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35th year  -  N° 217                 Tuesday, 4 August 2020         Antwerpen		
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19 events for 30 June:

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    193 Years Ago Today

    Saturday 30th of June 1827

    Victim of Jean-Baptiste Troppmann aka Le Massacreur de Pantin Hortense Kinck is born as Hortense Juliette Roussel in Tourcoing, Hauts de France, France.


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    138 Years Ago Today

    Friday 30th of June 1882

    Writer, lawyer and assassin Charles Julius Guiteau known for the killing of President James A. Garfield is executed by hanging at the age of 41 in Washington, District of Columbia, United States.

    Guiteau notoriously danced his way to the gallows and shook hands with his executioner. On the scaffold, as a last request, he recited a poem called "I am Going to the Lordy" which he had written during his incarceration. He had originally requested an orchestra to play as he sang his poem but this request was denied.


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    128 Years Ago Today

    Thursday 30th of June 1892

    SS-Obergruppenführer Oswald Ludwig Pohl is born in Duisburg, Ruhrort, Nordrhein-Westfalen, Germany.


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    127 Years Ago Today

    Friday 30th of June 1893

    General Secretary of the Central Committee of the Socialist Unity Party of East Germany Walter Ulbricht known for founding the German Democratic Republic is born in Gottschedstraße 4, Leipzig, Sachsen, Germany.


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    120 Years Ago Today

    Saturday 30th of June 1900

    326 die in Norddeutscher Lloyd Docks fire in Hoboken Docks, Hoboken, New Jersey, United States.

    The fire began when cotton bales stored on NDL’s southernmost wharf caught fire, and winds carried the flames to nearby barrels of volatile liquids, such as turpentine and oil, which exploded in rapid succession.


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    90 Years Ago Today

    Monday 30th of June 1930

    Murderer Frank Tauza is executed by Old Smokey at the age of 44 in Rockview Penitentiary, Benner Township, Pennsylvania, United States.


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    87 Years Ago Today

    Friday 30th of June 1933

    Cop killer Derek William Bentley is born in Bristol, South West England, United Kingdom.


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    84 Years Ago Today

    Tuesday 30th of June 1936

    Double murderer Frederick Herbert Charles Field is executed by hanging at the age of 31 in Wandsworth Prison, London, Wandsworth, Greater London, United Kingdom.


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    69 Years Ago Today

    Saturday 30th of June 1951

    Deranged gunman Marcus Wayne Chenault is born in Winchester, Kentucky, United States.

    On 30 June 1974 Chenault killed Mrs. Alberta Williams King, the mother of Dr. Martin Luther King.


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    64 Years Ago Today

    Saturday 30th of June 1956

    128 die in Trans World Airlines Flight 2 Super Constellation and United Airlines Flight 718 DC-7 mid-air collision in Grand Canyon National Park, Arizona, United States.


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    58 Years Ago Today

    Saturday 30th of June 1962

    65-year-old Nina Nichols is sexually assaulted and strangled by serial killer Albert DeSalvo aka The Boston Strangler aka The Measuring Man aka The Green Man in 1940 Commonwealth Avenue, Lynn, Massachusetts, United States.


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    58 Years Ago Today

    Saturday 30th of June 1962

    65-year-old Helen Blake is sexually assaulted and strangled by serial killer Albert DeSalvo aka The Boston Strangler aka The Measuring Man aka The Green Man in 73 Newhall Street, Lynn, Massachusetts, Belgium.


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    51 Years Ago Today

    Monday 30th of June 1969

    17-year-old Roxie Ann Phillips is raped, beaten and strangled by serial killer John Norman Collins aka The Ypsilanti Killer in Salinas, California, United States.

    Phillips' body was found on 13 July in Pescadero Canyon.


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    49 Years Ago Today They Died in Space

    Wednesday 30th of June 1971

    43-year-old commander Georgy Dobrovolsky, 38-year-old test engineer Viktor Patsayev and 37-year-old flight engineer Vladislav Volkov are found dead upon returning in their Soyuz 11 after breaking the record of staying in space for 23 days in Shalginskiy, Zhanaarka, Kazakhstan.

    The three crew members of Soyuz 11 are the only humans known to have died in space.


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    46 Years Ago Today All Christians Were His Enemies

    Sunday 30th of June 1974

    70-year-old Alberta Williams King is shot dead by deranged gunman Marcus Chenault in Ebenezer Baptist Church, Atlanta, Georgia, United States.

    Chenault shot King with two pistols as she sat at the organ of the Ebenezer Baptist Church. Chenault stated that he shot King because "all Christians are my enemies" and claimed that he had decided that black ministers were a menace to black people.


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    29 Years Ago Today

    Sunday 30th of June 1991

    21-year-old Matt Turner aka Donald Montrell is drugged, strangled and dismembered by serial killer and cannibal Jeffrey Dahmer aka The Milwaukee Cannibal in Oxford Apartments #213, 924 25th North Street, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, United States.


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    23 Years Ago Today He Took Her to Buy an Axe

    Monday 30th of June 1997

    17-year-old Mass murderer Joshua Jenkins aka The Teenage Annihilator is sentenced to 112 years to life for killing his adoptive parents George and Alene, grandparents William and Evelyn Grossman and 10-year-old sister Megan on 2/3 February 1996 during a visit to the grandparent's condominium in San Diego, California, United States.

    After an argument with his mother about sending him to a boarding school Jenkins bludgeoned his parents and grandparents to death with a hammer. Inexplicably, somehow he kept Megan from discovering the carnage. The next morning Jenkins took her with him to buy an axe which he used to kill her once they returned to the condo.


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    16 Years Ago Today He Rolled

    Wednesday 30th of June 2004

    Murderer David Ray Harris is executed by lethal injection at the age of 43 in Huntsville Prison, 815 12th Street, Huntsville, Texas, United States.

    Harris' last words were: "Sir, in honor of a true American hero: Let's roll."


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    11 Years Ago Today

    Tuesday 30th of June 2009

    152 die in Yemenia Flight 626 Airbus A310-324 crash in Moroni, Grande Comore, Comoros.

    12-year-old Bahia Bakari survived the crash with minor injuries.



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