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35th year  -  N° 268                 Thursday, 24 September 2020         Antwerpen		
Out in the Real World




31 events for 5 March:

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    205 Years Ago Today

    Sunday 5th of March 1815

    Physician and inventor of animal magnetism Franz Anton Mesmer known for Mesmerism dies of unknown causes at the age of 81 in Meersburg, Baden-Württemberg, Germany.


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    193 Years Ago Today

    Monday 5th of March 1827

    Physicist, chemist and pioneer of electricity and power Alessandro Giuseppe Antonio Anastasio Volta known for SI unit of electric potential dies of unknown causes at the age of 82 in Como, Camnago, Lombardia, Italy.


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    149 Years Ago Today

    Sunday 5th of March 1871

    Revolutionary socialist and founder of the Spartacist Rote Fahne Rosa Luxemburg aka Rote Rosa is born in Zamość, Województwo Lubelskie, Poland.


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    144 Years Ago Today

    Sunday 5th of March 1876

    Would-be assassin John Flammang Schrank known for attempting to assassinate former U.S. President Theodore Roosevelt is born in Erding, Bayern, Germany.


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    142 Years Ago Today

    Tuesday 5th of March 1878

    Mathematician and esotericist Peter Pyotr Demianovich Ouspensky is born in Moscow, Central Federal District, Russia.


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    118 Years Ago Today

    Wednesday 5th of March 1902

    Victim of William Heirens aka Catch Me Before I Kill More Josephine Alice 'Josie' Lunde Ross is born in Hayfield, Minnesota, United States.


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    112 Years Ago Today

    Thursday 5th of March 1908

    Film and stage actor Rex Reginald Carey Harrison is born in Derry House, Tarbock Road, Huyton, Lancashire, United Kingdom.


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    110 Years Ago Today He Instantly Saw the Light

    Saturday 5th of March 1910

    Inventor of instant noodles Momofuku Andō is born as Wu Pai-fu in Kagi, Jiāyì Xiàn, Taiwan.


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    104 Years Ago Today

    Sunday 5th of March 1916

    445 die in Príncipe de Asturias ocean liner shipwreck in Ponta do Boi, Sao Sebastiao, São Paulo, Brazil.


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    102 Years Ago Today

    Tuesday 5th of March 1918

    Economist James Tobin known for the Tobin Tax is born in Champaign, Illinois, United States.


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    98 Years Ago Today

    Sunday 5th of March 1922

    Writer and film director Pier Paolo Pasolini is born in Via Borgonuovo 4, Bologna, Emilia-Romagna, Italy.


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    96 Years Ago Today

    Wednesday 5th of March 1924

    Lawyer, writer and political activist Jacques Vergès known from several legal cases for high-profile defendants charged with terrorism or war crimes is born in Ubon Ratchathani, Isan, Thailand.


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    81 Years Ago Today

    Sunday 5th of March 1939

    Actress Samantha Victoria Louise Marie Elizabeth Therese Eggar is born in London, Hampstead, Greater London, United Kingdom.


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    75 Years Ago Today

    Monday 5th of March 1945

    Murderess Lena Baker is executed by Old Sparky at the age of 45 in Georgia State Prison, Georgia Highway 147, Reidsville, Georgia, United States.

    Baker was held as a 'slave woman' by her employer Ernest Knight and she shot him in self-defense during a struggle. Baker was the only woman in Georgia to be executed by electrocution.


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    73 Years Ago Today

    Wednesday 5th of March 1947

    Serial killer and companion to Henry Lee Lucas Ottis Elwood Toole is born in Jacksonville, Florida, United States.


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    67 Years Ago Today

    Thursday 5th of March 1953

    Composer, pianist and conductor Sergei Sergeyevich Prokofiev dies of a cerebral hemorrhage at the age of 62 in Moscow, Central Federal District, Russia.


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    67 Years Ago Today

    Thursday 5th of March 1953

    General secretary of the Central Committee of the Communist Party of the Soviet Union Joseph Vissarionovich Stalin dies of a cerebral hemorrhage at the age of 74 in Volynskoe Dacha, Kuntsevo, Moscow Oblast, Russia.


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    66 Years Ago Today

    Friday 5th of March 1954

    Kidnapper, rapist and murderer Barry Lee Fairchild is born in Little Rock, Arkansas, United States.


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    63 Years Ago Today He Was Totally Wired

    Tuesday 5th of March 1957

    Musician Mark E. Edward Smith known from The Fall is born in Broughton, Lancashire, United Kingdom.


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    60 Years Ago Today

    Saturday 5th of March 1960

    Double murderer Windell Broussard is born in Port Arthur, Texas, United States.


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    54 Years Ago Today

    Saturday 5th of March 1966

    124 die in British Overseas Airways Corporation Boeing 707-436 Flight 911 aka Speedbird 911 crash in Mount Fuji, Honshu Island, Japan.

    Several booked passengers decided to cancel their tickets at the last moment in order to see a ninja demonstration. They were in Japan scouting locations for the fifth James Bond film, 'You Only Live Twice'.


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    52 Years Ago Today

    Tuesday 5th of March 1968

    Human sacrifice Mark James Kilroy is born in Chicago, Illinois, United States.

         


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    47 Years Ago Today

    Monday 5th of March 1973

    30-year-old Founding member of the Symbionese Liberation Army Donald David DeFreeze aka Field Marshal Cinque Mtume escapes from prison in Soledad State Prison, Soledad, California, United States.


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    40 Years Ago Today

    Wednesday 5th of March 1980

    Organiser of the Bayreuther Festspiele Winifred Wagner dies of natural causes at the age of 83 in Überlingen, Baden-Württemberg, Germany.


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    38 Years Ago Today

    Friday 5th of March 1982

    Comedian and actor John Adam Belushi dies of a drug overdose of cocaine and heroin at the age of 33 in Chateau-Marmont Hotel, Bungalow #3, 8221 Sunset Boulevard, Los Angeles, California, United States.


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    37 Years Ago Today

    Saturday 5th of March 1983

    22-year-old Elizabeth Ann Kenyon is presumably abducted and killed by serial killer Christopher Wilder aka The Beauty Queen Killer in Pompano Beach, Florida, United States.


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    34 Years Ago Today He Was Possessed by Ezurate

    Wednesday 5th of March 1986

    17-year-old Triple murderer Sean Richard Sellers aka The Schoolboy Night Stalker aka The Night Roomer shoots his 32-year-old mother Vonda and his 43-year-old stepfather Lee Bellofatto while they are sleeping in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, United States.

    Sellers claimed he was a practicing Satanist at the time of the murders and that demonic possession by the demon 'Ezurate' caused him to murder his victims.


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    25 Years Ago Today

    Sunday 5th of March 1995

    Singer-songwriter, musician and poet Vivian Victor Anthony Stanshall known from the Bonzo Dog Doo-Dah Band dies in a fire caused by faulty wiring near his bed at the age of 52 in 21 Hillfield Park, London, Muswell Hill, Greater London, United Kingdom.


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    20 Years Ago Today She Was Mechanically Suffocated

    Sunday 5th of March 2000

    Dancer, pornographic actress, actress and singer Lolo Ferrari known for her ‘largest breasts in the world’ is presumably suffocated by her 59-year-old husband Eric Vigne at the age of 37 in Grasse, Sainte-Anne, Alpes-Maritimes, France.

    The original autopsy determined that Ferrari had died of an overdose of antidepressants and tranquilizers. A second autopsy two years later found that mechanically-induced suffocation could not be ruled out. Vigne was suspected of causing her death, was arrested and spent 13 months in prison.



  • 13 Years Ago Today The Eyes had it

    Monday 5th of March 2007

    A pile of DVD's waiting to be processed into a multiple edition by AMVK in Oudstrijdersstraat 35, Antwerpen, Borgerhout, Antwerpen, Belgium.


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    8 Years Ago Today

    Monday 5th of March 2012

    Serial killer William George Heirens aka Catch Me Before I Kill More dies of unknown causes at the age of 84 in University of Illinois Medical Center, Chicago, Illinois, United States.



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