Wednesday, July 6, 2016

31st year - N° 188 Wednesday, 6 July 2016

31st year - N° 188 Wednesday, 6 July 2016

6 July / Today's 21 Events:
481 years ago

Saturday 6th of July 1535

Social philosopher, statesman and humanist Thomas More known for Utopia is executed by beheading at the age of 57 in Tower of London, London, Greater London, United Kingdom.

162 years ago

Thursday 6th of July 1854

Physicist and mathematician Georg Simon Ohm dies of unknown causes at the age of 65 in München, Bayern, Germany.

123 years ago

Thursday 6th of July 1893

Writer Guy Henri René Albert de Maupassant dies of insanity due to syphilis at the age of 43 in Clinique Esprit Blanche, 17 Rue d'Ankara, XVIe, Paris, Île-de-France, France.

118 years ago

Wednesday 6th of July 1898

Composer Hanns Eisler is born in Hofmeisterstraße 14, Leipzig, Sachsen, Germany.

109 years ago She Was Born a Bitch

Saturday 6th of July 1907

Painter Frida Kahlo, originally Magdalena Carmen Frieda Kahlo y Calderón is born in La Casa Azul, Coyoacán, Mexico City, Mexico.

100 years ago

Thursday 6th of July 1916

Symbolist painter Odilon Bertrand-Jean Redon dies of unknown causes at the age of 76 in Paris, Île-de-France, France.

91 years ago He Came Like a Comet

Monday 6th of July 1925

Musician Bill William John Clifton Haley is born in Highland Park, Michigan, United States.

89 years ago

Wednesday 6th of July 1927

Actress Janet Leigh, originally Jeanette Helen Morrison is born in Merced, California, United States.

82 years ago

Friday 6th of July 1934

25-year-old Serial killer John George Haigh aka The Acid Bath Murderer marries 21-year-old Betty Hammer in Plymouth, Devon, United Kingdom.

81 years ago

Saturday 6th of July 1935

14th Dalai Lama Tenzin Jetsun Jamphel Ngawang Lobsang Yeshe Gyatso, originally Lhamo Dondrub is born in Taktser, Amdo, Tibet.

70 years ago He Was Betrayed by the Whip

Saturday 6th of July 1946

29-year-old Sex killer Neville Clevely Heath aka The Sadistic Romeo is arrested posing as 'Group Captain Rupert Brook' in Tollard Royal Hotel, 141 West Hill Road, Bournemouth, Dorset, United Kingdom.

In Heath's coat the police found a railway cloakroom ticket which led them to a suitcase containing a riding whip with a diamond pattern weave used in the murder of Margery Gardner.

70 years ago

Saturday 6th of July 1946

Actor and film director Sylvester Gardenzio Stallone known for portraying the boxer Rocky Balboa and soldier John Rambo is born in New York City, New York, United States.

68 years ago

Tuesday 6th of July 1948

Serial killer Metod Trobec aka The Monster of Dolenja Vas is born in Planina nad Horjulom, Gorenjska, Slovenia.

53 years ago

Saturday 6th of July 1963

Victim of Dennis Nilsen aka Killing for Company Martyn Duffey is born in Birkenhead, Merseyside, United Kingdom.

51 years ago

Tuesday 6th of July 1965

27-year-old Wiener Aktionist Günter Brus performs his aktion 'Selbstbemalung und Selbstverstümmelung' in Galerie Junge Generation, Borseplatz 7, Wien, Wien, Austria.

47 years ago

Sunday 6th of July 1969

Architect Walter Adolph Georg Gropius known for founding the Bauhaus School dies of an inflammation of the glands at the age of 86 in Boston, Massachusetts, United States.

41 years ago

Sunday 6th of July 1975

Rapper Curtis James Jackson aka 50 Cent is born in Queens, New York, New York, United States.

Jackson was raised by his mother Sabrina, who gave birth to him when she was fifteen.

29 years ago

Monday 6th of July 1987

28-year-old Serial killer Michael Bruce Ross aka The Roadside Strangler is sentenced to death in Superior Court, 1061 Main Street, Bridgeport, Connecticut, United States.

25 years ago

Saturday 6th of July 1991

Jeremiah Weinberger is drugged, strangled and dismembered by serial killer and cannibal Jeffrey Dahmer aka The Milwaukee Cannibal in Oxford Apartments #213, 924 25th North Street, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, United States.

Dahmer used Weinberger for experiments before he strangled him and cut up his body, afterwards storing it in acid.

17 years ago

Tuesday 6th of July 1999

Serial killer Gary Michael Heidnik aka The Cellar of Horror Murderer is executed by lethal injection at the age of 56 in Rockview Penitentiary, Benner Township, Pennsylvania, United States.

15 years ago The Eyes had it

Friday 6th of July 2001

A piece of root given to me by a Buddhist monk over a year earlier suddenly sprouting a wonderful flower in Oudstrijdersstraat 35, Borgerhout, Antwerpen, Antwerpen, Belgium.

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