Wednesday, March 4, 2015

30th year - N° 63 Wednesday, 4 March 2015

30th year - N° 63 Wednesday, 4 March 2015

4 March / Today's 8 Events:
77 years ago

Friday 4th of March 1938

Musician, poet and occultist Angus MacLise known from The Velvet Underground is born in Bridgeport, Connecticut, United States.

67 years ago Il en Finissait avec le Jugement de Dieu

Thursday 4th of March 1948

Playwright, poet, actor and theatre director Antonin Antoine Marie Joseph Artaud known for le Théâtre de la Cruauté dies of a lethal dose of chloral hydrate at the age of 52 in Clinique Esquirol, Ivry-sur-Seine, Val-de-Marne, France.

Artaud was found at the foot of his bed clutching his shoe. It is unknown whether Artaud was aware of the lethality of the drug chloral hydrate.

55 years ago

Friday 4th of March 1960

100 die in La Coubre freighter explosion in Havana, Ciudad de La Habana, Cuba.

The 4.310-ton French vessel was carrying 76 tons of Belgian munitions from the port of Antwerpen. Thirty minutes after the first explosion, while hundreds of people were involved in a FAR-organized operation to rescue victims and secure the ship, a second even more powerful explosion occurred, resulting in many further fatalities. At the time of the explosion, Che Guevara was in a meeting in the INRA building nearby. The explosion is often attributed to the CIA who wished to overthrow the new government of Fidel Castro.

54 years ago

Saturday 4th of March 1961

36-year-old Satan worshipper and serial rapist Edward John Louis Paisnel aka The Beast of Jersey assaults an unidentified 11-year-old boy in Saint Saviour, Jersey, United Kingdom.

35 years ago

Tuesday 4th of March 1980

34-year-old Artist Chris Christopher Burden performs 'Show the Hole' at the Per/for/mance festival in Firenze, Toscana, Italy.

32 years ago

Friday 4th of March 1983

Edgar Underkofler is beaten and stabbed to death by serial killer Larry Eyler aka The Leather Boy Killer in Danville, Illinois, United States.

21 years ago

Friday 4th of March 1994

27-year-old Musician Kurt Donald Cobain aka The Pope of Grunge is found in a coma due to a suicidal cocktail of Rohypnol and champagne by his wife Courtney Love in Westin Excelsior Hotel Suite 541, Rome, Lazio, Italy.

Cobain was immediately rushed to the hospital, and spent the rest of the day unconscious. After five days in the hospital he was released and returned to Seattle. Courtney Love later stated that the incident was Cobain's first suicide attempt.

8 years ago The Eyes had it

Sunday 4th of March 2007

Spring on our rooftop terrace in Oudstrijdersstraat 35, Borgerhout, Antwerpen, Antwerpen, Belgium.

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