BIRTH(+)FACT(᙮)DEATH(-)

34th year  -  N° 346                 Thursday, 12 December 2019         Antwerpen		
Home is Where the Heart is




34 events for 6 February:

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    354 Years Ago Today

    Friday 6th of February 1665

    Queen of England, Scotland and Ireland Anne Stuart is born in St James's Palace, London, Westminster, Greater London, United Kingdom.


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    279 Years Ago Today

    Saturday 6th of February 1740

    246th Pope Clemens XII dies of complications from gout at the age of 88 in Vatican City, Rome, Lazio, Italy.


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    124 Years Ago Today

    Wednesday 6th of February 1895

    Baseball player George Herman Ruth aka Babe Ruth aka The Sultan of Swat is born in 216 Emory Street, Baltimore, Pigtown, Maryland, United States.


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    122 Years Ago Today

    Saturday 6th of February 1897

    18-year-old Serial killer Fritz Friedrich Heinrich Karl Haarmann aka Der Hannover Werwolf is diagnosed as suffering from an incurable mental disease in Provinzial Heil- und Pflegeanstalt, Langenhagen, Niedersachsen, Germany.

    Between 1918 and 1924 Haarmann killed 27 boys and young men in Hannover.


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    122 Years Ago Today

    Saturday 6th of February 1897

    Mobster and head of the Mafia hit squad Murder, Inc Louis Buchalter is born as Lepke in New York, Manhattan, New York, United States.


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    120 Years Ago Today

    Monday 6th of February 1899

    Actor Ramon Novarro aka Latin Lover is born as José Ramón Gil Samaniego in Durango, Durango, Mexico.


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    114 Years Ago Today

    Monday 6th of February 1905

    Communist activist and politician Władysław Gomułka is born in Krosno, Województwo Podkarpackie, Poland.


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    108 Years Ago Today

    Monday 6th of February 1911

    Actor and 40th president of the United States Ronald Wilson Reagan is born in Graham Building, Tampico, Illinois, United States.


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    107 Years Ago Today

    Tuesday 6th of February 1912

    Wife of Adolf Hitler for one day Eva Anna Paula Braun is born in München, Bayern, Germany.


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    102 Years Ago Today

    Tuesday 6th of February 1917

    Actress Zsa Zsa Gábor aka Sári Prinzessin von Anhalt is born in Budapest, Közép-Magyarország, Hungary.


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    101 Years Ago Today

    Wednesday 6th of February 1918

    Symbolist painter Gustav Klimt known from the Wiener Secession dies of a stroke and pneumonia due to the influenza epidemic of that year at the age of 56 in Wien, Wien, Austria.


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    97 Years Ago Today

    Monday 6th of February 1922

    Actor Patrick Daniel Macnee aka John Steed known from The Avengers is born in London, Greater London, United Kingdom.


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    89 Years Ago Today

    Thursday 6th of February 1930

    60-year-old Serial killer, child rapist and cannibal Albert Hamilton Howard Fish aka The Cannibal aka The Werewolf of Wysteria aka The Moon Maniac marries Estella Wilcox in Waterloo, New York, United States.

    Fish and Wilcox divorced after only one week.


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    87 Years Ago Today

    Saturday 6th of February 1932

    Film director François Roland Truffaut is born in Neuilly-sur-Seine, Île-de-France, France.

    Truffaut was born to an unknown father. His mother Jeanine de Monferrand married Roland Truffaut on 9 November 1933.


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    85 Years Ago Today

    Tuesday 6th of February 1934

    Murderer Ernest Brown is executed by hanging at the age of 35 in Armley Gaol, Gloucester Terrace, Leeds, West Yorkshire, United Kingdom.


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    76 Years Ago Today

    Saturday 6th of February 1943

    Spree killer George Ronald York is born in Jacksonville, Florida, United States.


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    74 Years Ago Today

    Tuesday 6th of February 1945

    Musician Bob Robert Nesta Marley is born in Nine Mile, Middlesex, Jamaica.


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    74 Years Ago Today

    Tuesday 6th of February 1945

    Writer and journalist Robert Brasillach is executed by the firing squad at the age of 36 in Fort de Montrouge, Arcueil, Val-de-Marne, France.

    Many personalities including Jean Cocteau, Arthur Honegger, Paul Valéry, François Mauriac and Albert Camus petitioned for a reprieve for Brasillach. It was not granted by President De Gaulle.


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    73 Years Ago Today

    Wednesday 6th of February 1946

    Singer-songwriter Kate McGarrigle known for Complainte pour Ste Catherine is born in Montreal, Quebec, Canada.


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    72 Years Ago Today

    Thursday 6th of February 1947

    49-year-old Frau Sch. is bludgeoned to death by serial killer Rudolf Pleil aka Der Großten Todmacher in Dudersieben, Sachsen-Anhalt, Germany.


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    71 Years Ago Today

    Friday 6th of February 1948

    Murderer Stanislaw Myszka is executed by hanging by Albert Pierrepoint at the age of 24 in Perth, Scotland, United Kingdom.


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    70 Years Ago Today

    Sunday 6th of February 1949

    Founding member of the Symbionese Liberation Army Angela DeAngelis Atwood aka General Gelina is born in North Haledon, New Jersey, United States.


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    67 Years Ago Today

    Wednesday 6th of February 1952

    Cop killer Alfred Moore is executed by hanging by Albert Pierrepoint at the age of 36 in Armley Gaol, Gloucester Terrace, Leeds, West Yorkshire, United Kingdom.


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    64 Years Ago Today

    Sunday 6th of February 1955

    Victim of Timothy Spencer aka The Southside Strangler Susan Hellams is born in Charleston, South Carolina, United States.


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    52 Years Ago Today

    Monday 6th of February 1967

    Actress Martine Carol dies of a heart attack at the age of 47 in Hôtel de Paris, Place du Casino, Monte-Carlo, Monaco.

    Carol died amidst the shooting of the film 'Hell is Empty'.


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    49 Years Ago Today

    Friday 6th of February 1970

    23-year-old Member of Zentralrat der Umherschweifenden Haschrebellen and Bewegung 2. Juni Georg von Rauch is arrested with Thomas Weissbecker on charges of assaulting a journalist from Quick magazine in Berlin, Berlin, Germany.


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    46 Years Ago Today

    Tuesday 6th of February 1973

    29-year-old Annick Delisle is bludgeoned to death by serial killer Marcel Barbeault aka Le Tueur de L'Ombre in Allée Paul Verlaine, Nogent-sur-Oise, Oise, France.


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    37 Years Ago Today

    Saturday 6th of February 1982

    Noise music band Club Moral play their ninth concert at the 'Bangkok' festival in Montevideo, Antwerpen, Antwerpen, Belgium.

    Minutes before the performance was to kick off DDV was hit by a steel door which dropped down from the 5m high stage and was taken to hospital with head injuries.


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    33 Years Ago Today

    Thursday 6th of February 1986

    17th Duke of Veragua Cristóbal Colón de Carvajal y Maroto is shot dead by the ETA at the age of 61 in Calle de Balbina Valverde, Madrid, Área metropolitana de Madrid, Spain.

    de Carvajal's 55-year-old driver Manuel Trillo was also killed in the attack.


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    25 Years Ago Today

    Sunday 6th of February 1994

    Actor Joseph Cheshire Cotten dies of pneumonia and complications of throat cancer at the age of 89 in Los Angeles, California, United States.


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    24 Years Ago Today

    Monday 6th of February 1995

    Eighth bomb attack by 46-year-old Xenophobic serial bomber Franz Fuchs in Stinatz, Burgenland, Austria.

    Two people were injured.


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    16 Years Ago Today

    Thursday 6th of February 2003

    Murderer Henry Earl Dunn is executed by lethal injection at the age of 29 in Huntsville Prison, 815 12th Street, Huntsville, Texas, United States.

    Dunn's last meal request was for a cheeseburger with extra cheese, pickles, onion, lettuce and salad dressing, tray of french fries, ketchup, 25 fried shrimp, 4 cans of pineapple juice, 2 banana splits with a bottle of Hershey's syrup and one jar of apple butter jam.



  • 15 Years Ago Today The Eyes had it

    Friday 6th 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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    12 Years Ago Today

    Tuesday 6th of February 2007

    Singer and actor Frankie Laine aka Old Leather Lungs dies of heart failure at the age of 94 in Scripps Mercy Hospital, 4077 5th Avenue, San Diego, California, United States.



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