Tuesday, September 3, 2019

34th year - N° 246 Tuesday, 3 September 2019

34th year - N° 246 Tuesday, 3 September 2019

3 September / Today's 25 Events:
830 years ago

Sunday 3rd of September 1189

32-year-old King of England Richard I aka Richard the Lionheart aka Richard Coeur de Lion is crowned in Westminster Abbey, Westminster, London, Greater London, United Kingdom.

160 years ago

Saturday 3rd of September 1859

Socialist leader Jean Auguste Marie Joseph Léon Jaurès is born in Castres, Occitanie, France.

144 years ago

Friday 3rd of September 1875

Automobile designer and manufacturer Ferdinand Porsche is born in Vratislavice nad Nisou, Bohemia, Czechoslovakia.

141 years ago

Tuesday 3rd of September 1878

Over 600 die in Princess Alice paddle steamer and Bywell Castle collier collision in Gallions Reach, Woolwich, London, Greater London, United Kingdom.

The Princess Alice split in two and sank within four minutes.

109 years ago

Saturday 3rd of September 1910

Prefect of Paris and Nazi collaborator Maurice Papon is born in Gretz-Armainvilliers, Seine-et-Marne, France.

101 years ago

Tuesday 3rd of September 1918

Revolutionary Fanya Yefimovna Kaplan, originally Feiga Haimovna Roytblat aka The Woman Who Tried to Kill Lenin is executed by a shot in the back of the head at the age of 28 in Moscow, Central Federal District, Russia.

100 years ago

Wednesday 3rd of September 1919

Sarah Laumann is attacked by serial killer The Axeman of New Orleans in New Orleans, Louisiana, United States.

Laumann recovered from her injuries but couldn't recall any details from the attack.

95 years ago He Attempted to Jump Clear of the Trap

Wednesday 3rd of September 1924

Murderer Patrick Herbert Mahon aka the Man of Prey is executed by hanging by Thomas Pierrepoint at the age of 34 in Wandsworth Prison, Wandsworth, London, Greater London, United Kingdom.

Anecdotal accounts suggest that Mahon offered resistance on the scaffold by attempting to jump clear of the trap when the lever was pulled.

88 years ago

Thursday 3rd of September 1931

Serial killer Albert Henry DeSalvo aka The Boston Strangler aka The Measuring Man aka The Green Man is born in Chelsea, Massachusetts, United States.

82 years ago

Friday 3rd of September 1937

Murderer David Benjamin Knight is executed by the gas chamber at the age of 33 in Arizona State Prison Complex, 1305 E Butte Avenue, Florence, Arizona, United States.

80 years ago

Sunday 3rd of September 1939

25-year-old Aristocratic socialite and devotee of Adolf Hitler Unity Valkyrie Mitford attempts to commit suicide by a shot in the head when she hears her lover declare war to the United Kingdom in Englischer Garten, München, Bayern, Germany.

Surviving the suicide attempt Mitford was hospitalised in München where she was visited by Hitler despite the on-going war. Hitler paid her bills and arranged for Mitford's return home.

68 years ago

Monday 3rd of September 1951

Member of the Rote Armee Fraktion Peter-Jürgen Boock is born in Garding, Schleswig-Holstein, Germany.

65 years ago

Friday 3rd of September 1954

Double murderer Kelsey Patterson is born in Palestine, Texas, United States.

57 years ago

Monday 3rd of September 1962

Barbara Bruder is presumably strangled by serial killer Joachim Kroll aka Jockel aka Der Ruhrkannibale in Burscheid, Nordrhein-Westfalen, .

48 years ago

Friday 3rd of September 1971

41-year-old Mass murderer John Gilbert Freeman shoots 43-year-old Novella Bentley, her 16-year-old daughter Pam Bentley Martin, 19-year-old Frank Martin, 8-year-old Tina Bentley, 3-year-old Adam Bentley, 20-month-old Tracy Bentley and 9-month-old Charlotte Bentley because he assumed employee Charles Bentley had run off with his wife in 5308 East Polk, Phoenix, Arizona, United States.

Freeman had caught his wife and Mr. Bentley kissing in his upholstery shop sometime in February.

45 years ago

Tuesday 3rd of September 1974

William Bates is strangled by serial killer Paul John Knowles aka The Casanova Killer in Lima, Ohio, United States.

38 years ago

Thursday 3rd of September 1981

Larisa Tkachenko is stabbed and strangled by serial killer Andrei Chikatilo aka The Rostov Ripper in Rostov, Rostov Oblast, Russia.

Having driven Tkachenko to the forest Chikatilo tried to have sex with her but he could not get aroused. When Tkachenko began to make fun of him he struck her several times with a knife and strangled her with his hands. He stuffed her mouth with earth and bit off her nipple.

37 years ago

Friday 3rd of September 1982

General of the Italian carabinieri Carlo Alberto Dalla Chiese is shot dead with his 32-year-old bride of less than two months, Emanuela Setti Carraro and his police bodyguard, Domenico Russo by the Mafia at the age of 60 in Via Carini, Palermo, Sicilia, Italy.

The murder was ordered by Mafia boss Salvatore Riina. The lead killer was Giuseppe Greco, who was later convicted in absentia of the crime at the Maxi Trial. A number of other gunmen were involved, including 21-year-old Giuseppe Lucchese, who was also convicted of the crime at the Maxi Trial. Riina and various other Mafia bosses, such as Benedetto Santapaola, were subsequently convic ted for ordering the killing.

29 years ago He Stored His Entire Skeleton

Monday 3rd of September 1990

Ernest Miller is throatcut, mutilated and cut to pieces by serial killer and cannibal Jeffrey Dahmer aka The Milwaukee Cannibal in Oxford Apartments #213, 924 25th North Street, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, United States.

Dahmer stored Miller's entire skeleton in the bottom drawer of a filing cabinet and his heart, biceps and portions of his legs in the freezer for later consumption.

28 years ago

Tuesday 3rd of September 1991

Film director Frank Russel Capra, originally Francesco Rosario Capra dies of a heart attack at the age of 94 in La Quinta, California, United States.

26 years ago

Friday 3rd of September 1993

Murderer Johnny James is executed by lethal injection at the age of 39 in Huntsville Prison, 815 12th Street, Huntsville, Texas, United States.

20 years ago The Eyes had it

Friday 3rd of September 1999

Typical New Zealand protective signs on a godforgotten road with three parking spaces and not a village for miles and miles around in Ruakaka, North Island, New Zealand.

17 years ago

Tuesday 3rd of September 2002

Child rapist and murderer Somkliang Soyplai is executed by the firing squad at the age of 44 in Bangkok, Central Thailand, Thailand.

15 years ago

Friday 3rd of September 2004

334 people including 186 children and excluding 34 Chechen separatist terrorists are killed when Russian security forces storm the building after a three day siege with the use of tanks, incendiary rockets and other heavy weapons in School Number One, Beslan, Respublikæ Cægat Iryston, Russia.

7 years ago

Monday 3rd of September 2012

Religious leader Sun Myung Moon, originally Mun Yong-myeong dies of multiple organ failure at the age of 92 in Gapyeong, Gyeonggi-do, South Korea.

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