Sunday, June 5, 2022

37th year - N° 156 Sunday, 5 June 2022

37th year - N° 156 Sunday, 5 June 2022

5 June / Today's 20 Events:
144 years ago

Wednesday 5th of June 1878

Revolutionary general Pancho Villa, originally José Doroteo Arango Arámbula is born in Rancho de la Coyotada, San Juan del Río, Durango, Mexico.

124 years ago

Sunday 5th of June 1898

Poet Federico García Lorca, originally Federico del Sagrado Corazón de Jesús García Lorca is born in Fuente Vaqueros, Andalucía, Spain.

100 years ago

Monday 5th of June 1922

Murderer Henry Julius Jacoby is executed by hanging by John Ellis at the age of 18 in HM Prison Pentonville, Caledonian Road, Islington, London, Greater London, United Kingdom.

98 years ago

Thursday 5th of June 1924

Friedrich Koch is killed and his meat sold by serial killer Fritz Haarmann aka Der Hannover Werwolf in Das Mordhaus, Rote Reihe 4, Hannover, Niedersachsen, Germany.

86 years ago

Friday 5th of June 1936

An unidentified man is decapitated by unidentified serial killer Mad Butcher of Kingsbury Run aka Cleveland Torso Murderer in East 55th Street, Cleveland, Ohio, United States.

The victim is known as 'The Tattooed Man'.

81 years ago

Thursday 5th of June 1941

Writer Spalding Rockwell Gray is born in Providence, Rhode Island, United States.

80 years ago

Friday 5th of June 1942

Denise Nelly Hotin is murdered by doctor and serial killer Marcel Petiot aka The Triangular Chamber of Death Murderer in 21 Rue Le Sueur, XVIe, Paris, Île-de-France, France.

Hotin went to see Dr. Petiot to have an abortion.

77 years ago

Tuesday 5th of June 1945

Josephine Alice 'Josie' Lunde Ross is battered and stabbed to death by serial killer William Heirens aka Catch Me Before I Kill More in 4108 North Kenmore Avenue, Chicago, Illinois, United States.

75 years ago

Thursday 5th of June 1947

Performance artist, composer and musician Laurie Laura Phillips Anderson is born in Glen Ellyn, Illinois, United States.

66 years ago He Enraged Parents and Prudes with Exaggerated Gyrations

Tuesday 5th of June 1956

21-year-old Singer and actor Elvis Aaron Presley aka The King of Rock and Roll scandalizes the audience with suggestive hip movements for the first time during his performance of 'Hound Dog' on the Milton Berle Show on NBC television in Los Angeles, California, United States.

Presley's performance included exaggerated gyrations that drove the girls in the audience wild and enraged parents and prudes across the country.

66 years ago

Tuesday 5th of June 1956

The Orgone accumulators of 59-year-old Psychoanalist and pioneer of sexual freedom Wilhelm Reich are destroyed by FDA officials in Orgonon, Rangely, Maine, United States.

54 years ago

Wednesday 5th of June 1968

Roman Polanski and Sharon Tate have dinner with 43-year-old Politician Robert Francis 'Bobby' Kennedy at his beach house in Malibu Beach, Malibu, California, United States.

Kennedy would be shot by Sirhan Sirhan later that night.

42 years ago

Thursday 5th of June 1980

21-year-old Performance artist Danny Devos aka DDV performs 'Ladder - 1' in Koninklijke Akademie voor Schone Kunsten, Berouw, Gent, Oost-Vlaanderen, Belgium.

In a cellar I placed my self-made ladders against the walls. I walked through the space blindfolded and my hands tied behind my back. Johan Desmet walked behind me to guide me but sometimes he kicked my foot and I fell down. Everybody left about right away.

24 years ago They Were Married Next to the Execution Chamber

Friday 5th of June 1998

33-year-old Serial killer Henry Louis Wallace aka The Taco Bell Strangler marries 55-year-old former prison nurse Rebecca Torrijas while on deathrow in Raleigh State Prison, Raleigh, North Carolina, United States.

Wallace and Torrijas were married in a ceremony that took place next to the execution chamber where he has been sentenced to die. Rebecca wore a pale green dress covered with pink flowers and a pearl necklace. Wallace looked dashing in his red prison jumpsuit and black tennis shoes.

24 years ago

Friday 5th of June 1998

Artist Dieter Roth dies of a heart attack at the age of 68 in Basel, Basel-Stadt, Switzerland.

23 years ago The Eyes had it

Saturday 5th of June 1999

Some sunbathing event that encountered an early end by quite some police intervention in Gent, Oost-Vlaanderen, Belgium.

20 years ago He Took the Highest Trail Above

Wednesday 5th of June 2002

Musician Dee Dee Ramone, originally Douglas Glenn Colvin dies of a heroin overdose at the age of 51 in Hollywood, California, United States.

18 years ago

Saturday 5th of June 2004

Actor and 40th president of the United States Ronald Wilson Reagan dies of at the age of 93 in 668 St Cloud Road, Bel Air, Los Angeles, California, United States.

12 years ago

Saturday 5th of June 2010

Musician Lou Lewis Allan Reed dies of in Boulder, Colorado, United States.

10 years ago

Tuesday 5th of June 2012

Science fiction writer Ray Douglas Bradbury known for his dystopian novel ‘Fahrenheit 451’ dies of unknown causes at the age of 92 in Los Angeles, California, United States.

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