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39th year  -  N° 64                 Monday, 4 March 2024         Antwerpen		
Out in the Real World




37 events for 6 June:

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    425 Years Ago Today

    Sunday 6th of June 1599

    Painter Diego Rodríguez de Silva y Velázquez is born in Sevilla, Andalucía, Spain.


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    269 Years Ago Today

    Friday 6th of June 1755

    America's first spy Nathan Hale is born in Coventry, Connecticut, United States.


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    225 Years Ago Today

    Thursday 6th of June 1799

    Romantic poet and writer Alexander Sergeyevich Pushkin aka the founder of modern Russian literature known for his novel in verse Eugene Onegin is born in Moscow, Central Federal District, Russia.


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    161 Years Ago Today He Said Adieu in this World

    Saturday 6th of June 1863

    Ship's captain George William Harper commits suicide by drowning at the age of 44 in County Cork, Munster, Ireland.

    Upon Harper's body a photograph and a letter were found, the photograph was of a young lady, the letter read "Through what I have been accused of I have been driven to commit this dreadful act. Adieu from me in this world".


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    156 Years Ago Today

    Saturday 6th of June 1868

    Arctic explorer Robert Falcon Scott is born in Plymouth, Devon, United Kingdom.


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    149 Years Ago Today

    Sunday 6th of June 1875

    Writer, social critic and philanthropist Thomas Paul Mann is born in Lübeck, Schleswig-Holstein, Germany.


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    138 Years Ago Today

    Sunday 6th of June 1886

    Actor Tyler Brooke is born as Victor Hugo de Bierre in New York City, New York, United States.


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    107 Years Ago Today

    Wednesday 6th of June 1917

    Sex killer Neville Clevely Heath aka The Sadistic Romeo is born in Ilford, Essex, United Kingdom.


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    93 Years Ago Today

    Saturday 6th of June 1931

    Mass murderer Richard Eugene Hickock aka In Cold Blood is born in Kansas City, Kansas, United States.


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    90 Years Ago Today

    Wednesday 6th of June 1934

    6th King of Belgium Albert II is born as Felix Humbert Theodoor Christiaan Eugène Marie Albert in Château du Stuyvenberg, Brussel, Laeken, Brabant, Belgium.


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    87 Years Ago Today

    Sunday 6th of June 1937

    35-year-old Rose Wallace is found hacked to death by unidentified serial killer Mad Butcher of Kingsbury Run aka Cleveland Torso Murderer in Lorain-Carnegie Bridge, Cleveland, Ohio, United States.

    The body was decapitated and missing a rib.


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    83 Years Ago Today

    Friday 6th of June 1941

    Cop killer IJje Wijkstra dies of tuberculosis at the age of 46 in Rijkskrankzinnigengesticht, Woensel, Noord-Brabant, Netherlands.


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    83 Years Ago Today

    Friday 6th of June 1941

    Racer and automobile manufacterer Louis-Joseph Chevrolet dies of unknown causes at the age of 63 in Detroit, Michigan, United States.


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    79 Years Ago Today

    Wednesday 6th of June 1945

    Serial killer Arthur John Shawcross aka The Genesee River Killer is born in Kittery, Maine, United States.


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    76 Years Ago Today Il Éteignait la Lumière

    Sunday 6th of June 1948

    Film pioneer Louis Jean Lumière dies of unknown causes at the age of 84 in Bandol, Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur, France.


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    67 Years Ago Today

    Thursday 6th of June 1957

    Victim of David Berkowitz aka Son of Sam Stacy Robin Moskowitz is born in New York, Brooklyn, New York, United States.