Name Day: Jerome
2020 – A soldier kills 29 and injures 58 others in a northeastern shopping center in a rampage in Thailand. Police shot the 32-year-old.
2019 – The new headquarters of the Federal Intelligence Service (BND) opens in Berlin. The transfer of foreign intelligence from Pulash near Munich is now complete.
2016 – Due to storm warnings, several Pink Monday rallies in the Rhineland and Westphalia are canceled. In addition to Mainz and Düsseldorf, the movements were also canceled by Essen, Dortmund, Mülheim and Munster. In Cologne, the train is carried out with restrictions.
2011 – Russia abolishes the winter time by order of Kremlin President Dmitry Medvedev. Medvedev says that changing time puts stress on the organism and causes stress.
2006 – Matthias Sammer becomes sporting director of the German Football Association, and the Executive Committee of the German Football Association decides in an exceptional meeting.
2004 – US President George W. Bush admits that he misjudged the presence of weapons of mass destruction in the country on the basis of intelligence reports before the Iraq war.
1971 – The Federal Department of Defense issues the so-called capillary arrangement: Soldiers whose hair extends beyond their shirt collars must wear a hairnet for safety reasons.
1971 – The US high-tech Nasdaq Stock Exchange begins operations.
1861 – The first seven breakaway states establish the “Confederate States of America” in Montgomery, Alabama, and one day later they elect Jefferson Davis as president.
1961 – Ellen Arnold (60), German news anchor (“Tagschau”)
1941 – Nick Nolte (80), American actor (“Lord of the Tides”)
1936 – Elizabeth Orth (85), Austrian actress (“The Hanna Decision”)
1931 – James Dean, American actor (“Beyond Eden”, “Because They Don’t Know What They Are”), Dr. 1955
1876 - Paula Modersohn Becker, German painter, member of the artists’ colony in Worpswede, married to Otto Modersohn, died 1907
Days of death
1999 – Iris Murdoch, British author and Booker Prize winner (“The Sea, the Sea”), born in 1919
1951 – Fritz Thyssen, an industrialist, promoted a seizure of power by Hitler, a later opponent of the Nazi regime, and was imprisoned in a concentration camp 1940-1945, born in 1873
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