Sunday, October 29, 2017

32nd year - N° 302 Sunday, 29 October 2017

32nd year - N° 302 Sunday, 29 October 2017

29 October / Today's 15 Events:
230 years ago

Monday 29th of October 1787

The opera 'Don Giovanni' by 31-year-old Composer Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, originally Johannes Chrysostomus Wolfgangus Theophilus Mozart premieres in Teatro di Praga, Praha, Bohemia, Czechoslovakia.

120 years ago

Friday 29th of October 1897

Nazi leader and Reichspropagandaleiter Joseph Paul Goebbels is born in Rheydt, Nordrhein-Westfalen, Germany.

106 years ago Starb Er Ganz Leise

Sunday 29th of October 1911

Newspaper publisher Joseph Pulitzer, originally József Pulitzer known for the Pulitzer Prizes dies of unknown causes at the age of 64 in Charleston, South Carolina, United States.

Pulitzer listened to his German secretary read aloud about King Louis XI of France. As the secretary neared the end Pulitzer said: "Leise, ganz leise" and died.

87 years ago

Wednesday 29th of October 1930

Artist Niki Catherine-Marie-Agnès Fal de Saint Phalle is born in Neuilly-sur-Seine, Île-de-France, France.

85 years ago

Saturday 29th of October 1932

Artist R. B. Ronald Brooks Kitaj is born in Chagrin Falls, Ohio, United States.

85 years ago

Saturday 29th of October 1932

Serial killer Velma Margie Barfield, originally Margie Velma Bullard is born in Cumberland County, North Carolina, United States.

68 years ago

Saturday 29th of October 1949

Occult teacher George Ivanovich Gurdjieff dies due to injuries suffered in a car crash in 1948 at the age of 83 in American Hospital, 63 Blvd Victor Hugo, Neuilly-sur-Seine, Île-de-France, France.

60 years ago

Tuesday 29th of October 1957

Luxury call girl Rosemarie Rosalie Marie Auguste Nitribitt is strangled and beaten to death by persons unknown at the age of 24 in Stiftstraße 36, Frankfurt am Main, Hessen, Germany.

Several prominent citizens were exposed as Nitribitt's personal acquaintances. When it became clear that the police would not be able to find the murderer it was insinuated in the media that high-ranking personalities were trying to thwart any attempts at solving the crime.

54 years ago

Tuesday 29th of October 1963

15-year-old Serial killer Edmund Emil Kemper aka The Co-ed Killer attempts to commit suicide by opening a vein with a pen in the City Jail in Santa Cruz, California, United States.

51 years ago

Saturday 29th of October 1966

41-year-old Wiener Aktionist Otto Muehl performs 'Materialaktion nr. 33 / Aktionskonzert für Al Hansen' in Galerie Nächst St. Stephan, Grünangergasse 1, Wien, Wien, Austria.

30 years ago

Thursday 29th of October 1987

Geneviève M. is attacked by serial killer Thierry Paulin aka Le Tueur de la Pleine Lune in XIIe, Paris, Île-de-France, France.

20 years ago

Wednesday 29th of October 1997

Founder of the Satanic Church Anton Szandor LaVey, originally Howard Stanton Levey dies of pulmonary edema at the age of 67 in St. Mary's Medical Center, San Francisco, California, United States.

LaVey was taken to St. Mary's, a Catholic hospital, because it was the closest available. For reasons open to speculation the time and date of his death was incorrectly (by two days) listed as the morning of Halloween on his death certificate.

12 years ago The Eyes had it

Saturday 29th of October 2005

Gardenworks on Art Farm, since we had no heavy equipment on hand some back-to-basics techniques were necessary to move a couple of nasty boulders in Yang Zhen, Shunyi, China.

11 years ago

Sunday 29th of October 2006

97 die in Aviation Development Company Flight 53 Boeing 737-2B7 crash in Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport, Abuja, Federal Capital Territory, Nigeria.

There were nine survivors.

6 years ago

Saturday 29th of October 2011

52-year-old Performance artist Danny Devos aka DDV performs 'Music for Excavations at 8213 West Summerdale Drive' in Cultuurcentrum, Minderbroedersgang 5, Mechelen, Antwerpen, Belgium.

A music performance with machines and voice.

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