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34th year  -  N° 141                 Tuesday, 21 May 2019         Antwerpen		
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24 events for 23 January:

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    236 Years Ago Today

    Thursday 23rd of January 1783

    Writer Stendhal known for his novel Le Rouge et le Noir is born as Marie-Henri Beyle in 12 rue des Vieux Jésuites, Grenoble, Rhône-Alpes, France.


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    216 Years Ago Today

    Sunday 23rd of January 1803

    Brewer, visionary and philantropist Arthur Guinness dies of unknown causes at the age of 78 in Mountjoy Square, Dublin, Leinster, Ireland.


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    187 Years Ago Today On Lui Préparait Encore le Déjeuner

    Monday 23rd of January 1832

    Painter Édouard Manet is born in 5 Rue des Petits-Augustins Paris, Paris, VIe, Île-de-France, France.


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    121 Years Ago Today

    Sunday 23rd of January 1898

    Film director Sergeï Mikhailovich Eisenstein is born in Riga, Latvia, Russia.


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    96 Years Ago Today

    Tuesday 23rd of January 1923

    The furniture, including the stove, of 54-year-old Serial killer Henri Désiré Landru aka Le Barbe-Bleue de Gambais is sold at a public auction in Versailles, Île-de-France, France.


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    91 Years Ago Today

    Monday 23rd of January 1928

    Actress Jeanne Moreau is born in Paris, Île-de-France, France.


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    88 Years Ago Today She Couldn't Dance

    Friday 23rd of January 1931

    Prima ballerina Anna Pavlova known for her role as The Dying Swan dies of pleurisy at the age of 49 in Hotel Des Indes, Lange Voorhout 54-56, Den Haag, Zuid-Holland, Netherlands.

    Pavlova was told that she had pneumonia and required an operation, she refused to have the surgery saying "If I can't dance then I'd rather be dead."


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    87 Years Ago Today

    Saturday 23rd of January 1932

    Mass murderer Jack Gilbert Graham is born in Denver, Colorado, United States.


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    83 Years Ago Today

    Thursday 23rd of January 1936

    Member of the Rote Armee Fraktion Horst Mahler known for switching his beliefs to neo-Nazism is born in Chojnów, Województwo Dolnośląskie, Poland.


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    75 Years Ago Today

    Sunday 23rd of January 1944

    Artist Edvard Munch dies of unknown causes at the age of 81 in Oslo, Ekely, Østlandet, Norway.


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    72 Years Ago Today

    Thursday 23rd of January 1947

    Artist Pierre Bonnard dies of natural causes at the age of 80 in Le Bosquet, 29 Avenue Victoria, Le Cannet, Alpes-Maritimes, France.


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    71 Years Ago Today

    Friday 23rd of January 1948

    Murderer Wardell H. Henderson is executed by the gas chamber at the age of 24 in Oregon State Penitentiary, Salem, Oregon, United States.


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    50 Years Ago Today

    Thursday 23rd of January 1969

    49-year-old Therèse Adam is beaten and shot dead by serial killer Marcel Barbeault aka Le Tueur de L'Ombre in Rue des Frères Péraux, Nogent-sur-Oise, Oise, France.


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    43 Years Ago Today

    Friday 23rd of January 1976

    Physician and cosmonout Aleksei Vasiliyevich Sorokin dies of a heart disease and blood poisoning at the age of 45 in Zvyozdny Gorodok, Moscow Oblast, Russia.


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    41 Years Ago Today

    Monday 23rd of January 1978

    23-year-old Teresa Lyn 'Terry' Blodger Wallin is shot dead by serial killer and cannibal Richard Chase aka The Vampire of Sacramento in Tioga Way 2630, Sacramento, California, United States.

    Chase then had sexual intercourse with Wallin's corpse while stabbing her with a butcher knife. He then removed multiple organs, cut off one of her nipples and drank her blood.


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    33 Years Ago Today Sagte Gott Nee Nee Nee Nee Nee

    Thursday 23rd of January 1986

    Artist and pedagogue Joseph Heinrich Beuys dies of heart failure at the age of 65 in Düsseldorf, Nordrhein-Westfalen, Germany.


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    30 Years Ago Today

    Monday 23rd of January 1989

    Surrealist artist and first Marqués de Dalí de Pubol Salvador Dalí dies of heart failure at the age of 85 in Teatre-Museu, Figueres, Catalonia, Spain.


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    29 Years Ago Today

    Tuesday 23rd of January 1990

          24-year-old Taunja Ann Bennett       is beaten and strangled by serial killer Keith Jesperson aka The Happy Face Killer in Portland, Oregon, United States.

         


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    22 Years Ago Today

    Thursday 23rd of January 1997

    23-year-old Serial killer Andonis Daglis aka The Athens Ripper is sentenced to thirteen terms of life imprisonment, plus 25 years for raping and murdering three prostitutes and cutting them up with a chain saw in Athens, Attica, Greece.

    During his trial, Daglis told the court, "I hated all prostitutes and continue to hate them. I went to meet them for sex but suddenly other pictures came into my head. I heard voices which ordered me to kill. Once I thought about strangling my fiancée, but I restrained myself."


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    22 Years Ago Today He'd Be Fine

    Thursday 23rd of January 1997

    Serial killer Randy Greenawalt is executed by lethal injection at the age of 48 in Arizona State Prison Complex, 1305 E Butte Avenue, Florence, Arizona, United States.

    Greenawalt's last meal request was for a cheeseburger, fries and coffee with milk. "Don't worry about me, I'll be fine" were his last words.


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    17 Years Ago Today

    Wednesday 23rd of January 2002

    Sociologist, anthropologist and philosopher Pierre Felix Bourdieu dies of lung cancer at the age of 72 in Hôpital Saint-Antoine, 184 Rue du Faubourg-Saint-Antoine, Paris, XIIe, Île-de-France, France.


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    15 Years Ago Today

    Friday 23rd of January 2004

    Photographer Helmut Newton dies of a heart attack at the age of 84 in Chateau-Marmont Hotel, Bungalow #3, 8221 Sunset Boulevard, Los Angeles, California, United States.

    Newton was in an accident when his car sped out of control and hit a wall in the driveway of the Chateau Marmont Hotel. Newton died at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center.


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    14 Years Ago Today Johnny was Gooooooooone!

    Sunday 23rd of January 2005

    Television host Johnny Carson known for ‘The Tonight Show’ dies of emphysema at the age of 80 in Malibu, California, United States.



  • 14 Years Ago Today The Eyes had it

    Sunday 23rd of January 2005

    A walk on a snowy mountain during feiertag at the Kunsthalle in Bern, Mittelland, Switzerland.



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