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34th year  -  N° 345                 Wednesday, 11 December 2019         Antwerpen		
Is it My Body? Someone I Might Be?




15 events for 12 June:

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    1203 Years Ago Today

    Sunday 12th of June 0816

    96th Pope Leo III dies of unknown causes at the age of 66 in Vatican City, Rome, Lazio, Italy.


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    138 Years Ago Today

    Sunday 12th of June 1881

    61-year-old Daniel Stott is poisoned by serial killer Thomas Neill Cream aka The Strychnine Specialist in Garden Prairie, Illinois, United States.


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    138 Years Ago Today

    Sunday 12th of June 1881

    Reverend Edward Wheeler Hall is born in New York City, New York, United States.


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    129 Years Ago Today

    Thursday 12th of June 1890

    Artist Egon Schiele is born in Tulln an der Donau, Niederösterreich, Austria.


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    99 Years Ago Today

    Saturday 12th of June 1920

    54-year-old Surgeon and grafting pioneer Serge Abrahamovitch Voronoff performs the first official transplantation of a monkey gland into a human in 2 Rue d'Auteuil, Paris, XVIe, Île-de-France, France.

    The monkey gland would be cut in pieces of about two centimeters long by a half centimeter wide and a few millimeters deep. The surgeon would then introduce two grafts in the scrotum, which he fixed with stitches taken off after eight days. Among forty men operated on during the 1920's-30's at the Villa Molière in Auteil, at a nursing home, Ambroise Paré in Neuilly, and the Rue Montaigne nursing home were nine employees, seven doctors, four engineers, four men of letters, three architects, three manufacturers, two attorneys, two university professors, one man of private means, one agronomist, one painter, and one worker. Nine were between the ages of 20 and 40, eighteen were between 41 and 60 and seventeen were between 61 and 80.


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    90 Years Ago Today

    Wednesday 12th of June 1929

    Diarist Anne Annelies Marie Frank is born in Klinik Maingau vom Roten Kreuz, Scheffelstraße 2–14, Frankfurt am Main, Hessen, Germany.


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    56 Years Ago Today

    Wednesday 12th of June 1963

    African American civil rights activist Medgar Wiley Evers is shot in the back by Ku Klux Klan member Byron De La Beckwith at the age of 38 in 2332 Margaret Walker Alexander Drive, Jackson, Mississippi, United States.

    De La Beckwith was only convicted of murder three decades later, on 5 February 1994. He died at age 80 in prison on 21 January 2001.


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    46 Years Ago Today

    Tuesday 12th of June 1973

    Murderer Willie Marcel Shannon is born in Houston, Texas, United States.


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    41 Years Ago Today

    Monday 12th of June 1978

    25-year-old Serial killer David Richard Berkowitz aka Son of Sam is sentenced to 315 years imprisonment and sent to the Attica Correctional Facility in New York City, New York, United States.


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    32 Years Ago Today

    Friday 12th of June 1987

    Noise music band Club Moral play their 73rd concert in Doornroosje, Nijmegen, Gelderland, Netherlands.


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    32 Years Ago Today He Didn't Catch no Fish

    Friday 12th of June 1987

    Double murderer Jimmy L. Glass is executed by Old Sparky at the age of 25 in Louisiana State Penitentiary, Angola, Louisiana, United States.

    Glass' last words at execution were "I'd rather be fishing".


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    32 Years Ago Today

    Friday 12th of June 1987

    66-year-old Self-proclaimed Emperor of Central Africa Jean-Bédel Bokassa is sentenced to death in Palais de Justice, Rue de Normandie, Bangui, Ombella-M'Poko, Central African Republic.

    Bokassa was found guilty of all but the cannibalism charges.


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    29 Years Ago Today

    Tuesday 12th of June 1990

    46-year-old Member of the Rote Armee Fraktion Inge Viett is arrested as she walked towards the elevator in the entrance hall of the apartment block in which she lived in Magdeburg, Sachsen-Anhalt, Germany.

    Viett was sentenced to thirteen years in jail.


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    13 Years Ago Today

    Monday 12th of June 2006

    Composer György Sándor Ligeti dies of unknown causes at the age of 83 in Wien, Wien, Austria.



  • 11 Years Ago Today The Eyes had it

    Thursday 12th of June 2008

    My 'Manson Family' installation hacking away in Verbeke Foundation, Westakker, Kemzeke, Oost-Vlaanderen, Belgium.



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