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34th year  -  N° 346                 Thursday, 12 December 2019         Antwerpen		
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28 events for 26 July:

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    548 Years Ago Today

    Wednesday 26th of July 1471

    211th Pope Paulus II dies of a heart attack at the age of 54 in Rome, Lazio, Italy.

    Some claimed Paul II collapsed from severe indigestion after eating melon in excess. Some say that he had died whilst being sodomized by a page boy.


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    163 Years Ago Today

    Saturday 26th of July 1856

    Playwright George Bernard Shaw is born in Synge Street 33, Dublin, Leinster, Ireland.


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    144 Years Ago Today

    Monday 26th of July 1875

    Psychiatrist and psychotherapist Carl Gustav Jung is born in Kesswil, Thurgau, Switzerland.


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    128 Years Ago Today

    Sunday 26th of July 1891

    38-year-old Mass murderer Frederick Bailey Deeming aka Albert Williams aka Baron Swanston kills his wife Marie and four children 9-year-old Bertha, 7-year-old Marie, 5-year-old Sidney and 18-month-old Leala in Dinham Villa, Lawton Road, Rainhill, Merseyside, United Kingdom.


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    125 Years Ago Today He Came Into a Brave New World

    Thursday 26th of July 1894

    Writer Aldous Leonard Huxley known for his dystopian novel Brave New World is born in Godalming, Surrey, United Kingdom.


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    123 Years Ago Today

    Sunday 26th of July 1896

    Actor Charles Butterworth is born in South Bend, Indiana, United States.


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    105 Years Ago Today

    Sunday 26th of July 1914

    45-year-old Serial killer Henri Désiré Landru aka Le Barbe-Bleue de Gambais is sentenced to four years imprisonment for fraud in Paris, Île-de-France, France.

    Because of his previous convictions Landru faced transportation to the penal colony of Guyana.


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    94 Years Ago Today

    Sunday 26th of July 1925

    Philosopher, logician and mathematician Gottlob Friedrich Ludwig Frege aka The Father of Analytic Philosophy dies of unknown causes at the age of 77 in Bad Kleinen, Mecklenburg-Vorpommern, Germany.


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    91 Years Ago Today

    Thursday 26th of July 1928

    Film director Stanley Kubrick is born in Lying-In Hospital, 305 Second Avenue, New York, Manhattan, New York, United States.


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    88 Years Ago Today

    Sunday 26th of July 1931

    Founder of MOVE black liberation group John Africa is born as Vincent Leaphart in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States.


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    79 Years Ago Today

    Friday 26th of July 1940

    Double murderer Claude Cline is executed by the gas chamber at the age of 46 in Oregon State Penitentiary, Salem, Oregon, United States.


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    79 Years Ago Today

    Friday 26th of July 1940

    Political campaign specialist for Robert F. Kennedy Mary Jo Kopechne is born in Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania, United States.


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    78 Years Ago Today

    Saturday 26th of July 1941

    Serial killer Paul Ogorzow aka Der Schnell-Bahn Mörder is executed by the Guillotine at the age of 29 in Strafgefängnis Plötzensee, Berlin, Plötzensee, Berlin, Germany.


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    76 Years Ago Today

    Monday 26th of July 1943

    Singer-songwriter and musician Mick Michael Philip Jagger known from The Rolling Stones is born in Dartford, Kent, United Kingdom.


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    67 Years Ago Today

    Saturday 26th of July 1952

    Spiritual Leader of the Nation of Argentina Eva María Duarte de Perón aka Evita dies of cancer at the age of 33 in Buenos Aires, Gran Buenos Aires, Argentina.


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    60 Years Ago Today

    Sunday 26th of July 1959

    16-year-old Manuela Knodt is strangled and mutilated by serial killer Joachim Kroll aka Jockel aka Der Ruhrkannibale in Stadtwald, Essen, Bredeney, Nordrhein-Westfalen, Germany.


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    60 Years Ago Today

    Sunday 26th of July 1959

    Serial killer Michael Bruce Ross aka The Roadside Strangler is born in Putnam, Connecticut, United States.


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    59 Years Ago Today

    Tuesday 26th of July 1960

    Murderer Georges Rapin aka Monsieur Bill is executed by the Guillotine by André Olbrecht at the age of 24 in Prison de la Santé, 42 Rue de la Santé, Paris, XIVe, Montparnasse, Île-de-France, France.


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    54 Years Ago Today

    Monday 26th of July 1965

    38-year-old Eleonora Gąsiorowska is attacked by serial killer Zdzisław Marchwicki aka The Zagłębie Vampire in Będzin, Województwo Sląskie, Poland.


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    48 Years Ago Today

    Monday 26th of July 1971

    Photographer Diane Arbus commits suicide by slashing her wrists at the age of 48 in Westbeth Artists Community, New York, Manhattan, New York, United States.

    Artist Marvin Israel found Arbus' body in the bathtub two days later.


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    45 Years Ago Today

    Friday 26th of July 1974

    65-year-old Alice Curtis is choked to death by serial killer Paul John Knowles aka The Casanova Killer in Jacksonville, Florida, United States.


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    35 Years Ago Today

    Thursday 26th of July 1984

    Murderer and body snatcher Ed Edward Theodore Gein aka America’s Most Bizarre Murderer dies of respiratory failure due to lung cancer at the age of 78 in Mendota Mental Health Institute, Madison, Wisconsin, United States.


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    32 Years Ago Today

    Sunday 26th of July 1987

    Writer and playwright Tawfīq al-Hakīm aka The Enemy of Woman dies of undisclosed causes at the age of 89 in Caïro, Al Qahirah, Egypt.


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    28 Years Ago Today

    Friday 26th of July 1991

    Spree killer and mass murderer Tim Kretschmer known from The Winnenden School Shooting is born in Leutenbach, Baden-Württemberg, Germany.


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    19 Years Ago Today

    Wednesday 26th of July 2000

    Double murderer Orien Cecil Joiner is executed by lethal injection at the age of 51 in Huntsville Prison, 815 12th Street, Huntsville, Texas, United States.


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    19 Years Ago Today

    Wednesday 26th of July 2000

    Murderer Juan Salvez Soria is executed by lethal injection at the age of 33 in Huntsville Prison, 815 12th Street, Huntsville, Texas, United States.



  • 16 Years Ago Today The Eyes had it

    Saturday 26th of July 2003

    A choice of delightful meat and other animal products on display at a night market around the corner in Empire Hotel, Jalan Masjid India, Kuala Lumpur, Selangor, Malaysia.



  • 13 Years Ago Today The Eyes had it

    Wednesday 26th of July 2006

    A display of mechanical hands in Medizinhistorisches Museum der Charité, Charitéplatz 1, Berlin, Berlin, Germany.



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