Wednesday, November 7, 2018

33rd year - N° 311 Wednesday, 7 November 2018

33rd year - N° 311 Wednesday, 7 November 2018

7 November / Today's 16 Events:
290 years ago

Sunday 7th of November 1728

Explorer, navigator, cartographer and captain James Cook is born in Marton-in-Cleveland, North Yorkshire, United Kingdom.

180 years ago

Wednesday 7th of November 1838

Symbolist writer Auguste Jean Marie Mathias Philippe Villiers de l'Isle-Adam aka Le Comte is born in Saint-Brieuc, Bretagne, France.

151 years ago

Thursday 7th of November 1867

Physicist and chemist Marie Curie, originally Maria Salomea Skłodowska known for her pioneering research on radioactivity is born in 16 Ulica Freta, Warszawa, Województwo Mazowieckie, Poland.

139 years ago

Friday 7th of November 1879

Marxist revolutionary and theorist and founder and first leader of the Red Army Leon Trotsky, originally Lev Davidovich Bronshtein is born in Bereslavka, Kirovohrads'ka Oblast, .

105 years ago

Friday 7th of November 1913

Writer Albert Camus is born in Mondovi, El Taref, Algeria.

100 years ago

Thursday 7th of November 1918

Evangelist Billy William Franklin Graham aka America's Pastor is born in Charlotte, North Carolina, United States.

97 years ago

Monday 7th of November 1921

Start of the trial against 52-year-old Serial killer Henri Désiré Landru aka Le Barbe-Bleue de Gambais in 3 Place André Mignot, Versailles, Île-de-France, France.

Among the audience of Landru's trial were actors Mistinguette and Maurice Chevalier, writer Colette and a huge number of women from the bourgeoisie. Special trains known as the 'Landru Spécial' were run from Paris Invalides station to arrive in Versailles in time for the hearings. "Une exhibition de fourrures, chinchillas et zibelines, des bras nus, des poitrines décolletées; des chairs nacrées, des colliers de perles, des lèvres trop rouges réprimant mal des petits rires fusants; un public venu là poussé par une sorte d'attirance morbide; la Cour d'assises a l'aspect  pittoresque d'un dancing." (Le Figaro)

89 years ago

Thursday 7th of November 1929

Gertrud Albermann is strangled by serial killer Peter Kürten aka The Vampire of Düsseldorf in Mauer der Firma Haniel & Lueg, Düsseldorf, Nordrhein-Westfalen, Germany.

Albermann also suffered 34 stab wounds.

75 years ago

Sunday 7th of November 1943

Singer-songwriter Joni Mitchell, originally Roberta Joan Anderson is born in Fort Macleod, Alberta, Canada.

75 years ago The Ballad of Dwight Frye Ended Too Soon

Sunday 7th of November 1943

Actor Dwight Iliff Frye aka The Man with the Thousand-Watt Stare aka The Man of a Thousand Deaths known from several Dracula and Frankenstein movies dies of a heart attack at the age of 44 in Hollywood, California, United States.

Frye was returning by bus from a cinema with his son and died as the ambulance was taking him to hospital.

74 years ago

Tuesday 7th of November 1944

Member of the Rote Armee Fraktion Ingrid Schubert is born in Ebern, Bayern, Germany.

71 years ago

Friday 7th of November 1947

Bernhard Hugo Goetz aka The Subway Vigilante is born in Queens, New York, New York, United States.

50 years ago

Thursday 7th of November 1968

Start of the trial against 62-year-old Murderer and body snatcher Ed Edward Theodore Gein aka America's Most Bizarre Murderer in Wautoma, Wisconsin, United States.

34 years ago

Wednesday 7th of November 1984

Alice Benaim is tortured and smothered by serial killer Thierry Paulin aka Le Tueur de la Pleine Lune in 15 rue Marc Seguin, XVIIIe, Paris, Île-de-France, France.

22 years ago

Thursday 7th of November 1996

144 die in ADC Airlines Boeing 727-231 Flight 86 crash in Ejirin, Lagos, Nigeria.

12 years ago The Eyes had it

Tuesday 7th of November 2006

The 'Mexico' bridges are some of the finest of a number of old industrial bridges in the old port in Mexicobrug, Antwerpen, Antwerpen, Belgium.

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