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34th year  -  N° 82                 Saturday, 23 March 2019         Antwerpen		
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14 events for 5 May:

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    206 Years Ago Today

    Wednesday 5th of May 1813

    Philosopher, theologian and social critic Søren Aabye Kierkegaard is born in Copenhagen, Hovedstaden, Denmark.


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    201 Years Ago Today

    Tuesday 5th of May 1818

    Economist and revolutionary communist Karl Heinrich Marx is born in Trier, Rheinland-Pfalz, Germany.


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    146 Years Ago Today

    Monday 5th of May 1873

    Assassin Leon Frank Czolgosz aka The Man who shot William McKinley is born in Alpena, Michigan, United States.


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    105 Years Ago Today

    Tuesday 5th of May 1914

    Actor Tyrone Edmund Power is born in Cincinnati, Ohio, United States.


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    100 Years Ago Today

    Monday 5th of May 1919

    A female torso, presumed victim of 56-year-old Serial killer and cannibal Karl Friedrich Wilhelm Großmann aka Die Bestie vom Schlesischen Bahnhof is found in Luisenstädtischer Kanal, Berlin, Berlin, Germany.

    On 17 May 1919 the head, pelvis and parts of meat are found in the river Spree close to Jungfernheide railway station.


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    78 Years Ago Today

    Monday 5th of May 1941

    Artist and pioneer independent artist's book publisher Guy Schraenen is born in London, Greater London, United Kingdom.


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    52 Years Ago Today

    Friday 5th of May 1967

    Victim of Jeffrey Dahmer aka The Milwaukee Cannibal Ernest Miller is born in Chicago, Illinois, United States.


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    44 Years Ago Today

    Monday 5th of May 1975

    48-year-old Serial killer Harvey Louis Carignan aka The Want-Ad Killer aka Harv the Hammer is sentenced to 60 years imprisonment in Minneapolis, Minnesota, United States.


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    38 Years Ago Today

    Tuesday 5th of May 1981

    Irish republican hunger striker Bobby Robert Gerard Sands dies after 66 days of hungerstriking at the age of 27 in Maze Prison, Lisburn, Northern Ireland, United Kingdom.

    Sands was the first to die in the 1981 Irish Hunger Strike.


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    38 Years Ago Today

    Tuesday 5th of May 1981

    Start of the trial against 35-year-old Serial killer Peter William Sutcliffe aka The Yorkshire Ripper in Old Bailey Criminal Court, London, Greater London, United Kingdom.



  • 18 Years Ago Today The Eyes had it

    Saturday 5th of May 2001

    Racks stacked with abandoned ICC art catalogues in Montebellostraat 31, Antwerpen, Antwerpen, Belgium.


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    14 Years Ago Today

    Thursday 5th of May 2005

    46-year-old Performance artist Danny Devos aka DDV performs 'Noise-Electronics-Computerpunk' in Art-Klub Premiera, Svetlanskaya 15a, Vladivostok, Primorsky Krai, Russia.

    A music performance with electronics and voices with punk guitarist Mityai, followed by a duet with a Tibetan-Mongolian throatsinger.


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    12 Years Ago Today

    Saturday 5th of May 2007

    114 die in Kenya Airways Boeing 737-8AL Flight 507 crash in Douala International Airport, Mbanga Pongo, Douala, Kenya.



  • 12 Years Ago Today The Eyes had it

    Saturday 5th of May 2007

    Chilling reminiscenses of the Stasi past in Untersuchungshaftanstalt Hohenschönhausen, Genslerstraße 66, Berlin, Lichtenberg, Berlin, Germany.



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