Wednesday, June 3, 2015

30th year - N° 154 Wednesday, 3 June 2015

30th year - N° 154 Wednesday, 3 June 2015

3 June / Today's 26 Events:
151 years ago

Friday 3rd of June 1864

Automobile manufacturing pioneer Ransom Eli Olds is born in Geneva, Ohio, United States.

150 years ago

Saturday 3rd of June 1865

King of the United Kingdom and the British Dominions and Emperor of India George V, originally George Frederick Ernest Albert is born in Marlborough House, Westminster, London, Greater London, United Kingdom.

140 years ago

Thursday 3rd of June 1875

Composer Georges Alexandre César Léopold Bizet known for Carmen dies of angina pectoris at the age of 37 in Paris, Île-de-France, France.

109 years ago

Sunday 3rd of June 1906

Dancer, singer and actress Josephine Baker, originally Freda Josephine McDonald aka The Bronze Venus or The Black Pearl is born in St. Louis, Missouri, United States.

106 years ago

Thursday 3rd of June 1909

German ambassador in Paris Ernst Eduard vom Rath is born in Frankfurt am Main, Hessen, Germany.

93 years ago

Saturday 3rd of June 1922

Film director Alain Resnais is born in Vannes, Bretagne, France.

91 years ago War Er Ein Hungerkünstler

Tuesday 3rd of June 1924

Writer Franz Kafka dies of laryngeal tuberculosis at the age of 41 in Sanatorium Hoffmann, Hauptstraße 187, Kierling, Niederösterreich, Austria.

Kafka's cause of death seemed to be starvation: the condition of his throat made eating too painful for him, and since parenteral nutrition had not yet been developed, there was no way to feed him.

90 years ago

Wednesday 3rd of June 1925

Actor Tony Curtis, originally Bernard Schwartz is born in Manhattan, New York, New York, United States.

89 years ago He Howled

Thursday 3rd of June 1926

Beat poet Allen Irwin Ginsberg is born in Newark, New Jersey, United States.

88 years ago

Friday 3rd of June 1927

Mary Sietsema is raped and strangled by serial killer Earle Leonard Nelson aka The Gorilla Murderer in Chicago, Illinois, United States.

87 years ago She Died a Virgin

Sunday 3rd of June 1928

Grace Budd is abducted by serial killer, child rapist and cannibal Albert Fish aka The Cannibal aka The Werewolf of Wysteria aka The Moon Maniac in 406 West 15th Street, Manhattan, New York, New York, United States.

Budd was taken to Wisteria Cottage in White Plains and murdered, cut to pieces and eaten by Fish. In November 1934 Fish sent a letter to Mrs Budd describing how he killed and ate Grace, "It took me 9 days to eat her entire body".

87 years ago

Sunday 3rd of June 1928

Minimal artist Donald Clarence Judd is born in Excelsior Springs, Missouri, United States.

65 years ago

Saturday 3rd of June 1950

Musician Suzi Susan Kay Quatro is born in Detroit, Michigan, United States.

60 years ago

Friday 3rd of June 1955

Murderess Barbara Graham, originally Barbara Elaine Ford aka Bloody Babs is executed by the gas chamber at the age of 32 in San Quentin State Prison, San Quentin, California, United States.

Two of Graham's convicted accomplices, Jack Santo and Emmett Perkins, were executed on the same day.

53 years ago

Sunday 3rd of June 1962

130 die in Air France Boeing 707-328 Flight 007 crash in Paris Orly Airport, Orly, Île-de-France, France.

The plane ran off the end of the runway and burst into flames. Two flight attendants seated in the back of the cabin survived the crash and fire. A third flight attendant survived the disaster but later died in hospital. Andy Warhol painted his first 'disaster painting', '129 Die in Jet!' based on the 4 June 1962 cover of the New York Mirror, the day after the crash. At that time, the death count was 129.

52 years ago

Monday 3rd of June 1963

101 die in Northwest Orient Airlines Douglas DC-7C Flight 293 crash in Annette Island, Alexander Archipelago, Alaska, United States.

The wreckage of the DC-7 remained under more than 8.000 feet of water. None of the bodies of the crew or passengers were ever recovered.

47 years ago

Monday 3rd of June 1968

Andy Warhol, originally Andrew Warhola aka The Pope of Pop is shot by radical feminist writer Valerie Solanas in The Factory, 231 East 47th Street, Manhattan, New York, New York, United States.

Solanas fired three times. She missed twice, but the third shot went through Warhol's both lungs, his spleen, stomach, liver, and esophagus. She then shot art critic Mario Amaya in the hip. She tried to shoot Warhol's manager Fred Hughes in the head but her gun jammed. "I consider that a moral act. And I consider it immoral that I missed. I should have done target practice."

46 years ago He Had His Paperwork Done

Tuesday 3rd of June 1969

The house of 30-year-old Serial killer Jerry Jerome Henry Brudos aka The Lust Killer is searched in 3123 Center Street, Salem, Oregon, United States.

Amongst boxes of pornography and fetish self-portraits of Brudos, the search also revealed female breasts used as paperweights.

41 years ago

Monday 3rd of June 1974

Irish republican hunger striker Michael Gaughan, originally Micheal O Gaibhtheachain dies after a hunger strike that lasted 64 days at the age of 25 in Parkhurst Prison, Parkhurst, Isle of Wight, United Kingdom.

The British Government stated that Gaughan died of pneumonia; his family insisted that he died after prison doctors injured him fatally when food lodged in a lung punctured by a force-feeding tube.

39 years ago

Thursday 3rd of June 1976

Michael Bonnin is strangled by serial killer John Wayne Gacy aka The Killer Clown in 8213 West Summerdale Avenue, Cook, Chicago, Illinois, United States.

17 years ago

Wednesday 3rd of June 1998

Serial killer Douglas Edward Gretzler is executed by lethal injection at the age of 47 in Arizona State Prison Complex, 1305 E Butte Avenue, Florence, Arizona, United States.

Along with mental hospital escapee Willie Luther Steelman, Gretzler killed 19 people.

17 years ago

Wednesday 3rd of June 1998

101 die in Wilhelm Conrad Röntgen InterCity Express 884 train derailment in Eschede, Niedersachsen, Germany.

The accident was caused by a single fatigue crack in one wheel which, when it finally failed, caused the train to derail at a switch.

14 years ago He Was King for Three Days

Sunday 3rd of June 2001

King Dipendra of Nepal, originally Dipendra Bir Bikram Shah Dev dies of his injuries after shooting himself in the head at the age of 30 in Shree Birendra Military Hospital, Kathmandu, Bagmati, Nepal.

Dipendra was proclaimed King in his hospital bed and reigned from 1 to 3 June 2001.

14 years ago

Sunday 3rd of June 2001

Actor Anthony Quinn, originally Antonio Rodolfo Quinn Oaxaca dies of pneumonia and repiratory failure at the age of 86 in Boston, Massachusetts, United States.

8 years ago The Eyes had it

Sunday 3rd of June 2007

An abandoned ship in Lobroekdok, Merksem, Antwerpen, Antwerpen, Belgium.

6 years ago

Wednesday 3rd of June 2009

Actor David Carradine, originally John Arthur Carradine aka The Barefoot Legend known for his role as warrior monk Kwai Chang Caine dies of autoerotic asphyxiation at the age of 73 in Swissôtel Nai Lert Park Hotel, 2/14 Wireless Road, Lumphini, Bangkok, Central Thailand, Thailand.

Carradine was found in a closet in his room with a rope tied to his genitals and neck.

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