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35th year  -  N° 217                 Tuesday, 4 August 2020         Antwerpen		
I Don't Hear Anything that I Want




40 events for 22 June:

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    205 Years Ago Today

    Thursday 22nd of June 1815

    46-year-old War leader Napoléon Bonaparte abdicates in favour of his son Napoleon II in Palais du Luxembourg, 15 rue de Vaugirard, Paris, VIe, Île-de-France, France.


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    120 Years Ago Today

    Friday 22nd of June 1900

    Wife of Rudolf Hess Ilse Pröhl is born in Hannover, Niedersachsen, Germany.


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    117 Years Ago Today

    Monday 22nd of June 1903

    Presumed murderer George C. White is lynched by a mob of 2000 in Wilmington, Delaware, United States.

    The lynch mob forced their way through steel doors into White’s prison cell, took him to a field near the scene of the crime, lit a pyre of straw and fence posts smashed into kindling, coiled ropes around the man and threw him into the fire. White twice freed himself only to be thrown back into the flames as thousands of all ages watched and some cheered.


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    117 Years Ago Today

    Monday 22nd of June 1903

    Bank robber John Herbert Dillinger is born in Indianapolis, Indiana, United States.


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    114 Years Ago Today

    Friday 22nd of June 1906

    Filmmaker Billy Samuel Wilder is born in Sucha Beskidzka, Województwo Małopolskie, Poland.


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    105 Years Ago Today

    Tuesday 22nd of June 1915

    Start of the trial against 43-year-old Serial killer George Joseph Smith aka The Brides in the Bath Murderer in Old Bailey Criminal Court, London, Greater London, United Kingdom.


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    102 Years Ago Today

    Saturday 22nd of June 1918

    104 die in Hammond Circus Train collision in Ivanhoe Interlocking, Gary, Indiana, United States.

    Locomotive engineer Alonzo Sargent fell asleep and ran the Hagenbeck-Wallace circus train into the rear of a slower circus train.


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    96 Years Ago Today

    Sunday 22nd of June 1924

    45-year-old Serial killer Fritz Friedrich Heinrich Karl Haarmann aka Der Hannover Werwolf is arrested after a minor fight with Kurt Fromm in Hauptbahnhof, Hannover, Niedersachsen, Germany.

    Haarmann's apartment was searched and the walls were found to be heavily bloodstained. He tried to explain this as a by-product of his illegal trade as a butcher.


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    92 Years Ago Today

    Friday 22nd of June 1928

    Murderer Shew Chin is executed by hanging at the age of 24 in Arizona State Prison Complex, 1305 E Butte Avenue, Florence, Arizona, United States.


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    92 Years Ago Today

    Friday 22nd of June 1928

    Murderer Jew Har is executed by hanging at the age of 31 in Arizona State Prison Complex, 1305 E Butte Avenue, Florence, Arizona, United States.


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    92 Years Ago Today

    Friday 22nd of June 1928

    Murderer Gee King Long is executed by hanging at the age of 31 in Arizona State Prison Complex, 1305 E Butte Avenue, Florence, Arizona, United States.


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    92 Years Ago Today

    Friday 22nd of June 1928

    Murderer B. W. Sam is executed by hanging at the age of 28 in Arizona State Prison Complex, 1305 E Butte Avenue, Florence, Arizona, United States.


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    90 Years Ago Today

    Sunday 22nd of June 1930

    Kidnap victim Charles Augustus Lindbergh Jr. is born in Hopewell Township, Mercer County, New Jersey, United States.


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    78 Years Ago Today

    Monday 22nd of June 1942

    Spree killer George Emil Banks is born in Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania, United States.


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    77 Years Ago Today

    Tuesday 22nd of June 1943

    Artist Gordon Matta-Clark is born as Gordon Roberto Echaurren Matta in New York City, New York, United States.


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    71 Years Ago Today

    Wednesday 22nd of June 1949

    Actress Meryl Mary Louise Streep is born in Summit, New Jersey, United States.


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    67 Years Ago Today

    Monday 22nd of June 1953

    Start of the trial against 54-year-old Serial killer John Reginald Halliday Christie aka The Strangler of 10 Rillington Place in Old Bailey Criminal Court, London, Greater London, United Kingdom.


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    67 Years Ago Today She Just Wanted to Have Fun

    Monday 22nd of June 1953

    Singer-songwriter Cyndi Cynthia Ann Stephanie Lauper is born in Ozone Park, New York, Queens, New York, United States.


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    66 Years Ago Today

    Tuesday 22nd of June 1954

    45-year-old Honorah Mary Rieper is beaten to death by murderess Pauline Parker aka Heavenly Creature in Victoria Park, Christchurch, Canterbury, New Zealand.

    Parker was involved in a lesbian relationship with 15-year-old Juliet Hulme. It is believed that the two girls killed Rieper because Hulme and her father were leaving shortly for South Africa and though Parker wanted to accompany them, her mother forbade it.


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    58 Years Ago Today

    Friday 22nd of June 1962

    113 die in Air France Boeing 707-328 Flight 117 crash in Deshayes, Pointe-à-Pitre, Guadeloupe, France.


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    55 Years Ago Today

    Tuesday 22nd of June 1965

    Spree killer James Douglas Latham is executed by hanging at the age of 23 in Lansing Correctional Facility, 301 E Kansas Avenue, Lansing, Kansas, United States.


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    55 Years Ago Today

    Tuesday 22nd of June 1965

    Spree killer George Ronald York is executed by hanging at the age of 22 in Lansing Correctional Facility, 301 E Kansas Avenue, Lansing, Kansas, United States.


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    53 Years Ago Today

    Thursday 22nd of June 1967

    10-year-old Gabrielle Puetman is attacked by serial killer Joachim Kroll aka Jockel aka Der Ruhrkannibale in Bottrop, Grafenhausen, Nordrhein-Westfalen, Germany.

    Puetman survived.


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    51 Years Ago Today She Just Plain Wore Out

    Sunday 22nd of June 1969

    Actress, singer and vaudevillian Judy Garland dies of an incautious self-overdose of Seconal at the age of 47 in 4 Cadogan Lane, London, Chelsea, Greater London, United Kingdom.


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    47 Years Ago Today

    Friday 22nd of June 1973

    23-year-old Serial killer Randall Brent 'Randy' Woodfield aka The I-5 Killer is arrested and charged with indecent exposure in Portland, Oregon, United States.


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    46 Years Ago Today

    Saturday 22nd of June 1974

    19-year-old Roger Edward Dickerson is found mutilated and strangled by serial killer Randy Kraft aka The Scorecard Killer in Laguna Beach, California, United States.


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    43 Years Ago Today

    Wednesday 22nd of June 1977

    Victim of Arthur Gary Bishop aka The Mormon Murderer Troy Edward Ward is born in Salt Lake City, Utah, United States.


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    43 Years Ago Today Life Stinked

    Wednesday 22nd of June 1977

    Musician Peter Ravenscroft Laughner dies of acute pancreatitis due to alcohol and drug abuse at the age of 25 in 26628 Wolf Road, Bay Village, Ohio, United States.


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    40 Years Ago Today it was War

    Sunday 22nd of June 1980

    45-year-old Mass murderer Alvin Lee King III aka The Daingerfield Church Shooter shoots 15 members of the church who had declined his request to appear as character witnesses in a trial in which he was charged with raping his daughter in First Baptist Church, 202 West W M Watson Boulevard, Daingerfield, Texas, United States.

    King kicked open the doors of the Baptist church, shouted ''This is war" and sprayed the congregation with gunfire killing 50-year-old Gene Gandy, 7-year-old Mary Regina Linam, 53-year-old James Y. McDaniel, 78-year-old Thelma Richardson and 49-year-old Kenneth Truitt.


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    39 Years Ago Today

    Monday 22nd of June 1981

    27-year-old Irish republican hunger striker Michael James 'Mickey' Devine starts hungerstriking in Maze Prison, Lisburn, Northern Ireland, United Kingdom.


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    38 Years Ago Today

    Tuesday 22nd of June 1982

    23-year-old Performance artist Danny Devos aka DDV performs at a - ∆ t event in Stollwerck, DreiKönigenstraße 23, Köln, Nordrhein-Westfalen, Germany.


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    37 Years Ago Today

    Wednesday 22nd of June 1983

    6-year-old Troy Edward Ward is abducted and killed by child molester and serial killer Arthur Gary Bishop aka The Mormon Murderer in Salt Lake City, Utah, United States.


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    36 Years Ago Today

    Friday 22nd of June 1984

    Film director Joseph Walton Losey dies of unknown causes at the age of 75 in London, Greater London, United Kingdom.


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    35 Years Ago Today

    Saturday 22nd of June 1985

    20-year-old Mark Wallace is abducted, tortured and killed by serial killer Robert Berdella aka The Kansas City Butcher in 4315 Charlotte Street, Kansas City, Missouri, United States.


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    33 Years Ago Today

    Monday 22nd of June 1987

    Stage dancer, singer and actor Fred Astaire dies of pneumonia at the age of 88 in Los Angeles, California, United States.


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    27 Years Ago Today

    Tuesday 22nd of June 1993

    51-year-old Mathematician and serial bomber Theodore John 'Ted' Kaczynski aka The Unabomber mails bomb #13 to geneticist Charles Epstein in Tiburon, California, United States.

    Epstein suffers severe damage to both eardrums with partial hearing loss and loss of three fingers.


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    20 Years Ago Today He Was Extracted

    Thursday 22nd of June 2000

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

    A Cell Extraction Team was dispatched to force Sankofa towards the death chamber where it took five jail guards to strap him to the gurney.


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    13 Years Ago Today

    Friday 22nd of June 2007

    48-year-old Performance artist Danny Devos aka DDV performs 'La Rencontre Fortuite sur une Œuvre de Donald Judd d'une Montagne de Sable et d'un Lac' in Circuit, 9 Avenue de Montchoisi, Lausanne, Vaud, Switzerland.

    I took a suitcase with some 20kgs of earth on the plane to Genève and the train to Lausanne. In the gallery I made an installation which related to the work of minimal artist Donald Judd. Instead of perspex and aluminium shapes I used 3 old drawers that I found at a garbage dump. I filled 2 buckets with water of Lac Leman. I stepped into the bottom drawer of my Donald Judd piece and proceeded to open the suitcase. I grabbed some of the earth inside and put it in the drawer above my head. Then I took some water from a bucket and poured it in the top drawer.


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    13 Years Ago Today

    Friday 22nd of June 2007

    Arte Povera artist Luciano Fabro dies of a heart attack at the age of 71 in Milano, Lombardia, Italy.



  • 13 Years Ago Today The Eyes had it

    Friday 22nd of June 2007

    Remains of my performance 'La Rencontre Fortuite sur une Œuvre de Donald Judd d'une Montagne de Sable et d'un Lac' in Circuit, 9 Avenue de Montchoisi, Lausanne, Vaud, Switzerland.



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