Sunday, October 1, 2017

32nd year - N° 274 Sunday, 1 October 2017

32nd year - N° 274 Sunday, 1 October 2017

1 October / Today's 13 Events:
170 years ago

Friday 1st of October 1847

Theosophist, writer and women's rights activist Annie Wood Besant is born in London, Greater London, United Kingdom.

129 years ago

Monday 1st of October 1888

Unidentified serial killer Jack the Ripper sends a 'Saucy Jacky' postcard to the Central News Agency in London, Greater London, United Kingdom.

I was not codding dear old Boss when I gave you the tip, you'll hear about Saucy Jacky's work tomorrow double event this time number one squealed a bit couldn't finish straight off. Had not got time to get ears off for police thanks for keeping last letter back till I got to work again. Jack the Ripper

114 years ago

Thursday 1st of October 1903

Composer Vladimir Samoylovich Horowitz is born in Kiev, Ukraine, Russia.

107 years ago

Saturday 1st of October 1910

Gangster Bonnie Elizabeth Parker is born in Rowena, Texas, United States.

97 years ago

Friday 1st of October 1920

Actor Walter Matthau, originally Walter John Matthow is born in New York City, New York, United States.

93 years ago

Wednesday 1st of October 1924

39th President of the United States Jimmy James Earl Carter is born in Wise Sanatorium, Hospital Street, Plains, Georgia, United States.

89 years ago

Monday 1st of October 1928

Actor George Peppard known for his role as Col. John ‘Hannibal’ Smith in ‘The A-Team’ is born in Detroit, Michigan, United States.

82 years ago

Tuesday 1st of October 1935

Actress and singer Julie Elizabeth Andrews is born in Walton-on-Thames, Surrey, United Kingdom.

72 years ago He Was a Premature Spider

Monday 1st of October 1945

Alpine ski racer Vladimir Peter Sabich aka Spider is born in Sacramento, California, United States.

Sabich's lifelong nickname 'Spider' was given by his father as a result of thin arms and legs at a premature birth.

66 years ago

Monday 1st of October 1951

Chief executioner Jules-Henri Desfourneaux aka Monsieur de Paris dies of a heart attack at the age of 74 in Paris, Île-de-France, France.

55 years ago

Monday 1st of October 1962

29-year-old American Civil Rights Movement figure James Howard Meredith known for becaming the first African-American student admitted to the segregated University of Mississippi becomes the first African-American student to enroll in University of Mississippi, Oxford, Mississippi, United States.

17 years ago

Sunday 1st of October 2000

Gangster Reginald Kray aka Reggie Kray dies of cancer at the age of 67 in Townhouse Hotel Room #4, 18-22 Yarmouth Road, Thorpe St Andrew, Norwich, Norfolk, United Kingdom.

13 years ago

Friday 1st of October 2004

Photographer Richard Avedon dies of a brain haemorrhage at the age of 81 in Methodist Hospital, Brooklyn, New York, New York, United States.

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