Friday, August 11, 2017

32nd year - N° 223 Friday, 11 August 2017

32nd year - N° 223 Friday, 11 August 2017

11 August / Today's 14 Events:
125 years ago

Thursday 11th of August 1892

32-year-old Presumed axe murderess Lizzie Lizbeth Andrew Borden is arrested on suspicion of hacking her parents to death in Borden House, Fall River, Massachusetts, United States.

104 years ago

Monday 11th of August 1913

Writer Angus Frank Johnstone Wilson is born in Bexhill-on-Sea, Sussex, United Kingdom.

88 years ago Habe Er Blut in Sich Aufgenommen

Sunday 11th of August 1929

Maria Hahn is stabbed to death by serial killer Peter Kürten aka The Vampire of Düsseldorf in Papendell, Düsseldorf, Nordrhein-Westfalen, Germany.

"Ich hatte der Hahn zuerst eine Verletzung am Halse beigebracht. Aus dieser Verletzung habe ich Blut in mich aufgenommen von der Hahn, größere Mengen. (Frage [von Prof. Sioli, Anm. JNK]: Sie meinen getrunken?) Ja. Hierbei trat die Auslösung der sexuellen Erregung ein. Das getrunkene Blut habe ich nachher wieder ausgebrochen."

85 years ago

Thursday 11th of August 1932

Film director and writer Fernando Arrabal, originally Fernando Arrabal Terán is born in Melilla, Ciudad autónoma de Melilla, Spain.

84 years ago

Friday 11th of August 1933

Theatre director Jerzy Marian Grotowski is born in Rzeszów, Województwo Podkarpackie, Poland.

69 years ago

Wednesday 11th of August 1948

Simpletone Rudy Cabie is born in Gent, Oost-Vlaanderen, Belgium.

69 years ago

Wednesday 11th of August 1948

Revolutionary student Jan Palach aka Pochodeň č. 1 is born in Praha, Bohemia, Czechoslovakia.

61 years ago He Lost His Drip

Saturday 11th of August 1956

Abstract expressionist painter Jackson Paul Pollock known for his drip paintings dies in a single-car crash in his Oldsmobile convertible while driving under the influence of alcohol at the age of 44 in Springs, New York, United States.

Edith Metzger was also killed in the accident. Artist and Pollock's mistress Ruth Kligman survived.

60 years ago

Sunday 11th of August 1957

White Power punk rocker Ian Stuart Donaldson is born in Poulton-le-Fylde, Lancashire, United Kingdom.

38 years ago

Saturday 11th of August 1979

34-year-old Serial killer Dennis Andrew Nilsen aka Killing For Company burns the remains of Stephen Holmes, murdered on 30 December 1978, in his back garden in 195 Melrose Avenue, London, Greater London, United Kingdom.

37 years ago

Monday 11th of August 1980

21-year-old Performance artist Danny Devos aka DDV performs 'Untitled Series - 4' in Prinsenhof 03, Gent, Oost-Vlaanderen, Belgium.

With a razorblade I have cut 6 crosses in my body going from my left shoulder to my left knee.

23 years ago

Thursday 11th of August 1994

Actor Peter Wilton Cushing known for playing Baron Victor Frankenstein and Professor Van Helsing dies of prostate cancer at the age of 81 in Whitstable, Kent, United Kingdom.

18 years ago The Eyes had it

Wednesday 11th of August 1999

A sun eclipse as seen through my welding gear in Oudstrijdersstraat 35, Borgerhout, Antwerpen, Antwerpen, Belgium.

14 years ago The Eyes had it

Monday 11th of August 2003

A weird roadside shack on the outskirts of town in Jakarta, Jakarta, Indonesia.

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