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33rd year  -  N° 200                 Thursday, 19 July 2018         Antwerpen		
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Today's 27 Events:

19 July

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    644 Years Ago Today

    Tuesday 19th of July 1374

    Poet Francesco Petrarca aka The Father of Humanism dies of unknown causes at the age of 70 in Arquà, Veneto, Italy.


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    204 Years Ago Today

    Tuesday 19th of July 1814

    Firearms designer and industrialist Samuel Colt is born in Hartford, Connecticut, United States.


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    184 Years Ago Today

    Saturday 19th of July 1834

    Impressionist artist Edgar Degas is born as Hilaire-Germain-Edgar De Gas in 8 Rue Saint Georges, Paris, IXe, Île-de-France, France.


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    158 Years Ago Today

    Thursday 19th of July 1860

    Presumed axe murderess Lizzie Lizbeth Andrew Borden is born in Borden House, Fall River, Massachusetts, United States.


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    125 Years Ago Today

    Wednesday 19th of July 1893

    Futurist poet Vladimir Vladimirovich Mayakovsky is born in Baghdati, Imereti, Georgia.


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    124 Years Ago Today

    Thursday 19th of July 1894

    Leader of the Verdinaso Joris Edmond Eduard Van Severen is born in Wakken, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium.


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    120 Years Ago Today Eros Came Into Civilization

    Tuesday 19th of July 1898

    Philosopher, sociologist and political theorist Herbert Marcuse aka The Father of the New Left is born in Berlin, Berlin, Germany.


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    118 Years Ago Today

    Thursday 19th of July 1900

    Sculptor Arno Breker known for his public works in Nazi Germany is born in Elberfeld, Nordrhein-Westfalen, Germany.


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    83 Years Ago Today

    Friday 19th of July 1935

    Suey Sing Tong hatchet man Hong Yick is executed by hanging at the age of 44 in Washington State Penitentiary, Walla Walla, Washington, United States.

    Yick is the only person of Chinese descent ever to be executed at the Washington State Penitentiary.


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    69 Years Ago Today

    Tuesday 19th of July 1949

    Start of the trial against 40-year-old Serial killer John George Haigh aka The Acid Bath Murderer in Lewes, Sussex, United Kingdom.


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    60 Years Ago Today

    Saturday 19th of July 1958

    Artist and event organiser Franz Ferdinand Feigl is born in Wilhelmsburg, Sankt Pölten-Land, Austria.


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    52 Years Ago Today

    Tuesday 19th of July 1966

    Bank robber Emil Decebal Mătăsăreanu is born in Laurel Canyon Boulevard, North Hollywood, California, United States.


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    51 Years Ago Today

    Wednesday 19th of July 1967

    79 die in Piedmont Airlines Flight 22 Boeing 727-22 and twin-engine Cessna 310 N3121S mid-air collision in Camp Pinewood, Hendersonville, North Carolina, United States.


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    49 Years Ago Today

    Saturday 19th of July 1969

    44-year-old Satan worshipper and serial rapist Edward John Louis Paisnel aka The Beast of Jersey assaults an unidentified 10-year-old girl in Trinity, Jersey, United Kingdom.


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    49 Years Ago Today

    Saturday 19th of July 1969

    Suicide bomber Muriel Degauque aka Maryam is born in Charleroi, Hainaut, Belgium.


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    45 Years Ago Today

    Thursday 19th of July 1973

    16-year-old Michael Baulch is strangled by serial killer Dean Corll aka The Candyman in 2020 Lamar Drive, Pasadena, Texas, United States.

    Corll had killed his older brother Billy the previous year. Baulch was strangled and buried at Lake Sam Rayburn.


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    42 Years Ago Today

    Monday 19th of July 1976

    24-year-old Max David Jensen is shot dead by double murderer Gary Gilmore aka The Executioner’s Song in Sinclair Gas Station, 168 East and 800 North, Orem, Utah, United States.


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    39 Years Ago Today

    Thursday 19th of July 1979

    20-year-old Performance artist Danny Devos aka DDV performs 'Candy, for You' in Muntplein, Brussel, Brabant, Belgium.

    On a busy square in the city I laid out about 1000 lumps of sugar in a square. Next to it I wrote “Candy for you”.


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    34 Years Ago Today

    Thursday 19th of July 1984

    19-year-old Anna Lemesheva is stabbed to death by serial killer Andrei Chikatilo aka The Rostov Ripper in Shakhty, Rostov Oblast, Russia.

    Chikatilo also cut her nipples and vagina away.


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    34 Years Ago Today

    Thursday 19th of July 1984

    38-year-old Serial killer Ted Theodore Robert Bundy aka The Only Living Witness is caught in an attempt to break out of prison in Florida State Prison, 7819 N.W. 228th Street, Raiford, Florida, United States.

    Guards found two hacksaw blades hidden in Bundy's cell. A steel bar in one of its windows had been sawed completely through at the top and bottom and glued back in place with a homemade soap-based adhesive.


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    33 Years Ago Today

    Friday 19th of July 1985

    268 die in dam collapse in Val di Stava, Trentino-Alto Adige, Italy.


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    29 Years Ago Today

    Wednesday 19th of July 1989

    30-year-old Sylvie Rossi is stabbed to death by serial killer Francis Heaulme aka The Emmaus Murderer aka Le Routard du Crime in Épernay, Marne, France.


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    29 Years Ago Today

    Wednesday 19th of July 1989

    111 die in United Airlines Flight 232 McDonnell Douglas DC-10-10 crash on landing in Sioux Gateway Airport, Sioux City, Iowa, United States.

    185 people survived.


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    27 Years Ago Today

    Friday 19th of July 1991

    25-year-old Joseph Bradehoft is drugged, strangled and dismembered by serial killer and cannibal Jeffrey Dahmer aka The Milwaukee Cannibal in Oxford Apartments #213, 924 25th North Street, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, United States.



  • 14 Years Ago Today The Eyes had it

    Monday 19th of July 2004

    Empty after dinner situation in Oudstrijdersstraat 35, Antwerpen, Borgerhout, Antwerpen, Belgium.


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    12 Years Ago Today He Had a Large Appetite

    Wednesday 19th of July 2006

    Murderer Mauriceo Mashawn Brown is executed by lethal injection at the age of 31 in Huntsville Prison, 815 12th Street, Huntsville, Texas, United States.

    Brown's final meal request was for fifteen enchiladas heavy with cheese and onions, onion rings or fries, eight pieces fried chicken and eight pieces bbq chicken, eight whole peppers, ten hard shell tacos with plenty of meat, cheese, onions and sause, four double meat-double cheese-double bacon burgers, a boneless T-bone steak with A1 Steak Sauce and a pan of peach cobbler. He was served enchiladas heavy with cheese and onions, fried chicken and a boneless T-bone steak with A1 Steak Sauce.


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    5 Years Ago Today

    Friday 19th of July 2013

    Suffolk County DA Daniel F. Conley, Massachusetts Attorney General Martha Coakley and Boston Police Commissioner Edward F. Davis announced the DNA test results proving that 82-year-old Serial killer Albert Henry DeSalvo aka The Boston Strangler aka The Measuring Man aka The Green Man was the source of seminal fluid recovered at the scene of 19-year-old Mary Sullivan's 1964 murder in Boston, Massachusetts, United States.