Sunday, November 12, 2017

32nd year - N° 316 Sunday, 12 November 2017

32nd year - N° 316 Sunday, 12 November 2017

12 November / Today's 17 Events:
184 years ago

Tuesday 12th of November 1833

Composer Alexander Porfiryevich Borodin is born in St. Petersburg, Northwestern Federal District, Russia.

Borodin was an illegitimate son of a Georgian noble, Luka Gedevanishvili, and 24-year-old Russian Evdokia Konstantinovna Antonov.

177 years ago

Thursday 12th of November 1840

Artist Auguste François René Rodin is born in Paris, Île-de-France, France.

102 years ago

Friday 12th of November 1915

Literary theorist, philosopher, linguist and semiotician Roland Gérard Barthes is born in Cherbourg, Normandie, France.

89 years ago

Monday 12th of November 1928

11 die in SS Vestris shipwreck in Hampton Roads, Virginia, United States.

88 years ago

Tuesday 12th of November 1929

Actress and Princess of Monaco Grace Patricia Kelly is born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States.

83 years ago

Monday 12th of November 1934

Family leader Charles Milles Manson, originally no name Maddox known for conspiracy to murder Sharon Tate is born in General Hospital, Cincinnati, Ohio, United States.

Manson was born to unmarried 16-year-old Kathleen Maddox. He was first named 'no name Maddox'.

72 years ago

Monday 12th of November 1945

Singer-songwriter and musician Neil Percival Young aka The Godfather of Grunge known from Crosby, Stills, Nash & Young is born in Toronto, Ontario, Canada.

61 years ago

Monday 12th of November 1956

Victim of Peter Sutcliffe aka The Yorkshire Ripper Jean Bernadette Jordan is born in Motherwell, Lanarkshire, United Kingdom.

51 years ago

Saturday 12th of November 1966

18-year-old Mass murderer Robert Benjamin Smith forces five women and two children into a back room and systematically shoots them in the head, killing five of them in Rose-Mar College of Beauty, 42 North Stapley Drive, Mesa, Arizona, United States.

Smith told police as they walked him away from the carnage with a big grin on his face "I wanted to get known, just wanted to get myself a name." The five fatalities were 27-year-old Joyce Sellers and her 3-year-old daughter Debbie, 18-year-old Glenda Carter, 18-year-old Mary Olsen and 19-year-old Carol Farmer.

45 years ago

Sunday 12th of November 1972

26-year-old Artist Chris Christopher Burden performs 'Deadman' in Riko Mizuno Gallery, 669 North La Cienega Boulevard, West Hollywood, Los Angeles, California, United States.

At 8 p.m. I lay down on La Clenega Boulevard and was covered completely with a canvas tarpaulin. Two fifteen- minute flares were placed near me to alert cars. Just before the flares extinguished, a police car arrived. I was arrested and booked for causing a false emergency to be reported. Trial took place in Beverly Hills. After three days of deliberation, the jury failed to reach to decision, and the judge dismissed the case.

40 years ago

Saturday 12th of November 1977

Member of the Rote Armee Fraktion Ingrid Schubert commits suicide by hanging at the age of 33 in Justizvollzugsanstalt Stadelheim, Stadelheimer Straße 12, Giesing, München, Bayern, Germany.

33 years ago

Monday 12th of November 1984

Kim Marie Swann is abducted, raped and strangled by serial killer Bobbie Joe Long aka The Adman Rapist in Hillsborough County, Florida, United States.

33 years ago

Monday 12th of November 1984

Paule Victor is suffocated by serial killer Thierry Paulin aka Le Tueur de la Pleine Lune in 8 rue Keller, XIe, Paris, Île-de-France, France.

21 years ago

Tuesday 12th of November 1996

349 die in Saudi Arabian Airlines Boeing 747-168B Flight 763 and Kazakhstan Airlines Ilyushin II-76 Flight 1907 mid-air collision in Charkhi Dadri, Haryana, India.

16 years ago

Monday 12th of November 2001

265 die in American Airlines Airbus A300-600 Flight 587 crash in Belle Harbor, Queens, New York, New York, United States.

The National Transportation Safety Board concluded that the cause of the crash was overuse of the rudder mechanism.

12 years ago The Eyes had it

Saturday 12th of November 2005

Blood on the floor in the open-air slaughterhouse in Yang Zhen, Shunyi, China.

10 years ago

Monday 12th of November 2007

Writer Ira Marvin Levin known for Rosemary’s Baby dies of a heart attack at the age of 78 in Manhattan, New York, New York, United States.

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