Sunday, August 7, 2022

37th year - N° 219 Sunday, 7 August 2022

37th year - N° 219 Sunday, 7 August 2022

7 August / Today's 29 Events:
462 years ago

Sunday 7th of August 1560

Countess and serial killer Erzsébet de Ecsed Báthory aka Die Blutfrau is born in Nyírbátor, Szabolcs-Szatmár-Bereg, Hungary.

155 years ago

Wednesday 7th of August 1867

Expressionist painter Emil Nolde, originally Emil Hansen is born in Nolde, Syddanmark, Denmark.

146 years ago

Monday 7th of August 1876

Exotic dancer, courtesan and spy Margaretha Geertruida 'Margreet' MacLeod Zelle aka Mata Hari is born in Kelders, Leeuwarden, Friesland, Netherlands.

134 years ago

Tuesday 7th of August 1888

Martha Tabram, originally Martha White is stabbed to death by unidentified serial killer Jack the Ripper in George Yard Buildings, Whitechapel, London, Greater London, United Kingdom.

Tabram was stabbed 39 times in the body and neck including nine times in the throat, five in the left lung, two in the right lung, one in the heart, five in the liver, two in the spleen, and six in the stomach, also wounding her lower abdomen and genitals. Tabram's murder differs from the canonical five Jack the Ripper murders in that she was stabbed rather than slashed at the throat and abdomen, and many experts today do not connect it with the later murders because of the difference in the wound pattern.

132 years ago Her Tongue Did not Roll

Thursday 7th of August 1890

Murderess Anna Månsdotter aka The Yngsjö Murderess is executed by beheading at the age of 49 in Kristianstad, Skåne, Sweden.

Månsdotter was the last woman to be executed in Sweden. Executioner Albert Gustaf Dahlman hit the block so that the lower jaw and a part of the tongue remained attached to the body while the upper part of Månsdotter's head rolled away.

121 years ago

Wednesday 7th of August 1901

Black John Pennington is lynched by burning at a stake by a crowd of 500 for a brutal attack on Mrs J. C. Davis in Birmingham, Alabama, United States.

115 years ago

Wednesday 7th of August 1907

Victim of Fritz Haarmann aka Der Hannover Werwolf Roland Hoch is born in Hannover, Niedersachsen, Germany.

97 years ago

Friday 7th of August 1925

34-year-old Serial killer, rapist, arsonist and burglar Carl Panzram aka A Journal of Murder has one testicle removed for medical reasons in Dannemora Prison, Dannemora, New York, United States.

90 years ago

Sunday 7th of August 1932

Olympic marathon champion Abebe Bikila known for winning an Olympic marathon while running barefoot is born in Jato, Shewa, Ethiopia.

75 years ago

Thursday 7th of August 1947

33-year-old Adventurer and ethnographer Thor Heyerdahl smashes into a reef with his raft Kon-Tiki after sailing across the Pacific Ocean in 101 days in Raroia, Tuamotus, French Polynesia.

66 years ago

Tuesday 7th of August 1956

over 4000 die in ammunition trucks explosion in Cali, Valle del Cauca, Colombia.

Seven army ammunition trucks loaded with 1053 boxes of dynamite parked in an old railway station exploded in the early hours of the morning, destroying 41 blocks and leaving a crater 50 meters wide and 25 meters deep. The blast destroyed buildings, homes and existing businesses and killed about 4.000 people and injuring another 12.000. The cause of the explosion is unknown.

65 years ago

Wednesday 7th of August 1957

Actor Oliver Ollie Hardy, originally Norvell Hardy known from Laurel and Hardy dies of cerebral thrombosis at the age of 0 in Hollywood, California, United States.

64 years ago

Thursday 7th of August 1958

Kidnapper and child murderer Angelo John LaMarca known from The Weinberger Kidnapping is executed by Old Sparky at the age of 33 in Sing Sing Prison, Ossining, New York, United States.

62 years ago He Was no Conspiracy

Sunday 7th of August 1960

Actor David William Duchovny known for playing FBI Agent Fox Mulder in The X-Files is born in New York City, New York, United States.

61 years ago

Monday 7th of August 1961

Multiple murderer Phillip Lee Ingle is born in Vale, North Carolina, United States.

60 years ago

Tuesday 7th of August 1962

Writer Filip De Pillecyn aka De Prins der Nederlandse Letteren known for his novel ‘Monsieur Hawarden’ dies of pneumonia at the age of 71 in Academisch Ziekenhuis, De Pintelaan 185, Gent, Oost-Vlaanderen, Belgium.

54 years ago She Couldn't Kill a Bird by the Neck

Wednesday 7th of August 1968

12-year-old Child killer Mary Flora Bell aka Child of Hell is arrested and charged with the murder of 2 boys in Newcastle upon Tyne, Northumberland, United Kingdom.

"I couldn't kill a bird by the neck or throat or anything, it's horrible that."

53 years ago

Thursday 7th of August 1969

Unidentified serial killer the Zodiac Killer writes his second 3-page letter to the Vallejo Times-Herald newspaper in San Francisco, California, United States.

53 years ago

Thursday 7th of August 1969

Darcie, the wife of 30-year-old Foot fetishist and serial killer Jerry Jerome Henry Brudos aka The Lust Killer is charged with first degree murder as an accomplice of her husband in Salem, Oregon, United States.

Darcie stood trial but was found not guilty.

50 years ago

Monday 7th of August 1972

22-year-old Serial killer Randall Brent 'Randy' Woodfield aka The I-5 Killer is arrested and charged with indecent exposure in Vancouver, Washington, United States.

50 years ago

Monday 7th of August 1972

Actor and murderer Tom Thomas Neal dies of heart failure at the age of 58 in Hollywood, California, United States.

38 years ago

Tuesday 7th of August 1984

Lyudmila Alekseyeva is stabbed to death by serial killer Andrei Chikatilo aka The Rostov Ripper in Rostov, Rostov Oblast, Russia.

Alekseyeva suffered 39 slash wounds to her body before Chikatilo mutilated and disemboweled her, intentionally inflicting wounds he knew would not be immediately fatal.

37 years ago

Wednesday 7th of August 1985

24-year-old Mass murderer Jeremy Nevill Bamber, originally Jeremy Paul Marsham aka The White House Farm Murderer shoots and kills his 61-year-old parents, Nevill and June, his 28-year-old sister Sheila Caffell and her 6-year-old twin sons Daniel and Nicholas. in White House Farm, Pages Lane, Tolleshunt D'Arcy, Essex, United Kingdom.

Police initially believed that Sheila, diagnosed with schizophrenia, had fired the shots then turned the gun on herself. But weeks after the murders Jeremy's ex-girlfriend told police that he had implicated himself.

33 years ago

Monday 7th of August 1989

Jean-Joseph Clement is beaten to death by serial killer Francis Heaulme aka The Emmaus Murderer aka Le Routard du Crime in Courthézon, Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur, France.

24 years ago

Friday 7th of August 1998

213 die in Toyota Dyna truck bomb explosion in Embassy of the United States, Nairobi, Kenya.

Simultaneously a 1987 Nissan Atlas refrigeration truck with TNT attached to fifteen oxygen tanks and gas canisters, surrounded with four bags of ammonium nitrate fertiliser was detonated at the United States embassy in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania. A group calling itself the 'Liberation Army for Holy Sites' took credit for the bombings.

20 years ago

Wednesday 7th of August 2002

Double murderer Richard William Kutzner is executed by lethal injection at the age of 60 in Huntsville Prison, 815 12th Street, Huntsville, Texas, United States.

16 years ago

Monday 7th of August 2006

47-year-old Performance artist Danny Devos aka DDV plays live in De Living, Veemarkt 35, Tienen, Vlaams-Brabant, Belgium.

15 years ago

Tuesday 7th of August 2007

53-year-old Member of the Rote Armee Fraktion Eva Sybille Haule-Frimpong is released from prison in Frauengefängnis, Neuwedeller Straße 4, Neukölln, Berlin, Berlin, Germany.

12 years ago The Eyes had it

Saturday 7th of August 2010

A massive rock in the ski resort in Val Thorens, Haute-Savoie, France.

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