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33rd year  -  N° 323                 Monday, 19 November 2018         Antwerpen		
Poupée de Cire, Poupée de Son
Today's 40 Events:

19 November

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    1520 Years Ago Today

    Wednesday 19th of November 0498

    50th Pope Anastasius II dies of unknown causes at the age of 53 in Rome, Lazio, Italy.


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    190 Years Ago Today

    Wednesday 19th of November 1828

    Composer Franz Peter Schubert dies of typhoid fever at the age of 31 in Wien, Wien, Austria.

    Schubert was also suffering from a tertiary stage of syphilis.


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    187 Years Ago Today

    Saturday 19th of November 1831

    20th President of the United States James Abraham Garfield is born in Moreland Hills, Ohio, United States.


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    160 Years Ago Today

    Friday 19th of November 1858

    Murderer William H. Buse is executed by hanging at the age of 32 in Jacinto, Mississippi, United States.


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    158 Years Ago Today

    Monday 19th of November 1860

    Murderer James Mullins is executed by hanging at the age of 58 in Newgate Prison, London, Greater London, United Kingdom.

    Many believed Mullins was innocent.


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    141 Years Ago Today

    Monday 19th of November 1877

    Murderer William Hassel is executed by hanging by William Marwood in Exeter Prison, Exeter, Devon, United Kingdom.


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    140 Years Ago Today

    Tuesday 19th of November 1878

    Murderer James M'Gowan is executed by hanging by William Marwood in Strangeways Prison, Manchester, Greater Manchester, United Kingdom.


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    135 Years Ago Today

    Monday 19th of November 1883

    Murderer Peter Bray is executed by hanging in Durham Gaol, Durham, Elvet, North East, United Kingdom.


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    123 Years Ago Today

    Tuesday 19th of November 1895

    Murderer Richard Wingrove is executed by hanging at the age of 33 in Newgate Prison, London, Greater London, United Kingdom.


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    120 Years Ago Today

    Saturday 19th of November 1898

    Wife of Bruno Richard Hauptmann Anna Schoeffler is born in Stuttgart, Baden-Württemberg, Germany.


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    117 Years Ago Today It Was Henry's First Job

    Tuesday 19th of November 1901

    Murderer Marcel Faugeron is executed by hanging by James Billington at the age of 23 in Newgate Prison, London, Greater London, United Kingdom.

    Billington was assisted by a new executioner Henry Pierrepoint. This was to be Henry’s first job as an assistant.


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    114 Years Ago Today He Was the Perfect Child

    Saturday 19th of November 1904

    Kidnapper and murderer Nathan Freudenthal Leopold aka The Perfect Murderer is born in 3223 Michigan Avenue, Chicago, Illinois, United States.


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    103 Years Ago Today

    Friday 19th of November 1915

    Songwriter and labor activist Joe Hill is executed by the firing squad at the age of 36 in Salt Lake City, Utah, United States.


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    101 Years Ago Today

    Monday 19th of November 1917

    First female Prime Minister of India Indira Priyadarshini Gandhi is born in Anand Bhavan, Allahabad, Uttar Pradesh, India.


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    85 Years Ago Today

    Sunday 19th of November 1933

    Television host Larry King is born as Lawrence Harvey Zeiger in New York, Brooklyn, New York, United States.


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    80 Years Ago Today

    Saturday 19th of November 1938

    Media tycoon Ted Robert Edward Turner known for founding Cable News Network aka CNN is born in Cincinnati, Ohio, United States.


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    76 Years Ago Today

    Thursday 19th of November 1942

    Underwear designer Calvin Richard Klein is born in New York, Bronx, New York, United States.


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    70 Years Ago Today

    Friday 19th of November 1948

    Child killer Peter Griffiths is executed by hanging by Albert Pierrepoint at the age of 22 in Walton Prison, Liverpool, Merseyside, United Kingdom.


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    69 Years Ago Today

    Saturday 19th of November 1949

    Artist James Sidney Edouard Ensor dies of unknown causes at the age of 89 in Heilig Hart Ziekenhuis, Gouwelozestraat 100, Oostende, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium.


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    56 Years Ago Today

    Monday 19th of November 1962

    Double murderer Farley Charles Matchett is born in Houston, Texas, United States.


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    56 Years Ago Today

    Monday 19th of November 1962

    Actress Jodie Alicia Christian Foster is born in Los Angeles, California, United States.


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    55 Years Ago Today

    Tuesday 19th of November 1963

    38-year-old Satan worshipper and serial rapist Edward John Louis Paisnel aka The Beast of Jersey assaults an unidentified 11-year-old boy in Trinity, Jersey, United Kingdom.


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    47 Years Ago Today He Hoped to Have Some Good Photos

    Friday 19th of November 1971

    25-year-old Artist Chris Christopher Burden performs 'Shoot' in F Space, 1514 E Edinger Avenue, Santa Ana, California, United States.

    "I will be shot with a rifle at 7:45 p.m." Burden wrote to the editors of the avant-garde publication Avalanche of his landmark performance piece. “I hope to have some good photos.”


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    41 Years Ago Today

    Saturday 19th of November 1977

    131 die in Transportes Aeros Portugueses Boeing 727-282 Advanced Flight 425 crash and explosion in Madeira Airport, Funchal, Madeira, Portugal.


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    41 Years Ago Today

    Saturday 19th of November 1977

    20-year-old Kristina Weckler is raped, tortured and strangled by serial killers The Hillside Stranglers in 703 East Colorado Street, Glendale, California, United States.


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    39 Years Ago Today

    Monday 19th of November 1979

    20-year-old Performance artist Danny Devos aka DDV performs 'A-B' with Lud Vandevelde in Koninklijke Akademie voor Schone Kunsten, Berouw, Gent, Oost-Vlaanderen, Belgium.

    For an exhibition at the Academy of Fine Arts I painted a line of lime through the city with Lud Vandevelde as a connection between the studios and the exhibition space. Halfway we were arrested by the police.


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    34 Years Ago Today

    Monday 19th of November 1984

    544 die in Petroleos Mexicanos storage and distribution facility explosion in San Juanico, Mexico City, Mexico.

    The San Juanico disaster was one of the deadliest industrial disasters in world history.


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    27 Years Ago Today

    Tuesday 19th of November 1991

    80 die in train derailment in Tehuacán, Puebla, Mexico.


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    27 Years Ago Today

    Tuesday 19th of November 1991

    140 die in sailboat shipwreck in Cape Maisí, Guantanamo, Cuba.


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    26 Years Ago Today

    Thursday 19th of November 1992

    Triple murderer Jeffery Lee Griffin is executed by lethal injection at the age of 37 in Huntsville Prison, 815 12th Street, Huntsville, Texas, United States.


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    25 Years Ago Today

    Friday 19th of November 1993

    81 die in toy factory fire in Kuiyon, Shenzen, China.

    During the fire most of the doors and windows were locked to keep people inside the factory during working hours.


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    21 Years Ago Today

    Wednesday 19th of November 1997

    Multiple murderer Michael Eugene Sharp is executed by lethal injection at the age of 43 in Huntsville Prison, 815 12th Street, Huntsville, Texas, United States.


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    19 Years Ago Today

    Friday 19th of November 1999

    Double murderer David Junior Brown aka Dawud Abdullah Muhammad is executed by lethal injection at the age of 51 in Raleigh State Prison, Raleigh, North Carolina, United States.


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    16 Years Ago Today

    Tuesday 19th of November 2002

    Cop killer Creig Neil Ogan is executed by lethal injection at the age of 48 in Huntsville Prison, 815 12th Street, Huntsville, Texas, United States.



  • 16 Years Ago Today The Eyes had it

    Tuesday 19th of November 2002

    Curious pigs wondering why a performance artist wants to present one of his works in their sty in Vermeersch Pig Farm, Zedelgemsesteenweg 64, Eernegem, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium.


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    14 Years Ago Today

    Friday 19th of November 2004

    Musician and record producer Terry Melcher known for his brief association with Charles Manson dies of melanoma at the age of 62 in Beverly Hills, California, United States.


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    9 Years Ago Today

    Thursday 19th of November 2009

    Murderer David Lagrue commits suicide by an overdose of medication at the age of 38 in Maison d'Arrêt, 92 Rue Pierre Semard, Évreux, Haute-Normendie, France.

    On 2 January 2007 Lagrue witnessed his cellmate Nicolas Cocaign kill and partly eat another cellmate in the prison of Rouen.


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    9 Years Ago Today She Said Hi to Forever

    Thursday 19th of November 2009

    Fashion model Daul Kim commits suicide by hanging at the age of 20 in Paris, Île-de-France, France.

    A final post on Kim's blog read: “Say hi to forever.”


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    4 Years Ago Today

    Wednesday 19th of November 2014

    Film and theatre director Mike Nichols dies of a heart attack at the age of 83 in New York, Manhattan, New York, United States.


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    1 Years Ago Today

    Sunday 19th of November 2017

    Family leader Charles Milles Manson known for conspiracy to murder Sharon Tate dies of natural causes at the age of 83 in Kern County Hospital, 1700 Mount Vernon Avenue, Bakersfield, California, United States.