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34th year  -  N° 344                 Tuesday, 10 December 2019         Antwerpen		
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31 events for 7 June:

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    241 Years Ago Today

    Sunday 7th of June 1778

    Men’s fashion pioneer Beau George Bryan Brummell is born in London, Greater London, United Kingdom.


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    176 Years Ago Today

    Wednesday 7th of June 1843

    Poet Friedrich Johann Christian Hölderlin dies of hypochondria at the age of 73 in Tübingen, Baden-Württemberg, Germany.


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    171 Years Ago Today

    Wednesday 7th of June 1848

    Painter Paul Eugène Henri Gauguin is born in Paris, Île-de-France, France.


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    115 Years Ago Today

    Tuesday 7th of June 1904

    Victim of Fritz Haarmann aka Der Hannover Werwolf Hans Sonnenfeld is born in Hannover, Niedersachsen, Germany.


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    102 Years Ago Today He Was Nobody Until Someone Loved Him

    Thursday 7th of June 1917

    Singer and actor Dean Martin aka The King of Cool is born as Dino Paul Crocetti in Steubenville, Ohio, United States.


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    93 Years Ago Today

    Monday 7th of June 1926

    While taking his daily walk to the Sant Felip Neri church for his habitual prayer and confession, 74-year-old Architect Antoni Gaudí aka God's Architect is struck by a passing tram and remains unconscious in Gran Via de les Corts Catalanes, Barcelona, Catalonia, Spain.

    Assumed to be a beggar because of his lack of identity documents and shabby clothing, the unconscious Gaudí did not receive immediate aid. Eventually a police officer transported him in a taxi to the Santa Creu Hospital where he received rudimentary care. He died on 10 June 1926.


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    82 Years Ago Today

    Monday 7th of June 1937

    Actress and sex symbol Jean Harlow aka The Blonde Bombshell dies of cerebral edema at the age of 26 in Good Samaritan Hospital, 1125 Wilshire Boulevard, Los Angeles, California, United States.

    There were also rumors that Harlow had died because of alcoholism, a botched abortion, over-dieting, sunstroke, poisoning due to platinum hair dye or various venereal diseases. However medical bulletins, hospital records and testimony of her relatives and friends prove it was kidney disease.


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    79 Years Ago Today He Was not Unusual

    Friday 7th of June 1940

    Singer Tom Jones is born as Thomas Jones Woodward in 57 Kingsland Terrace, Treforest, South Wales, United Kingdom.


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    72 Years Ago Today

    Saturday 7th of June 1947

    Double murderer George Douglas Lott aka The Fort Worth Courthouse Gunman is born in Okmulgee, Oklahoma, United States.


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    65 Years Ago Today

    Monday 7th of June 1954

    Mathematician, logician, cryptanalyst, computer scientist and philosopher Alan Mathison Turing aka The Father of Computer Science commits suicide by cyanide poisoning at the age of 42 in Copper Folly, 43 Adlington Road, Wilmslow, Cheshire, United Kingdom.

    When Turing's body was discovered, an apple lay half-eaten beside his bed, and although the apple was not tested for cyanide, it was speculated that this was the means by which a fatal dose was consumed. In 1952, Turing was convicted of acts of gross indecency after admitting to a sexual relationship with a man in Manchester. He was placed on probation and required to undergo hormone therapy.


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    61 Years Ago Today

    Saturday 7th of June 1958

    Musician Prince is born as Prince Rogers Nelson in Minneapolis, Minnesota, United States.


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    54 Years Ago Today

    Monday 7th of June 1965

    128 die in methane gas explosion in Kakanj, Bosna i Hercegovina, Yugoslavia.


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    54 Years Ago Today

    Monday 7th of June 1965

    Artist Damien Steven Hirst is born in Bristol, South West England, United Kingdom.


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    53 Years Ago Today

    Tuesday 7th of June 1966

    Artist Jean / Hans Arp dies of unknown causes at the age of 80 in Basel, Basel-Stadt, Switzerland.


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    52 Years Ago Today

    Wednesday 7th of June 1967

    Bride of gangster Ronnie Kray Frances Elsie Shea commits suicide by acute barbiturate poisoning at the age of 24 in London, Greater London, United Kingdom.


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    51 Years Ago Today

    Friday 7th of June 1968

    Member of the Euskadi Ta Askatasuna (ETA) Txabi Etxebarrieta aka Xabier Etxebarrieta Ortiz becomes the first ETA member killed in action by the Guardia Civil at the age of 24 in Tolosa, Guipúzcoa, Spain.


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    51 Years Ago Today Gab es eine Schimpftirade

    Friday 7th of June 1968

    Viennese Aktionists Gunter Brüs, Otto Muehl, Peter Weibel and Oswald Wiener perform 'Kunst und Revolution' in Universität Wien, Wien, Wien, Austria.

    "Brus verstümmelte sich selbst, Muehl simulierte eine Onanierszene, und ich hielt mit brennendem Handschuh einen Vortrag, eine Schimpftirade gegen Österreichs Regierung."


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    47 Years Ago Today Suchte Sie Sich Noch Ein Paar Strümpfe

    Wednesday 7th of June 1972

    32-year-old Member of the Rote Armee Fraktion Gudrun Ensslin is arrested in Edelboutique Linette, Jungfernstieg, Hamburg, Hamburg, Germany.

    A sales clerk had noticed Ensslin's concealed guns in her leather jacket.


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    42 Years Ago Today He Rested in the Mountains for Six Days

    Tuesday 7th of June 1977

    31-year-old Serial killer Ted Theodore Robert Bundy aka The Only Living Witness opens a window of the Law Library, drops 30 feet and escapes in Pitkin County Courthouse, 506 E Main Street, Aspen, Colorado, United States.

    Bundy made it all the way to the top of Aspen Mountain without being detected and rested for two days in an abandoned hunting cabin. Despite being stricken with fatigue, sleep-deprivation and in constant and intense pain from a sprained right ankle Bundy drove back into Aspen and could have gotten away, but two police deputies noticed the Cadillac with dimmed headlights weaving in and out of its lane and pulled him over on 13 June 1977.


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    39 Years Ago Today

    Saturday 7th of June 1980

    Writer Henry Valentine Miller dies of circulatory complications at the age of 89 in 444 Ocampo Drive, Pacific Palisades, California, United States.


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    34 Years Ago Today

    Friday 7th of June 1985

    23-year-old Serial killer Waldemar Stepinski aka The Doorbell Killer is sentenced to life-imprisonment in Berlin, Berlin, Germany.


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    30 Years Ago Today

    Wednesday 7th of June 1989

    176 die in Surinam Airways Flight 764 McDonnell Douglas DC-8-62 crash in Johan Adolf Pengel International Airport, Zanderij, Paramaribo, Suriname.

    Eleven people survived.


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    26 Years Ago Today The Cat Was Mouth to Mouth

    Monday 7th of June 1993

    33-year-old Andrew Collier is strangled by serial killer Colin Ireland aka The Gay Slayer in London, Dalston, Greater London, United Kingdom.

    Ireland also strangled Collier's cat. He put a condom on Collier's penis and placed the dead cat's mouth over it and placed the cat's tail into Collier's mouth.



  • 20 Years Ago Today The Eyes had it

    Monday 7th of June 1999

    Creative woodworks for Anne-Mie Van Kerckhoven aka AMVK's installation on the occasion of the 'Trattenendosi' exhibition in Zitelle, Antichi Granai, Venezia, Giudecca 34, Veneto, Italy.


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    19 Years Ago Today

    Wednesday 7th of June 2000

    Noise music band Club Moral play their 85th concert in Bierland, Korte Nieuwstraat 28, Antwerpen, Antwerpen, Belgium.


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    18 Years Ago Today

    Thursday 7th of June 2001

    Falun Gong practicer Li Yinping is tortured to death for merely visiting a Falun Gong practitioner's home in Majia Village on 4 June at the age of 37 in Shouguang Detention Center, Shouguang, Shandong, China.

    Team leader Wang Peilin and other guards shocked Yinping's genitals with electric batons. Her body turned dark purple and black and she lost consciousness several times.


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    14 Years Ago Today

    Tuesday 7th of June 2005

    Murderer Alexander Rey Martinez is executed by lethal injection at the age of 29 in Huntsville Prison, 815 12th Street, Huntsville, Texas, United States.

    Martinez' last meal request was for a cheeseburger, scrambled eggs, mashed potatoes with gravy, bacon, orange juice, fried steak, a fried pork chop, onion rings, french fries, a quarter fried chicken and a bowl of shredded cheese. 


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    13 Years Ago Today He Was Not So Safe

    Wednesday 7th of June 2006

    Emir of Al Qaeda in the Country of Two Rivers Abu Musab al-Zarqawi is killed in a targeted killing by two United States Air Force F-16C jets at the age of 40 in al-Qaeda Safehouse, Ba‘qūbah, Diyala Governorate, Iraq.

    Among five others killed were one of al-Zarqawi's wives and their child and one of his key lieutenants, spiritual adviser Sheik Abd-Al-Rahman.


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    10 Years Ago Today

    Sunday 7th of June 2009

    Musician Hugh Colin Hopper known from the band ‘Soft Machine’ dies of leukemia at the age of 64 in Whitstable, Kent, United Kingdom.


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    6 Years Ago Today He Was Stalked by the Morning

    Friday 7th of June 2013

    Serial killer Richard Ricardo Leyva Muñoz Ramirez aka The Night Stalker dies of complications secondary to B-cell lymphoma at the age of 53 in Marin General Hospital, 250 Bon Air Road, Greenbrae, California, United States.

    At 53 years old, Ramirez had been on death row for more than 23 years awaiting execution by the state of California.


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    4 Years Ago Today

    Sunday 7th of June 2015

    Actor Christopher Frank Carandini Lee known for his role as Count Dracula dies of respiratory problems at the age of 93 in Chelsea and Westminster Hospital, 369 Fulham Road, London, Greater London, United Kingdom.



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