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34th year  -  N° 344                 Tuesday, 10 December 2019         Antwerpen		
Is it My Body? Someone I Might Be?




31 events for 28 June:

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    543 Years Ago Today

    Wednesday 28th of June 1476

    223rd Pope Paulus IV is born as Gian Pietro Carafa in Capriglia Irpina, Campania, Italy.


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    528 Years Ago Today

    Sunday 28th of June 1491

    King of England Henry VIII of England is born as Henry Tudor in Palace of Placentia, London, Greenwich, Greater London, United Kingdom.


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    442 Years Ago Today

    Tuesday 28th of June 1577

    Painter Peter Paul Rubens is born in Siegen, Nordrhein-Westfalen, Germany.


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    307 Years Ago Today

    Tuesday 28th of June 1712

    Philosopher, writer and composer Jean-Jacques Rousseau is born in 40 Grand-Rue, Genève, Romandie, Switzerland.


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    204 Years Ago Today

    Wednesday 28th of June 1815

          Johann Timm       is poisoned with arsenic by serial poisoner Gesche Gottfried aka Der Engel von Bremen in Bremen, Freie Hansestadt Bremen, Germany.

    Timm was Gottfried's father.    


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    139 Years Ago Today He Was Done

    Monday 28th of June 1880

    26-year-old Bushranger, outlaw and gang leader Ned Edward Kelly is captured in a shootout with 30 policemen in Glenrowan Inn, Glenrowan, Victoria, Australia.

    Kelly was shot in the left foot, left leg, right hand, left arm and twice in the region of the groin, although no bullet had penetrated his armour. Several members of the Kelly gang were shot dead, committed suicide or died in the building as Superintendent Sadleir decided to set fire to the hotel with permission from the Chief Secretary.


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    128 Years Ago Today Came the Spirit of Hatred and Vengeance

    Sunday 28th of June 1891

    Serial killer, rapist, arsonist and burglar Carl Panzram aka A Journal of Murder is born in East Grand Forks, Minnesota, United States.


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    115 Years Ago Today

    Tuesday 28th of June 1904

    635 die in SS Norge shipwreck in Helen's Reef, Rockall, Scotland, United Kingdom.

    A group of 26 survivors were found by the Grimsby trawler Sylvia. 32 more were picked up by the British steamer Cervonax and 70, including Captain Gundal, by the German steamer Energie. Some of the 160 survivors spent up to eight days in open lifeboats before rescue.


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    114 Years Ago Today The Head Opened Its Eyes

    Wednesday 28th of June 1905

    Murderer Henri Languille is executed by the Guillotine in Paris, Île-de-France, France.

    Dr. Beaurieux lifted the head out of the basked and called out Languille’s name upon which the head opened its eyes.


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    112 Years Ago Today

    Friday 28th of June 1907

    Murderer Holliver Megorden is executed by hanging at the age of 57 in Oregon State Penitentiary, Salem, Oregon, United States.


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    105 Years Ago Today A Teenager Changed the World

    Sunday 28th of June 1914

    51-year-old Franz Ferdinand is assassinated by assassin Gavrilo Princip aka The Teenager who Changed the World in Latin Bridge, Sarajevo, Bosnia-Herzegovina, Austria-Hungary.

    The event triggered the start of World War I.


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    93 Years Ago Today

    Monday 28th of June 1926

    Film director, actor and comedian Mel Brooks is born as Melvin James Kaminsky in New York, Brooklyn, New York, United States.


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    84 Years Ago Today He Was Free

    Friday 28th of June 1935

    Actor John Frederick Inman aka Mr. Humphries known from Are You Being Served? is born in Preston, Lancashire, United Kingdom.


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    72 Years Ago Today

    Saturday 28th of June 1947

    Black Panther Mark Clark is born in Peoria, Illinois, United States.


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    60 Years Ago Today

    Sunday 28th of June 1959

    Police discover the bodies of 53-year-old Raymond Cook, his 37-year-old wife Daisy Mae shot in the head and their children 9-year-old Gerald, 8-year-old Patrick, 7-year-old Christopher, 5-year-old Kathy, and 3-year-old Linda Mae bludgeoned to death in the grease pit of their garage by 22-year-old Mass murderer Robert Raymond Cook in 52 Street, Stettler, Alberta, Canada.

    Cook had been arrested in Stettler a day earlier after he had traded the family's 1958 Chevrolet station wagon for a 1959 Impala convertible.


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    57 Years Ago Today

    Thursday 28th of June 1962

    85-year-old Mary Mullen is killed by heart failure in the course of being strangled by serial killer Albert DeSalvo aka The Boston Strangler aka The Measuring Man aka The Green Man in 1435 Commonwealth Avenue, Boston, Massachusetts, United States.


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    57 Years Ago Today

    Thursday 28th of June 1962

    Serial killer Daniel Joseph Blank aka The Parish River Killer is born in Paulina, Louisiana, United States.


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    57 Years Ago Today

    Thursday 28th of June 1962

    37-year-old Wiener Aktionist Otto Muehl performs 'Fest des Psycho–physischen Naturalismus' in Perinetkeller, Perinetgasse 1, Wien, Wien, Austria.


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    48 Years Ago Today

    Monday 28th of June 1971

    Before thousands of stunned spectators and amid heavy police security, 48-year-old Mobster and crime boss Joseph Anthony 'Joe' Colombo is shot three times in the head and neck by black street hustler Jerome Johnson in Columbus Circle, New York City, New York, United States.

    Colombo remained paralyzed for the next seven years. In 1975 a court-ordered examination showed that Colombo could move his thumb and forefinger on his right hand. In 1976 there were reports that he could recognize people and utter several words. Colombo died of cardiac arrest on 22 May 1978.


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    48 Years Ago Today

    Monday 28th of June 1971

    SS commandant of the Sobibór and Treblinka extermination camps Franz Paul Stangl aka Der Weiße Tod dies of heart failure at the age of 63 in Düsseldorf, Nordrhein-Westfalen, Germany.


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    46 Years Ago Today

    Thursday 28th of June 1973

    Marlys Townsend is attacked by serial killer Harvey Carignan aka The Want-Ad Killer aka Harv the Hammer in Minneapolis, Minnesota, United States.

    After being clubbed Townsend woke in Carignan’s car. He tried to force her to perform a sex act on him but she was able to escape by jumping out of the speeding car.


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    44 Years Ago Today He Traveled to Another Dimension

    Saturday 28th of June 1975

    Screenwriter, television producer and narrator Rod Rodman Edward Serling known from The Twilight Zone dies of a heart attack at the age of 51 in Strong Memorial Hospital, 125 Lattimore Rd, Rochester, New York, United States.

    Serling had a 10-hour-long open heart surgery carried out on 26 June 1975.


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    43 Years Ago Today

    Monday 28th of June 1976

    9/11 terrorist Satam Muhammed Abdel Rahman al-Suqami is born in Riyāḍ, Manţiqat ar Riyāḍ, Saudi Arabia.


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    39 Years Ago Today

    Saturday 28th of June 1980

    21-year-old Performance artist Danny Devos aka DDV performs 'Underground Confrontation' with Ria Pacquée in Meir Metro Station, Antwerpen, Antwerpen, Belgium.

    Ria Pacquée stood on the lower metro-platform. A drop of water was falling on her head continuously. I was laying on the floor on the upper platform and hit the floor with my forehead. I imagined the rhythm of the falling drop.


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    39 Years Ago Today

    Saturday 28th of June 1980

    24-year-old Roxanne Easlund is presumably abducted and killed by serial killer Robert Hansen aka The Aviation Hunter in 4th Avenue, Anchorage, Alaska, United States.

    Easlund's body was never found.


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    35 Years Ago Today

    Thursday 28th of June 1984

    79-year-old Jennie Vincow is raped and stabbed to death by serial killer Richard Ramirez aka The Night Stalker in Chapman Street, Los Angeles, Eagle Rock, California, United States.


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    33 Years Ago Today

    Saturday 28th of June 1986

    84-year-old Valentine Gleim is sexually assaulted and strangled by serial killer Kenneth Erskine aka The Stockwell Strangler in Somerville Hastings House, Stockwell Park Road, London, Stockwell, Greater London, United Kingdom.

    In the same event 94-year-old Zbigniew Stabrawa was also assaulted and strangled.


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    31 Years Ago Today

    Tuesday 28th of June 1988

    34-year-old Member of the Rote Armee Fraktion Eva Sybille Haule-Frimpong is sentenced to 15 years imprisonment in Stuttgart, Baden-Württemberg, Germany.


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    26 Years Ago Today

    Monday 28th of June 1993

    34-year-old Serial killer Joel David Rifkin aka The Long Island Ripper is arrested after a police-hunt because of a missing number-plate on his Mazda pick-up in Southern State Parkway, Mineola, New York, United States.

    A high-speed chase ended in Mineola when he crashed into a utility pole directly in front of the courthouse where Rifkin eventually stood trial. Troopers detected a foul odor from the back of the truck. It came from the corpse of 22-year-old prostitute and dancer Tiffany Bresciani, the girlfriend of Dave Rubinstein aka Dave Insurgent, a member of the 1980s punk band Reagan Youth), Rifkin's final victim.



  • 17 Years Ago Today The Eyes had it

    Friday 28th of June 2002

    Intergalactic composition on the windowsill in Oudstrijdersstraat 35, Antwerpen, Borgerhout, Antwerpen, Belgium.


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    7 Years Ago Today

    Thursday 28th of June 2012

    53-year-old Performance artist Danny Devos aka DDV performs 'Acid Motorcycle Angst in Another Dimension' with Anne-Mie Van Kerckhoven aka AMVK in De Player, Hillelaan 49d, Rotterdam, Zuid-Holland, Netherlands.

    A music performance of Club Moral with Anne-Mie Van Kerckhoven whereby I was hanging from my feet for 45 minutes and hit the back of my head on the wooden floor for 15 minutes.



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