BIRTH(+)FACT(᙮)DEATH(-)

33rd year  -  N° 292                 Friday, 19 October 2018         Antwerpen		
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Serial killer
David Richard Berkowitz
born as Richard David Falco
aka Son of Sam


  • 1 June 1953 (+) is born in New York, United States.

  • 24 December 1975 (x) attacks Michelle Forman and another unidentified girl with a knife in New York City, United States.

  • 4 October 1976 (x) presumably throws a Molotov cocktail into the house of his neighbour Sam Carr in Yonkers, United States.

  • 30 January 1977 (x) shot dead Christine Freund in New York, United States.

  • 10 April 1977 (x) mails a threatening letter to his neighbour Sam Carr to shut up his black Labrador Retriever dog Harvey in Yonkers, United States.

  • 17 April 1977 (-) shot dead Valentina Suriani in New York, United States.

  • 17 April 1977 (x) Police discover the “I am Son of Sam, I am the Monster - Beëlzebub”-letter by Berkowitz at the crime scene where he shot Valentina Suriani and Alexander Esau in New York, United States.

  • 19 April 1977 (x) mails a second threatening letter to his neighbour Sam Carr to shut up his dog Harvey in Yonkers, United States.

  • 27 April 1977 (x) shoots Harvey, the dog of his neighbour Sam Carr in Yonkers, United States.

  • 26 June 1977 (x) shoots 17-year-old Judy Placido and 20-year-old Salvatore Lupo as they were sitting in their car in New York, United States.

  • 10 August 1977 (x) is arrested in Yonkers, United States.

  • 12 June 1978 (x) is sentenced to 315 years imprisonment and sent to the Attica Correctional Facility in New York City, United States.

  • 10 July 1979 (x) is attacked with a razor, almost cutting his throat, by an unidentified fellow-inmate in Attica, United States.


  • More info on Wikipedia