Sunday, August 9, 2015

30th year - N° 221 Sunday, 9 August 2015

30th year - N° 221 Sunday, 9 August 2015

9 August / Today's 11 Events:
119 years ago

Sunday 9th of August 1896

Developmental psychologist and philosopher Jean Piaget is born in Neuchâtel, Neuchâtel, Switzerland.

116 years ago

Wednesday 9th of August 1899

Chief executioner André Albert Obrecht is born in Paris, Île-de-France, France.

Obrecht was the official executioner of France from 1951 until 1976.

97 years ago

Friday 9th of August 1918

Film director Robert Burgess Aldrich is born in Cranston, Rhode Island, United States.

53 years ago

Thursday 9th of August 1962

Writer Hermann Karl Hesse aka Emil Sinclair known for his novel Steppenwolf dies of a stroke at the age of 85 in Montagnola, Ticino, Switzerland.

47 years ago

Friday 9th of August 1968

34-year-old Family leader Charles Milles Manson, originally no name Maddox known for conspiracy to murder Sharon Tate overdubs some tracks of his music in San Francisco, California, United States.

All tracks appear on the Lp "Lie: The Love and Terror Cult" that was distributed during Manson's trial for the Tate/LaBianca murders in 1970.

46 years ago

Saturday 9th of August 1969

Pregnant Sharon Marie Tate is stabbed to death by criminal hippy gang the Manson Family in 10050 Cielo Drive, Benedict Canyon, Los Angeles, California, United States.

In the same event 35-year-old Jay Sebring, 25-year-old Abigail Folger, 32-year-old Wojiciech 'Voytek' Frykowski and 18-year-old Steven Parrent were also killed. Charles Manson directed Family member Tex Watson to take Susan Atkins, Linda Kasabian and Patricia Krenwinkel to "that house where Melcher used to live" and "totally destroy everyone in it, as gruesome as you can."

45 years ago

Sunday 9th of August 1970

45-year-old Satan worshipper and serial rapist Edward John Louis Paisnel aka The Beast of Jersey assaults an unidentified 13-year-old boy in Saint Helier, Jersey, United Kingdom.

39 years ago

Monday 9th of August 1976

9/11 terrorist Nawaf Muhammed Salim al-Hazmi is born in Mecca, Makkah l-Mukarramah, Saudi Arabia.

20 years ago He Was Gratefully Dead

Wednesday 9th of August 1995

Musician Jerry Jerome John Garcia aka Captain Trips known from The Grateful Dead dies of a heart attack at the age of 53 in Serenity Knolls, 145 Tamal Rd, Forest Knolls, California, United States.

11 years ago The Eyes had it

Monday 9th of August 2004

A bunker holiday house with a splendid view on the beach in Dunkerque, Nord-Pas-de-Calais, France.

11 years ago The Eyes had it

Monday 9th of August 2004

The stony beach as seen from atop the cliffs in Audresselles, Nord-Pas-de-Calais, France.

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