Wednesday, August 3, 2016

31st year - N° 216 Wednesday, 3 August 2016

31st year - N° 216 Wednesday, 3 August 2016

3 August / Today's 12 Events:
115 years ago

Saturday 3rd of August 1901

Cardinal Archbishop of Gniezno and Warsaw Stefan Wyszyński aka The Primate of the Millennium is born in Zuzela, Województwo Mazowieckie, Poland.

101 years ago

Tuesday 3rd of August 1915

Marie-Angélique Guillin, originally Pelletier is murdered by serial killer Henri Désiré Landru aka Le Barbe-Bleue de Gambais in The Lodge, 47 Rue de Mantes, Vernouillet, Île-de-France, France.

Mr Petit as Landru was known to Guillin, tricked her into bringing a large trunk with all her valuables as they were to leave for Australia where he was to be appointed as Consul. The day after he had all her belongings moved to his warehouse at 43 Rue Parmontan in Neuilly. Guillin's decomposed body was found six months later in her trunk, sent to a Mme Jacques at Gare Arachon, but never collected.

92 years ago

Sunday 3rd of August 1924

Writer Leon Marcus Uris is born in Baltimore, Maryland, United States.

87 years ago His Needle Spinned no More

Saturday 3rd of August 1929

Inventor Emile Berliner known for developing the disc record gramophone dies of a heart attack at the age of 78 in Washington, District of Columbia, United States.

80 years ago

Monday 3rd of August 1936

23-year-old Black Olympic legend Jesse James Cleveland Owens wins the Olympics 100m sprint with a time of 10.3s, defeating teammate college friend Ralph Metcalfe by a tenth of a second and Tinus Osendarp of the Netherlands by two tenths of a second in Olympiastadion, Charlottenburg-Wilmersdorf, Berlin, Berlin, Germany.

78 years ago

Wednesday 3rd of August 1938

Actress and singer Ingrid Caven, originally Ingrid Schmidt is born in Saarbrücken, Saarland, Germany.

66 years ago

Thursday 3rd of August 1950

The house of 51-year-old Serial killer John Reginald Halliday Christie aka The Strangler of 10 Rillington Place is sold to Mr. Charles Brown, a Jamaican who wanted to turn it into a lodging house for fellow-countrymen in 10 Rillington Place, London, Greater London, United Kingdom.

Unknown to Mr. Brown there were 7 bodies hidden in Christie's house and backyard.

52 years ago

Monday 3rd of August 1964

39-year-old Satan worshipper and serial rapist Edward John Louis Paisnel aka The Beast of Jersey assaults an unidentified mentally retarded boy in Grouville, Jersey, United Kingdom.

50 years ago

Wednesday 3rd of August 1966

Stand-up comedian, social critic and satirist Lenny Bruce, originally Leonard Alfred Schneider dies of acute morphine poisoning caused by an accidental overdose at the age of 41 in 8825 W. Hollywood Blvd, Hollywood Hills, California, United States.

The official photo taken at the scene showed Bruce lying naked on the floor, a syringe and burned bottle cap nearby, along with various other narcotics paraphernalia.

40 years ago

Tuesday 3rd of August 1976

46-year-old Serial killer Rudi Paul Zimmermann tries to commit suicide in prison in Wuppertal, Nordrhein-Westfalen, Germany.

Zimmermann was suspected of 90 murders in hospitals and homes for the elderly.

38 years ago

Thursday 3rd of August 1978

Mark Henry is stabbed in the chest by serial killer Larry Eyler aka The Leather Boy Killer in Terre Haute, Indiana, United States.

Henry survived and never pursued charges against Eyler. In the next five years Eyler killed over 20 boys and young men.

13 years ago The Eyes had it

Sunday 3rd of August 2003

Indian workers stocking up goods for the coming week in Little India, Singapore, Singapore.

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