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34th year  -  N° 348                 Saturday, 14 December 2019         Antwerpen		
Only the Lonely




39 events for 9 November:

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    178 Years Ago Today

    Tuesday 9th of November 1841

    King of the United Kingdom and the British Dominions and Emperor of India Edward VII aka Bertie is born as Albert Edward in Buckingham Palace, London, Westminster, Greater London, United Kingdom.


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    131 Years Ago Today Flesh Hung from Nails on the Walls

    Friday 9th of November 1888

    25-year-old Mary Jane Kelly aka Marie Jeanette Kelly, Fair Emma, Ginger or Black Mary is throatcut, mutilated and cut to pieces by unidentified serial killer Jack the Ripper in 13 Miller's Court, Dorset Street, London, Spitalfields, Greater London, United Kingdom.

    Kelly was the fifth and final victim of Jack the Ripper. Her ears, nose and breasts are cut off, kidneys and heart ripped out and placed on a table by the side of the bed, her uterus was removed and pieces of flesh hung from nails on the walls.


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    113 Years Ago Today

    Friday 9th of November 1906

    Multiple child murderer Gordon Stewart Northcott aka The Wineville Chicken Coop Murderer is born in Bladworth, Saskatchewan, Canada.


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    109 Years Ago Today

    Wednesday 9th of November 1910

    Judge and President of Germany’s Superior Court of Justice Günter George Richard Ernst von Drenkmann is born in Berlin, Berlin, Germany.


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    101 Years Ago Today

    Saturday 9th of November 1918

    Surrealist writer Guillaume Apollinaire dies of influenza at the age of 38 in Paris, Île-de-France, France.


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    101 Years Ago Today

    Saturday 9th of November 1918

    Vice-President under Richard Nixon Spiro Theodore Agnew is born in Baltimore, Maryland, United States.


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    97 Years Ago Today She Was a Wonder Child

    Thursday 9th of November 1922

    Actress, singer and dancer Dorothy Dandridge is born in Cleveland, Ohio, United States.


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    85 Years Ago Today

    Friday 9th of November 1934

    Astronomer, astrophysicist, cosmologist and futurologist Carl Edward Sagan is born in New York, Brooklyn, New York, United States.


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    81 Years Ago Today

    Wednesday 9th of November 1938

    German ambassador in Paris Ernst Eduard vom Rath dies after being shot in the stomach two days earlier by 17-year-old jew Herschel Grynszpan at the age of 29 in Clinique de l'Alma, 166 Rue de l'Université, Paris, VIIe, Île-de-France, France.

    vom Rath's death was used as a pretext for Kristallnacht.


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    77 Years Ago Today

    Monday 9th of November 1942

    Serial killer Edward Joseph Leonski aka The Singing Strangler is executed by hanging at the age of 25 in Pentridge Prison, Coburg, Victoria, Australia.


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    66 Years Ago Today He Was Admitted with Acute Alcoholic Ancephalopathy Damage

    Monday 9th of November 1953

    Poet and writer Dylan Marlais Thomas dies of bronchitis, pneumonia and emphysema at the age of 39 in Saint Vincent's Catholic Medical Center, New York, Manhattan, New York, United States.

    Thomas was admitted with acute alcoholic encephalopathy damage to the brain by alcohol at midnight on 5 November.


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    63 Years Ago Today

    Friday 9th of November 1956

    Mass murderer Willie James 'Flip' Williams is born in Youngstown, Ohio, United States.


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    63 Years Ago Today

    Friday 9th of November 1956

    Victim of Dean Corll aka The Candyman Danny Michael Yates is born in Houston, Texas, United States.


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    56 Years Ago Today

    Saturday 9th of November 1963

    162 die in train derailment and collision in Tsurumi Station, Yokohama, Kantō, Japan.

    Two passenger trains collided with a derailed freight train between Tsurumi Station and Shin-Koyasu Station on the Tōkaidō Main Line.


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    56 Years Ago Today

    Saturday 9th of November 1963

    458 die in Mitsui Miike Coal Mine explosion in Mitsui Miike Coal Mine, Ōmuta, Kyushu, Japan.

    Eight-hundred thirty-nine others were injured by the blast or carbon monoxide poisoning. Many of the poisoned survivors suffered severe, permanent brain damage.


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    54 Years Ago Today He Was Their Little Light

    Tuesday 9th of November 1965

    Anti-war protester Roger Allen LaPorte commits suicide by self-immolation at the age of 22 in United Nations Building, New York, Manhattan, New York, United States.

    LaPorte composed himself in the position of the Buddhist monks of Vietnam, doused himself with gasoline and set himself aflame. LaPorte died the next day at Bellevue Hospital from second- and third-degree burns covering 95 percent of his body. Despite his burns LaPorte remained conscious and able to speak. When asked why he had burned himself LaPorte calmly replied, "I'm a Catholic Worker. I'm against war, all wars. I did this as a religious action...all the hatred of the world." At the hospital, Catholic Workers sang 'This Little Light of Mine'.


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    52 Years Ago Today

    Thursday 9th of November 1967

    42-year-old Wiener Aktionist Otto Muehl performs 'Aktion nr. 43 / Direct Art Festival' in Gewerkschaftshaus Porrhaus, Treitlstrasse 3, Wien, Wien, Austria.


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    51 Years Ago Today

    Saturday 9th of November 1968

    37-year-old Great Train Robber Bruce Richard Reynolds known for masterminding the 1963 Great Train Robbery is arrested as Keith Hiller in his seaside hideout in Torquay, Devon, United Kingdom.


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    50 Years Ago Today He Wrote Seven Pages

    Sunday 9th of November 1969

    Unidentified serial killer the Zodiac Killer writes a 7-page letter to the San Francisco Chronicle stating that two policemen stopped and actually spoke with him three minutes after he shot Paul Stine in San Francisco, California, United States.

    Excerpts from the letter were published in the Chronicle on 12 November including the Zodiac's claim.


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    49 Years Ago Today

    Monday 9th of November 1970

    45-year-old Wiener Aktionist Otto Muehl performs 'Manopsychotisches Ballett 2' with Charlotte Mooreman in Kunsthalle, Cäcilienstraße, Köln, Nordrhein-Westfalen, Germany.


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    49 Years Ago Today He Felt a Pain Right There

    Monday 9th of November 1970

    18th President of the French Republic Charles André Joseph Marie De Gaulle dies of a ruptured blood vessel at the age of 80 in La Boisserie, Colombey-les-Deux-Églises, Haute-Marne, France.

    De Gaulle had been watching the evening news on television and playing Solitaire around 7.40 p.m. when he suddenly pointed to his neck and said "I feel a pain right here" and collapsed.


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    48 Years Ago Today

    Tuesday 9th of November 1971

    46-year-old Mass murderer John Emil List aka The Bogeyman of Westfield kills his 85-year-old mother Alma, his 45-year-old wife Helen and his children 16-year-old Patricia, 15-year-old John and 13-year-old Frederick with a 9mm Steyr 1912 semi-automatic handgun and a Colt .22 caliber revolver in 431 Hillside Avenue, Westfield, New Jersey, United States.

    In a five-page letter to his pastor found on the desk in his study List wrote that he saw too much evil in the world, and he had ended the lives of his family members to save their souls. List settled in Denver, Colorado in early 1972 and resumed working as an accountant under the name Robert Peter 'Bob' Clark and remained at large for 18 years.


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    45 Years Ago Today

    Saturday 9th of November 1974

    Member of the Rote Armee Fraktion Holger Klaus Meins dies after hungerstriking for 58 days at the age of 33 in Justizvollzugsanstalt Wittlich, Wittlich, Rheinland-Pfalz, Germany.

    With Meins' 183 cm he only weighed 39 kgs at the time of his death.


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    42 Years Ago Today

    Wednesday 9th of November 1977

    74-year-old textile industrial Walter Michael Palmers is kidnapped by die Rote Armee Fraktion aka Baader-Meinhof Gruppe in Wien, Wien, Austria.

    Palmers was released after 100 hours and payment of 31 million Schilling ransom.


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    42 Years Ago Today

    Wednesday 9th of November 1977

    28-year-old Jane Evelyn King is abducted, raped and strangled by serial killers The Hillside Stranglers in 703 East Colorado Street, Glendale, California, United States.

    King's badly decomposed body was found near the Los Feliz off-ramp of the Golden State Freeway on 23 November.


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    39 Years Ago Today He Had Found a Buyer

    Sunday 9th of November 1980

    11-year-old Kim Peterson is abducted, molested and bludgeoned to death by child molester and serial killer Arthur Gary Bishop aka The Mormon Murderer in Salt Lake City, Utah, United States.

    Peterson met Bishop at a Salt Lake City roller-skating rink the day before. They talked about skates, Peterson mentioning that he would like to sell his and buy a new pair. Bishop feigned interest, telling Peterson he would pay $35 for the skates. It is unclear whether Bishop agreed to meet Peterson on Sunday or what name he used, but Peterson left home with the skates telling his parent he had found a buyer.


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    36 Years Ago Today He Became a Talented Leather Craftsman

    Wednesday 9th of November 1983

    Serial killer Leslie 'Joe Goebbels' Irvin aka The Mad Dog Killer dies of lung cancer at the age of 59 in Indiana State Prison, 1 Park Row, Michigan City, Indiana, United States.

    During his time in prison Irvin became a talented leather craftsman, fashioning billfolds, purses, belts and other items that were sold in the prison store.


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    35 Years Ago Today

    Friday 9th of November 1984

    75-year-old Maria Mico-Diaz is tortured and killed by serial killer Thierry Paulin aka Le Tueur de la Pleine Lune in 27 rue des Trois-Frères, Paris, XVIIIe, Île-de-France, France.

    Mico-Diaz was found in her flat, bound, gagged, and nearly hacked in two with 60 stab wounds.


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    28 Years Ago Today He Finished What He Was Doing

    Saturday 9th of November 1991

    Actor Yves Montand dies of a heart attack at the age of 70 in Senlis, Oise, France.

    Montand died on the set of the film 'P 5 - L'île aux Pachydermes'. On the very last day after his very last shot he finished what he was doing and then he just died. The film tells the story of an old man who dies from a heart attack.


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    23 Years Ago Today

    Saturday 9th of November 1996

    37-year-old Performance artist Danny Devos aka DDV performs 'The Performance Jan Hoet Never Saw' in the basement in Stedelijk Museum voor Actuele Kunst, Nicolaas de Liemaeckereplein 2, Gent, Oost-Vlaanderen, Belgium.


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    19 Years Ago Today

    Thursday 9th of November 2000

    Rapist and murderer Michael Earl Sexton is executed by lethal injection at the age of 34 in Raleigh State Prison, Raleigh, North Carolina, United States.

    Sexton's last meal request was for a Philly cheese steak sub and a Pepsi.


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    19 Years Ago Today

    Thursday 9th of November 2000

    Kidnapper, rapist and murderer Miguel Angel Flores is executed by lethal injection at the age of 31 in Huntsville Prison, 815 12th Street, Huntsville, Texas, United States.

    Flores' last meal request was for three beef enchiladas, three cheese enchiladas, Spanish rice, a bowl of jalapenos, french fries, a cheeseburger, condiments, three Dr Peppers, a banana split and four quesadillas.


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    15 Years Ago Today

    Tuesday 9th of November 2004

    Journalist, writer and political activist Iris Shun-Ru Chang known for her account of the Nanking Massacre, The Rape of Nanking commits suicide by a shot in his mouth at the age of 36 in Bear Creek Road, Los Gatos, California, United States.

    The day before Chang bought an ivory-handled Ruger 'Old Army' .45 replica revolver at Reed's Sport Shop in San Jose.


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    15 Years Ago Today

    Tuesday 9th of November 2004

    Murderer Demarco Markeith McCullum is executed by lethal injection at the age of 30 in Huntsville Prison, 815 12th Street, Huntsville, Texas, United States.

    McCullum's last meal request was for a big cheeseburger, lots of french fries, apple pie, three Cokes and five mint sticks. 


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    14 Years Ago Today He Ordered Everything Twice Apart from a Chocolate Chip

    Wednesday 9th of November 2005

    Murderer Charles Daniel Thacker is executed by lethal injection at the age of 37 in Huntsville Prison, 815 12th Street, Huntsville, Texas, United States.

    Tacker's last meal request was for two double cheeseburgers, french fries with ketchup, onion rings, fajitas, two Mountain Dews, two Coca-Cola's, two Dr. Peppers, guacamole dip with tortilla chips, four slices of pepperoni pizza, one chocolate chip, two slices of double chocolate cake and two pints of ice cream.


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    14 Years Ago Today

    Wednesday 9th of November 2005

    Suicide bomber Muriel Degauque aka Maryam commits suicide by driving a Kia Sephia car bomb into a US military convoy at the age of 38 in Tarmiyah, Muḥāfaẓät Baġdād, Iraq.

    Degauque was the only person killed, but one American soldier was injured.



  • 14 Years Ago Today The Eyes had it

    Wednesday 9th of November 2005

    The gutter of the open-air slaughterhouse filling with blood in Yang Zhen, Shunyi, China.


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    12 Years Ago Today

    Friday 9th of November 2007

    57-year-old Would-be assassin Arthur Herman Bremer is released from prison after 35 years of incarceration for the attempted assassination of presidential candidate George Wallace in Maryland Correctional Institution, 18601 Roxbury Road, Hagerstown, Maryland, United States.


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    1 Years Ago Today

    Friday 9th of November 2018

    Artist and pioneer independent artist's book publisher Guy Schraenen dies from falling down the stairs at the age of 77 in 38 Rue Monge, Paris, Ve, Île-de-France, France.



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