39th year  -  N° 105                 Sunday, 14 April 2024         Antwerpen		
I Don't See Anything that I Want
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Saturday 17th of October 1874

150 years ago

44-year-old photographer Eadweard Muybridge shoots Major Harry Larkyns through the heart because he was dating his 23-year-old wife Flora Shallcross Stone and might have fathered their seven-month-old son Florado in Calistoga, California, United States.

Upon finding Larkyns, Muybridge said, "Good evening, Major, my name is Muybridge and here is the answer to the letter you sent my wife" and shot him point-blank. The jury dismissed an insanity plea and acquitted the photographer on the grounds of 'justifiable homicide'.