Thursday, March 23, 2017

32nd year - N° 82 Thursday, 23 March 2017

32nd year - N° 82 Thursday, 23 March 2017

23 March / Today's 9 Events:
142 years ago He Was Born to Be Black

Tuesday 23rd of March 1875

Mass murderer John Filip Nordlund aka Mälarmördaren aka Mordlund aka Svarte Filip is born in Säter, Dalarna, Sweden.

124 years ago

Thursday 23rd of March 1893

Inventor and engineer Gopalswamy Doraiswamy Naidu aka The Edison of India is born in Kalangal, Coimbatore, Tamil Nadu, India.

117 years ago

Friday 23rd of March 1900

Social psychologist, psychoanalyst, sociologist and humanistic philosopher Erich Seligmann Fromm is born in Frankfurt am Main, Hessen, Germany.

81 years ago

Monday 23rd of March 1936

Arte Povera artist Jannis Kounellis is born in Piraeus, Attica, Greece.

58 years ago

Monday 23rd of March 1959

Victim of John Wayne Gacy aka The Killer Clown Gregory Godzik is born in Chicago, Illinois, United States.

53 years ago

Monday 23rd of March 1964

Actor Peter Lorre, originally László Löwenstein dies of a stroke at the age of 60 in Hollywood, California, United States.

49 years ago Lou Did not Come Back

Saturday 23rd of March 1968

Cult leader Louwrens Lou Voorthuyzen aka Lou De Palingboer dies of pneumonia at the age of 30 in Agimont, Namur, Belgium.

Believed to be immortal his followers attempted to bring Voorthuyzen back to life when he died by lying on him in order to keep him warm and calling for several hours "Lou come back!"

23 years ago

Wednesday 23rd of March 1994

75 die in Aeroflot Airbus A310-304 Flight 593 crash in Kuznetsk Alatau, Mezhdurechensk, Kemerovo Oblast, Russia.

Pilot Yaroslav Kudrinsky had given the controls of the plane to his 15-year-old son Eldar for amusement. Eldar pushed the control column for 30 seconds causing the autopilot to switch to manual.

20 years ago

Sunday 23rd of March 1997

48-year-old Serial killer Robert William 'Willie' Pickton aka The Pig Farmer Killer is charged with the attempted murder of prostitute Wendy Lynn Eistetter in Port Coquitlam, British Columbia, Canada.

Eistetter informed police that Pickton handcuffed her but that she escaped after suffering several lacerations, disarming him and stabbing him with his weapon. Pickton was released on $2,000 bond but the charge was dismissed in January 1998. Pickton was arrested on 22 February 2002 and confessed to 49 murders.

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