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35th year  -  N° 193                 Saturday, 11 July 2020         Antwerpen		
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Monday 10th of August 1896

124 years ago Brachte Er ein Opfer



Aviation pioneer Otto Lilienthal aka The Glider King dies of a fracture of the third cervical vertebra and a hemorrhage after falling the day before from a height of about 15 metres while still in his glider at the age of 48 in Universitätsmedizin Charité, Berlin, Berlin, Germany.


Lilienthal's last words to his brother Gustav were "Opfer müssen gebracht werden!"