Sunday, July 3, 2016

31st year - N° 185 Sunday, 3 July 2016

31st year - N° 185 Sunday, 3 July 2016

3 July / Today's 11 Events:
133 years ago

Tuesday 3rd of July 1883

Writer Franz Kafka is born in Maiselova and Kaprova, Praha, Bohemia, Czechoslovakia.

89 years ago

Sunday 3rd of July 1927

Film director Ken Henry Kenneth Alfred Russell is born in Southampton, Hampshire, United Kingdom.

87 years ago

Wednesday 3rd of July 1929

Divine Prophet Benny Benjamino Evangelista is found hacked to death at the age of 44 in 3586 St. Aubin Avenue, Detroit, Michigan, United States.

Evangelista was found sitting at his desk with his decapitated head next to him. His wife Santina and children 10-year-old Margaret, 9-year-old Angelia, 8-year-old Jeanne and 3-year-old Mario were also slain.

72 years ago

Monday 3rd of July 1944

Singer-songwriter Michel Polnareff is born in Nérac, Lot-et-Garonne, France.

66 years ago He Would Never Accept Injustice

Monday 3rd of July 1950

Revolutionary student Jan Zajíc is born in Vítkov, Moravskoslezský Kraj, Czechoslovakia.

55 years ago

Monday 3rd of July 1961

Child molester and serial killer Westley Allan Dodd aka The Vancouver Child Killer is born in Toppenish, Washington, United States.

47 years ago His Hair Was Bleached White

Thursday 3rd of July 1969

Rolling Stone Brian Lewis Hopkins Jones drowns in his swimming pool under the influence of alcohol and drugs at the age of 27 in Cotchford Farm, Hartfield, Sussex, United Kingdom.

Jones' body was embalmed, his hair bleached white, placed in an air-tight metal casket and buried 3m deep in Cheltenham Cemetery to prevent exhumation by trophy hunters.

46 years ago

Friday 3rd of July 1970

Victim of Jeffrey Dahmer aka The Milwaukee Cannibal Matt Turner aka Donald Montrell is born in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, United States.

45 years ago This Was the End

Saturday 3rd of July 1971

Singer-songwriter and poet Jim James Douglas Morrison aka The Lizard King aka Mr. Mojo Risin' known from The Doors dies of a hemorrhage after snorting an unintentional overdose of heroin at the age of 28 in 17 Rue Beautreillis, IVe, Paris, Île-de-France, France.

28 years ago

Sunday 3rd of July 1988

290 die in Iran Air Airbus A300B2-203 Flight 655 missile attack in Strait of Hormuz, Hengam, Iran.

The plane was shot by SM-2MR surface-to-air missiles from the USS-Vincennes when the crew mistakenly identified the Iranian Airbus as an attacking F-14 Tomcat fighter.

20 years ago He Did Not Confess

Wednesday 3rd of July 1996

Serial killer Herb Herbert Richard Baumeister aka The I-70 Strangler commits suicide a shot in the head at the age of 49 in Pinery Provincial Park, Grand Bend, Ontario, Canada.

In his suicide note Baumeister described his failing marriage and business as his reason for suicide. He did not confess to the murders of the eleven men whose remains were found in his backyard.

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