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35th year  -  N° 227                 Friday, 14 August 2020         Antwerpen		
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34 events for 20 November:

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    268 Years Ago Today

    Monday 20th of November 1752

    Poet and forger of pseudo-medieval poetry Thomas Chatterton is born in Bristol, Redcliffe, South West England, United Kingdom.


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    259 Years Ago Today

    Friday 20th of November 1761

    253rd Pope Pius VIII is born as Francesco Saverio Castiglioni in Cingoli, Marche, Italy.


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    143 Years Ago Today

    Tuesday 20th of November 1877

    Double murderer Henry March is executed by hanging at the age of 59 in Norwich Castle, Norwich, Norfolk, United Kingdom.


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    131 Years Ago Today

    Wednesday 20th of November 1889

    Astronomer and cosmologist Edwin Powell Hubble is born in Marshfield, Missouri, United States.


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    126 Years Ago Today

    Tuesday 20th of November 1894

    13-year-old Louise Marcel is murdered by serial killer Joseph Vacher aka L’Eventreur du Sud-Est in Vidauban, Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur, France.


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    118 Years Ago Today

    Thursday 20th of November 1902

    SS-Sturmbannführer and commandant of Fort Breendonk Philipp Johann Adolf Schmitt is born in Bad Kissingen, Bayern, Germany.


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    117 Years Ago Today He Was Hanged by Water Power

    Friday 20th of November 1903

    Old West scout and hired gunman Tom Thomas Horn is executed by hanging at the age of 43 in Cheyenne, Wyoming, United States.

    Horn was one of the few people to have been hanged by a water-powered gallows known as the 'Julian Gallows', designed by Cheyenne architect James P. Julian. On the scaffold Horn shouted: “Ain’t losing your nerve are you, Joe?”.


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    110 Years Ago Today

    Sunday 20th of November 1910

    Writer Leo Lev Nikolayevich Tolstoy dies of pneumonia at the age of 82 in Lva Tolstogo, Astapovo, Lipetsk Oblast, Russia.


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    96 Years Ago Today

    Thursday 20th of November 1924

    Timothy John Evans aka The Innocent Strangler of 10 Rillington Place is born in Merthyr Tydfil, Wales, United Kingdom.


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    95 Years Ago Today

    Friday 20th of November 1925

    Politician Robert Francis 'Bobby' Kennedy is born in Brookline, Massachusetts, United States.


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    89 Years Ago Today

    Friday 20th of November 1931

    Founder of The Process Church of The Final Judgment Mary Ann DeGrimston is born as Mary Ann MacLean in Glasgow, Scotland, United Kingdom.


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    86 Years Ago Today

    Tuesday 20th of November 1934

    42-year-old Mass murderer Szilveszter Matuska aka The Orient-Express Wrecker is sentenced to death in Wien, Wien, Austria.


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    84 Years Ago Today

    Friday 20th of November 1936

    Founder of the Falange Española José Antonio Primo de Rivera is executed by the firing squad at the age of 33 in Alicante, Alicante, Spain.


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    84 Years Ago Today

    Friday 20th of November 1936

    Arte Povera artist Luciano Fabro is born in Torino, Piedmontese, Italy.


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    83 Years Ago Today

    Saturday 20th of November 1937

    25-year-old Fritz Frommer is shot dead by kidnapper and multiple murderer Eugen Weidmann aka The Handsome Devil in Villa La Voulzie, Avenue Pigault-Lebrun, La Celle-Saint-Cloud, Île-de-France, France.


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    75 Years Ago Today

    Tuesday 20th of November 1945

    Start of the trials against the major war criminals before the International Military Tribunal in Saal 600, Nürnberg, Bayern, Germany.

    The 24 accused were Martin Bormann, Karl Dönitz, Hans Frank, Wilhelm Frick, Hans Fritzsche, Walther Funk, Hermann Göring, Rudolf Hess, Alfred Jodl, Ernst Kaltenbrunner, Wilhelm Keitel, Gustav Krupp von Bohlen und Halbach, Robert Ley, Baron Konstantin von Neurath, Franz von Papen, Erich Raeder, Joachim von Ribbentrop, Alfred Rosenberg, Fritz Sauckel, Dr. Hjalmar Schacht, Baldur von Schirach, Arthur Seyss-Inquart, Albert Speer and Julius Streicher.


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    69 Years Ago Today

    Tuesday 20th of November 1951

    Victim of Dean Corll aka The Candyman Jeffrey Alan Konen is born in Houston, Texas, United States.


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    64 Years Ago Today

    Tuesday 20th of November 1956

    Model and actress Bo Derek is born as Mary Cathleen Collins in Long Beach, California, United States.


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    64 Years Ago Today

    Tuesday 20th of November 1956

    Spree killer David Malcolm Gray known for The Aramoana Massacre is born in Dunedin, Otago, New Zealand.


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    61 Years Ago Today

    Friday 20th of November 1959

    30-year-old Serial killer Charles Ray Hatcher aka Evil Incarnate is sentenced to 5 years imprisonment for abduction in St. Joseph, Missouri, United States.


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    60 Years Ago Today

    Sunday 20th of November 1960

    37-year-old Writer Norman Kingsley Mailer stabs his 37-year-old wife Adele with a penknife in the abdomen and back at a party in their apartment in 250 West 94th Street, New York, New York, United States.

    Adele's pericardium was punctured and necessitated emergency surgery. She would not press charges and Mailer later pleaded guilty to a reduced charge of assault and was given a suspended sentence.


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    56 Years Ago Today

    Friday 20th of November 1964

    37-year-old Serial killer Harvey Louis Carignan aka The Want-Ad Killer aka Harv the Hammer is arrested on charges of burglary in Seattle, Washington, United States.


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    45 Years Ago Today

    Thursday 20th of November 1975

    Caudillo de España y de la Cruzada Francisco Bahamonde Franco dies of Parkinson's disease at the age of 83 in Madrid, Área metropolitana de Madrid, Spain.


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    42 Years Ago Today

    Monday 20th of November 1978

    Surrealist artist Giorgio de Chirico dies of natural causes at the age of 90 in Rome, Lazio, Italy.


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    30 Years Ago Today

    Tuesday 20th of November 1990

    54-year-old Serial killer Andrei Romanovich Chikatilo aka The Rostov Ripper is arrested in Gvardeyskaya ul., Novocherkassk, Rostov Oblast, Russia.


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    27 Years Ago Today

    Saturday 20th of November 1993

    116 die in Avioimpex Yakovlev Yak 42D Flight 110 crash in Ohrid Airport, Ohrid, Southwestern, Macedonia.

    23-year-old Rade Jevremovic survived but was badly injured and died without ever regaining consciousness on 1 December 1993.


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    23 Years Ago Today

    Thursday 20th of November 1997

    Interior minister Jack Straw decides to uphold the ruling made by his predecessor Michael Howard that 55-year-old Serial killer Myra Hindley aka The Moors Murderers (with Ian Brady) would serve her life sentence or tariff in full and die in jail, in London, Greater London, United Kingdom.

    Hindley had requested a judicial review of her sentence.


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    22 Years Ago Today He Felt Like a Very Lucky Man

    Friday 20th of November 1998

    Double murderer John Thomas Noland is executed by lethal injection at the age of 50 in Raleigh State Prison, Raleigh, North Carolina, United States.


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    18 Years Ago Today

    Wednesday 20th of November 2002

    Triple murderer William Wesley Chappell is executed by lethal injection at the age of 66 in Huntsville Prison, 815 12th Street, Huntsville, Texas, United States.

    Chappell was the oldest inmate Texas has put to death.


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    17 Years Ago Today He Went There

    Thursday 20th of November 2003

    Double murderer Robert Lloyd Henry is executed by lethal injection at the age of 41 in Huntsville Prison, 815 12th Street, Huntsville, Texas, United States.

    Henry's last words were "Here I Go".



  • 17 Years Ago Today The Eyes had it

    Thursday 20th of November 2003

    This is the bed where conceptual artist Martin Maloney died, impoverished, ill-infected and alone in his studio in Jacob Jordaenskaai, Antwerpen, Antwerpen, Belgium.


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    14 Years Ago Today

    Monday 20th of November 2006

    Film director Robert Bernard Altman dies of leukemia at the age of 81 in Cedars-Sinai Medical Center, 8700 Beverly Boulevard, Los Angeles, California, United States.



  • 12 Years Ago Today The Eyes had it

    Thursday 20th of November 2008

    Surveillance cameras on the corner of the building where Rote Armee Fraktion member Elisabeth Von Dyck was shot in the back and killed by a police sniper on 4 May 1979 in Haus Stephanstraße 40, Nürnberg, Bayern, Germany.


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    7 Years Ago Today

    Wednesday 20th of November 2013

    White-supremacist serial killer Joseph Paul Franklin aka The Racist Killer is executed by lethal injection at the age of 63 in Potosi Correctional Center, Bonne Terre, Missouri, United States.

    Franklin's execution was the first lethal injection in Missouri to use only Pentobarbital instead of the conventional three drug cocktail.



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