edward Alexander Crowley aka The Great Beast dies of chronic bronchitis aggravated by pleurisy and myocardial degeneration at the age of 72 in Netherwood boarding house, The Ridge, Hastings, Sussex, United Kingdom.

56 years ago

Monday 1st of December 1958

95 children die in Our Lady of the Angels School fire in Our Lady of the Angels School, 909 North Avers Avenue, Humboldt Park, Chicago, Illinois, United States.

A 10-year-old fifth grader at the time of the fire confessed in 1962 to setting the blaze and subsequently recanted his confession.

53 years ago

Friday 1st of December 1961

Murderer and cannibal Armin Meiwes aka Der Metzgermeister is born in Essen, Nordrhein-Westfalen, Germany.

49 years ago

Wednesday 1st of December 1965

The death sentence of 19-year-old Serial killer Michel Bellen aka The Strangler of the Left Bank is commuted to life imprisonment in Antwerpen, Antwerpen, Belgium.

40 years ago

Sunday 1st of December 1974

92 die in Trans World Airlines Boeing 727-231 Flight 514 crash in Mount Weather, Virginia, United States.

33 years ago

Tuesday 1st of December 1981

180 die in Inex-Adria Aviopromet McDonnell Douglas MD-81 Flight 1308 crash in Mont San-Pietro, Ajaccio, Corsica, France.

27 years ago

Tuesday 1st of December 1987

North Korean Agent Seung Il Kim aka Shinichi Hachiya commits suicide by cyanide poisoning at the age of 69 in Bahrein International Airport, Muharraq, Bahrein.

He was responsible for the Korean Air Boeing 707-3B5C Flight 858 bombing on 29 November 1987.

27 years ago

Tuesday 1st of December 1987

24-year-old Serial killer Thierry Paulin aka Le Tueur de la Pleine Lune is arrested in Saint-Denis, Île-de-France, France.

He was recognised by a policeman who remembered his description from one of his latest victims.

9 years ago The Eyes had it

Thursday 1st of December 2005

Jean-Marie Berckmans performing in Scheld'apen, D'Herbouvillekaai 36, Antwerpen, Antwerpen, Belgium.

4 years ago The Eyes had it

Wednesday 1st of December 2010

Edelweiß flowers spring through the snow on our rooftop rock garden in Oudstrijdersstraat 35, Borgerhout, Antwerpen, Antwerpen, Belgium.

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