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34th year  -  N° 343                 Monday, 9 December 2019         Antwerpen		
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26 events for 13 October:

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    456 Years Ago Today

    Sunday 13th of October 1563

    Saint and founder of the Congregation of the Clerics Regular Minor Francesco Caracciolo is born as Ascanio Pisquizio in Villa Santa Maria, Abruzzo, Italy.


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    147 Years Ago Today He Was a Puncher

    Sunday 13th of October 1872

    Boxer Norman Selby aka Kid McCoy is born in Moscow, Indiana, United States.


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    145 Years Ago Today

    Tuesday 13th of October 1874

    Double murderer Pierre-Désiré Moreau is executed by the Guillotine at the age of 32 in Paris, Île-de-France, France.

    Moreau poisoned his two wives, Félicité-Hortense Aubry on 18 August 1873 and Adélaïde-Louise Lagneau on 28 May 1874.


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    128 Years Ago Today

    Tuesday 13th of October 1891

    19-year-old Ellen 'Nellie' Donworth is poisoned with strychnine by serial killer Thomas Neill Cream aka The Strychnine Specialist in London, Lambeth, Greater London, United Kingdom.


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    99 Years Ago Today

    Wednesday 13th of October 1920

    Several body parts, presumed victims of 57-year-old Serial killer and cannibal Karl Friedrich Wilhelm Großmann aka Die Bestie vom Schlesischen Bahnhof are found in Landwehrkanal, Berlin, Berlin, Germany.

    Also on 15 and 18 October 1920 several body parts were found in the same area.


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    98 Years Ago Today

    Thursday 13th of October 1921

    Actor Yves Montand is born as Ivo Livi in Monsummano Terme, Toscana, Italy.


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    94 Years Ago Today

    Tuesday 13th of October 1925

    Prime Minister of the United Kingdom Margaret Hilda Thatcher aka The Iron Lady is born as Margaret Hilda Roberts in North Parade, Grantham, Lincolnshire, United Kingdom.


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    94 Years Ago Today

    Tuesday 13th of October 1925

    Stand-up comedian, social critic and satirist Lenny Bruce is born as Leonard Alfred Schneider in Mineola, New York, United States.


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    82 Years Ago Today

    Wednesday 13th of October 1937

    On the night of her going-away party to Hollywood 13-year-old Actress, singer and animal rights activist Doris Day is involved in a car accident shattering her right leg in Cincinnati, Ohio, United States.

    "I had to lie down, and I was just laying down all the time, and a couple of years went by. And the bones in my right leg from the knee down were not healing."


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    78 Years Ago Today

    Monday 13th of October 1941

    Singer-songwriter and musician Paul Frederic Simon known from Simon & Garfunkel is born in Newark, New Jersey, United States.


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    58 Years Ago Today

    Friday 13th of October 1961

    Experimental filmmaker Maya Deren dies of a brain haemorrhage at the age of 44 in New York City, New York, United States.

    Deren's brain haemorrhage was brought on by extreme malnutrition. There were also rumors of a Voodoo curse and the use of suspect vitamin shots from Dr. Max Jacobson aka 'Doctor Feelgood'.


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    50 Years Ago Today

    Monday 13th of October 1969

    Unidentified serial killer the Zodiac Killer writes a letter to the San Francisco Chronicle newspaper and includes a bloody scrap from Paul Stine, his eighth victim’s shirt in San Francisco, California, United States.


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    50 Years Ago Today

    Monday 13th of October 1969

    Double murderer Mark Anthony Stroman aka The 9/11 Revenge Killer is born in Dallas, Texas, United States.


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    47 Years Ago Today They Fed on the Dead

    Friday 13th of October 1972

    29 die in Uruguayan Air Force twin turboprop Fairchild FH-227D Flight 571 crash in the Andes || Glaciar de las Lágrimas, the Andes.

    16 people survived. The survivors fed on the dead passengers who had been preserved in the snow until they were found on 22 December 1972.


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    47 Years Ago Today

    Friday 13th of October 1972

    174 die in Aeroflot Ilyushin II-62 Flight 217 crash in Sheremetyevo International Airport, Moscow, Central Federal District, Russia.

    Investigators believe the most probable cause for the crash was the 'psycho-physiological incapacitation of the crew for reasons unknown'.


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    47 Years Ago Today He Threw Him over the Boat

    Friday 13th of October 1972

    55-year-old Lawrence 'Whitey' White is beaten to death with a baseball bat by serial killer Herbert Mullin aka The Hippie Killer in Santa Cruz, California, United States.

    White had been hitchhiking on Highway 9 and Mullin struck him down after tricking him into looking at the car engine. Mullin was to claim later that the victim was Jonah from the Bible and that he had sent Mullin a telepathic message saying "Pick me up and throw me over the boat. Kill me so that others will be saved."


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    43 Years Ago Today

    Wednesday 13th of October 1976

    91 die in Lloyd Aéreo Boliviano Boeing 707 cargo jet crash in El Trompillo Airport, Santa Cruz de la Sierra, Andrés Ibáñez, Bolivia.

    The plane crashed directly after take-off into a housing area and a crowded football pitch, killing the three crew members as well as 88 people, mostly children, on the ground.


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    42 Years Ago Today

    Thursday 13th of October 1977

    The Lufthansa Boeing 737–230 'Landshut' Flight 181 is skyjacked by four members of the Popular Front for the Liberation of Palestina between Mallorca and Frankfurt and held hostage in return for release of imprisoned members of die Rote Armee Fraktion aka Baader-Meinhof Gruppe in Justizvollzugsanstalt Stammheim, Asperger Straße 60, Stuttgart, Baden-Württemberg, Germany.


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    41 Years Ago Today

    Friday 13th of October 1978

    50-year-old Assassin James Earl Ray aka The Man Who Shot Martin Luther King marries 31-year-old courtroom artist Anna Christine Sallings Sandhu in Brushy Mountain State Penitentiary, Petros, Tennessee, United States.

    Ray and Sandhu divorced in March 1993.


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    35 Years Ago Today

    Saturday 13th of October 1984

    Noise music band Club Moral play their 38th concert at the 13 October festival in Cultureel Centrum Berchem, Driekoningenstraat 126, Antwerpen, Berchem, Antwerpen, Belgium.


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    35 Years Ago Today

    Saturday 13th of October 1984

    28-year-old Karen Beth Dinsfriend is strangled by serial killer Bobby Joe Long aka The Adman Rapist in Tampa, Florida, United States.


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    23 Years Ago Today She Was Going to Meet Acquaintances

    Sunday 13th of October 1996

    35-year-old Consensual victim of Robert Frederick Glass Sharon Rina Lopatka leaves her house for a date with internet contact Robert Frederick Glass aka Slowhand whom she had asked to torture and strangle her to death in Ellicott City, Maryland, United States.

    Lopatka informed her husband she was going to Georgia to meet acquaintances. She also left him a note that she would not be returning home and requested not to track down Glass. The note also read that "If my body is never retrieved, don't worry: know that I'm at peace."


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    22 Years Ago Today He Didn't Smoke a Cigarette

    Monday 13th of October 1997

    Murderer Gary Lee Davis is executed by lethal injection at the age of 53 in Colorado State Penitentiary, Cañon City, Colorado, United States.

    Davis' last meal request was for ice cream. Shortly before his execution Davis also requested a cigarette – as a smoking ban was in place in Colorado prisons his request was denied. Davis was the only person to date to have been subject to the death penalty in Colorado since its reinstatement in 1977.


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    21 Years Ago Today

    Tuesday 13th of October 1998

    Triple murderer Jeremy Vargas Sagastegui is executed by lethal injection at the age of 28 in Washington State Penitentiary, Walla Walla, Washington, United States.



  • 18 Years Ago Today The Eyes had it

    Saturday 13th of October 2001

    In 1925 the blood red sun gave Peter Kürten aka The Vampire of Düsseldorf a so called sign to launch his final reign of terror, remembered in Antwerpen, Borgerhout, Antwerpen, Belgium.



  • 14 Years Ago Today The Eyes had it

    Thursday 13th of October 2005

    A Lama monk in the library of the temple in Yōng Hé Gōng, Beijing, Dongcheng, Hebei, China.



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