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34th year  -  N° 204                 Tuesday, 23 July 2019         Antwerpen		
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25 events for 3 January:

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    2125 Years Ago Today

    Sunday 3rd of January 0106bc

    Philosopher Marcus Tullius Cicero is born in Arpinum, Frosinone, Italy.


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    588 Years Ago Today

    Monday 3rd of January 1431

    19-year-old Heroine Jeanne d'Arc aka La Pucelle d'Orléans is handed over to the pro-English Bishop of Beauvais Pierre Cauchon in Beaulieu-les-Fontaines, Oise, France.


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    523 Years Ago Today

    Friday 3rd of January 1496

    44-year-old Artist, scientist, engineer, mathematician, inventor and polymath Leonardo di ser Piero da Vinci unsuccessfully tests a flying machine in Monte Ceceri, Fiesole, Toscana, Italy.


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    498 Years Ago Today

    Monday 3rd of January 1521

    38-year-old Theologian and church reformer Martin Luther is excommunicated by Pope Leo X in the bull 'Decet Romanum Pontificem' in Vatican City, Rome, Lazio, Italy.


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    179 Years Ago Today

    Friday 3rd of January 1840

    Catholic priest and missionary Father Damiaan aka The Apostle of the Lepers is born as Jozef De Veuster in Tremelo, Ninde, Vlaams-Brabant, Belgium.


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    127 Years Ago Today

    Sunday 3rd of January 1892

    Writer, poet, philologist and university professor John Ronald Reuel Tolkien known for The Lord of the Rings is born in Bloemfontein, Free State, South Africa.


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    123 Years Ago Today

    Friday 3rd of January 1896

    33-year-old Serial killer and cannibal Karl Friedrich Wilhelm Großmann aka Die Bestie vom Schlesischen Bahnhof is found in farmer Bahorn's pig stye, drunk and with his trousers down in Bayreuth, Bayern, Germany.

    Großmann was sentenced to ten months imprisonment for bestiality.


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    103 Years Ago Today

    Monday 3rd of January 1916

    Murderess Toni Jo Henry is born as Annie Beatrice McQuiston in Shreveport, Louisiana, United States.


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    99 Years Ago Today

    Saturday 3rd of January 1920

    Attorney General of Germany Siegfried Buback is born in Wilsdruff, Sachsen, Germany.


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    96 Years Ago Today

    Wednesday 3rd of January 1923

    30-year-old Reichsmarschall and Nazi leader Hermann Wilhelm Göring marries 35-year-old Carin Fock in München, Bayern, Germany.


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    75 Years Ago Today

    Monday 3rd of January 1944

    Over 500 die in Galicia mail express, a shunting engine and a coal train collision and fire in Tunnel Nº 20, Torre del Bierzo, León, Spain.

    Although the official death toll was 78 and at the time it was estimated to be 200–250, more recent studies have estimated the death toll at over 500.


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    70 Years Ago Today

    Monday 3rd of January 1949

    Sylvia Marie Likens is born in Lebanon, Indiana, United States.


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    63 Years Ago Today

    Tuesday 3rd of January 1956

    Actor Mel Colm-Cille Gerard Gibson known from Mad Max is born in Peekskill, New York, United States.


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    57 Years Ago Today

    Wednesday 3rd of January 1962

    36-year-old 15th President of Cuba Fidel Alejandro Ruz Castro is excommunicated by Pope John XXIII in Vatican City, Rome, Lazio, Italy.


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    55 Years Ago Today

    Friday 3rd of January 1964

    Film director Bruce LaBruce is born as Justin Stewart or Bryan Bruce in Tiverton, Ontario, Canada.


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    52 Years Ago Today

    Tuesday 3rd of January 1967

    Nightclub operator Jack Ruby dies of pulmonary embolism secondary to bronchogenic carcinoma at the age of 56 in Parkland Hospital, 5201 Harry Hines Blvd, Dallas, Texas, United States.

    Both President Kennedy and his assassin Lee Harvey Oswald were pronounced dead at Parkland Hospital.


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    44 Years Ago Today

    Friday 3rd of January 1975

    SS-Rottenführer Richard De Bodt aka De Beul van Breendonk dies of diabetes at the age of 67 in Prison de St. Gilles, Avenue Ducpétiaux 106, Brussel, Saint-Gilles, Brabant, Belgium.


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    40 Years Ago Today There Was a Vacant Room

    Wednesday 3rd of January 1979

    Hotelier Conrad Nicholson Hilton dies of natural causes at the age of 92 in Santa Monica, California, United States.


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    39 Years Ago Today

    Thursday 3rd of January 1980

    Naturalist, artist and writer Joy Friederike Victoria Adamson is murdered by discharged labourer Paul Nakware Ekai at the age of 70 in Shaba National Reserve, Eastern Province, Kenya.


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    29 Years Ago Today

    Wednesday 3rd of January 1990

    The body of 35-year-old Victim of Arthur Shawcross aka The Genesee River Killer June Cicero is discovered by aerial surveillance in Salmon Creek, Rochester, New York, United States.

    She was strangled and mutilated by Arthur Shawcross aka The Genesee River Killer on 17 December 1989. The surveillance team also spotted Shawcross masturbating in his car on a bridge over Salmon Creek.


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    29 Years Ago Today

    Wednesday 3rd of January 1990

    51-year-old Serial killer Robert Christian Hansen aka The Aviation Hunter his prison cell is searched and several aviation maps and escape routes are found in Lemon Creek Correctional Center, Juneau, Alaska, United States.


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    25 Years Ago Today

    Monday 3rd of January 1994

    125 die in Baikal Airlines Flight 130 inflight fire in Irkutsk, Mamony, Irkutsk Oblast, .


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    15 Years Ago Today

    Saturday 3rd of January 2004

    148 die in Flash Airlines Flight 604 crash in The Red Sea, Sharm El Sheikh, South Sinai, Egypt.



  • 15 Years Ago Today The Eyes had it

    Saturday 3rd of January 2004

    Setting sun in Oostende, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium.


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    0 Years Ago Today

    Thursday 3rd of January 2019

    Serial killer Gao Chengyong aka The Chinese Jack the Ripper is executed by hanging at the age of 55 in Baiyin, Gansu, China.



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