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20 events for 13 October:

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    455 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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    146 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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    98 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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    97 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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    93 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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    93 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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    81 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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    77 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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    57 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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    49 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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    49 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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    46 Years Ago Today

    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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    46 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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    42 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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    41 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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    40 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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    34 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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    34 Years Ago Today

    Saturday 13th of October 1984

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



  • 17 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.



  • 13 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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