Monday, July 11, 2016

31st year - N° 193 Monday, 11 July 2016

31st year - N° 193 Monday, 11 July 2016

11 July / Today's 12 Events:
249 years ago

Saturday 11th of July 1767

5th President of the United States John Quincy Adams is born in Braintree, Massachusetts, United States.

John Quincy was the son of the 2nd President of the United States John Adams.

165 years ago

Friday 11th of July 1851

Siamese twins Millie and Christine McKoy aka The Carolina Twins aka The Two-Headed Nightingale aka The Eighth Wonder of the World is born in Whiteville, North Carolina, United States.

120 years ago

Saturday 11th of July 1896

Rapist and murderer James Corbett Rawlins is born in Hillsboro, Texas, United States.

96 years ago

Sunday 11th of July 1920

Actor Yul Brynner, originally Youl or Yuliy Borisovich Briner is born in Aleutskaya ul. 15, Vladivostok, Primorsky Krai, Russia.

80 years ago

Saturday 11th of July 1936

31-year-old Business magnate, aviator, aerospace engineer, film director and eccentric Howard Robard Hughes hits and kills pedestrian Gabriel S. Meyer with his car in 3rd Street and Lorraine, Los Angeles, California, United States.

A witness to the accident told police that Hughes was driving erratically and too fast and that Meyer had been standing in the safety zone of a streetcar stop. Hughes was booked on suspicion of negligent homicide and held overnight in jail. On 16 July 1936 Hughes was held blameless by a coroner's jury at the inquest into Meyer's death.

59 years ago

Thursday 11th of July 1957

Irish republican hunger striker Patsy O'Hara, originally Pádraig Ó hEadhra is born in Bishop Street, Derry, Northern Ireland, United Kingdom.

58 years ago

Friday 11th of July 1958

Serial killer Peter Thomas Anthony Manuel aka The Monster in Human Shape aka The Beast of Birkenshaw is executed by hanging at the age of 31 in Barlinnie Prison, Riddrie, Glasgow, Scotland, United Kingdom.

57 years ago

Saturday 11th of July 1959

Drummer, percussionist and multi-instrumental musician John Russell Murphy aka Krank is born in Melbourne, Victoria, Australia.

50 years ago He Was John Doe for Two Days

Monday 11th of July 1966

Poet Delmore Schwartz aka The European Son dies of a heart attack at the age of 53 in Columbia Hotel, Times Square, New York City, New York, United States.

Schwartz' last years were spent in reclusion as a result of alcoholism and mental illness. Two days passed before his body was identified at the morgue.

37 years ago

Wednesday 11th of July 1979

Serial killer and leader of the so called 'Salaligan' Sigvard Thurneman, originally Sven Emil Sigvard Nilsson aka The Doctor dies of natural causes at the age of 71 in Bromma, Södermanland, Sweden.

13 years ago The Eyes had it

Friday 11th of July 2003

A thick mist of incense in a temple in Hong Kong, China.

2 years ago

Friday 11th of July 2014

Musician Tommy Ramone, originally Erdélyi Tamás dies of bile duct cancer at the age of 62 in Ridgewood, Queens, New York, New York, United States.

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