Thursday, February 5, 2015

30th year - N° 36 Thursday, 5 February 2015

30th year - N° 36 Thursday, 5 February 2015

5 February / Today's 12 Events:
175 years ago

Wednesday 5th of February 1840

Inventor John Boyd Dunlop is born in Dreghorn, Scotland, United Kingdom.

167 years ago

Saturday 5th of February 1848

Writer Joris-Karl Charles Marie Georges Huysmans is born in 11 Rue Suger, VIe, Paris, Île-de-France, France.

107 years ago

Wednesday 5th of February 1908

Kidnapper and multiple murderer Eugen Weidmann aka The Handsome Devil is born in Frankfurt am Main, Hessen, Germany.

101 years ago

Thursday 5th of February 1914

Writer, painter and spoken word performer William Seward Burroughs is born in St. Louis, Missouri, United States.

67 years ago

Thursday 5th of February 1948

19-year-old Serial killer Charles Ray Hatcher aka Evil Incarnate is convicted of auto theft and sentenced to 2 years imprisonment in St. Joseph, Missouri, United States.

56 years ago

Thursday 5th of February 1959

Model and actress Gwili Andre, originally Gurli Andresen aka Gurlie commits suicide by self-immolation at the age of 51 in 2109 Ocean Front Walk, Venice, California, United States.

Andre surrounded herself with numerous articles and photographs about the career she expected and set it all alight. Another resident of the building, 83-year-old George Katzenberger, is pulled to safety by two neighbors after he broke a bathroom window.

54 years ago

Sunday 5th of February 1961

57-year-old Kidnapper and murderer Nathan Freudenthal Leopold aka The Perfect Murderer marries Gertrud 'Trudi' Garcia de Quevedo in Adjuntas, Adjuntas, Puerto Rico.

41 years ago

Tuesday 5th of February 1974

34-year-old Member of the Rote Armee Fraktion Gudrun Ensslin is transferred from Essen in Justizvollzugsanstalt Ossendorf, Rochusstraße 350, Köln, Nordrhein-Westfalen, Germany.

Ensslin is placed in a cell next to Ulrike Meinhof.

34 years ago

Thursday 5th of February 1981

22-year-old Performance artist Danny Devos aka DDV performs as 'David Mark Chapman', murderer of John Lennon with Xavier Rathé at 2e Verzameling in Handelsbeurs, Kouter, Gent, Oost-Vlaanderen, Belgium.

20 years ago

Sunday 5th of February 1995

Four gypsies are killed in the seventh bomb attack by 46-year-old Xenophobic serial bomber Franz Fuchs in Oberwart, Burgenland, Austria.

40-year-old Josef Simon, 27-year-old Peter Sarközi, 22-year-old Karl and 18-year-old Erwin Horvath were killed by an improvised explosive device which was attached to a sign that read "Roma zurück nach Indien".

11 years ago The Eyes had it

Thursday 5th of February 2004

Devotees of all kind gathering for the Thaipoosam Festive Days at the festival grounds in Batu Caves, Kuala Lumpur, Selangor, Malaysia.

1 years ago

Wednesday 5th of February 2014

Murderess Suzanne Margaret 'Sue' Basso, originally Suzanne Burns is executed by lethal injection at the age of 60 in Huntsville Prison, 815 12th Street, Huntsville, Texas, United States.

In August 1998 Basso was the ringleader of a gang who tortured and beat 59-year-old mentally retarded Louis 'Buddy' Musso to death with baseball bats for his life insurance money.

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