39th year  -  N° 104                 Saturday, 13 April 2024         Antwerpen		
Where's Your Head At?

22 events for 26  November:

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    141 Years Ago Today

    Monday 26th of November 1883

    Murderer Thomas Riley is executed by hanging in Strangeways Prison, Manchester, Greater Manchester, United Kingdom.

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    125 Years Ago Today

    Sunday 26th of November 1899

    Kidnapper Bruno Richard Hauptmann is born in Kamenz, Sachsen, Germany.

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    115 Years Ago Today

    Friday 26th of November 1909

    Playwright Eugène Ionesco is born as Eugen Ionescu in Slatina, Wallachia, Romania.

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    107 Years Ago Today

    Monday 26th of November 1917

    18-year-old Louise-Joséphine Jaume is murdered by serial killer Henri Désiré Landru aka Le Barbe-Bleue de Gambais in l'Ermitage, Allée des Tilleuls et la Roserale, Gambais, Île-de-France, France.

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    104 Years Ago Today

    Friday 26th of November 1920

    Daughter of Aleister Crowley aka The Great Beast Astarte Lulu Panthea Crowley is born in Abbey of Thelema, Cefalù, Sicilia, Italy.

    Astarte was born to Crowley and Augustine Louise Hélène Fraux.

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    102 Years Ago Today He Saw Wonderful Things

    Sunday 26th of November 1922

    48-year-old Archaeologist and Egyptologist Howard Carter known for discovering the tomb of Tutankhamun becomes the first man to enter into the tomb of Pharaoh Tutankhamun in KV62, Valley of the Kings, Thebe, Egypt.

    Lord Carnarvon asked "Can you see anything?" Carter replied with the famous words "Yes, wonderful things!"

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    100 Years Ago Today

    Wednesday 26th of November 1924

    Pop artist George Segal is born in New York City, New York, United States.

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    99 Years Ago Today

    Thursday 26th of November 1925

    King of Siam Rama VI aka Vajiravudh dies of blood poisoning at the age of 45 in Grand Palace, Bangkok, Central Thailand, Thailand.

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    98 Years Ago Today

    Friday 26th of November 1926

    Firearms designer John Moses Browning dies of heart failure at the age of 71 in Herstal, Liège, Belgium.

    Browning died while working at the bench on a self-loading pistol design.

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    94 Years Ago Today

    Wednesday 26th of November 1930

    Mass murderer Carl Robert Brown is born in Chicago, Illinois, United States.

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    92 Years Ago Today

    Saturday 26th of November 1932

    Serial killer John Wayne Glover aka The Granny Killer aka The Monster of Mosman is born in Wolverhampton, Staffordshire, United Kingdom.

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    91 Years Ago Today Sunny Jim Praised the Action

    Sunday 26th of November 1933

    Kidnapper and murderer Thomas Harold Thurmond is lynched with his accomplice John Maurice Holmes by a raging mob of 5.000 to 15.000 men, women and children at the age of 27 in St. James Park, San Jose, California, United States.

    Thurmond and Holmes had kidnapped and killed Brooke Hart on 9 November but continued to send ransom notes to his family, owners of Harts Department Store. Governor James 'Sunny Jim' Rolph praised the action, stating that California had sent a message to future kidnappers and promised to pardon anyone involved in the lynching.

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    85 Years Ago Today

    Sunday 26th of November 1939

    Musician Tina Turner is born as Anna Mae Bullock in Poindexter Farm, Highway 180, Nutbush, Tennessee, United States.

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    80 Years Ago Today

    Sunday 26th of November 1944

    44-year-old Reichsführer of the Schutzstaffel (SS) Heinrich Luitpold Himmler orders the destruction of all crematoria in the concentration camps in Berlin, Berlin, Germany.

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    74 Years Ago Today

    Sunday 26th of November 1950

    Writer Hedwig Courths-Mahler dies of unknown causes at the age of 83 in Mutterhof, Schwaighofstraße 47, Tegernsee, Bayern, Germany.

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    59 Years Ago Today Erklärte Er die Bilder

    Friday 26th of November 1965

    44-year-old Artist and pedagogue Joseph Heinrich Beuys performs 'Wie man dem toten Hasen die Bilder erklärt' in Galerie Schmela, Hunsrückenstraße 16–18, Düsseldorf, Nordrhein-Westfalen, Germany.

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    56 Years Ago Today He Made a Paperweight

    Tuesday 26th of November 1968

    23-year-old Jan Susan Whitney is abducted and strangled by foot fetishist and serial killer Jerry Brudos aka The Lust Killer in 3123 Center Street, Salem, Oregon, United States.

    Whitney's body was kept hanging from the pulley in Brudos' garage for several days, during which he dressed, photographed and had sex with it. Brudos cut off one of her breasts and made a resin mold of it that he used as a paperweight.

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    41 Years Ago Today

    Saturday 26th of November 1983

    22-year-old Simone Newin is raped and strangled by serial killer Michael Wolpert aka Der Neu-Isenburger Frauenmörder in Offenbach am Main, Hessen, Germany.

    Three days later Wolpert was caught assaulting a 19-year-old girl.

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    40 Years Ago Today

    Monday 26th of November 1984

    Seventh bomb attack by Terrorist organisation Les Cellules Communistes Combattantes aka CCC on the telecommunication systems in Base Aérienne de Bierset, Bierset, Liège, Belgium.

    It was the sixth action in their 'Campagne Anti-Impérialiste d'Octobre'.

  • 17 Years Ago Today The Eyes had it

    Monday 26th of November 2007

    A program featuring exclusive audio clips, music, and spoken word from and about Bruno Hauptmann's innocence, Sallie Ellen Ionesco's 'ice pick' transorbital lobotomy, Howard Carter, Jean-Louis Pisuisse's protest songs, John Holmes and Linda Lovelace, 'Nutbush' cover versions, Heinrich Himmler, The Rolling Stones and many more.... in Radio Centraal, Ernest Van Dijckkaai, Antwerpen, Antwerpen, Belgium.

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    6 Years Ago Today

    Monday 26th of November 2018

    Film director Bernardo Bertolucci dies of cancer at the age of 78 in Rome, Trastevere, Lazio, Italy.

  • 5 Years Ago Today The Eyes had it

    Tuesday 26th of November 2019

    Our kitchen at night in Oudstrijdersstraat 35, Antwerpen, Borgerhout, Antwerpen, Belgium.

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