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34th year  -  N° 290                 Thursday, 17 October 2019         Antwerpen		
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24 events for 11 October:

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    280 Years Ago Today

    Sunday 11th of October 1739

    Russian military leader and statesman Grigory Potemkin is born as Grigory Aleksandrovich Potemkin-Tavricheski in Smolensk, Smolensk Oblast, Russia.


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    147 Years Ago Today

    Friday 11th of October 1872

    Heroine of the women's suffrage movement Emily Wilding Davison is born in London, Blackheath, Greater London, United Kingdom.


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    134 Years Ago Today

    Sunday 11th of October 1885

    Writer, dramatist, critic, poet and journalist François Charles Mauriac is born in 86 Rue du Pas-Saint-Georges, Bordeaux, Aquitaine, France.


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    127 Years Ago Today

    Tuesday 11th of October 1892

    Presumed murderer Colin Campbell Ross aka the Gun Alley Murderer is born in Melbourne, North Fitzroy, Victoria, Australia.


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    123 Years Ago Today

    Sunday 11th of October 1896

    Composer Anton Bruckner dies of unknown causes at the age of 72 in Wien, Wien, Austria.


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    98 Years Ago Today

    Tuesday 11th of October 1921

    Black Wylie McNeely is lynched by burning at the stake for insulting a white woman at the age of 19 in Leesburg, Texas, United States.


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    90 Years Ago Today

    Friday 11th of October 1929

    22-year-old Elisabeth Dörrier is beaten to death with a hammer by serial killer Peter Kürten aka The Vampire of Düsseldorf in Torfbruch, Düsseldorf, Nordrhein-Westfalen, Germany.


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    85 Years Ago Today

    Thursday 11th of October 1934

    Tilda Erika Mathilda Blomqvist is gassed and burned to death in her house by serial killer and leader of the so called 'Salaligan' Sigvard Thurneman aka The Doctor in Västerfärnebo, Västmanlands Län, Sweden.


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    79 Years Ago Today

    Friday 11th of October 1940

    Ingeborg Goetz is attacked by serial killer Paul Ogorzow aka Der Schnell-Bahn Mörder in Betriebsbahnhof, Berlin, Rummelsburg, Berlin, Germany.

    Goetz was hit on the head with a club, slashed in the stomach and thrown out of a train. She recoverd in hospital but remembered nothing about her attacker.


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    77 Years Ago Today

    Sunday 11th of October 1942

    Mass murderer James Oliver Huberty aka Hunting Humans is born in Canton, Ohio, United States.


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    69 Years Ago Today

    Wednesday 11th of October 1950

    Member of the Rote Armee Fraktion and Sozialistisches Patientenkollektiv Elisabeth von Dyck is born in Borstel-Hohenraden, Schleswig-Holstein, Germany.


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    65 Years Ago Today

    Monday 11th of October 1954

    Victim of the Black Zebra Killers Thomas Rainwater is born in Monrovia, California, United States.


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    65 Years Ago Today

    Monday 11th of October 1954

    Manager of The Doors Danny Daniel Stephen Sugerman is born in Los Angeles, California, United States.


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    56 Years Ago Today Il Restait avec Nous

    Friday 11th of October 1963

    Poet, writer, artist and filmmaker Jean Maurice Eugène Clément Cocteau dies of a heart attack at the age of 74 in Milly-la-Forêt, Île-de-France, France.

    It has been said that Cocteau's heart failed upon hearing of his friend Edith Piaf's death that was announced on the radio in the morning.


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    53 Years Ago Today

    Tuesday 11th of October 1966

    18-year-old Jolanta Gierek is strangled by serial killer Zdzisław Marchwicki aka The Zagłębie Vampire in Będzin, Województwo Sląskie, Poland.


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    50 Years Ago Today He Collected a Piece of Bloody Shirt

    Saturday 11th of October 1969

    30-year-old Paul Lee Stine is shot dead by unidentified serial killer the Zodiac Killer in San Francisco, Presidio Heights, California, United States.

    On 13 October the San Francisco Chronicle received a letter from Zodiac containing a piece of bloody shirt and taking credit for the killing.


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    43 Years Ago Today

    Monday 11th of October 1976

    18-year-old Monika Pfeifer is abducted and killed by serial killer Bernd Bopp aka Der Hammermörder in Heidelberg, Baden-Württemberg, Germany.

    Pfeifer's body was found in the Rhine river near Mannheim on 20 December.


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    40 Years Ago Today

    Thursday 11th of October 1979

    34-year-old Serial killer Dennis Andrew Nilsen aka Killing For Company attempts to murder Andrew Ho, a student from Hong Kong in 195 Melrose Avenue, London, Greater London, United Kingdom.


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    40 Years Ago Today

    Thursday 11th of October 1979

    21-year-old Yvonne Mysliwiec is presumably attacked by serial killer Peter Sutcliffe aka The Yorkshire Ripper in Ilkley, West Yorkshire, United Kingdom.


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    39 Years Ago Today

    Saturday 11th of October 1980

    9/11 terrorist Ahmed Ibrahim al-Haznawi is born in Hazna, al Bahah Province, Saudi Arabia.

    al-Haznawi was one of four hijackers of United Airlines Flight 93.


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    34 Years Ago Today

    Friday 11th of October 1985

    26-year-old Performance artist Danny Devos aka DDV performs 'The Lips of Osiris Ani, Triumphant, are the Lips of Anpu' with Anne-Mie Van Kerckhoven aka AMVK at the Animal-Végétal exhibition in Drève de Rivieren 340, Brussel, Jette, Brabant, Belgium.

    I repeated the text “The Lips of Osiris Ani, Triumphant, are the Lips of Anpu” with my head immersed in water. The sound was amplified by a hydrophone. AMVK read passages from the Egyptian Book of the Dead. The sound was amplified by a microphone. Behind us a film was projected with images of mouths of humans and beaks of animals.



  • 14 Years Ago Today The Eyes had it

    Tuesday 11th of October 2005

    A mummified body in Natural History Museum, Shanghai, China.


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    6 Years Ago Today His Funeral Caused a Riot

    Friday 11th of October 2013

    SS-Hauptsturmführer Erich Priebke dies of natural causes at the age of 100 in Rome, Lazio, Italy.

    Violent clashes broke out between fascist sympathizers and anti-fascist protesters during Priebke's funeral service by Don Florian Abrahamowicz, an ex-SSPX priest and of Jewish origin.


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    4 Years Ago Today He Skipped a Beat

    Sunday 11th of October 2015

    Drummer, percussionist and multi-instrumental musician John Russell Murphy aka Krank dies of hepatitis C at the age of 56 in Berlin, Berlin, Germany.



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