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35th year  -  N° 191                 Thursday, 9 July 2020         Antwerpen		
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25 events for 2 June:

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    485 Years Ago Today He Was Beginning to See the Light

    Sunday 2nd of June 1535

    232nd Pope Leo XI aka Papa Lampo is born as Alessandro Ottaviano de' Medici in Firenze, Toscana, Italy.


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    280 Years Ago Today

    Thursday 2nd of June 1740

    Revolutionary politician, philosopher and writer Donatien Alphonse François de Sade aka Marquis de Sade is born in Hôtel de Condé, Paris, VIe, Île-de-France, France.


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    185 Years Ago Today

    Tuesday 2nd of June 1835

    257th Pope Pius X is born as Giuseppe Melchiorre Sarto in Riese, Treviso, Italy.


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    180 Years Ago Today

    Tuesday 2nd of June 1840

    Poet Thomas Hardy is born in Stinsford, Dorset, United Kingdom.


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    129 Years Ago Today

    Tuesday 2nd of June 1891

    Admiral Takijirō Ōnishi aka The Father of the Kamikaze is born in Tamba, Japan.


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    116 Years Ago Today

    Thursday 2nd of June 1904

    Competition swimmer and actor Johnny Weissmuller known his role as Tarzan is born as Peter Johann Weißmüller in Timișoara, Timiș, Romania.


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    116 Years Ago Today

    Thursday 2nd of June 1904

    Black Albert Blades is lynched for stumbling into a picnic area and frightening some white girls in Osceola, Arkansas, United States.


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    74 Years Ago Today They Better Let Him Sleep

    Sunday 2nd of June 1946

    Serial killer Peter William Sutcliffe aka The Yorkshire Ripper is born in Bingley, West Yorkshire, United Kingdom.


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    72 Years Ago Today

    Wednesday 2nd of June 1948

    Nazi doctor Joachim Mrugowsky is executed by hanging at the age of 43 in Kriegsverbrechergefängnis, Landsberg am Lech, Oberbayern, Germany.

    Along with Mrugowsky, six other Nazi doctors were executed on this day.


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    72 Years Ago Today

    Wednesday 2nd of June 1948

    SS-Gruppenführer and leader of the Aktion T4 euthanasia program Karl Brandt is executed by hanging at the age of 44 in Kriegsverbrechergefängnis, Landsberg am Lech, Oberbayern, Germany.

    Along with Brandt, six other Nazi doctors were executed on this day.


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    61 Years Ago Today

    Tuesday 2nd of June 1959

    Musician Lydia Lunch is born as Lydia Anne Koch in Rochester, New York, United States.


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    61 Years Ago Today

    Tuesday 2nd of June 1959

    21-year-old Dagmar Klimek is thrown out of a train and then raped and stabbed to death by serial killer Heinrich Pommerenke aka The Beast of the Black Forest in Ebringen, Baden-Württemberg, Germany.

    Pommerenke risked his own life by jumping after Klimek out of the riding train.


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    60 Years Ago Today

    Thursday 2nd of June 1960

    Cop killer Stephen Ray Nethery is born in Hamilton County, Tennessee, United States.


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    54 Years Ago Today

    Thursday 2nd of June 1966

    41-year-old Wiener Aktionist Otto Muehl performs 'Aktion nr. 28 / Ornament ist ein Verbrechen' with Günter Brus in Villa Adolf Loos, Eßlergasse 9, Wien, Wien, Austria.


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    53 Years Ago Today

    Friday 2nd of June 1967

    Student Benno Ohnesorg is killed by a policeman during a demonstration at the age of 27 in Krumme Strasse 66, Berlin, Berlin, Germany.

    Ohnesorg was killed by plain-clothes police officer Karl-Heinz Kurras, who was an undercover agent of the East German secret police Stasi, during a protest meeting against a visit of the Sjah of Iran. His death would spark off the rise of the Baader-Meinhof-Gruppe, and its allies Bewegung 2. Juni.


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    50 Years Ago Today He Hit the Bunker

    Tuesday 2nd of June 1970

    Formula One racer Bruce Leslie McLaren crashes while testing his new McLaren M8D at the age of 33 in Goodwood Circuit, Chichester, West Sussex, United Kingdom.

    McLaren's Can-Am car crashed on the Lavant Straight just before Woodcote corner. The rear bodywork came adrift at speed making the loss of aerodynamic downforce destabilising the car, which spun, left the track and hit a bunker used as a flag station.


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    46 Years Ago Today His Genitals Were Missing

    Sunday 2nd of June 1974

    20-year-old Malcolm Eugene Little is found tortured and killed by serial killer Randy Kraft aka The Scorecard Killer in Long Beach, California, United States.

    Little was found in a ditch along Highway 86, his legs were spread apart and his genitals were missing.


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    40 Years Ago Today

    Monday 2nd of June 1980

    Mass murderer Seth Stephen Privacky is born in Muskegon, Michigan, United States.


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    40 Years Ago Today He Was Informed

    Monday 2nd of June 1980

    19-year-old Steven Jay Wells is abducted, raped and strangled by serial killer William Bonin aka The Freeway Killer in El Segundo Boulevard, Los Angeles, California, United States.

    At Bonin's apartment Wells was bound, raped, beaten about the face and torso by Bonin and James Munro, then informed he was to be murdered before he was strangled to death with his own T-shirt.


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    30 Years Ago Today

    Saturday 2nd of June 1990

    Film and stage actor Rex Reginald Carey Harrison dies of pancreatic cancer at the age of 82 in New York, Manhattan, New York, United States.


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    23 Years Ago Today It Was Kind of Bad

    Monday 2nd of June 1997

    Cop killer Patrick Fitzgerald Rogers is executed by lethal injection at the age of 33 in Huntsville Prison, 815 12th Street, Huntsville, Texas, United States.

    Rogers' last meal request was for a Coke. His final words were “kind of bad, isn’t it.”


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    22 Years Ago Today

    Tuesday 2nd of June 1998

    26-year-old Tina Renee Gibbs is found strangled by serial killer Wayne Ford aka The Breast Severer in Buttonwillow, California, United States.



  • 17 Years Ago Today The Eyes had it

    Monday 2nd of June 2003

    A seating stage in WP Zimmer, Gasstraat 90, Antwerpen, Antwerpen, Belgium.


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    12 Years Ago Today

    Monday 2nd of June 2008

    Musician Bo Diddley aka The Originator dies of heart failure at the age of 80 in Archer, Florida, United States.


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    10 Years Ago Today

    Wednesday 2nd of June 2010

    Spree killer Derrick Bird known for the Cumbria shootings commits suicide by a shot in the head at the age of 53 in Boot, Cumbria, United Kingdom.

    Bird shot and killed twelve people including his twin brother David and injured another 12 while driving around and shooting from his Citroen Picasso taxi cab. The dead were his 52-year-old twin brother David Bird, 60-year-old family solicitor Kevin Commons, 43-year-old fellow taxi driver Darren Rewcastle, 75-year-old Susan Hughes, 71-year-old Kenneth Fishburn, 68-year-old Jennifer Jackson, 67-year-old James Jackson, 65-year-old Isaac Dixon, 31-year-old Garry Purdham, 23-year-old James 'Jamie' Clark, 64-year-old Michael Pike and 66-year-old Jane Robinson.



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