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33rd year  -  N° 230                 Saturday, 18 August 2018         Antwerpen		
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14 events for 1 October:

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    171 Years Ago Today

    Friday 1st of October 1847

    Theosophist, writer and women's rights activist Annie Wood Besant is born in London, Greater London, United Kingdom.


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    130 Years Ago Today

    Monday 1st of October 1888

    Unidentified serial killer Jack the Ripper sends a 'Saucy Jacky' postcard to the Central News Agency in London, Greater London, United Kingdom.

    I was not codding dear old Boss when I gave you the tip, you'll hear about Saucy Jacky's work tomorrow double event this time number one squealed a bit couldn't finish straight off. Had not got time to get ears off for police thanks for keeping last letter back till I got to work again. Jack the Ripper


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    115 Years Ago Today

    Thursday 1st of October 1903

    Composer Vladimir Samoylovich Horowitz is born in Kiev, Ukraine, Russia.


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    108 Years Ago Today

    Saturday 1st of October 1910

    Gangster Bonnie Elizabeth Parker is born in Rowena, Texas, United States.


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    98 Years Ago Today

    Friday 1st of October 1920

    Actor Walter Matthau is born as Walter John Matthow in New York City, New York, United States.


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    94 Years Ago Today

    Wednesday 1st of October 1924

    39th President of the United States Jimmy James Earl Carter is born in Wise Sanatorium, Hospital Street, Plains, Georgia, United States.


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    90 Years Ago Today

    Monday 1st of October 1928

    Actor George Peppard known for his role as Col. John ‘Hannibal’ Smith in ‘The A-Team’ is born in Detroit, Michigan, United States.


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    83 Years Ago Today

    Tuesday 1st of October 1935

    Actress and singer Julie Elizabeth Andrews is born in Walton-on-Thames, Surrey, United Kingdom.


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    73 Years Ago Today He Was a Premature Spider

    Monday 1st of October 1945

    Alpine ski racer Vladimir Peter Sabich aka Spider is born in Sacramento, California, United States.

    Sabich's lifelong nickname 'Spider' was given by his father as a result of thin arms and legs at a premature birth.


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    67 Years Ago Today

    Monday 1st of October 1951

    Chief executioner Jules-Henri Desfourneaux aka Monsieur de Paris dies of a heart attack at the age of 74 in Paris, Île-de-France, France.


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    56 Years Ago Today

    Monday 1st of October 1962

    29-year-old American Civil Rights Movement figure James Howard Meredith known for becaming the first African-American student admitted to the segregated University of Mississippi becomes the first African-American student to enroll in University of Mississippi, Oxford, Mississippi, United States.


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    18 Years Ago Today

    Sunday 1st of October 2000

    Gangster Reginald Kray aka Reggie Kray dies of cancer at the age of 67 in Townhouse Hotel Room #4, 18-22 Yarmouth Road, Norwich, Thorpe St Andrew, Norfolk, United Kingdom.


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    14 Years Ago Today

    Friday 1st of October 2004

    Photographer Richard Avedon dies of a brain haemorrhage at the age of 81 in Methodist Hospital, New York, Brooklyn, New York, United States.


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    13 Years Ago Today

    Saturday 1st of October 2005

    46-year-old Performance artist Danny Devos aka DDV plays at the Midi Modern Music Festival in Haidian Park, Beijing, Hebei, China.



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