BIRTH(+)FACT(᙮)DEATH(-)

35th year  -  N° 303                 Thursday, 29 October 2020         Antwerpen		
Is it My Body? Someone I Might Be?
Electrician
George P. Metesky
aka The Mad Bomber


  • 2 November 1903 (+) is born in New York City, United States.

  • 5 September 1931 (x) is injured in a boiler blowback and inhales poisonous gases in New York City, United States.

  • 16 November 1940 (x) leaves his first bomb,¬†a short length of brass pipe filled with gunpowder with an ignition mechanism made of sugar and flashlight batteries, on the window sill in New York, United States.

  • 11 January 1953 (x) An unexploded bomb by Metesky is found in a rental locker in New York City, United States.

  • 2 December 1956 (x) plants a bomb, leaving six of the theater's 1.500 occupants injured in New York, United States.

  • 22 January 1957 (x) is arrested in Waterbury, United States.

  • 18 April 1957 (x) is declared¬†"hopeless and incurable both mentally and physically" and committed in Beacon, United States.

  • 13 December 1973 (x) is released from a mental hospital after serving two-thirds of the 25-year maximum sentence he would have received at trial in New York, United States.

  • 23 May 1994 (-) dies of unknown causes in Waterbury, United States.


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