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32nd year  -  N° 266                 Saturday, 23 September 2017         Antwerpen		
Are We Not Men?
Today's 19 Events:

23 September

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    1941 Years Ago Today

    Wednesday 23rd of September 0076

    2nd Pope Linus dies of unknown causes in Vatican City, Rome, Lazio, Italy.


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    148 Years Ago Today

    Thursday 23rd of September 1869

    Asymptomatic carrier of the pathogen associated with typhoid fever Mary Mallon aka Typhoid Mary is born in Cookstown, Northern Ireland, United Kingdom.


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    101 Years Ago Today

    Saturday 23rd of September 1916

    Italian Christian Democratic politician Aldo Romeo Luigi Moro is born in Maglie, Apulia, Italy.


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    97 Years Ago Today

    Thursday 23rd of September 1920

    Vaudeville performer and actor Mickey Rooney is born as Joseph Yule in New York, Brooklyn, New York, United States.


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    79 Years Ago Today

    Friday 23rd of September 1938

    Actress Romy Schneider is born as Rosemarie Magdalena Albach in Wien, Wien, Austria.


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    78 Years Ago Today

    Saturday 23rd of September 1939

    Neurologist Sigmund Freud aka The Father of Psychoanalysis dies of morphine poisoning at the age of 83 in 20 Maresfield Gardens, London, Hampstead, Greater London, United Kingdom.

    As previously discussed during his terminal stage of cancer of the jaw, Freud's doctor, friend and fellow refugee Max Schur administered doses of morphine on 21 and 22 September that resulted in Freud's death.


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    76 Years Ago Today

    Tuesday 23rd of September 1941

    Black Panther George Lester Jackson aka Soledad Brother is born in Chicago, Illinois, United States.


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    74 Years Ago Today

    Thursday 23rd of September 1943

    19-year-old Murder victim Elizabeth Short aka The Black Dahlia is arrested for underage drinking in Santa Barbara, California, United States.


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    70 Years Ago Today

    Tuesday 23rd of September 1947

    Catholic priest and martyr Jerzy Popiełuszko is born in Okopy, Poland.


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    59 Years Ago Today

    Tuesday 23rd of September 1958

    Mass murderer Harry William Frederick De La Roche jr. is born in 23 East Grand Avenue, Montvale, New Jersey, United States.


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    58 Years Ago Today

    Wednesday 23rd of September 1959

    Murderer John E. Day is executed by hanging at the age of 30 in United States Disciplinary Barracks, Fort Leavenworth, Kansas, United States.

    Day had been under the death sentence since 1951 and was hanged for the murder of Lee Mak Chun in Seoul on 30 December 1950. Serving in Korea, Day had made sexual advances to Chun's wife. When Chun came to her defense Day shot him dead.


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    49 Years Ago Today

    Monday 23rd of September 1968

    Stigmatised monk Pio of Pietrelcina dies of fatigue at the age of 81 in Chiesa di Santa Maria delle Grazie, San Giovanni Rotondo, Puglia, Italy.


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    47 Years Ago Today

    Wednesday 23rd of September 1970

    Actor André Bourvil dies of Kahler's syndrome at the age of 53 in Boulevard Suchet, Paris, XVIe, Île-de-France, France.


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    46 Years Ago Today He Was Caught in a Cow Barn

    Thursday 23rd of September 1971

    21-year-old Revolutionary thief Mario Roymans aka Tijl van Limburg steals Johannes Vermeer's 'De Liefdesbrief' and claims a ransom of 200 million Belgian Franks to give to Bengal Refugees in Paleis voor Schone Kunsten, Brussel, Brabant, Belgium.

    On 6 October 1971 Roymans made his demands by telephone to the National Radio BRT from a gas station in Hasselt. Overheard by the owner he was arrested in a cow barn shortly after. Roymans was sentenced to two years imprisonment.


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    41 Years Ago Today

    Thursday 23rd of September 1976

    Start of the second trial against 41-year-old Serial killer Joseph Kallinger aka The Shoemaker in Hackensack, New Jersey, United States.


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    32 Years Ago Today

    Monday 23rd of September 1985

    32-year-old Serial killer Bobbie Joe Long aka The Adman Rapist is sentenced to 26 life sentences in Tampa, Florida, United States.

    Long pleaded guilty to eight murders and the abduction and rape of Lisa McVey, receiving 26 life sentences without the possibility of parole (24 concurrent and two to run consecutively to the first 24) and seven life sentences with the possibility of parole after 25 years.


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    30 Years Ago Today

    Wednesday 23rd of September 1987

    Choreographer and film director Bob Robert Louis Fosse dies of a heart attack at the age of 60 in George Washington University Hospital, 900 23rd St NW, Washington, District of Columbia, United States.


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    23 Years Ago Today

    Friday 23rd of September 1994

    Writer Robert Albert Bloch known for Psycho dies of cancer at the age of 77 in Los Angeles, California, United States.



  • 12 Years Ago Today The Eyes had it

    Friday 23rd of September 2005

    The King of the Village goes shopping in Yang Zhen, Shunyi, China.