BIRTH(+)FACT(᙮)DEATH(-)

34th year  -  N° 343                 Monday, 9 December 2019         Antwerpen		
Homerun




21 events for 5 October:

  • (+)
    306 Years Ago Today

    Thursday 5th of October 1713

    Writer and philosopher Denis Diderot is born in Langres, Champagne-Ardenne, France.


  • (+)
    190 Years Ago Today

    Monday 5th of October 1829

    21st President of the United States Chester Alan Arthur is born in Fairfield, Vermont, United States.


  • (+)
    170 Years Ago Today

    Friday 5th of October 1849

    Mass murderer Jean-Baptiste Troppmann aka Le Massacreur de Pantin is born in Brunstatt, Alsace, France.


  • (+)
    155 Years Ago Today

    Wednesday 5th of October 1864

    Film pioneer Louis Jean Lumière is born in Besançon, Franche-Comté, France.


  • (-)
    139 Years Ago Today

    Tuesday 5th of October 1880

    Composer Jacques Offenbach dies of gout at the age of 61 in Paris, Île-de-France, France.


  • (+)
    100 Years Ago Today

    Sunday 5th of October 1919

    Actor Donald Henry Pleasence is born in Worksop, Nottinghamshire, United Kingdom.


  • (-)
    85 Years Ago Today Il Avait Zéro de Conduite

    Friday 5th of October 1934

    Film director Jean Vigo dies of sepsis due to tuberculosis at the age of 29 in Paris, Île-de-France, France.


  • (+)
    85 Years Ago Today

    Friday 5th of October 1934

    Serial killer Angelo Anthony Buono aka The Hillside Strangler is born in Rochester, New York, United States.


  • (+)
    83 Years Ago Today

    Monday 5th of October 1936

    1st President of the Czech Republic Václav Havel is born in Praha, Bohemia, Czechoslovakia.


  • (x)
    74 Years Ago Today He Entered the Apartment Once Again

    Friday 5th of October 1945

    27-year-old Evelyn Peterson is hit on the head with a metal bar by serial killer William Heirens aka Catch Me Before I Kill More in Midway Drexel Apartments, 6020 Drexel Avenue, Chicago, Illinois, United States.

    Peterson blacked out from the fierce blow to her head and fell to the ground. Heirens tied her up, quickly left the penthouse and shut the door. Peterson awoke in her apartment to the sounds of Heirens banging on her door. She got up off the floor with her hands still bound and walked to the apartment door and opened it, letting Heirens in. Heirens once again entered the apartment, helping put a blanket around Peterson but not untying her, simply telling her to stay quiet. Heirens then left Peterson and told her he was going to get her some help.


  • (+)
    70 Years Ago Today

    Wednesday 5th of October 1949

    Irish republican hunger striker Michael Gaughan is born as Micheal O Gaibhtheachain in Ballina, Connacht, Ireland.


  • (-)
    57 Years Ago Today

    Friday 5th of October 1962

    Murder suspect Walter Quicker commits suicide by hanging at the age of 34 in Walsum, Nordrhein-Westfalen, Germany.

    Quicker was thought to be the murderer of Monika Tafel on 4 June. 15 years later Joachim Kroll was to be found the real killer roaming around in Walsum and the Ruhr area.


  • (x)
    38 Years Ago Today

    Monday 5th of October 1981

    36-year-old Serial killer Dennis Andrew Nilsen aka Killing For Company moves into his new apartment in 23 Cranley Gardens, London, Muswell Hill, Greater London, United Kingdom.

    In the next 16 months Nilsen would kill three young men and attempt to kill at least five others.


  • (-)
    36 Years Ago Today

    Wednesday 5th of October 1983

    Inventor Earl Silas Tupper known for the Tupperware plastic food container dies of a heart attack at the age of 76 in San Jose, Costa Rica.


  • (-)
    35 Years Ago Today

    Friday 5th of October 1984

    83-year-old Anna Barbier-Ponthus is tortured and strangled by serial killer Thierry Paulin aka Le Tueur de la Pleine Lune in 10 Rue Saulnier, Paris, IXe, Île-de-France, France.

    Barbier-Ponthus was Paulin's first deadly victim. Earlier that day 91-year-old Germaine Petiot was beaten up in her apartment in Rue Lepic but survived.


  • (x)
    34 Years Ago Today

    Saturday 5th of October 1985

    16-year-old Miss Hungary 1985 Csilla Andrea Molnár is crowned Miss Hungary in Budapest, Közép-Magyarország, Hungary.

    Molnár was the first Hungarian beauty queen after a 50-year interval. Less than a year later Molnár committed suicide.


  • (-)
    25 Years Ago Today They Were Dressed in a White, Black or Golden Cape

    Wednesday 5th of October 1994

    Leader of the l'Ordre International Chevaleresque de Tradition Solaire cult Luc Jouret commits suicide by a shot in the head at the age of 47 in Les Roches de Cristal, Salvan, Valais, Switzerland.

    With Jouret 48 members of the Order of the Solar Temple commited suicide or were shot dead. 25 people were found in Les Roches de Cristal in Salvan and 23 at La Rochette in Cheiry, Fribourg. The victims were in most cases dressed in a white, black or golden ritual cape, depending on the degree of initiation. In Salvan the victims were injected or injected themselves with a poison based on curare, opioid and benzodiazepine. In Cheiry 20 victims died of one or more bullets to the head, two suffocated by a plastic bag around their head and another probably in the same way.


  • (-)
    25 Years Ago Today

    Wednesday 5th of October 1994

    Double murderer Walter Key Williams is executed by lethal injection at the age of 32 in Huntsville Prison, 815 12th Street, Huntsville, Texas, United States.


  • (-)
    21 Years Ago Today

    Monday 5th of October 1998

    Murderer Roderick Abeyta is executed by lethal injection at the age of 44 in Nevada State Prison, 3301 E. 5th Street, Carson City, Nevada, United States.


  • (-)
    15 Years Ago Today She Refused to Explain How They Had Sexual Relations

    Tuesday 5th of October 2004

    Double murderer Edward Green aka Peanut is executed by lethal injection at the age of 30 in Huntsville Prison, 815 12th Street, Huntsville, Texas, United States.



  • 15 Years Ago Today The Eyes had it

    Tuesday 5th of October 2004

    A house for sale in Antwerpen, Borgerhout, Antwerpen, Belgium.



    Print PDF