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34th year  -  N° 345                 Wednesday, 11 December 2019         Antwerpen		
Where's Your Head At?




28 events for 23 November:

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    829 Years Ago Today

    Friday 23rd of November 1190

    183rd Pope Clemens IV aka Guy le Gros is born as Guy de Foulques in Saint-Gilles-du-Gard, Occitanie, France.


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    215 Years Ago Today

    Friday 23rd of November 1804

    14th President of the United States Franklin Pierce is born in Hillsborough, New Hampshire, United States.


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    152 Years Ago Today

    Saturday 23rd of November 1867

    The Manchester Martyrs 19-year-old William Philip Allen, Michael Larkin, and 30-year-old Michael O'Brien are hanged before an audience of 10.000 for killing Police Sergeant Charles Brett in an attack on a police van transporting two arrested leaders of the Irish Republican Brotherhood in Salford Gaol, Salford, Greater Manchester, United Kingdom.


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    143 Years Ago Today

    Thursday 23rd of November 1876

    Composer Manuel de Falla is born as Manuel María de los Dolores Falla y Matheu in Cádiz, Andalucía, Spain.


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    142 Years Ago Today

    Friday 23rd of November 1877

    Murderer Cadwallader Jones is executed by hanging in Dolgellau Prison, Dolgellau, Merionetshire, United Kingdom.


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    132 Years Ago Today

    Wednesday 23rd of November 1887

    Actor Boris Karloff known for his portrayal of Frankenstein’s monster is born as William Henry Pratt in 36 Forest Hill Road, London, Honor Oak, Greater London, United Kingdom.


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    131 Years Ago Today

    Friday 23rd of November 1888

    Comedian and actor Harpo Arthur Adolph Marx is born in New York City, New York, United States.


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    129 Years Ago Today

    Sunday 23rd of November 1890

    Artist, designer, photographer and architect El Lazar Markovich Lissitzky is born in Pochinok, Smolensk Oblast, Russia.


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    109 Years Ago Today

    Wednesday 23rd of November 1910

    Physician and poison murderer Hawley Harvey Crippen aka Dr. Crippen is executed by hanging at the age of 48 in HM Prison Pentonville, Caledonian Road, London, Islington, Greater London, United Kingdom.


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    109 Years Ago Today

    Wednesday 23rd of November 1910

    Murderer Johan Alfred Ander is executed by the Guillotine at the age of 37 in Långholmen Prison, Stockholm, Långholmen, Södermanland, Sweden.

    Ander was the first person to be executed by the Guillotine and it was the last execution ever in Sweden.


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    84 Years Ago Today

    Saturday 23rd of November 1935

    Cosmonaut Vladislav Nikolayevich Volkov is born in Moscow, Central Federal District, Russia.


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    74 Years Ago Today The Monochrome Man Was a Dream

    Friday 23rd of November 1945

    Serial killer Dennis Andrew Nilsen aka Killing For Company is born in 47 Academy Road, Fraserburgh, Aberdeenshire, United Kingdom.


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    66 Years Ago Today

    Monday 23rd of November 1953

    United States Air Force pilot Felix Eugene Moncla disappears in an F-89C Scorpion jet while chasing an Unidentified Flying Object at the age of 27 in Soo Locks, Sault Ste. Marie, Michigan, United States.

    Moncla was never seen again.


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    56 Years Ago Today

    Saturday 23rd of November 1963

    12-year-old John Kilbride is abducted and strangled by serial killers the Moors Murderers aka Ian Brady and Myra Hindley in Ashton-under-Lyne, Lancashire, United Kingdom.

    Ian Brady took photos of Myra Hindley with her dog Puppet crouching over John Kilbride's grave on Saddleworth Moor.


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    56 Years Ago Today

    Saturday 23rd of November 1963

    23-year-old Joann M. Graff is raped and strangled by serial killer Albert DeSalvo aka The Boston Strangler aka The Measuring Man aka The Green Man in 54 Essex Street, Lawrence, Massachusetts, United States.


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    50 Years Ago Today

    Sunday 23rd of November 1969

    20-year-old Marielle Archambault is raped and strangled by serial killer Wayne Boden aka The Vampire Rapist in Montreal, Quebec, Canada.

    Boden had ripped her pantyhose and bra, raped her and left bite marks on her breasts.


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    44 Years Ago Today

    Sunday 23rd of November 1975

    Writer, art theorist and Minister of Cultural Affairs André Georges Malraux dies of a lung embolism at the age of 74 in Créteil, Val-de-Marne, France.


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    38 Years Ago Today

    Monday 23rd of November 1981

    19-year-old Paul Nobbs is attacked by serial killer Dennis Nilsen aka Killing For Company in 23 Cranley Gardens, London, Muswell Hill, Greater London, United Kingdom.

    Nobbs awoke the next morning with little recollection of the previous evening's events, and later went to see his doctor because of some bruising that had appeared on his neck. The doctor revealed that it appeared as if he had been strangled, and advised him to go to the police. Nobbs was concerned about what would happen if his sexual predilections were to be disclosed, and chose not to report the attack.


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    36 Years Ago Today

    Wednesday 23rd of November 1983

    19-year-old Robin Dawn Stavinsky is raped and strangled by serial killer Michael Ross aka The Roadside Strangler in Norwich, Connecticut, United States.


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    29 Years Ago Today He Was Buried with a Power Saw

    Friday 23rd of November 1990

    Writer Roald Dahl known for his Tales of the Unexpected dies of myelodysplastic syndrome at the age of 74 in John Radcliffe Hospital, Oxford, Oxfordshire, United Kingdom.

    Dahl was buried with his snooker cues, some very good burgundy, chocolates, HB pencils and a power saw.


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    29 Years Ago Today

    Friday 23rd of November 1990

    23-year-old Suicide bomber Muriel Degauque aka Maryam marries 31-year old drug dealer Habib in order to help him get official papers to remain in the country in Charleroi, Hainaut, Belgium.


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    28 Years Ago Today

    Saturday 23rd of November 1991

    Actor Klaus Kinski dies of a heart attack at the age of 65 in Lagunitas, California, United States.


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    24 Years Ago Today

    Thursday 23rd of November 1995

    Film director Louis Marie Malle dies of lymphoma at the age of 63 in Beverly Hills, California, United States.


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    23 Years Ago Today

    Saturday 23rd of November 1996

    125 die in Ethiopian Airlines Flight 961 Boeing 767-200ER crash into the ocean in Le Galawa Beach, Mitsamiouli, Grande Comore, Comoros.

    The airplane had been hijacked by three Ethiopians seeking asylum in Australia and finally crashed due to fuel exhaustion. The hijackers were Alemayehu Bekeli Belayneh, Mathias Solomon Belay and Sultan Ali Hussein. 125 of the 175 passengers and crew on board, including the three hijackers, died. Many passengers died because they inflated their life jackets in the cabin, causing them to be trapped inside by the rising water. A tourist recorded a video of the crash. She said that she had begun taping because she initially believed that the 767 formed a part of an air show for tourists.


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    21 Years Ago Today

    Monday 23rd of November 1998

    Start of the trial against 39-year-old Serial killer Anatoly Yuriyovych Onoprienko aka The Terminator aka Citizen O in Zhytomyr, Zhytomyr Oblast, Ukraine.


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    18 Years Ago Today

    Friday 23rd of November 2001

    Moralist campaigner Mary Constance Whitehouse dies of natural causes at the age of 91 in Colchester, Essex, United Kingdom.



  • 14 Years Ago Today The Eyes had it

    Wednesday 23rd of November 2005

    The waitresses of the 'Happy Forest' restaurant in Yang Zhen in the second photo I used for my infamous placemat in Yang Zhen, Shunyi, China.


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    7 Years Ago Today

    Friday 23rd of November 2012

    Actor Larry Martin Hagman known playing ruthless oil baron J.R. Ewing in the 1970s soap opera Dallas dies of complications from acute myeloid leukemia at the age of 81 in Medical City Dallas Hospital, Dallas, Texas, United States.



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