Friday, September 29, 2017

32nd year - N° 272 Friday, 29 September 2017

32nd year - N° 272 Friday, 29 September 2017

29 September / Today's 20 Events:
499 years ago

Sunday 29th of September 1518

Painter Tintoretto, originally Jacopo Comin aka Il Furioso is born in Fondamenta dei Mori, Venezia, Veneto, Italy.

446 years ago

Wednesday 29th of September 1571

Artist Michelangelo Amerighi Caravaggio is born in Milano, Lombardia, Italy.

259 years ago

Friday 29th of September 1758

Admiral Horatio Nelson aka 1st Viscount Nelson is born in Burnham Thorpe, Norfolk, United Kingdom.

115 years ago

Monday 29th of September 1902

Writer Émile Édouard Charles Antoine Zola dies of carbon monoxide poisoning at the age of 62 in Paris, Île-de-France, France.

105 years ago

Sunday 29th of September 1912

Serial killer Paul Ogorzow aka Der Schnell-Bahn Mörder is born in Muntowen, Województwo Warmińsko-Mazurskie, Poland.

105 years ago

Sunday 29th of September 1912

Film director Michelangelo Antonioni is born in Ferrara, Emilia-Romagna, Italy.

104 years ago His Diesel Caught Water

Monday 29th of September 1913

Inventor and mechanical engineer Rudolf Christian Karl Diesel commits suicide by drowning at the age of 55 in Antwerpen, Antwerpen, Belgium.

Diesel boarded the post office steamer Dresden in Antwerpen to London. He took dinner on board the ship and then retired to his cabin leaving word to be called the next morning. He was never seen alive again. In the morning his cabin was empty and his bed had not been slept in. Ten days later the crew of the Dutch boat Coertsen came upon the corpse of a man floating in the North Sea near Norway. Personal belongings were identified by Diesel's son.

86 years ago

Tuesday 29th of September 1931

Actress and sex symbol Anita Kerstin Marianne Ekberg is born in Malmö, Skåne, Sweden.

82 years ago There Was a Whole Lotta Shakin' Going On

Sunday 29th of September 1935

Singer-songwriter and musician Jerry Lee Lewis aka The Killer is born in Ferriday, Louisiana, United States.

76 years ago

Monday 29th of September 1941

Serial killer Fred Frederick Walter Stephen West aka The House of Horrors Murderer is born in Bickerton Cottage, Much Marcle, West Midlands, United Kingdom.

74 years ago

Wednesday 29th of September 1943

Union leader Lech Wałęsa known for founding Solidarność is born in Popowo, Województwo Kujawsko-Pomorskie, Poland.

56 years ago He Got Busted

Friday 29th of September 1961

36-year-old Stand-up comedian, social critic and satirist Lenny Bruce, originally Leonard Alfred Schneider is arrested for possession of narcotics in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States.

55 years ago

Saturday 29th of September 1962

Double murderer Richard Eugene Dinkins is born in Sour Lake, Texas, United States.

50 years ago

Friday 29th of September 1967

Victim of Jeffrey Dahmer aka The Milwaukee Cannibal Jeremiah Weinberger is born in Chicago, Illinois, United States.

48 years ago

Monday 29th of September 1969

23-year-old Serial killer Peter William Sutcliffe aka The Yorkshire Ripper is arrested in the garden of a house for 'going equipped for theft' in Manningham, Bradford, West Yorkshire, United Kingdom.

A policeman discovered Sutcliffe hunched behind a private hedge with a hammer. He claimed that a hubcap had flown off his front wheel and that he had been looking for it. The hammer was to help secure it back into place. In October of 1969, he was fined £25 but his real reason for being out, to attack a prostitute, was not revealed.

47 years ago

Tuesday 29th of September 1970

Between 9.48 hrs and 9.58 hrs die Rote Armee Fraktion aka Baader-Meinhof Gruppe robs the Berliner Bank at Rheinstrasse of 154.182,50 marks, the Sparkasse at Südwestkorso of 55.152 marks and the Sparkasse at Altonaer Strasse of 8.115 marks in Berlin, Berlin, Germany.

In the Altonaer Strasse Ulrike Meinhof forgets a box with 97.000 marks.

42 years ago

Monday 29th of September 1975

74-year-old Actress and singer Marlene Dietrich, originally Maria Magdalena Von Losch falls off the stage and breaks her thigh during a performance in Her Majesty's Theatre, 107 Quay Street, Haymarket, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia.

It marked the end of Dietrich's show business career.

20 years ago He Didn't Call Brad for Help

Monday 29th of September 1997

Pop artist Roy Fox Lichtenstein dies of pneumonia at the age of 74 in University Medical Center, Manhattan, New York, New York, United States.

15 years ago The Eyes had it

Sunday 29th of September 2002

The shack next to the railroad track from where the infamous Carl Cryplant floods the world with haunting sound tracks and intrusive podcasts in Mirwart, Luxembourg, Belgium.

7 years ago

Wednesday 29th of September 2010

Actor Tony Curtis, originally Bernard Schwartz dies of cardiac arrest at the age of 85 in Henderson, Nevada, United States.

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