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33rd year  -  N° 294                 Sunday, 21 October 2018         Antwerpen		
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23 events for 1 October:

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    614 Years Ago Today

    Monday 1st of October 1404

    203rd Pope Bonifatius IX dies of natural causes at the age of 54 in Vatican City, Rome, Lazio, Italy.


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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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    105 Years Ago Today

    Wednesday 1st of October 1913

    Double murderer Patrick Higgins is executed by hanging by John Ellis at the age of 38 in Edinburgh, Scotland, United Kingdom.

    Higgins drowned his 2 sons, 6-year-old William and 4-year-old John at Hopetoun Quarry, Abercorn, West Lothian on 25 October 1911.


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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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    96 Years Ago Today

    Sunday 1st of October 1922

    Activist and founder of Die Grünen Petra Karin Kelly shot dead while sleeping by her partner, 69-year-old ex-general Gert Bastian at the age of 25 in Swinemünder Straße 6, Bonn, Tannenbusch, Nordrhein-Westfalen, Germany.

    After killing Kelly, Bastian committed suicide with the same weapon. Their bodies were only found weeks later after Bastian's wife summoned the police to search Kelly's flat.


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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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    73 Years Ago Today

    Monday 1st of October 1945

    19-year-old Veronica Hudzinski is shot in the shoulder by serial killer William Heirens aka Catch Me Before I Kill More in North Winthrop Avenue, Chicago, Illinois, United States.

    Hudzinski survived.


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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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    61 Years Ago Today He Was Going to See Jesus

    Tuesday 1st of October 1957

    Cop killer Jacques Fesch is executed by the Guillotine by André Olbrecht at the age of 27 in Prison de la Santé, 42 Rue de la Santé, Paris, XIVe, Montparnasse, Île-de-France, France.

    Fesch' last journal entry was "In five hours, I will see Jesus!".


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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 becoming 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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    41 Years Ago Today

    Saturday 1st of October 1977

    36-year-old Hilda McAulay is found strangled by serial killer The Bible John Killer in Langbank, Renfrewshire, Scotland, United Kingdom.


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    41 Years Ago Today

    Saturday 1st of October 1977

    21-year-old Jean Bernadette Jordan is hammered and stabbed to death by serial killer Peter Sutcliffe aka The Yorkshire Ripper in Princess Road, Manchester, Greater Manchester, United Kingdom.

    A week later Sutcliffe went back to the undiscovered body and mutilated it, trying to cut off the head.


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    22 Years Ago Today

    Tuesday 1st of October 1996

    Phytotherapist and nutritionist Alfred Vogel dies of natural causes at the age of 94 in Feusisberg, Schwyz, Switzerland.


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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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    0 Years Ago Today

    Monday 1st of October 2018

    Singer-songwriter Charles Aznavour dies of cardiopulmonary failure at the age of 94 in Route de Saint-Martin de Crau, Mouriès, Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur, France.



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