Thursday, March 17, 2022

37th year - N° 76 Thursday, 17 March 2022

37th year - N° 76 Thursday, 17 March 2022

17 March / Today's 26 Events:
1259 years ago

Sunday 17th of March 0763

Fifth Arab Abbasid Caliph Harun al-Rashid aka Aaron the Upright, Aaron the Just or Aaron the Rightly Guided is born in Rey, Tehran Province, Iran.

188 years ago

Monday 17th of March 1834

Engineer and automobile developer Gottlieb Wilhelm Daimler is born in Schorndorf, Baden-Württemberg, Germany.

169 years ago

Thursday 17th of March 1853

Mathematician and physicist Christian Andreas Doppler known for discovering the Doppler Effect dies of pulmonary embolism at the age of 50 in Venezia, Veneto, Italy.

116 years ago

Saturday 17th of March 1906

Black meat thief William Carr lynched by hanging from a railroad bridge for stealing and killing a white man's calf in Placquemine, Louisiana, United States.

115 years ago

Sunday 17th of March 1907

Victim of Fritz Haarmann aka Der Hannover Werwolf Erich de Vries is born in Hannover, Niedersachsen, Germany.

103 years ago

Monday 17th of March 1919

Musician Nat King Cole, originally Nathaniel Adams Coles is born in Montgomery, Alabama, United States.

101 years ago

Thursday 17th of March 1921

Mother and victim of Ed Kemper aka The Co-ed Killer Clarnell Elizabeth Stage Strandberg-Kemper is born in Winnett, Montana, United States.

Clarnell was labeled as a violent alcoholic who would constantly belittle and humiliate Edmund.        

100 years ago

Friday 17th of March 1922

Keimes is killed and his meat sold by serial killer Fritz Haarmann aka Der Hannover Werwolf in Neue Straße 8, Hannover, Niedersachsen, Germany.

89 years ago

Friday 17th of March 1933

Murderer Charles Burke commits suicide by slashing his wrists in Covington, Kentucky, United States.

Burke was carrying the body of his wife, cut to pieces and packed in jars, in his car during a routine police-check.

84 years ago

Thursday 17th of March 1938

Ballet dancer and choreographer Rudolf Khametovich Nureyev is born in Irkutsk, Irkutsk Oblast, Russia.

Nureyev was born on a Trans-Siberian train while his mother was travelling to Vladivostok where his father was stationed in the Red Army.

80 years ago

Tuesday 17th of March 1942

Serial killer John Wayne Gacy aka The Killer Clown is born in Edgewater Hospital, 5700 North Ashland Avenue, Lincolnwood, Chicago, Illinois, United States.

63 years ago

Tuesday 17th of March 1959

Rapist and murderer John William Rook is born in Wake County, North Carolina, United States.

62 years ago

Thursday 17th of March 1960

The remains of six tons of books, journals and papers of deceased 63-year-old Psychoanalist and pioneer of sexual freedom Wilhelm Reich are burned by FDA officials in Gansevoort Street Destructor Plant, Bloomfield Street, New York, New York, United States.

62 years ago He Didn't Measure no More

Thursday 17th of March 1960

29-year-old Serial killer Albert Henry DeSalvo aka The Boston Strangler aka The Measuring Man aka The Green Man is arrested as 'The Measuring Man' in Boston, Massachusetts, United States.

57 years ago

Wednesday 17th of March 1965

Lidia Nowacka is strangled by serial killer Zdzisław Marchwicki aka The Zagłębie Vampire in Będzin, Województwo Sląskie, Poland.

46 years ago

Wednesday 17th of March 1976

Count of Lonate Pozzolo and film director Luchino Visconti, originally Luchino Visconti di Modrone dies of a stroke at the age of 70 in Rome, Lazio, Italy.

40 years ago

Wednesday 17th of March 1982

41-year-old Serial killer Marcel Henri Barbeault aka Le Tueur de L'Ombre has his life-sentence quashed, but remains in prison awaiting a new trial in Cour d'Assises d'Oise, 20 Boulevard Saint-Jean, Beauvais, Oise, France.

37 years ago

Sunday 17th of March 1985

Dayle Yoshia Okazaki is shot dead by serial killer Richard Ramirez aka The Night Stalker in Rosemead, California, United States.

Just before Ramirez attacked 22-year-old Maria Hernandez outside the house, shooting her in the face with a .22 caliber handgun after she pulled into the garage. She survived when the bullet ricocheted off the keys she held in her hands as she lifted them to protect herself.

34 years ago There Was a Non-crew Pilot in the Cockpit

Thursday 17th of March 1988

143 die in Columbian Airlines Avianca Flight 410 Boeing 727-21 crash in El Espartillo mountain, Cúcuta, Norte de Santander, Colombia.

The investigation pointed to a number of probable causes, including a non-crew pilot in the cockpit whose presence diverted the attention of the pilot and who interfered with the operation of the aircraft.

27 years ago He Didn't Profess Violence no More

Friday 17th of March 1995

Gangster Ronald Kray aka Ronnie Kray dies of a heart attack at the age of 62 in Wexham Park Hospital, Slough, Berkshire, United Kingdom.

23 years ago

Wednesday 17th of March 1999

Serial killer and member of the Ripper Crew or Chicago Rippers Andrew Kokoraleis is executed by lethal injection at the age of 38 in Tamms Correctional Center, Tamms, Illinois, United States.

Kokoraleis was the only inmate executed in Tamms death chamber.

22 years ago

Friday 17th of March 2000

924 die in Movement for the Restoration of the Ten Commandments of God group suicide and mass murder in Kanungu, Western Region, Uganda.

530 cult members died in a church explosion and fire. The five principal cult leaders Joseph Kibweteere, Joseph Kasapurari, John Kamagara, Dominic Kataribabo and Credonia Mwerinde were assumed to have died in the fire. Four days after the church fire, police investigated Movement properties and discovered hundreds of bodies at sites across southern Uganda. Six bodies were discovered sealed in the latrine of the Kanungu compound, as well as 153 bodies at a compound in Buhunage, 155 bodies at Dominic Kataribabo< /strong>'s estate at Rugazi, where they had been poisoned and stabbed, and another 81 bodies lay at leader Joseph Nymurinda's farm. Police now believe that Joseph Kibweteere and Credonia Mwerinde may still be alive and have issued an international warrant for their arrest.

17 years ago The Eyes had it

Thursday 17th of March 2005

Mauro Pawlowski and Anne-Mie Van Kerckhoven in the restaurant coach of the Lausanne-Bern Express on the way for a Club Moral concert in Lausanne, Vaud, Switzerland.

15 years ago

Saturday 17th of March 2007

Noise music band Club Moral play their 125th concert as Bum Collar in Galerie Barbara Thumm, Markgrafenstrasse 68, Berlin, Berlin, Germany.

10 years ago

Saturday 17th of March 2012

Guard at Sobibór KZ John Demjanjuk, originally Ivan Mykolaiovych Demianiuk dies of natural causes at the age of 92 in Altenheim St. Lukas, Am Heilholz 3, Bad Feilnbach, Bayern, Germany.

5 years ago

Friday 17th of March 2017

58-year-old Performance artist Danny Devos aka DDV performs 'Doppler in Schwarz Weiß' in Kunstverein Hannover, Sophienstraße 2, Hannover, Niedersachsen, Germany.

'On 17 March 1853 Christian Andreas Doppler died of a pulmonary embolism at the age of 50 in Venezia, Veneto, Italy. He was known for the Doppler Effect, the effect that produces a change in frequency or wavelength of a wave or other periodic event for an observer moving relative to its source or vice versa. 164 years later on this day I lay on the floor while a shortwave radio was tied to a rotating device, circling it to and from my head whereby there was a change in frequency and wavelength of the static noise on the radio. On the occasion of the exhibition 'What Would I Do in Orbit?' by Anne-Mie Van Kerckhoven.'

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