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34th year  -  N° 141                 Tuesday, 21 May 2019         Antwerpen		
I Don't See Anything that I Want




22 events for 5 January:

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    143 Years Ago Today

    Wednesday 5th of January 1876

    First Chancellor of the Federal Republic of Germany Konrad Hermann Joseph Adenauer is born in Köln, Nordrhein-Westfalen, Germany.


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    124 Years Ago Today

    Saturday 5th of January 1895

    36-year-old Artillery officer and presumed traitor Alfred Dreyfus is convicted in a secret court martial, publicly stripped of his army rank, and sentenced to life imprisonment on Devil's Island in French Guiana, in Cour d'Assises, 34 Quai des Orfèvres, Paris, Ier, Île-de-France, France.


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    109 Years Ago Today

    Wednesday 5th of January 1910

    Murderer Jose Lopez is executed by hanging at the age of 19 in Arizona State Prison Complex, 1305 E Butte Avenue, Florence, Arizona, United States.


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    105 Years Ago Today

    Monday 5th of January 1914

    Actor George Reeves known from Adventures of Superman is born as George Keefer Brewer in Woolstock, Iowa, United States.


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    105 Years Ago Today

    Monday 5th of January 1914

    Artist Nicolas de Staël is born as Nicolaï Vladimirovitch Staël von Holstein in St. Petersburg, Northwestern Federal District, Russia.


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    87 Years Ago Today

    Tuesday 5th of January 1932

    Raisa Gorbachova is born as Raisa Maximovna Titarenko in Rubtsovsk, Altaysky Kray, Russia.


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    86 Years Ago Today

    Thursday 5th of January 1933

    Serial killer Nestor Pirotte aka Le Tueur Fou is born in Sosoye, Namur, Belgium.


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    86 Years Ago Today

    Thursday 5th of January 1933

    30th president of the United States Calvin John Coolidge dies of coronary thrombosis at the age of 61 in The Beeches, 19-21 Massasoit Street, Northampton, Massachusetts, United States.


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    78 Years Ago Today

    Sunday 5th of January 1941

    28-year-old Hedwig Ebauer is attacked and thrown out of a train by serial killer Paul Ogorzow aka Der Schnell-Bahn Mörder in Betriebsbahnhof, Berlin, Rummelsburg, Berlin, Germany.

    Ebauer was then five months pregnant. Ogorzow had unsuccessfully attempted to strangle her before throwing her from the train alive. Ebauer succumbed to her injuries later that day in the hospital, never regaining consciousness.


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    77 Years Ago Today

    Monday 5th of January 1942

    Murderer Henry John Burnett known for becoming the last man to be hanged in Scotland is born in Aberdeen, Scotland, United Kingdom.


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    74 Years Ago Today He Saw a Gas

    Friday 5th of January 1945

    Murderer Robert E. Lee Folkes is executed by the gas chamber at the age of 22 in Oregon State Penitentiary, Salem, Oregon, United States.

    Folkes was the first man to walk into the gas chamber without wearing a blindfold.


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    73 Years Ago Today

    Saturday 5th of January 1946

    Actress Diane Keaton is born as Diane Hall in Los Angeles, California, United States.


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    67 Years Ago Today

    Saturday 5th of January 1952

    Mass murderer James Lammers is executed by hanging at the age of 27 in Lansing Correctional Facility, 301 E Kansas Avenue, Lansing, Kansas, United States.

    Lammers' last meal consisted of Polish sausage, brown gravy, potatoes, spinach with bacon, gingerbread, cookies, bread, butter and coffee.


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    64 Years Ago Today

    Wednesday 5th of January 1955

    24-year-old Serial killer Albert Henry DeSalvo aka The Boston Strangler aka The Measuring Man aka The Green Man is arrested for molesting a 9-year-old girl in Boston, Massachusetts, United States.


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    40 Years Ago Today

    Friday 5th of January 1979

    Revolutionary thief Mario Roymans aka Tijl van Limburg dies of internal bleeding at the age of 29 in Nerem, Limburg, Belgium.

    Roymans was found more dead than alive in his car on 26 December 1978 on an abandoned road near Liège.


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    26 Years Ago Today His Execution Would not be Televised

    Tuesday 5th of January 1993

    Child molester and serial killer Westley Allan Dodd aka The Vancouver Child Killer is executed by hanging at his own request at the age of 32 in Washington State Penitentiary, Walla Walla, Washington, United States.

    Dodd's execution was the first legal hanging in the United States since 1965. He also requested that his hanging be televised but that request was denied. Dodd ate salmon and potatoes for his last meal.


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    21 Years Ago Today

    Monday 5th of January 1998

    Musician and born-again politician Sonny Salvatore Phillip Bono known from Sonny & Cher dies from injuries sustained when he struck a tree while skiing at the age of 63 in Heavenly Mountain Resort, South Lake Tahoe, California, United States.


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    20 Years Ago Today

    Tuesday 5th of January 1999

    Serial killer Donald Leroy Evans aka The Rest Area Killer is stabbed to death in the shower by 29-year-old fellow death row inmate Jimmy Mack at the age of 42 in Mississippi State Penitentiary, Parchman, Mississippi, United States.


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    20 Years Ago Today

    Tuesday 5th of January 1999

    Murderer Moody Glenn John is executed by lethal injection at the age of 46 in Huntsville Prison, 815 12th Street, Huntsville, Texas, United States.


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    14 Years Ago Today

    Wednesday 5th of January 2005

    Manager of The Doors Danny Daniel Stephen Sugerman dies of lung cancer at the age of 51 in Los Angeles, California, United States.


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    12 Years Ago Today

    Friday 5th of January 2007

    Inventor of instant noodles Momofuku Andō dies of heart failure at the age of 97 in Osaka, Ikeda, Kinki, Japan.

    Andō claimed that the secret of his long life was playing golf and eating Chikin Ramen almost every day. He was said to have eaten instant ramen until the day before he died.


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    3 Years Ago Today

    Tuesday 5th of January 2016

    Composer Pierre Boulez dies of unknown causes at the age of 91 in Baden-Baden, Baden-Württemberg, Germany.



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