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35th year  -  N° 194                 Sunday, 12 July 2020         Antwerpen		
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Wednesday 15th of July 1953

67 years ago His Nose Itched for a Short While



Serial killer John Reginald Halliday Christie aka The Strangler of 10 Rillington Place is executed by hanging at the age of 54 in HM Prison Pentonville, Caledonian Road, Islington, London, Greater London, United Kingdom.


After being pinioned for execution, Christie complained that his nose itched. Executioner Albert Pierrepoint assured him that "It won't bother you for long".