Saturday, March 26, 2016

31st year - N° 86 Saturday, 26 March 2016

31st year - N° 86 Saturday, 26 March 2016

26 March / Today's 16 Events:
202 years ago Il Posa sa Tête

Saturday 26th of March 1814

Physician Joseph-Ignace Guillotin dies of natural causes at the age of 76 in Paris, Île-de-France, France.

189 years ago

Monday 26th of March 1827

Composer Ludwig van Beethoven dies of lead poisoning at the age of 57 in Wien, Wien, Austria.

There is dispute about the cause of Beethoven's death: alcoholic cirrhosis, syphilis, infectious hepatitis, lead poisoning, sarcoidosis and Whipple's disease have all been proposed. Most probably Beethoven was accidentally poisoned to death by excessive doses of lead-based treatments administered under instruction from his doctor.

108 years ago

Thursday 26th of March 1908

SS commandant of the Sobibór and Treblinka extermination camps Franz Paul Stangl aka Der Weiße Tod is born in Altmünster, Oberösterreich, Austria.

105 years ago He Was a Sweet Bird of Youth

Sunday 26th of March 1911

Writer and playwright Tennessee Thomas Lanier Williams is born in Columbus, Mississippi, United States.

100 years ago

Sunday 26th of March 1916

prison guard Andrew Turner is stabbed through the heart with a six inch shank by 26-year-old Double murderer Robert Franklin Stroud aka The Birdman of Alcatraz in United States Penitentiary, Metropolitan Avenue, Leavenworth, Kansas, United States.

93 years ago

Monday 26th of March 1923

Actress Sarah Henrietta Rosine Bernhardt, originally Rosine Bernardt aka The Divine Sarah dies of uremia following kidney failure at the age of 79 in Paris, Île-de-France, France.

91 years ago

Thursday 26th of March 1925

Composer Pierre Boulez is born in Montbrison, Loire, France.

89 years ago

Saturday 26th of March 1927

Cop killer Palle Mogens Fogde Sørensen is born in Copenhagen, Hovedstaden, Denmark.

85 years ago His Long and Prosperous Life Began

Thursday 26th of March 1931

Actor Leonard Simon Nimoy aka Mr. Spock is born in Boston, Massachusetts, United States.

72 years ago

Sunday 26th of March 1944

Singer and actress Diana Ernestine Earle Ross known from The Supremes is born in Hutzel Women's Hospital, Detroit, Michigan, United States.

59 years ago

Tuesday 26th of March 1957

Film director Max Ophüls, originally Maximillian Oppenheimer dies of rheumatic heart disease at the age of 55 in Hamburg, Hamburg, Germany.

57 years ago

Thursday 26th of March 1959

Writer Raymond Thornton Chandler dies of pneumonial peripheral vascular shock and prerenal uremia at the age of 71 in Scripps Memorial Hospital, 9888 Genesee Avenue, La Jolla, California, United States.

57 years ago

Thursday 26th of March 1959

Karin Walde is raped and beaten to death by serial killer Heinrich Pommerenke aka The Beast of the Black Forest in Hornberg, Baden-Württemberg, Germany.

51 years ago Had Hij Geen Spijt, Hij Haatte de Mensen

Friday 26th of March 1965

19-year-old Serial killer Michel Bellen aka The Strangler of the Left Bank is sentenced to death in Assisenhof, Britselei 55-57, Antwerpen, Antwerpen, Belgium.

20 years ago

Tuesday 26th of March 1996

Serial killer Joseph Kallinger, originally Joseph Lee Brenner III aka The Shoemaker dies of an epileptic seizure at the age of 61 in State Correctional Institution, Cresson, Pennsylvania, United States.

Kallinger spent the last 11 years of his life on suicide watch.

7 years ago The Eyes had it

Thursday 26th of March 2009

The first wall to go in a dauntless renovation of our kitchen in Oudstrijdersstraat 35, Borgerhout, Antwerpen, Antwerpen, Belgium.

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