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39th year  -  N° 104                 Saturday, 13 April 2024         Antwerpen		
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34 events for 7 July:

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    720 Years Ago Today

    Monday 7th of July 1304

    194th Pope Benedictus XI dies of unknown causes at the age of 64 in Perugia, Umbria, Italy.

    According to some sources Benedictus XI was poisoned.


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    191 Years Ago Today

    Sunday 7th of July 1833

    Artist Félicien Rops aka The Satanic Eroticist is born in 33 Rue du Président, Namur, Namur, Belgium.


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    164 Years Ago Today

    Saturday 7th of July 1860

    Romantic composer Gustav Mahler is born in Kaliště u Humpolce, Kraj Vysočina, Czechoslovakia.


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    137 Years Ago Today

    Thursday 7th of July 1887

    Artist Marc Zakharovich Chagall is born as Moishe Segal in Liozna, Vitebsk Oblast, Belarus.


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    134 Years Ago Today

    Monday 7th of July 1890

    Henri Nestlé known for creating condensed milk dies of a heart attack at the age of 76 in Montreux, Glion, Vaud, Switzerland.


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    133 Years Ago Today

    Tuesday 7th of July 1891

    Model and actress Virginia Rappe known for her death after attending a party with actor Fatty Arbuckle is born as Virginia Caroline Rapp in Chicago, Illinois, United States.


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    125 Years Ago Today

    Friday 7th of July 1899

    Murderer and cannibal Adolph Louis Luetgert aka The Sausage King dies of a heart attack at the age of 54 in Joliet Prison, Joliet, Illinois, United States.


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    123 Years Ago Today

    Sunday 7th of July 1901

    Neorealist film director Vittorio De Sica is born in Sora, Lazio, Italy.


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    123 Years Ago Today

    Sunday 7th of July 1901

    Accomplice of serial killer Fritz Haarmann aka Der Hannover Werwolf Hans Grans is born in Hannover, Niedersachsen, Germany.


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    119 Years Ago Today

    Friday 7th of July 1905

    14-year-old Serial killer, rapist, arsonist and burglar Carl Panzram aka A Journal of Murder burns down a warehouse ‘for thrills’ in St. Paul, Minnesota, United States.


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    118 Years Ago Today

    Saturday 7th of July 1906

    Serial poisoner Anna Marie Hahn aka Arsenic Anna aka The Blonde Borgia is born as Filser in Füssen, Bayern, Germany.


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    117 Years Ago Today

    Sunday 7th of July 1907

    Writer Robert Anton Heinlein aka The Dean of Science Fiction Writers is born in Butler, Missouri, United States.


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    113 Years Ago Today

    Friday 7th of July 1911

    Murderer Domingo Franco is executed by hanging at the age of 44 in Arizona State Prison Complex, 1305 E Butte Avenue, Florence, Arizona, United States.


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    108 Years Ago Today

    Friday 7th of July 1916

    Murderer Miguel Peralta is executed by hanging at the age of 40 in Arizona State Prison Complex, 1305 E Butte Avenue, Florence, Arizona, United States.


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    102 Years Ago Today

    Friday 7th of July 1922

    Cop killer Elvie D. Kerby is executed by hanging at the age of 23 in Oregon State Penitentiary, Salem, Oregon, United States.


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    102 Years Ago Today

    Friday 7th of July 1922

    Cop killer John L. Rathie is executed by hanging at the age of 22 in Oregon State Penitentiary, Salem, Oregon, United States.


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    100 Years Ago Today

    Monday 7th of July 1924

    Serial killer Rudolf Pleil aka Der Großten Todmacher is born in Kühberg, Sachsen, Germany.


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    97 Years Ago Today

    Thursday 7th of July 1927

    Double murderer Louis Boersig is executed by Old Sparky at the age of 44 in Virginia State Penitentiary, Richmond, Virginia, United States.

    Boersig attacked and beat Minnie I. Ridgeway and her daughters, 6-year-old Loretta and 4-year-old Kathleen, mortally injuring the two children at their home in Alexandria.


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    94 Years Ago Today

    Monday 7th of July 1930

    Writer Arthur Conan Ignatius Doyle known for creating Sherlock Holmes dies of a heart attack at the age of 71 in Windlesham Manor, Hurtis Hill, Crowborough, East Sussex, United Kingdom.


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    89 Years Ago Today

    Sunday 7th of July 1935

    Double murderer David Lee Holland is born in Pineland, Texas, United States.


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    89 Years Ago Today

    Sunday 7th of July 1935

    Bar manager Kitty Catherine Susan Genovese is born in New York, Brooklyn, New York, United States.


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    84 Years Ago Today

    Sunday 7th of July 1940

    Drummer, musician and songwriter Ringo Starr known from The Beatles is born as Richard Starkey in 9 Madryn Street, Liverpool, Dingle, Merseyside, United Kingdom.


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    78 Years Ago Today

    Sunday 7th of July 1946

    41-year-old Business magnate, aviator, aerospace engineer, film director and eccentric Howard Robard Hughes crashes with his own designed XF-11 spy-aircraft in Los Angeles Country Club, 10101 Wilshire Boulevard, Los Angeles, Beverly Hills, California, United States.

    About 300 yards short of the course the aircraft suddenly lost altitude and clipped three houses. The third house was destroyed by fire and Hughes was nearly killed.


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    77 Years Ago Today it Was a Floating Balloon

    Monday 7th of July 1947

    An Unidentified Flying Object supposedly carrying an alien crashes in Foster Ranch, Roswell, New Mexico, United States.

    In the 1990s the US military published two reports disclosing the true nature of the crashed object: a nuclear test surveillance balloon from Project Mogul.


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    75 Years Ago Today

    Thursday 7th of July 1949

    Actress and singer Shelley Alexis Duvall is born in Houston, Texas, United States.


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    63 Years Ago Today

    Friday 7th of July 1961

    108 die in coal mine fire in Důl Dukla, Dolní Suchá, Moravia, Czechoslovakia.

    The fire was triggered by a miner who accidentally started a conveyor belt and did not notice it. The conveyor belt was working idle and eventually due to friction the rubber band of it caught fire.


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    51 Years Ago Today

    Saturday 7th of July 1973

    17-year-old Megan Siobhan Emerick is presumably abducted and killed by serial killer Robert Hansen aka The Aviation Hunter in Seward Skill Center, Seward, Alaska, United States.


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    51 Years Ago Today

    Saturday 7th of July 1973

    15-year-old Homer Louis Garcia is abducted, tortured, shot and left bleeding to death by serial killer Dean Corll aka The Candyman in 2020 Lamar Drive, Pasadena, Texas, United States.


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    42 Years Ago Today

    Wednesday 7th of July 1982

    36-year-old Amina Agisheff is abducted and strangled by serial killer Gary Ridgway aka The Green River Killer in Seattle, Washington, United States.

    Agisheff's body was found on 20 April 1984.


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    37 Years Ago Today She Was Asleep

    Tuesday 7th of July 1987

    63-year-old Joyce Lucille Nelson is beaten to death by serial killer Richard Ramirez aka The Night Stalker in Monterey Park, Los Angeles, California, United States.

     Nelson was asleep on her couch when Ramirez entered the home and beat her to death, taking whatever valuables he could find.


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    27 Years Ago Today

    Monday 7th of July 1997

    66-year-old Leonce Millet and his wife Joyce is beaten and shot by serial killer Daniel Blank aka The Parish River Killer in Gonzales, Texas, United States.

    Leonce and Joyce survived.


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    25 Years Ago Today

    Wednesday 7th of July 1999

    Rapist and murderer Tyrone Leroy Tyrone is executed by lethal injection at the age of 36 in Huntsville Prison, 815 12th Street, Huntsville, Texas, United States.


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    18 Years Ago Today

    Friday 7th of July 2006

    Musician Syd Roger Keith Barrett known from Pink Floyd dies of pancreatic cancer at the age of 60 in Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, United Kingdom.



  • 9 Years Ago Today The Eyes had it

    Tuesday 7th of July 2015

    Goldfish in the village 16th century water fountain in Ficarra, Sicilia, Italy.



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