BIRTH(+)FACT(᙮)DEATH(-)

34th year  -  N° 345                 Wednesday, 11 December 2019         Antwerpen		
Am I Not Farang?




24 events for 5 February:

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    179 Years Ago Today

    Wednesday 5th of February 1840

    Inventor John Boyd Dunlop is born in Dreghorn, Scotland, United Kingdom.


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    171 Years Ago Today

    Saturday 5th of February 1848

    Writer Joris-Karl Charles Marie Georges Huysmans is born in 11 Rue Suger, Paris, VIe, Île-de-France, France.


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    171 Years Ago Today

    Saturday 5th of February 1848

    Outlaw Myra Maybelle Shirley Reed Starr aka Belle Star is born in Carthage, Missouri, United States.


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    141 Years Ago Today

    Tuesday 5th of February 1878

    Automobile designer and manufacturer André Gustave Citroën is born in 44 Rue Laffitte, Paris, IXe, Île-de-France, France.


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    138 Years Ago Today

    Saturday 5th of February 1881

    Bootlegger and murderer Charles Charlie Birger is born as Shachna Itzak Birger in Adygea, Krasnodar Krai, Russia.


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    111 Years Ago Today

    Wednesday 5th of February 1908

    Stage actress Peg Millicent Lilian Entwistle is born in Port Talbot, Wales, United Kingdom.


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    111 Years Ago Today

    Wednesday 5th of February 1908

    Kidnapper and multiple murderer Eugen Weidmann aka The Handsome Devil is born in Frankfurt am Main, Hessen, Germany.


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    105 Years Ago Today

    Thursday 5th of February 1914

    Writer, painter and spoken word performer William Seward Burroughs is born in St. Louis, Missouri, United States.


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    82 Years Ago Today

    Friday 5th of February 1937

    Psychoanalyst and writer Lou Andreas-Salomé dies of uremia at the age of 76 in Göttingen, Niedersachsen, Germany.


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    73 Years Ago Today

    Tuesday 5th of February 1946

    Actress Charlotte Tessa Rampling is born in Sturmer, Essex, United Kingdom.


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    71 Years Ago Today

    Thursday 5th of February 1948

    19-year-old Serial killer Charles Ray Hatcher aka Evil Incarnate is convicted of auto theft and sentenced to 2 years imprisonment in St. Joseph, Missouri, United States.


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    60 Years Ago Today

    Thursday 5th of February 1959

    Model and actress Gwili Andre aka Gurlie commits suicide by self-immolation at the age of 51 in 2109 Ocean Front Walk, Venice, California, United States.

    Andre surrounded herself in her flat with numerous articles and photographs about the career she expected and set it all alight. Another resident of the building, 83-year-old George Katzenberger, was pulled to safety by two neighbors after he broke a bathroom window.


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    58 Years Ago Today

    Sunday 5th of February 1961

    57-year-old Kidnapper and murderer Nathan Freudenthal Leopold aka The Perfect Murderer marries Gertrud 'Trudi' Garcia de Quevedo in Adjuntas, Adjuntas, Puerto Rico.


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    46 Years Ago Today

    Monday 5th of February 1973

    24-year-old Rosalind Heather Thorpe is shot in the head by serial killer Edmund Kemper aka The Co-ed Killer in University of California, 1156 High St, Santa Cruz, California, United States.

    Kemper sexually abused her body and the next morning dismembered it and discarded the remains at Eden Canyon near San Francisco, where it was found with the body of Alice Liu a week later.


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    46 Years Ago Today

    Monday 5th of February 1973

    21-year-old Alice Helen Allison Liu is shot in the head by serial killer Edmund Kemper aka The Co-ed Killer in University of California, 1156 High St, Santa Cruz, California, United States.

    Kemper sexually abused her body and the next morning dismembered it and discarded the remains at Eden Canyon near San Francisco, where it was found with the body of Rosalind Thorpe a week later.


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    45 Years Ago Today

    Tuesday 5th of February 1974

    34-year-old Member of the Rote Armee Fraktion Gudrun Ensslin is transferred from Essen in Justizvollzugsanstalt Ossendorf, Rochusstraße 350, Köln, Nordrhein-Westfalen, Germany.

    Ensslin is placed in a cell next to Ulrike Meinhof.


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    42 Years Ago Today

    Saturday 5th of February 1977

    29-year-old Irene Richardson is hammered and stabbed to death by serial killer Peter Sutcliffe aka The Yorkshire Ripper in Soldiers' Field, Leeds, West Yorkshire, United Kingdom.


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    38 Years Ago Today

    Thursday 5th of February 1981

    22-year-old Performance artist Danny Devos aka DDV performs as 'David Mark Chapman', murderer of John Lennon with Xavier Rathé at 2e Verzameling in Handelsbeurs, Kouter, Gent, Oost-Vlaanderen, Belgium.


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    24 Years Ago Today

    Sunday 5th of February 1995

    Four gypsies are killed in the seventh bomb attack by 46-year-old Xenophobic serial bomber Franz Fuchs in Oberwart, Burgenland, Austria.

    40-year-old Josef Simon, 27-year-old Peter Sarközi, 22-year-old Karl and 18-year-old Erwin Horvath were killed by an improvised explosive device which was attached to a sign that read "Roma zurück nach Indien".


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    22 Years Ago Today

    Wednesday 5th of February 1997

    73 die in Two Sikorsky S-65C-3 Yas'ur 2000 helicopters mid-air collision in She'ar Yashuv, Northern, Israel.


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    20 Years Ago Today

    Friday 5th of February 1999

    Triple murderer Sean Richard Sellers aka The Schoolboy Night Stalker aka The Night Roomer is executed by lethal injection at the age of 30 in Oklahoma State Penitentiary, McAlester, Oklahoma, United States.



  • 15 Years Ago Today The Eyes had it

    Thursday 5th of February 2004

    Devotees of all kind gathering for the Thaipoosam Festive Days at the festival grounds in Batu Caves, Kuala Lumpur, Selangor, Malaysia.


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    11 Years Ago Today

    Tuesday 5th of February 2008

    Spiritual leader Maharishi Mahesh Yogi dies of natural causes at the age of 90 in Maharishi European Research University, Station 24, Vlodrop, Limburg, Netherlands.


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    5 Years Ago Today

    Wednesday 5th of February 2014

    Murderess Suzanne Margaret 'Sue' Basso is executed by lethal injection at the age of 60 in Huntsville Prison, 815 12th Street, Huntsville, Texas, United States.

    In August 1998 Basso was the ringleader of a gang who tortured and beat 59-year-old mentally retarded Louis 'Buddy' Musso to death with baseball bats for his life insurance money.



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