Wednesday, September 29, 2021

36th year - N° 272 Wednesday, 29 September 2021

36th year - N° 272 Wednesday, 29 September 2021

29 September / Today's 36 Events:
503 years ago

Sunday 29th of September 1518

Painter Tintoretto, originally Jacopo Comin aka Il Furioso is born in Fondamenta dei Mori, Venezia, Veneto, Italy.

474 years ago

Monday 29th of September 1547

Writer Miguel Saavedra de Cervantes is born in Alcalá de Henares, Área metropolitana de Madrid, Spain.

450 years ago

Wednesday 29th of September 1571

Artist Michelangelo Amerighi Caravaggio is born in Milano, Lombardia, Italy.

263 years ago

Friday 29th of September 1758

Admiral Horatio Nelson aka 1st Viscount Nelson is born in Burnham Thorpe, Norfolk, United Kingdom.

167 years ago

Friday 29th of September 1854

Annie Palmer, originally Annie Brooks is poisoned by serial poisoner William Palmer aka The Prince of Poisoners in Rugeley, Staffordshire, United Kingdom.

131 years ago

Monday 29th of September 1890

Olympe Buisson is raped, strangled and mutilated by serial killer Joseph Vacher aka L'Eventreur du Sud-Est in Varacieux, Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes, France.

Buisson was Vacher's first victim although he never confessed to this murder, afraid to be labeled as a child killer.

126 years ago

Sunday 29th of September 1895

Pierre Massot-Pelé is strangled and raped by serial killer Joseph Vacher aka L'Eventreur du Sud-Est in Saint-Étienne-de-Boulogne, Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes, France.

119 years ago

Monday 29th of September 1902

Writer Émile Édouard Charles Antoine Zola dies of carbon monoxide poisoning at the age of 62 in Paris, Île-de-France, France.

109 years ago

Sunday 29th of September 1912

Serial killer Paul Ogorzow aka Der Schnell-Bahn Mörder is born in Muntowen, Województwo Warmińsko-Mazurskie, Poland.

109 years ago

Sunday 29th of September 1912

Film director Michelangelo Antonioni is born in Ferrara, Emilia-Romagna, Italy.

108 years ago His Diesel Caught Water

Monday 29th of September 1913

Inventor and mechanical engineer Rudolf Christian Karl Diesel commits suicide by drowning at the age of 55 in Antwerpen, Antwerpen, Belgium.

Diesel boarded the post office steamer Dresden in Antwerpen to London. He took dinner on board the ship and then retired to his cabin leaving word to be called the next morning. He was never seen alive again. In the morning his cabin was empty and his bed had not been slept in. Ten days later the crew of the Dutch boat Coertsen came upon the corpse of a man floating in the North Sea near Norway. Personal belongings were identified by Diesel's son.

103 years ago

Sunday 29th of September 1918

Actor Peter Arne, originally Peter Randolph Michael Albrecht is born in Kuala Lumpur, Selangor, Malaysia.

99 years ago

Friday 29th of September 1922

Murderer Theodore West is executed by hanging in Arizona State Prison Complex, 1305 E Butte Avenue, Florence, Arizona, United States.

96 years ago

Tuesday 29th of September 1925

Murderer Arthur Ross Brown is born in San Francisco, California, United States.

92 years ago

Sunday 29th of September 1929

Ida Reuter is raped and strangled by serial killer Peter Kürten aka The Vampire of Düsseldorf in Hofgarten, Düsseldorf, Nordrhein-Westfalen, Germany.

90 years ago

Tuesday 29th of September 1931

Actress and sex symbol Anita Kerstin Marianne Ekberg is born in Malmö, Skåne, Sweden.

86 years ago There Was a Whole Lotta Shakin' Going On

Sunday 29th of September 1935

Singer-songwriter and musician Jerry Lee Lewis aka The Killer is born in Ferriday, Louisiana, United States.

83 years ago

Thursday 29th of September 1938

Victim of Jack the Stripper Irene Charlotte Lockwood aka Sandra Russell is born in Walkeringham, Nottinghamshire, United Kingdom.

80 years ago

Monday 29th of September 1941

Serial killer Fred Frederick Walter Stephen West aka The House of Horrors Murderer is born in Bickerton Cottage, Much Marcle, West Midlands, United Kingdom.

79 years ago

Tuesday 29th of September 1942

Cyclist Felice Gimondi aka The Phoenix is born in Sedrina, Lombardia, Italy.

78 years ago

Wednesday 29th of September 1943

Union leader Lech Wałęsa known for founding Solidarność is born in Popowo, Województwo Kujawsko-Pomorskie, Poland.

64 years ago

Sunday 29th of September 1957

An unknown number die in nuclear waste tanks explosion in Mayak, Ozyorsk, Chelyabinsk Oblast, Russia.

At least 22 villages were exposed to radiation from the disaster, with a total population of around 10.000 people evacuated. Some were evacuated after a week but it took almost 2 years for evacuations to occur at other sites. It was only in 1976 that dissident Zhores Medvedev made the nature and extent of the disaster known to the world. In 1992 a study conducted by the Soviet Institute of Biophysics found that 8.015 people had died within the preceding 32 years as a result of the accident.

60 years ago He Got Busted

Friday 29th of September 1961

36-year-old Stand-up comedian, social critic and satirist Lenny Bruce, originally Leonard Alfred Schneider is arrested for possession of narcotics in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States.

59 years ago

Saturday 29th of September 1962

Double murderer Richard Eugene Dinkins is born in Sour Lake, Texas, United States.

57 years ago

Tuesday 29th of September 1964

30-year-old Mass murderer William Glenn Gravlin kills his wife and his six children in Troy, Michigan, United States.

54 years ago

Friday 29th of September 1967

Victim of Jeffrey Dahmer aka The Milwaukee Cannibal Jeremiah Weinberger is born in Chicago, Illinois, United States.

52 years ago

Monday 29th of September 1969

Michael De Gruchy is battered to death by the Geoffrey Hammond Gang in Wimbledon, London, Greater London, United Kingdom.

52 years ago

Monday 29th of September 1969

23-year-old Serial killer Peter William Sutcliffe aka The Yorkshire Ripper is arrested in the garden of a house for 'going equipped for theft' in Manningham, Bradford, West Yorkshire, United Kingdom.

A policeman discovered Sutcliffe hunched behind a private hedge with a hammer. He claimed that a hubcap had flown off his front wheel and that he had been looking for it. The hammer was to help secure it back into place. In October of 1969, he was fined £25 but his real reason for being out, to attack a prostitute, was not revealed.

51 years ago

Tuesday 29th of September 1970

Between 9.48 hrs and 9.58 hrs die Rote Armee Fraktion aka Baader-Meinhof Gruppe robs the Berliner Bank at Rheinstrasse of 154.182,50 marks, the Sparkasse at Südwestkorso of 55.152 marks and the Sparkasse at Altonaer Strasse of 8.115 marks in Berlin, Berlin, Germany.

In the Altonaer Strasse Ulrike Meinhof forgets a box with 97.000 marks.

47 years ago She Paid the Bills Until He Killed Her

Sunday 29th of September 1974

Ann Dawson is raped and strangled by serial killer Paul John Knowles aka The Casanova Killer in Birmingham, Alabama, United States.

It is unclear as to whether Knowles abducted Dawson or if she traveled with him willingly but she paid the bills while they traveled together until he killed her.

46 years ago

Monday 29th of September 1975

74-year-old Actress and singer Marlene Dietrich, originally Maria Magdalena Von Losch falls off the stage and breaks her thigh during a performance in Her Majesty's Theatre, 107 Quay Street, Haymarket, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia.

It marked the end of Dietrich's show business career.

39 years ago Her Sore Throat and Runny Nose Were Cured Instantly

Wednesday 29th of September 1982

Tylenol poisoning victim Mary Ann Kellerman dies after taking a capsule of cyanide laced Extra-Strength Tylenol at the age of 12 in Elk Grove Village, Illinois, United States.

27-year-old Adam Janus of Arlington Heights died in the hospital later that day after ingesting Tylenol. His 25-year-old brother Stanley and 19-year-old sister-in-law Theresa later also died after taking Tylenol from the same bottle. Within the next few days 31-year-old Mary McFarland of Elmhurst, 35-year-old Paula Prince and 27-year-old and Mary Reiner all died in similar incidents. In addition to the five bottles that led to the victims' deaths three other contaminated bottles were later discovered. Hundreds of copycat attacks involving Tylenol and other products also took place around the United States immediately following the Chicago deaths.

32 years ago

Friday 29th of September 1989

Patricia Patty Ives is strangled and her neck broken by serial killer Arthur Shawcross aka The Genesee River Killer in Rochester, New York, United States.

Ives' body was found in the Genesee Gorge on 27 October.

24 years ago He Didn't Call Brad for Help

Monday 29th of September 1997

Pop artist Roy Fox Lichtenstein dies of pneumonia at the age of 74 in University Medical Center, Manhattan, New York, New York, United States.

19 years ago The Eyes had it

Sunday 29th of September 2002

The shack next to the railroad track from where the infamous Carl Cryplant floods the world with haunting sound tracks and intrusive podcasts in Mirwart, Luxembourg, Belgium.

11 years ago

Wednesday 29th of September 2010

Actor Tony Curtis, originally Bernard Schwartz dies of cardiac arrest at the age of 85 in Henderson, Nevada, United States.

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