Wednesday, June 17, 2015

30th year - N° 168 Wednesday, 17 June 2015

30th year - N° 168 Wednesday, 17 June 2015

17 June / Today's 17 Events:
133 years ago

Saturday 17th of June 1882

Composer Igor Fyodorovich Stravinsky is born in Oranienbaum, Northwestern Federal District, Russia.

126 years ago

Monday 17th of June 1889

Murderess Eva Coo, originally Eva Curry aka Madame aka The Mallet Murderer is born in Haliburton, Ontario, Canada.

117 years ago

Friday 17th of June 1898

Artist Maurits Cornelis Escher aka M. C. Escher is born in Princessehof, Grote Kerkstraat 11, Leeuwarden, Friesland, Netherlands.

115 years ago

Sunday 17th of June 1900

Nazi official and private secretary to Adolf Hitler Martin Bormann is born in Wegeleben, Sachsen-Anhalt, Germany.

91 years ago

Tuesday 17th of June 1924

Serial killer Archibald Thomson Hall aka The Monster Butler aka Roy Fontaine is born in Glasgow, Scotland, United Kingdom.

76 years ago

Saturday 17th of June 1939

Kidnapper and multiple murderer Eugen Weidmann aka The Handsome Devil is executed by the Guillotine at the age of 31 in Prison Saint Pierre, Place des Tribunaux, Versailles, Île-de-France, France.

Weidmann's was the last public execution and the last one before the outbreak of the war.

75 years ago

Monday 17th of June 1940

84-year-old General Philippe Henri Benoni Omer Joseph Pétain orders all Frenchmen to lay down their arms against Nazi Germany in Paris, Île-de-France, France.

72 years ago

Thursday 17th of June 1943

Singer-songwriter Barry Manilow, originally Barry Alan Pincus is born in Brooklyn, New York, New York, United States.

66 years ago

Friday 17th of June 1949

Musician Philip Charles Lithman aka Snakefinger is born in Tooting, London, Greater London, United Kingdom.

63 years ago He Was Not Scary

Tuesday 17th of June 1952

Artist John Duncan is born in Wichita, Kansas, United States.

56 years ago

Wednesday 17th of June 1959

Frieda Klara Tesmer is sexually assaulted and strangled by serial killer Joachim Kroll aka Jockel aka Der Ruhrkannibale in Graf-Spee-Brücke, Rheinhausen, Duisburg, Nordrhein-Westfalen, Germany.

56 years ago She Was Found Naked and Dead

Wednesday 17th of June 1959

Elisabeth Figg aka Ann Philips is strangled by unidentified serial killer Jack the Stripper in Dukes Meadow, Chiswick, Greater London, United Kingdom.

52 years ago

Monday 17th of June 1963

SS Sturmbannführer and commander of Auschwitz KZ Richard Baer dies of a heart attack at the age of 52 in Untersuchungshaft, Hammelsgasse, Frankfurt am Main, Hessen, Germany.

Baer was awaiting trial in the 'Auschwitz Processe'.

46 years ago

Tuesday 17th of June 1969

Murderer Granville Riddle is born in Oakdale, Texas, United States.

41 years ago

Monday 17th of June 1974

Bomb attack by Radical left organisation the Weather Underground on the Gulf Oil headquarters in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, United States.

It was a protest against the company's actions in Angola and Vietnam.

16 years ago The Eyes had it

Thursday 17th of June 1999

Maren Hoffmeister at the opening event of 'Dante's Inferno' in Fort Asperen, Langendijk, Asperen, Gelderland, Netherlands.

7 years ago

Tuesday 17th of June 2008

Serial killer, cannibal and necrophile Tsutomu Miyazaki aka The Little Girl Murderer is executed by hanging at the age of 46 in Tokyo Detention House, Katsushika, Tokyo, Kantō, Japan.

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