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35th year  -  N° 217                 Tuesday, 4 August 2020         Antwerpen		
I'm Beginning to See the Light




28 events for 9 June:

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    1967 Years Ago Today

    Monday 9th of June 0053

    16-year-old 5th Emperor of the Roman Empire Nero marries his step-sister Claudia Octavia in Rome, Lazio, Italy.


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    1952 Years Ago Today

    Saturday 9th of June 0068

    5th Emperor of the Roman Empire Nero commits suicide by cutting his throat at the age of 31 in Rome, Lazio, Italy.


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    150 Years Ago Today He Was on the Ground

    Thursday 9th of June 1870

    Writer and social critic Charles John Huffam Dickens aka Boz dies of a heart attack at the age of 58 in Gads Hill Place, Higham, Kent, United Kingdom.

    Dickens' last words were: "On the ground" in response to his sister-in-law Georgina's request that he lie down.


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    128 Years Ago Today

    Thursday 9th of June 1892

    Composer and songwriter Cole Albert Porter is born in Peru, Indiana, United States.


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    124 Years Ago Today

    Tuesday 9th of June 1896

    Murderer Albert Milsom is executed by hanging by James Billington at the age of 34 in Newgate Prison, London, Greater London, United Kingdom.


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    124 Years Ago Today

    Tuesday 9th of June 1896

    Murderer Henry Fowler is executed by hanging by James Billington at the age of 31 in Newgate Prison, London, Greater London, United Kingdom.


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    112 Years Ago Today

    Tuesday 9th of June 1908

    Victim of Fritz Haarmann aka Der Hannover Werwolf Hermann Wolf is born in Hannover, Niedersachsen, Germany.


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    104 Years Ago Today

    Friday 9th of June 1916

    Cop killer N. B. Chavez is executed by hanging at the age of 36 in Arizona State Prison Complex, 1305 E Butte Avenue, Florence, Arizona, United States.


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    97 Years Ago Today

    Saturday 9th of June 1923

    44-year-old Serial killer Fritz Friedrich Heinrich Karl Haarmann aka Der Hannover Werwolf moves into a new apartment in Das Mordhaus, Rote Reihe 4, Hannover, Niedersachsen, Germany.


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    93 Years Ago Today

    Thursday 9th of June 1927

    Emily Patterson is raped and strangled by serial killer Earle Leonard Nelson aka The Gorilla Murderer in Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada.


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    79 Years Ago Today

    Monday 9th of June 1941

    Victim of Jack the Stripper Helen Catherine Barthelemy is born in Meadowbank Crescent, Ormiston, Scotland, United Kingdom.


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    75 Years Ago Today

    Saturday 9th of June 1945

    Cyclist Luis Ocaña is born as Jesús Luis Ocaña Pernía in Priego, Cuenca, Spain.


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    74 Years Ago Today

    Sunday 9th of June 1946

    King of Thailand Rama VIII aka Ananda Mahidol dies of a gunshot in the forehead at the age of 21 in Phra Thinang Boromphiman, Bangkok, Siwalai Garden, Central Thailand, Thailand.

    The circumstances of Rama VIII's death or his eventual murder have never been clear.


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    60 Years Ago Today

    Thursday 9th of June 1960

    20-year-old Serial rapist and murderer Mike James Mitchell DeBardeleben aka The Lethal Shadow marries 17-year-old Charlotte Weber in Fort Worth, Texas, United States.


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    57 Years Ago Today

    Sunday 9th of June 1963

    Actor Johnny Christopher Depp is born in Owensboro, Kentucky, United States.


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    50 Years Ago Today

    Tuesday 9th of June 1970

    Bomb attack by Radical left organisation the Weather Underground on the police headquarters in response to police brutality in New York City, New York, United States.


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    48 Years Ago Today

    Friday 9th of June 1972

    23-year-old Member of the Rote Armee Fraktion and Sozialistisches Patientenkollektiv Brigitte Margret Ida Mohnhaupt is arrested in Berlin, Berlin, Germany.

    Mohnhaupt was charged and sentenced to prison for involvement with a criminal organization, identity document forgery and illegal weapon possession.


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    39 Years Ago Today

    Tuesday 9th of June 1981

    Start of the trial against 31-year-old Serial killer Randall Brent 'Randy' Woodfield aka The I-5 Killer in Salem, Oregon, United States.


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    37 Years Ago Today

    Thursday 9th of June 1983

    African National Congress member Thelle Simon Mogoerane is executed by hanging at the age of 23 in Pretoria Central Prison, Pretoria, Gauteng, South Africa.


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    37 Years Ago Today

    Thursday 9th of June 1983

    African National Congress member Jerry Semano Mosololi is executed by hanging at the age of 25 in Pretoria Central Prison, Pretoria, Gauteng, South Africa.


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    37 Years Ago Today

    Thursday 9th of June 1983

    African National Congress member Marcus Thabo Motaung is executed by hanging at the age of 27 in Pretoria Central Prison, Pretoria, Gauteng, South Africa.


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    34 Years Ago Today

    Monday 9th of June 1986

    67-year-old Janet Cockett is strangled by serial killer Kenneth Erskine aka The Stockwell Strangler in Overton Road Estate, London, Stockwell, Greater London, United Kingdom.


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    34 Years Ago Today

    Monday 9th of June 1986

    Cop killer Rudy Ramos Esquivel is executed by lethal injection at the age of 51 in Huntsville Prison, 815 12th Street, Huntsville, Texas, United States.


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    25 Years Ago Today

    Friday 9th of June 1995

    46-year-old Xenophobic serial bomber Franz Fuchs sends a bomb to TV host Arabella Kiesbauer in München, Bayern, Germany.



  • 21 Years Ago Today The Eyes had it

    Wednesday 9th of June 1999

    A chance meeting with Luisa Rabbia at the Biennale in Venezia, Veneto, Italy.


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    20 Years Ago Today

    Friday 9th of June 2000

    Pop artist George Segal dies of unknown causes at the age of 76 in New Brunswick, New Jersey, United States.


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    5 Years Ago Today

    Tuesday 9th of June 2015

    Bandleader and composer James Hans Last dies of natural causes at the age of 86 in Palm Beach, Florida, United States.


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    3 Years Ago Today He Returned to the Batcave

    Friday 9th of June 2017

    Actor Adam West known for his role as Batman dies of leukemia at the age of 89 in Los Angeles, California, United States.



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