BIRTH(+)FACT(᙮)DEATH(-)

34th year  -  N° 344                 Tuesday, 10 December 2019         Antwerpen		
Out in the Real World




28 events for 3 March:

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    414 Years Ago Today

    Thursday 3rd of March 1605

    231st Pope Clemens VIII dies of gout at the age of 69 in Vatican City, Rome, Lazio, Italy.


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    188 Years Ago Today

    Thursday 3rd of March 1831

    Engineer and industrialist George Mortimer Pullman known for the Pullman sleeping car is born in Brocton, New York, United States.


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    172 Years Ago Today

    Wednesday 3rd of March 1847

    Scientist, inventor, engineer and innovator Alexander Graham Bell is born in Edinburgh, Scotland, United Kingdom.


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    116 Years Ago Today He Was Looking Forward to this Lot

    Tuesday 3rd of March 1903

    Triple murderer Edgar Edwards is executed by hanging by William Billington in Wandsworth Prison, London, Wandsworth, Greater London, United Kingdom.

    Edwards was recorded as saying "I've been looking forward to this lot!"


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    109 Years Ago Today

    Thursday 3rd of March 1910

    Labor leader of the United Mine Workers Joseph Albert Yablonski aka Jock is born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, United States.


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    108 Years Ago Today

    Friday 3rd of March 1911

    Actress and sex symbol Jean Harlow aka The Blonde Bombshell is born as Harlean Harlow Carpenter in Kansas City, Missouri, United States.


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    102 Years Ago Today

    Saturday 3rd of March 1917

    27-year-old Revolutionary Fanya Yefimovna Kaplan aka The Woman Who Tried to Kill Lenin is released from prison after serving 11 years in prison in Nerchinsk, Zabaykalsky Krai, Russia.

    Kaplan was arrested in Kiev because of an accidental explosion of terrorist bombs in her possession.


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    98 Years Ago Today

    Thursday 3rd of March 1921

    Over 900 die in SS Hong Moh shipwreck in White Rocks, Swatow, Lamock Island, Guandong, China.


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    76 Years Ago Today

    Wednesday 3rd of March 1943

    173 die in air shelter stampede in Bethnal Green tube station, London, Greater London, United Kingdom.

    A middle-aged woman and a child fell over, three steps up from the base and others fell around her, tangled in an immovable mass.


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    66 Years Ago Today

    Tuesday 3rd of March 1953

    26-year-old Hectorina MacLennan is strangled and raped by serial killer John Christie aka The Strangler of 10 Rillington Place in 10 Rillington Place, London, Greater London, United Kingdom.


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    60 Years Ago Today

    Tuesday 3rd of March 1959

    Victim of Peter Sutcliffe aka The Yorkshire Ripper Elena Rytka is born in Huddersfield, West Yorkshire, United Kingdom.


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    60 Years Ago Today

    Tuesday 3rd of March 1959

    Actor and comedian Lou Costello known from Abbott and Costello dies of a heart attack at the age of 53 in Beverly Hills, California, United States.


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    55 Years Ago Today

    Tuesday 3rd of March 1964

    39-year-old Wiener Aktionist Otto Muehl performs 'Materialaktion nr. 4 / Kreuzigung Eines Männlichen Körpers' in Obere Augartenstraße 14a, Wien, Wien, Austria.


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    47 Years Ago Today

    Friday 3rd of March 1972

    Victim of Jeffrey Dahmer aka The Milwaukee Cannibal Errol Lindsey is born in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, United States.


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    45 Years Ago Today

    Sunday 3rd of March 1974

    346 die in Turkish Airlines McDonnell Douglas DC-10 Flight 981 crash in Forêt d'Ermenonville, Fontaine-Chaalis, Oise, France.

    Six passengers were ejected over Saint-Pathus.


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    44 Years Ago Today He Was Caught by the Decoy

    Monday 3rd of March 1975

    25-year-old Serial killer Randall Brent 'Randy' Woodfield aka The I-5 Killer is arrested after being caught with marked money from undercover police officers in Duniway Park, Portland, Oregon, United States.

    Woodfield was sentenced to ten years in prison but was freed on parole in July 1979.


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    43 Years Ago Today

    Wednesday 3rd of March 1976

    Artist Pierre Molinier commits suicide by a shot in his mouth at the age of 76 in 7 rue des Faussets, Bordeaux, Aquitaine, France.

    Molinier was suffering from prostate cancer and feared an anal operation. On his door he wrote in chalk the following words: "Je prends ma vie. La clef est avec le concierge".


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    36 Years Ago Today

    Thursday 3rd of March 1983

    24-year-old Performance artist Danny Devos aka DDV performs 'Cet Obscur Objet du Désir' in an installation by Anne-Mie Van Kerckhoven aka AMVK in Montevideo, Antwerpen, Antwerpen, Belgium.


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    36 Years Ago Today His Death Was Hastened

    Thursday 3rd of March 1983

    Cartoonist Georges Prosper Remi aka Hergé known for his creation of Tintin dies of myelofibrosis at the age of 76 in Universitair Ziekenhuis Saint-Luc, Brussel, Sint-Lambrechts-Woluwe, Brabant, Belgium.

    Hergé's death was ultimately hastened by the HIV he had acquired during his weekly blood transfusions.


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    32 Years Ago Today

    Tuesday 3rd of March 1987

    Actor, singer, dancer, comedian and musician Danny Kaye dies of internal bleeding and complications of hepatitis C at the age of 76 in Los Angeles, California, United States.


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    28 Years Ago Today

    Sunday 3rd of March 1991

    Mathematician William George Penney aka The Father of the British Atomic Bomb dies of unknown causes at the age of 82 in East Hendred, Oxfordshire, United Kingdom.


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    27 Years Ago Today

    Tuesday 3rd of March 1992

    263 die in Incirharmani coal mine explosion in Kozlu, Zonguldak, Turkey.


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    27 Years Ago Today

    Tuesday 3rd of March 1992

    Murderer Edward Anthony Ellis is executed by lethal injection at the age of 39 in Huntsville Prison, 815 12th Street, Huntsville, Texas, United States.


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    26 Years Ago Today

    Wednesday 3rd of March 1993

    Murderer and necrophiliac John George Brewer is executed by lethal injection at the age of 28 in Arizona State Prison Complex, 1305 E Butte Avenue, Florence, Arizona, United States.

    Brewer strangled his 22 month pregnant girlfriend Rita Brier on 11 November 1987, then took a shower and had sex with the corpse. Brewer's last meal request was for 3 grilled pork chops with gravy, 1/4 lb. bacon, 6 fried breaded shrimp, beef Rice-a-Roni, 2-3 slices french bread with butter, applesauce, 2 cans Canada Dry Ginger Ale with ice, 1 slice coconut cream pie, 1 pint orange juice, 1 can chicken noodle soup with crackers,1 can pear halves with syrup, Maxwell House coffee with cream and sugar.


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    23 Years Ago Today

    Sunday 3rd of March 1996

    Writer and experimental filmmaker Marguerite Duras dies of throat cancer at the age of 82 in 5 Rue Saint-Benoît, Paris, VIe, Île-de-France, France.


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    20 Years Ago Today

    Wednesday 3rd of March 1999

    Murderer Walter Bernhard LaGrand is executed by the gas chamber at the age of 37 in Arizona State Prison Complex, 1305 E Butte Avenue, Florence, Arizona, United States.

    LaGrand's last meal request was for six fried eggs, cooked over-easy, 16 strips of bacon, one large portion of hash-browns, one pint of pineapple sherbet ice cream, one 'breakfast steak' well done. One 16 ounce cup filled with ice, one 7UP, 1 Dr. Pepper, 1 Coke, one portion of hot sauce, one cup of coffee, two packets of sugar and four Rolaids tablets.


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    15 Years Ago Today

    Wednesday 3rd of March 2004

    Murderer Marcus Bridger Cotton is executed by lethal injection at the age of 30 in Huntsville Prison, 815 12th Street, Huntsville, Texas, United States.

    Cotton's last meal request was for chicken fried steak with cream gravy, macaroni and cheese, fried okra, one slice of cheesecake with whipped cream and sprinkled pecans, one slice of pecan pie and apple juice.



  • 13 Years Ago Today The Eyes had it

    Friday 3rd of March 2006

    Anne-Mie Van Kerckhoven's presentation of 24 lightboxes for the Twodo Collection in Objectif Exhibitions, Coquilhatstraat 14, Antwerpen, Antwerpen, Belgium.



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