Monday, September 21, 2015

30th year - N° 264 Monday, 21 September 2015

30th year - N° 264 Monday, 21 September 2015

21 September / Today's 10 Events:
457 years ago

Sunday 21st of September 1558

Holy Roman Emperor Karl V dies of malaria at the age of 58 in Monastery of Yuste, Yuste, Cáceres, Spain.

210 years ago They Did it at Last

Saturday 21st of September 1805

Admiral Horatio Nelson aka 1st Viscount Nelson is shot in the spine by a marksman from the Redoutable during the Battle of Trafalgar at the age of 47 in Cabo Trafalgar, Cádiz, Spain.

The bullet had entered Nelson's left shoulder, passed through his spine at the sixth and seventh thoracic vertebrae, and lodged 5 cm below his right shoulder blade in the muscles of his back. "Hardy, I do believe they have done it at last… my backbone is shot through."

183 years ago He Shriveled up

Friday 21st of September 1832

Historical novelist, playwright and poet Walter Scott dies of anaemia at the age of 61 in Abbotsford, United Kingdom.

As a result Scott's brain shriveled up.

149 years ago He Was not Invisible

Friday 21st of September 1866

Science fiction writer Herbert George Wells aka H. G. Wells known for his novel The Invisible Man is born in Atlas House, 46 High Street, Bromley, London, Greater London, United Kingdom.

68 years ago

Sunday 21st of September 1947

Mass murderer Freddy Horion aka De Zonnebril is born in Gent, Oost-Vlaanderen, Belgium.

63 years ago

Sunday 21st of September 1952

Leader of Les Cellules Communistes Combattantes Pierre Carette is born in Charleroi, Hainaut, Belgium.

63 years ago

Sunday 21st of September 1952

Catholic exorcism victim Anneliese Anna Elisabeth Michel is born in Leiblfing, Bayern, Germany.

53 years ago

Friday 21st of September 1962

28-year-old Journalist and leader of the Rote Armee Fraktion Ulrike Marie Meinhof gives birth to twins Regine and Bettina by Cesarian after 6 months of pregnancy in Neurochirurgischen Klinik Hamburg-Eppendorf, Martinistraße 52, Hamburg, Hamburg, Germany.

Meinhof had to give birth early due to complications of a brain tumour, four weeks later she was operated.

14 years ago The Eyes had it

Friday 21st of September 2001

'The Further Adventures of Pete The Tramp' was a 1940s stag movie in a program brought to us by film buff Jack Stevenson at the filmmuseum in in ICC, Meir 50, Antwerpen, Antwerpen, Belgium.

13 years ago

Saturday 21st of September 2002

Serial killer Angelo Anthony Buono aka The Hillside Strangler dies of a heart attack at the age of 68 in Calipatria State Prison, Calipatria, California, United States.

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