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35th year  -  N° 227                 Friday, 14 August 2020         Antwerpen		
Out in the Real World




21 events for 12 June:

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    1204 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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    139 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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    139 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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    130 Years Ago Today

    Thursday 12th of June 1890

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


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    100 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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    91 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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    84 Years Ago Today

    Friday 12th of June 1936

    Murderer Tyrie Harrell is executed by Old Sparky at the age of 44 in Holman Correctional Facility, Ross Road, Atmore, Alabama, United States.


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    57 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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    47 Years Ago Today

    Tuesday 12th of June 1973

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


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    42 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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    38 Years Ago Today

    Saturday 12th of June 1982

    13-year-old Lyubov Biryuk is stabbed to death by serial killer Andrei Chikatilo aka The Rostov Ripper in Nowotscherkassk-Bagajewska road, Donskaya, Rostov Oblast, Russia.


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    33 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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    33 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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    33 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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    30 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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    27 Years Ago Today He Would Probably Not Kill Again

    Saturday 12th of June 1993

    41-year-old Emanuel Spitteri is tortured and strangled by serial killer Colin Ireland aka The Gay Slayer in London, Catford, South London, United Kingdom.

    After carrying out his post-murder ritual of cleaning and clearing the scene Ireland set fire to the flat and left. He rang the police later to tell them to look for a body at the scene of a fire and added that he would probably not kill again.


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    25 Years Ago Today

    Monday 12th of June 1995

    25-year-old Millicent 'Peanut' Jones is found strangled by serial killer Hubert Geralds aka The Englewood Rapist in Chicago, Illinois, United States.


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    20 Years Ago Today The Stuff Had a Bad Taste to it

    Monday 12th of June 2000

    Double murderer Thomas Wayne Mason is executed by lethal injection at the age of 49 in Huntsville Prison, 815 12th Street, Huntsville, Texas, United States.

    As the drugs began taking effect Mason blurted out "This stuff has a bad taste to it."


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    14 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.



  • 12 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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    0 Years Ago Today

    Friday 12th of June 2020

    Pop singer Ricky Valance known for his hit single ‘Tell Laura I Love Her’ dies of unknown causes at the age of 84 in Skegness, Lincolnshire, United Kingdom.

    His agent said Valance had been diagnosed with dementia and had been in hospital since before the start of lockdown.



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