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34th year  -  N° 344                 Tuesday, 10 December 2019         Antwerpen		
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25 events for 16 November:

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    471 Years Ago Today

    Tuesday 16th of November 1548

    Theologian and church reformer Caspar Creuziger aka Cruciger the Elder dies of unknown causes at the age of 44 in Schloßkirche, Wittenberg, Sachsen-Anhalt, Germany.


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    333 Years Ago Today

    Saturday 16th of November 1686

    48-year-old King of France and Navarre Louis XIV aka Le Roi du Soleil is operated on an anal fistula by Dr. Charles François Felix in Paris, Île-de-France, France.

    Dr. Felix first practised on several peasants.


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    295 Years Ago Today His Was a Slow Death

    Thursday 16th of November 1724

    Thief and gaol-breaker Jack Sheppard aka Gentleman Jack aka Jack the Lad is executed by hanging at the age of 22 in Tyburn Tree, London, Tyburn, Greater London, United Kingdom.

    Sheppard's slight build had aided his previous prison escapes but it condemned him to a slow death by strangulation from the hangman's noose.


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    170 Years Ago Today

    Friday 16th of November 1849

    28-year-old Writer Fyodor Mikhailovich Dostoyevsky is sentenced to death for his allegedly antigovernment activities linked to the radical intellectual group the Petrashevsky Circle in St. Petersburg, Northwestern Federal District, Russia.


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    150 Years Ago Today

    Tuesday 16th of November 1869

    Serial killer Joseph Vacher aka L’Eventreur du Sud-Est is born in Beaufort, Rhône-Alpes, France.


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    124 Years Ago Today

    Saturday 16th of November 1895

    Actor Jack Virgil Dougherty is born in Bowling Green, Missouri, United States.


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    124 Years Ago Today

    Saturday 16th of November 1895

    Composer Paul Hindemith is born in Hanau, Hessen, Germany.


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    123 Years Ago Today

    Monday 16th of November 1896

    Founder of the British Union of Fascists Oswald Ernald Mosley aka The British Führer is born in 47 Hill Street, London, Mayfair, Greater London, United Kingdom.


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    113 Years Ago Today

    Friday 16th of November 1906

    33-year-old Tenor Enrico Caruso is arrested and charged with indecent behaviour for pinching Hannah Graham's bottom in the monkey house in Central Park Zoo, New York, New York, United States.

    On 23 November 1906 he was fined ten dollars, the maximum fine for disorderly conduct.


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    79 Years Ago Today

    Saturday 16th of November 1940

    37-year-old Electrician George P. Metesky aka The Mad Bomber leaves his first bomb, a short length of brass pipe filled with gunpowder with an ignition mechanism made of sugar and flashlight batteries, on the window sill in Consolidated Edison Plant, West 64th Street, New York, New York, United States.

    Metesky's device was found before it could go off. It was wrapped in a note written in distinctive block letters and signed 'F.P.', stating "CON EDISON CROOKS – THIS IS FOR YOU." F.P. stood for 'Fair Play'.


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    66 Years Ago Today

    Monday 16th of November 1953

    Member of the Rote Armee Fraktion Monika Helbing is born as Monika Brigitte Freifrau von Seckendorff-Gudent in Flein, Baden-Württemberg, Germany.


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    62 Years Ago Today

    Saturday 16th of November 1957

    Hair stylist and experimental filmmaker Ross Cannon is born in Launceston, Tasmania, Australia.


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    62 Years Ago Today

    Saturday 16th of November 1957

    58-year-old Bernice Worden is shot dead by murderer and body snatcher Ed Gein aka America’s Most Bizarre Murderer in Plainfield, Wisconsin, United States.

    Upon searching Gein's property, investigators discovered Worden's decapitated body in a shed, hung upside down by ropes at her wrists with a crossbar at her ankles. The torso was dressed out like a deer.


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    59 Years Ago Today

    Wednesday 16th of November 1960

    Actor Clark William Gable aka The King of Hollywood dies of coronary thrombosis at the age of 59 in Hollywood Presbyterian Hospital, 1300 N Vermont Avenue, Los Angeles, California, United States.

    Ten days before Gable suffered a severe heart attack. There was speculation that Gable's physically demanding role in'The Misfits' contributed to his sudden death soon after filming was completed.


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    53 Years Ago Today

    Wednesday 16th of November 1966

    43-year-old Presumed murderer Sam Samuel Holmes Sheppard is found not guilty of the murder of his pregnant wife Marilyn in Cleveland, Ohio, United States.

    Sheppard had been sentenced to life in prison 12 years earlier.


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    50 Years Ago Today

    Sunday 16th of November 1969

    44-year-old Suzanne Merienne is shot dead by serial killer Marcel Barbeault aka Le Tueur de L'Ombre in 106 rue Faidherbe, Nogent-sur-Oise, Oise, France.


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    48 Years Ago Today

    Tuesday 16th of November 1971

    Heiress, socialite, actress, and fashion model Edie Edith Minturn Sedgwick aka The Girl of the Year dies of acute barbiturate intoxication at the age of 28 in Santa Barbara, California, United States.

    The coroner ruled Sedgwick's death as 'undetermined/accident/suicide'.


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    43 Years Ago Today They Had a Suicide Pact

    Tuesday 16th of November 1976

    36-year-old Double murderer Gary Mark Gilmore aka The Executioner’s Song attempts to commit suicide by swallowing barbiturates in Utah State Prison, Draper, Utah, United States.

    Gilmore's 20-year-old girlfriend Nicole Barrett did the same in Provo. They both survived.


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    37 Years Ago Today

    Tuesday 16th of November 1982

    30-year-old Member of the Rote Armee Fraktion Christian Klar is arrested near the RAF arms cache 'Daphne' in Friedrichsruh, Schleswig-Holstein, Germany.


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    35 Years Ago Today

    Friday 16th of November 1984

    31-year-old Serial killer Bobby Joe Long aka The Adman Rapist is arrested outside the Main Street Cinema in Tampa, Florida, United States.

    Long had been watching the movie 'Missing in Action' with Chuck Norris.


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    33 Years Ago Today

    Sunday 16th of November 1986

    26-year-old Serial killer Richard Ricardo Leyva Muñoz Ramirez aka The Night Stalker is transferred from the Los Angeles Central Jail to Death Row in San Quentin State Prison, San Quentin, California, United States.


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    22 Years Ago Today

    Sunday 16th of November 1997

    25-year-old Estelle Magd is raped and stabbed to death by serial killer Guy Georges aka Le Tueur de la Bastille in 12 Rue de la Forge-Royale, Paris, XIe, Île-de-France, France.


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    20 Years Ago Today He Refused to Cooperate

    Tuesday 16th of November 1999

    Multiple murderer Desmond Dominique Jennings is executed by lethal injection at the age of 28 in Huntsville Prison, 815 12th Street, Huntsville, Texas, United States.

    At the time of execution Jennings refused to cooperate so a specially trained five-man team used physical force to take him from a holding cell to the death chamber.


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    14 Years Ago Today

    Wednesday 16th of November 2005

    Triple murderer Shannon Charles Thomas is executed by lethal injection at the age of 34 in Huntsville Prison, 815 12th Street, Huntsville, Texas, United States.


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    9 Years Ago Today

    Tuesday 16th of November 2010

    Noise music band Club Moral play their 135th concert in Koninklijke Academie voor Schone Kunsten, Mutsaardstraat 31, Antwerpen, Antwerpen, Belgium.



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