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34th year  -  N° 341                 Saturday, 7 December 2019         Antwerpen		
I Don't Hear Anything that I Want
Today's 25 Events:

7 December

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    2062 Years Ago Today

    Monday 7th of December 0043bc

    Philosopher Marcus Tullius Cicero is assassinated by Centurion Herennius at the age of 63 in Formia, Lazio, Italy.

    Cicero's last words are said to have been, "There is nothing proper about what you are doing, soldier, but do try to kill me properly." On Marcus Antonius' instructions his hands, which had penned the Philippics against him, were cut off as well as his head. Marcus Antonius' wife Fulvia took Cicero's head, pulled out his tongue, and jabbed it repeatedly with her hairpin in final revenge against his power of speech.


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    1736 Years Ago Today

    Friday 7th of December 0283

    27th Pope Eutychianus dies of unknown causes in Rome, Lazio, Italy.


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    765 Years Ago Today

    Monday 7th of December 1254

    180th Pope Innocentius IV dies of unknown causes at the age of 59 in Napoli, Campania, Italy.


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    127 Years Ago Today

    Wednesday 7th of December 1892

    Emeline G. Cigrand is suffocated by serial killer Henry Howard Holmes aka The Torture Doctor in Holmes Castle, S. Wallace and W. 63rd Street, Chicago, Englewood, Illinois, United States.

    She was locked in a vault and left to die. Holmes sold her skeleton to the LaSalle Medical School.


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    91 Years Ago Today

    Friday 7th of December 1928

    Linguist, philosopher and cognitive scientist Noam Avram Chomsky aka The Father of Modern Linguistics is born in Philadelphia, East Oak Lane, Pennsylvania, United States.


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    81 Years Ago Today

    Wednesday 7th of December 1938

    Serial poisoner Anna Marie Hahn aka Arsenic Anna aka The Blonde Borgia is executed by Old Sparky at the age of 32 in Ohio State Penitentiary, Columbus, Ohio, United States.


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    78 Years Ago Today

    Sunday 7th of December 1941

    The Imperial Japanese Navy attacks the naval base in Pearl Harbour, Hawaii, United States.

    Pearl Harbour was attacked by 353 Japanese fighters, bombers and torpedo planes in two waves, launched from six aircraft carriers. There were simultaneous Japanese attacks on the U.S.-held Philippines and on the British Empire in Malaysia, Singapore, and Hong Kong.Four battleships and two other ships sunk, three battleships, three cruisers, three destroyers and three other ships were damaged, 188 aircraft were destroyed and 159 damaged, 2402 were killed and 1247 wounded. The Japanese had four midget submarines sunk and one grounded, 29 aircraft destroyed, 64 killed and one captured.


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    73 Years Ago Today

    Saturday 7th of December 1946

    119 die in Winecoff Hotel fire in Winecoff Hotel, 176 Peachtree Street, Atlanta, Georgia, United States.

    It was the deadliest hotel fire in United States history.


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    59 Years Ago Today

    Wednesday 7th of December 1960

    21-year-old Serial killer Robert Christian Hansen aka The Aviation Hunter burns down a bus garage with three schoolbuses inside in Pocahontas, Iowa, United States.


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    52 Years Ago Today

    Thursday 7th of December 1967

    38-year-old Serial killer Charles Ray Hatcher aka Evil Incarnate is sentenced to five years imprisonment for car theft in Kansas City, Missouri, United States.


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    46 Years Ago Today

    Friday 7th of December 1973

    School shooter Charles Carl Roberts aka The Amish School Shooter is born in Lancaster, Pennsylvania, United States.


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    43 Years Ago Today

    Tuesday 7th of December 1976

    40-year-old Serial killer Frans Hooijmaijers aka Dikke Frans De Spuitreus is convicted to 13 years imprisonment although he is suspected of killing 159 elderly patients in the Lückerheide Clinic in Kerkrade in Maastricht, Limburg, Netherlands.


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    37 Years Ago Today

    Tuesday 7th of December 1982

    Murderer Charles Brooks aka Shareef Ahmad Abdul-Rahim known for becoming the first person to be executed by lethal injection in the U.S. is executed by lethal injection at the age of 40 in Huntsville Prison, 815 12th Street, Huntsville, Texas, United States.

    Brooks was the first person in the United States to be executed using lethal injection by a mixture of Sodium Thipental aka Thruth Drug, Pancuronum Bromide and Potassium Chloride. Brooks' last meal request was for a T-bone steak, french fries, ketchup, Worcestershire sauce, biscuits, peach cobbler and iced tea.


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    36 Years Ago Today

    Wednesday 7th of December 1983

    93 die in Iberia Airlines Boeing 727 Flight 350 and Aviaco McDonnell Douglas DC-9-32 Flight 134 collision in Madrid-Barajas Airport, Madrid, Área metropolitana de Madrid, Spain.

    42 people survived.


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    36 Years Ago Today

    Wednesday 7th of December 1983

    21-year-old Richard A. Wayne is found beaten and stabbed to death by serial killer Larry Eyler aka The Leather Boy Killer in Cox's Plant Farm, Clayton, Indiana, United States.

    Another unidentified male is found at the same location.


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    35 Years Ago Today

    Friday 7th of December 1984

    Serial killer Charles Ray Hatcher aka Evil Incarnate commits suicide by hanging in his cell at the age of 55 in Missouri State Penitentiary aka The Walls, 115 Lafayette Street, Jefferson City, Missouri, United States.

    Hatcher hung himself with a piece of electrical wire in Unit 5C, Cell 213.


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    32 Years Ago Today It Was Sort of Ironical

    Monday 7th of December 1987

    Mass murderer David Augustus Burke shoots five people including the two pilots aboard British Aerospace 146-200A Pacific Southwest Airlines Flight 1771 before shooting himself at the age of 35 in Cayucos, California, United States.

    All 43 passengers and crew aboard the plane died. Burke's main target was his ex-manager Ray Thomson. After boarding the plane Burke wrote a message on an airsickness bag reading: "Hi Ray. I think it's sort of ironical that we end up like this. I asked for some leniency for my family. Remember? Well, I got none and you'll get none."


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    30 Years Ago Today

    Thursday 7th of December 1989

    Presumed murderer Carlos DeLuna is executed by lethal injection at the age of 27 in Huntsville Prison, 815 12th Street, Huntsville, Texas, United States.

    In June 2006 the Chicago Tribune published a series of investigative news stories that examined evidence that DeLuna may have been convicted in error.


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    26 Years Ago Today

    Tuesday 7th of December 1993

    35-year-old Mass murderer Colin Ferguson aka The Long Island Rail Road Shooter pulls out a Ruger P89 9mm pistol and starts firing at other passengers, killing six people and wounding nineteen others before being stopped by three of the passengers in Merillon Avenue Station, Long Island, New York, United States.

    Six passengers died from their injuries: 27-year-old Amy Federici, 51-year-old James Gorycki, 30-year-old Maria Theresa Tumangan Magtoto, 52-year-old Dennis McCarthy, 24-year-old Richard Nettleton and 27-year-old Mi Kyung Kim.


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    24 Years Ago Today

    Thursday 7th of December 1995

    Double murderer Hai Hai Vuong is executed by lethal injection at the age of 40 in Huntsville Prison, 815 12th Street, Huntsville, Texas, United States.


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    21 Years Ago Today

    Monday 7th of December 1998

    Serial killer Daniel Lee Corwin is executed by lethal injection at the age of 40 in Huntsville Prison, 815 12th Street, Huntsville, Texas, United States.



  • 20 Years Ago Today The Eyes had it

    Tuesday 7th of December 1999

    The first night of the second coming in a guesthouse in Bangkok, Central Thailand, Thailand.


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    12 Years Ago Today

    Friday 7th of December 2007

    Multiple murderer Seiha Fujima is executed by hanging at the age of 47 in Tokyo Detention House, Tokyo, Katsushika, Kantō, Japan.


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    12 Years Ago Today

    Friday 7th of December 2007

    Double murderer Hiroki Fukawa is executed by hanging at the age of 42 in Tokyo Detention House, Tokyo, Katsushika, Kantō, Japan.


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    12 Years Ago Today

    Friday 7th of December 2007

    Triple murderer Noboru Ikemoto is executed by hanging at the age of 75 in Osaka, Kinki, Japan.