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

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    412 Years Ago Today His Wish Was Realized

    Wednesday 4th of June 1608

    Saint and founder of the Congregation of the Clerics Regular Minor Francesco Caracciolo dies of fever at the age of 45 in Agnone, Molise, Italy.

    Caracciolo seemed absorbed in meditation until an hour before sunset when he suddenly cried out "Let us go, Let us go to heaven!" Scarcely had these words been uttered when his wish was realized and he passed to his reward.


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    222 Years Ago Today

    Monday 4th of June 1798

    Adventurer, writer and sexual athlete Giacomo Casanova dies of several infections of the genito-urinal system at the age of 73 in Duchcov Chateau, Duchcov, Bohemia, Czechoslovakia.


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    112 Years Ago Today

    Thursday 4th of June 1908

    Victim of Fritz Haarmann aka Der Hannover Werwolf Wilhelm Apel is born in Hannover, Niedersachsen, Germany.


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    112 Years Ago Today

    Thursday 4th of June 1908

    Adolf Hitler's half-niece and supposed lover Geli Angela Maria Raubal is born in Linz, Oberösterreich, Austria.


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    107 Years Ago Today

    Wednesday 4th of June 1913

    41-year-old Heroine of the women's suffrage movement Emily Wilding Davison runs on to the track and attempts to grab the bridle of Anmer, the horse owned by King George V in Epsom Downs, Epsom, Surrey, United Kingdom.

    Davison entered the race track in order to attach the Women's Social and Political Union flag to Anmer, so that when the horse crossed the finishing line it would be flying the WSPU flag. Davison died four days later in Epsom Cottage Hospital due to a fractured skull and internal injuries caused by the incident.


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    96 Years Ago Today

    Wednesday 4th of June 1924

    Actor Dennis William Weaver is born in Joplin, Missouri, United States.


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    94 Years Ago Today

    Friday 4th of June 1926

    The heaviest human being recorded in the history of the world Robert Earl Hughes is born in Baylis, Illinois, United States.

    At the age of six Hughes weighed about 92 kilograms (200 lb); at ten he weighed 171 kilograms (380 lb). By the time of his death he weighed almost half a ton.


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    93 Years Ago Today

    Saturday 4th of June 1927

    30-year-old Doctor and serial killer Marcel André Henri Félix Petiot aka The Triangular Chamber of Death Murderer marries 23-year-old Georgette Valentine Lablais in Seignelay, Yonne, France.


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    87 Years Ago Today

    Sunday 4th of June 1933

    Serial poisoner Audrey Marie Hilley is born as Audrey Marie Frazier in Blue Mountain, Alabama, United States.


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    78 Years Ago Today

    Thursday 4th of June 1942

    Nazi leader and SS-Gruppenführer Reinhard Tristan Eugen Heydrich dies due to injuries inflicted during an assault by the Czech resistance at the age of 38 in Na Bulovce Hospital, Budínova 67/2, Praha, Bohemia, Czechoslovakia.

    As a represaille for Heydrich's death the Nazis murdered all 173 men over 15 years of age of Lidice and destroyed the whole town.


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    70 Years Ago Today

    Sunday 4th of June 1950

    Singer Dagmar Krause is born in Hamburg, Hamburg, Germany.


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    58 Years Ago Today

    Monday 4th of June 1962

    13-year-old Monika Tafel is sexually assaulted and strangled by serial killer Joachim Kroll aka Jockel aka Der Ruhrkannibale in Schwarzen Weg, Walsum, Nordrhein-Westfalen, Germany.

    She was found two weeks later in a cornfield during a helicopter search for missing girls.


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    49 Years Ago Today

    Friday 4th of June 1971

    Marxist philosopher György Lukács dies of natural causes at the age of 86 in Budapest, Közép-Magyarország, Hungary.


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    40 Years Ago Today

    Wednesday 4th of June 1980

    20-year-old Marie-Else Scholte is beaten to death by serial killer Bernd Bopp aka Der Hammermörder in Ludwigshafen, Rheinland-Pfalz, Germany.


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    39 Years Ago Today

    Thursday 4th of June 1981

    Suzanne Wagner is abducted and held imprisoned by sex researcher Ulrich Kochwald in Regensburg, Bayern, Germany.

    Wagner was locked up as a sex-slave for almost a year.


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    35 Years Ago Today

    Tuesday 4th of June 1985

    Fashion model Ana Carolina Macan Reston is born in Pitangueiras Hospital, Jundiaí, Região Sudeste, Brazil.


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    31 Years Ago Today

    Sunday 4th of June 1989

    575 die in propane and butane pipeline explosion in Asha, Ufa, Chelyabinsk Oblast, Russia.

    A highly flammable cloud that was ignited by sparks created by two passenger trains passing each other nearby. Both trains were carrying many children: one was returning from a holiday vacation on the Black Sea and the other was taking children there.


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    31 Years Ago Today

    Sunday 4th of June 1989

    School shooter Pekka-Eric Auvinen known for the Jokela school shooting is born in Tuusula, Uusimaa, Finland.


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    27 Years Ago Today

    Friday 4th of June 1993

    40-year-old James Jim Weber is shot in the buttock by serial killer Heriberto Seda aka The New York Zodiac Killer in New York, Queens, New York, United States.

    Weber survived.


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    27 Years Ago Today

    Friday 4th of June 1993

    35-year-old Perry Bradley is tortured and strangled by serial killer Colin Ireland aka The Gay Slayer in London, Kensington, Greater London, United Kingdom.


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    23 Years Ago Today

    Wednesday 4th of June 1997

    Rapist and murderer Davis Losada is executed by lethal injection at the age of 32 in Huntsville Prison, 815 12th Street, Huntsville, Texas, United States.


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    23 Years Ago Today

    Wednesday 4th of June 1997

    Murderer Dorsie Lee Johnson is executed by lethal injection at the age of 31 in Huntsville Prison, 815 12th Street, Huntsville, Texas, United States.



  • 16 Years Ago Today The Eyes had it

    Friday 4th of June 2004

    Impressive bathroom furniture and plumbing in Hôtel Nissim De Camondo, 63 Rue Monceau, Paris, VIIIe, Île-de-France, France.



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