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24 events for 17 March:

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    1256 Years Ago Today

    Sunday 17th of March 0763

    Fifth Arab Abbasid Caliph Harun al-Rashid aka Aaron the Upright, Aaron the Just or Aaron the Rightly Guided is born in Rey, Tehran Province, Iran.


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    185 Years Ago Today

    Monday 17th of March 1834

    Engineer and automobile developer Gottlieb Wilhelm Daimler is born in Schorndorf, Baden-Württemberg, Germany.


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    166 Years Ago Today

    Thursday 17th of March 1853

    Mathematician and physicist Christian Andreas Doppler known for discovering the Doppler Effect dies of pulmonary embolism at the age of 50 in Venezia, Veneto, Italy.


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    113 Years Ago Today

    Saturday 17th of March 1906

    Black meat thief William Carr lynched by hanging from a railroad bridge for stealing and killing a white man's calf in Placquemine, Louisiana, United States.


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    112 Years Ago Today

    Sunday 17th of March 1907

    Victim of Fritz Haarmann aka Der Hannover Werwolf Erich de Vries is born in Hannover, Niedersachsen, Germany.


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    100 Years Ago Today

    Monday 17th of March 1919

    Musician Nat King Cole is born as Nathaniel Adams Coles in Montgomery, Alabama, United States.


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    98 Years Ago Today

    Thursday 17th of March 1921

    Mother and victim of Ed Kemper aka The Co-ed Killer Clarnell Elizabeth Stage Strandberg-Kemper is born in Winnett, Montana, United States.

    Clarnell was labeled as a violent alcoholic who would constantly belittle and humiliate Edmund.        


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    97 Years Ago Today

    Friday 17th of March 1922

    17-year-old Keimes is killed and his meat sold by serial killer Fritz Haarmann aka Der Hannover Werwolf in Neue Straße 8, Hannover, Niedersachsen, Germany.


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    86 Years Ago Today

    Friday 17th of March 1933

    Murderer Charles Burke commits suicide by slashing his wrists in Covington, Kentucky, United States.

    Burke was carrying the body of his wife, cut to pieces and packed in jars, in his car during a routine police-check.


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    81 Years Ago Today

    Thursday 17th of March 1938

    Ballet dancer and choreographer Rudolf Khametovich Nureyev is born in Irkutsk, Irkutsk Oblast, Russia.

    Nureyev was born on a Trans-Siberian train while his mother was travelling to Vladivostok where his father was stationed in the Red Army.


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    77 Years Ago Today

    Tuesday 17th of March 1942

    Serial killer John Wayne Gacy aka The Killer Clown is born in Edgewater Hospital, 5700 North Ashland Avenue, Chicago, Lincolnwood, Illinois, United States.


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    60 Years Ago Today

    Tuesday 17th of March 1959

    Rapist and murderer John William Rook is born in Wake County, North Carolina, United States.


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    59 Years Ago Today He Didn't Measure no More

    Thursday 17th of March 1960

    29-year-old Serial killer Albert Henry DeSalvo aka The Boston Strangler aka The Measuring Man aka The Green Man is arrested as 'The Measuring Man' in Boston, Massachusetts, United States.


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    59 Years Ago Today

    Thursday 17th of March 1960

    The remains of six tons of books, journals and papers of deceased 63-year-old Psychoanalist and pioneer of sexual freedom Wilhelm Reich are burned by FDA officials in Gansevoort Street Destructor Plant, Bloomfield Street, New York, New York, United States.


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    54 Years Ago Today

    Wednesday 17th of March 1965

    34-year-old Lidia Nowacka is strangled by serial killer Zdzisław Marchwicki aka The Zagłębie Vampire in Będzin, Województwo Sląskie, Poland.


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    43 Years Ago Today

    Wednesday 17th of March 1976

    Count of Lonate Pozzolo and film director Luchino Visconti dies of a stroke at the age of 70 in Rome, Lazio, Italy.


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    37 Years Ago Today

    Wednesday 17th of March 1982

    41-year-old Serial killer Marcel Henri Barbeault aka Le Tueur de L'Ombre has his life-sentence quashed, but remains in prison awaiting a new trial in Cour d’Assises d’Oise, 20 Boulevard Saint-Jean, Beauvais, Oise, France.


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    34 Years Ago Today

    Sunday 17th of March 1985

    35-year-old Dayle Yoshia Okazaki is shot dead by serial killer Richard Ramirez aka The Night Stalker in Rosemead, California, United States.

    Just before Ramirez attacked 22-year-old Maria Hernandez outside the house, shooting her in the face with a .22 caliber handgun after she pulled into the garage. She survived when the bullet ricocheted off the keys she held in her hands as she lifted them to protect herself.


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    31 Years Ago Today There Was a Non-crew Pilot in the Cockpit

    Thursday 17th of March 1988

    143 die in Columbian Airlines Avianca Flight 410 Boeing 727-21 crash in El Espartillo mountain, Cúcuta, Norte de Santander, Colombia.

    The investigation pointed to a number of probable causes, including a non-crew pilot in the cockpit whose presence diverted the attention of the pilot and who interfered with the operation of the aircraft.


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    24 Years Ago Today He Didn't Profess Violence no More

    Friday 17th of March 1995

    Gangster Ronald Kray aka Ronnie Kray dies of a heart attack at the age of 62 in Wexham Park Hospital, Slough, Berkshire, United Kingdom.


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    20 Years Ago Today

    Wednesday 17th of March 1999

    Serial killer and member of the Ripper Crew or Chicago Rippers Andrew Kokoraleis is executed by lethal injection at the age of 38 in Tamms Correctional Center, Tamms, Illinois, United States.

    Kokoraleis was the only inmate executed in Tamms death chamber.



  • 14 Years Ago Today The Eyes had it

    Thursday 17th of March 2005

    Mauro Pawlowski and Anne-Mie Van Kerckhoven in the restaurant coach of the Lausanne-Bern Express on the way for a Club Moral concert in Lausanne, Vaud, Switzerland.


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    12 Years Ago Today

    Saturday 17th of March 2007

    Noise music band Club Moral play their 125th concert as Bum Collar in Galerie Barbara Thumm, Markgrafenstrasse 68, Berlin, Berlin, Germany.


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    7 Years Ago Today

    Saturday 17th of March 2012

    Guard at Sobibór KZ John Demjanjuk dies of natural causes at the age of 92 in Altenheim St. Lukas, Am Heilholz 3, Bad Feilnbach, Bayern, Germany.



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