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35th year  -  N° 217                 Tuesday, 4 August 2020         Antwerpen		
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28 events for 19 June:

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    397 Years Ago Today He Was a Pocket Calculator

    Monday 19th of June 1623

    Mathematician, physicist, inventor, writer and philosopher Blaise Pascal is born in Clermont-Ferrand, Auvergne, France.


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    321 Years Ago Today It Took Him Three Blows

    Friday 19th of June 1699

    Murderess Angélique Nicole Tiquet is executed by beheading at the age of 42 in Place de Grève, Paris, IVe, Île-de-France, France.

    The executioner, Charles Sanson de Longval, missed twice because he was so enraved by Tiquet's beauty.


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    129 Years Ago Today

    Friday 19th of June 1891

    Collage artist John Heartfield is born as Helmut Herzfeld in Berlin, Schmargendorf, Berlin, Germany.


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    124 Years Ago Today

    Friday 19th of June 1896

    Gauleiter in East Prussia Erich Koch is born in Elberfeld, Nordrhein-Westfalen, Germany.


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    114 Years Ago Today

    Tuesday 19th of June 1906

    SS Standartenführer Walter Rauff known for inventing the ‘Black Raven’ mobile gas chambers is born in Köthen, Sachsen-Anhalt, Germany.


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    99 Years Ago Today

    Sunday 19th of June 1921

    Mass murderer Willi Walter Seifert aka Der Neue Hitler is born in Köln, Bickendorf, Nordrhein-Westfalen, Germany.


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    94 Years Ago Today

    Saturday 19th of June 1926

    Anarchist publisher and millionaire Giangiacomo Feltrinelli is born in Milano, Lombardia, Italy.


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    88 Years Ago Today

    Sunday 19th of June 1932

    Actress Pier Angeli is born as Anna Maria Pierangeli in Cagliari, Sardinia, Italy.


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    84 Years Ago Today

    Friday 19th of June 1936

    Kidnapper Arthur Gooch is executed by hanging at the age of 26 in Oklahoma State Penitentiary, McAlester, Oklahoma, United States.

    Gooch was the first and only person hanged for a non-murdering kidnapping under the Lindbergh Law. Oklahoma’s executioner Richard Earnest Owen was an old hand with his state’s electric chair, but the federal execution method was hanging, which Owen had never before performed (and never would again). Gooch took 15 minutes to strangle at the end of the rope for an audience of about 300.


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    84 Years Ago Today

    Friday 19th of June 1936

    41-year-old Elon Pettersson is robbed and shot dead by serial killer and leader of the so called 'Salaligan' Sigvard Thurneman aka The Doctor in Sala, Västmanlands Län, Sweden.


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    75 Years Ago Today

    Tuesday 19th of June 1945

    41-year-old Kidnapper and murderer Nathan Freudenthal Leopold aka The Perfect Murderer is infected with malaria, the infected tissue is later removed and implanted on Dave Siegal and Johnnie Raczynski in order to find a cure in Stateville Correctional Center, Crest Hill, Illinois, United States.


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    73 Years Ago Today

    Thursday 19th of June 1947

    Writer Salman Ahmed Rushdie known for The Satanic Verses is born in Bombay, Bombay Presidency, India.


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    71 Years Ago Today

    Sunday 19th of June 1949

    Member of the Rote Armee Fraktion Sigrid Sternebeck is born in Bad Pyrmont, Niedersachsen, Germany.


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    69 Years Ago Today

    Tuesday 19th of June 1951

    Al-Qaeda leader and Emir of the Egyptian Islamic Jihad Ayman Mohammed Rabie al-Zawahiri is born in Caïro, Maadi, Al Qahirah, Egypt.


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    67 Years Ago Today

    Friday 19th of June 1953

    American Communist and Soviet spy Julius Rosenberg is executed by Old Sparky at the age of 35 in Sing Sing Prison, Ossining, New York, United States.


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    67 Years Ago Today Two More Electric Shocks Were Applied

    Friday 19th of June 1953

    American Communist and wife of Soviet spy Julius Rosenberg Ethel Greenglass is executed by Old Sparky at the age of 34 in Sing Sing Prison, Ossining, New York, United States.

    After the normal course of three electric shocks attendants removed the strapping and other equipment only to have doctors determine that Mrs. Rosenberg had not yet died. Two more electric shocks were applied and at conclusion eyewitnesses, including Bob Considine, reported that smoke rose from Rosenberg's head in the chamber.


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    61 Years Ago Today

    Friday 19th of June 1959

    22-year-old Serial killer Heinrich Max Pommerenke aka The Beast of the Black Forest is arrested in Bahnhofsvorplatz, Hornberg, Baden-Württemberg, Germany.

    Pommerenke was recognised in a tailorshop where he left behind a suitcase full of pornography and a sawn-off shotgun.


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    50 Years Ago Today

    Friday 19th of June 1970

    32-year-old Wiener Aktionist Günter Brus performs his last Aktion, 'Zerreißprobe' in Aktionsraum 1, Waltherstraße 25, München, Bayern, Germany.


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    50 Years Ago Today

    Friday 19th of June 1970

    28-year-old Serial killer John Wayne Gacy aka The Killer Clown is paroled from the Iowa Men’s Reformatory where he was sent on a sodomy-conviction in Anamosa, Iowa, United States.


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    49 Years Ago Today

    Saturday 19th of June 1971

    22-year-old Betty Elizabeth Marie Cloer is beaten, raped and shot dead by unidentified serial killer the Zodiac Killer in Placerville, California, United States.

    In 2003 DNA investigation pinned the murder to Philip Albert Thompson, already imprisoned for another murder. In 2008 64-year-old Thompson was convicted of first degree murder.


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    41 Years Ago Today

    Tuesday 19th of June 1979

    20-year-old Performance artist Danny Devos aka DDV performs 'Mexico' in Koninklijke Akademie voor Schone Kunsten, Berouw, Gent, Oost-Vlaanderen, Belgium.

    ‘Mexico’ was a small part of a botanic garden, planted with cactuses, surrounded by water. I tried to crawl through a plastic tube through the water, but the pressure of the water was too heavy and it didn’t work.


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    40 Years Ago Today

    Thursday 19th of June 1980

    21-year-old Performance artist Danny Devos aka DDV performs 'Death-Interruption - 2' in Galerie Diagonale, Boulevard Edgar Quinet, Paris, XIVe, Île-de-France, France.

    I was laying on a piece of wood with my arms spread. Between my throat and the door a stick with a sharp knife was jammed.


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    38 Years Ago Today

    Saturday 19th of June 1982

    19-year-old Antonella Migliorini is shot dead by unidentified serial killer Il Mostro di Firenze in Strada Provinciale Virginio Nuova, Montespertoli, Toscana, Italy.

    In the same event Migliorini's 22-year-old lover Paolo Mainardi is also shot dead in the backseat of their Fiat 147.


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    34 Years Ago Today

    Thursday 19th of June 1986

    Murderer Albert Kenneth Brock is executed by lethal injection at the age of 37 in Huntsville Prison, 815 12th Street, Huntsville, Texas, United States.


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    27 Years Ago Today

    Saturday 19th of June 1993

    Writer William Gerald Golding known for his novel ‘Lord of the Flies’ dies of heart failure at the age of 82 in Tullimaar House, Perranarworthal, Cornwall, United Kingdom.


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    24 Years Ago Today

    Wednesday 19th of June 1996

    Child killer Daren Lee Bolton is executed by lethal injection at the age of 30 in Arizona State Prison Complex, 1305 E Butte Avenue, Florence, Arizona, United States.

    Bolton’s last meal request was for lasagna, cheesecake and Pepsi.


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    19 Years Ago Today

    Tuesday 19th of June 2001

    Triple murderer Juan Raul Garza is executed by lethal injection at the age of 44 in Federal Correctional Complex, Terre Haute, Indiana, United States.



  • 16 Years Ago Today The Eyes had it

    Saturday 19th of June 2004

    Performing 'He Who Has No Heart Will Have No Heartaches' in Factor 44, Bleekhofstraat 44, Antwerpen, Borgerhout, Antwerpen, Belgium.



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