Thursday, July 21, 2016

31st year - N° 203 Thursday, 21 July 2016

31st year - N° 203 Thursday, 21 July 2016

21 July / Today's 14 Events:
602 years ago

Thursday 21st of July 1414

212th Pope Sixtus IV, originally Francesco della Rovere known for building the Sistine Chapel is born in Celle Ligure, Liguria, Italy.

200 years ago His Birth Wasn't World News

Sunday 21st of July 1816

Journalist, entrepreneur and pioneer of telegraphy and news reporting Paul Julius Freiherr von Reuter, originally Israel Beer Josafat is born in Kassel, Hessen, Germany.

171 years ago

Monday 21st of July 1845

Cousin and first wife of Jesse James Zerelda Amanda Mimms is born in Logan, Kentucky, United States.

143 years ago

Monday 21st of July 1873

26-year-old Outlaw, gang leader, bank robber, train robber and murderer Jesse Woodson James performs the first train robbery by derailing the Rock Island train in Adair, Iowa, United States.

James managed to steal approximately $ 3,000.

118 years ago

Thursday 21st of July 1898

Writer Ernest Miller Hemingway is born in Oak Park, Illinois, United States.

112 years ago

Thursday 21st of July 1904

35-year-old Serial killer Henri Désiré Landru aka Le Barbe-Bleue de Gambais is sentenced to 2 years imprisonment for fraud in Paris, Île-de-France, France.

105 years ago

Friday 21st of July 1911

Philosopher Marshall Herbert McLuhan known for “the medium is the message” is born in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada.

88 years ago

Saturday 21st of July 1928

58-year-old Serial killer, child rapist and cannibal Albert Hamilton Howard Fish aka The Cannibal aka The Werewolf of Wysteria aka The Moon Maniac is arrested for grand larceny in Brooklyn, New York, New York, United States.

68 years ago

Wednesday 21st of July 1948

Painter Arshile Gorky, originally Vostanik Manuk Adoian commits suicide by hanging at the age of 44 in Sherman, Connecticut, United States.

Gorky had undergone a cancer operation and was involved in a car crash in which he broke his neck. His wife left him and several of his works of art were destroyed in a studio fire.

45 years ago

Wednesday 21st of July 1971

Photographer Lee Elizabeth Miller aka Lady Penrose dies of cancer at the age of 64 in Farley Farm House, Chiddingly, East Sussex, United Kingdom.

40 years ago

Wednesday 21st of July 1976

36-year-old Double murderer Gary Mark Gilmore aka The Executioner's Song is arrested in Provo, Utah, United States.

Gilmore's cousin Brenda turned him in to police shortly after he phoned her asking for bandages and painkillers for the injury to his hand. The day before, while disposing of the .22 caliber pistol he used in his murders, Gilmore accidentally shot himself in his right hand.

20 years ago

Sunday 21st of July 1996

Martine Bohn is abducted by unidentified serial killer Le Dépeceur de Mons aka The Trash Bag Killer in Mons, Hainaut, Belgium.

Bohn's breastless torso was found a couple of days later in the river La Hayne, her legs and arms in March 1997.

17 years ago

Wednesday 21st of July 1999

Mass murderer Zhao Lianrong is executed by a shot in the back of the head at the age of 36 in Beijing, Hebei, China.

13 years ago The Eyes had it

Monday 21st of July 2003

Two men waiting for a burst of tropical rain to stop in Empire Hotel, Jalan Masjid India, Kuala Lumpur, Selangor, Malaysia.

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