Thursday, June 2, 2016

31st year - N° 154 Thursday, 2 June 2016

31st year - N° 154 Thursday, 2 June 2016

2 June / Today's 14 Events:
481 years ago He Was Beginning to See the Light

Sunday 2nd of June 1535

232nd Pope Leo XI, originally Alessandro Ottaviano de' Medici aka Papa Lampo is born in Firenze, Toscana, Italy.

276 years ago

Thursday 2nd of June 1740

Revolutionary politician, philosopher and writer Donatien Alphonse François de Sade aka Marquis de Sade is born in Hôtel de Condé, VIe, Paris, Île-de-France, France.

176 years ago

Tuesday 2nd of June 1840

Poet Thomas Hardy is born in Stinsford, Dorset, United Kingdom.

125 years ago

Tuesday 2nd of June 1891

Admiral Takijirō Ōnishi aka The Father of the Kamikaze is born in Tamba, Japan.

112 years ago

Thursday 2nd of June 1904

Competition swimmer and actor Johnny Weissmuller, originally Peter Johann Weißmüller known his role as Tarzan is born in Timișoara, Timiș, Romania.

70 years ago They Better Let Him Sleep

Sunday 2nd of June 1946

Serial killer Peter William Sutcliffe aka The Yorkshire Ripper is born in Bingley, West Yorkshire, United Kingdom.

68 years ago

Wednesday 2nd of June 1948

SS-Gruppenführer and leader of the Aktion T4 euthanasia program Karl Brandt is executed by hanging at the age of 44 in Kriegsverbrechergefängnis, Landsberg am Lech, Oberbayern, Germany.

Along with Brandt, six other Nazi doctors were executed on this day.

57 years ago

Tuesday 2nd of June 1959

Musician Lydia Lunch, originally Lydia Anne Koch is born in Rochester, New York, United States.

57 years ago

Tuesday 2nd of June 1959

Dagmar Klimek is thrown out of a train and then raped and stabbed to death by serial killer Heinrich Pommerenke aka The Beast of the Black Forest in Ebringen, Baden-Württemberg, Germany.

Pommerenke risked his own life by jumping after Klimek out of the riding train.

56 years ago

Thursday 2nd of June 1960

Cop killer Stephen Ray Nethery is born in Hamilton County, Tennessee, United States.

50 years ago

Thursday 2nd of June 1966

41-year-old Wiener Aktionist Otto Muehl performs 'Aktion nr. 28 / Ornament ist ein Verbrechen' with Günter Brus in Villa Adolf Loos, Eßlergasse 9, Wien, Wien, Austria.

49 years ago

Friday 2nd of June 1967

Student Benno Ohnesorg is killed by a policeman during a demonstration at the age of 27 in Krumme Strasse 66, Berlin, Berlin, Germany.

Ohnesorg was killed by plain-clothes police officer Karl-Heinz Kurras, who was an undercover agent of the East German secret police Stasi, during a protest meeting against a visit of the Sjah of Iran. His death would spark off the rise of the Baader-Meinhof-Gruppe, and its allies Bewegung 2. Juni.

13 years ago The Eyes had it

Monday 2nd of June 2003

A seating stage in WP Zimmer, Gasstraat 90, Antwerpen, Antwerpen, Belgium.

8 years ago

Monday 2nd of June 2008

Musician Bo Diddley, originally Ellas Otha Bates aka The Originator dies of heart failure at the age of 80 in Archer, Florida, United States.

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