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34th year  -  N° 177                 Wednesday, 26 June 2019         Antwerpen		
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29 events for 22 October:

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    234 Years Ago Today

    Saturday 22nd of October 1785

    45-year-old Revolutionary politician, philosopher and writer Donatien Alphonse François de Sade aka Marquis de Sade begins to write his ‘120 Days of Sodom’ on a paper roll of 11cm wide and 12m long, finishing it in just 37 days in Prison de la Bastille, Paris, IVe, Île-de-France, France.


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    208 Years Ago Today

    Tuesday 22nd of October 1811

    Composer Franz Ferenc Liszt is born in Doborján, Őrvidék, Hungary.


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    175 Years Ago Today

    Tuesday 22nd of October 1844

    Actress Sarah Henrietta Rosine Bernhardt aka The Divine Sarah is born as Rosine Bernardt in Paris, Île-de-France, France.


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    154 Years Ago Today

    Sunday 22nd of October 1865

    Victim of Maria Swanenburg aka Goeie Mie Johanna Swanenburg is born in Leiden, Zuid-Holland, Netherlands.


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    142 Years Ago Today

    Monday 22nd of October 1877

    207 die in William Dixon's Blantyre Colliery Pits No. 2 and No. 3 explosion in William Dixon's Blantyre Colliery, Blantyre, Scotland, United Kingdom.


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    140 Years Ago Today

    Wednesday 22nd of October 1879

    32-year-old Inventor Thomas Alva Edison aka The Wizard of Menlo Park tests the first incandescent light bulb in Menlo Park, Raritan Township, New Jersey, United States.

    Edison's lamp burned for 13 1/2 hours.


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    114 Years Ago Today

    Sunday 22nd of October 1905

    Physicist and radio engineer Karl Guthe Jansky known for discovering radio waves emanating from the Milky Way is born in Norman, Oklahoma, United States.


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    113 Years Ago Today

    Monday 22nd of October 1906

    Artist Paul Cézanne dies of delirium influenza at the age of 67 in Aix-en-Provence, Provence, France.


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    106 Years Ago Today

    Wednesday 22nd of October 1913

    265 die in Stag Canyon Mine No. 2 explosion in Dawson, New Mexico, United States.


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    99 Years Ago Today He Tuned in

    Friday 22nd of October 1920

    Psychologist and writer Timothy Francis Leary known for his advocacy of psychedelic drugs is born in Springfield, Massachusetts, United States.


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    94 Years Ago Today

    Thursday 22nd of October 1925

    Artist Robert Milton Ernest Rauschenberg is born in Port Arthur, Texas, United States.


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    85 Years Ago Today

    Monday 22nd of October 1934

    Bank robber Pretty Boy Floyd is shot dead by the FBI in a shoot-out at the age of 30 in Sprucevale Road, East Liverpool, Ohio, United States.


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    83 Years Ago Today

    Thursday 22nd of October 1936

    Founder of the Black Panther Party Bobby Robert George Seale is born in Dallas, Texas, United States.


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    76 Years Ago Today

    Friday 22nd of October 1943

    Actress Catherine Deneuve is born as Catherine Fabienne Dorléac in Paris, Île-de-France, France.


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    71 Years Ago Today

    Friday 22nd of October 1948

    Member of the 'Manson Family' Lynette Alice Fromme aka Squeaky known for attempting to assassinate U.S. President Gerald Ford is born in Santa Monica, California, United States.


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    70 Years Ago Today

    Saturday 22nd of October 1949

    200 die in Gdansk-Warschau Express train derailment in Nowy Dwór, Województwo Kujawsko-Pomorskie, Poland.

    There are no known witnesses or documents (victims, employees of emergency services and hospitals, injured, survivors or relatives of victims). Even after the 'wende' no concealed documents or witnesses could be traced - even if the extent of the damage was much smaller. Therefore, this accident is classified as a hoax.


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    59 Years Ago Today

    Saturday 22nd of October 1960

    23-year-old Serial killer Heinrich Max Pommerenke aka The Beast of the Black Forest is convicted to life-imprisonment in Freiburg im Breisgau, Baden-Württemberg, Germany.


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    49 Years Ago Today

    Thursday 22nd of October 1970

    62-year-old SS commandant of the Sobibór and Treblinka extermination camps Franz Paul Stangl aka Der Weiße Tod is convicted for the murder of over 400.000 jews and sentenced to life imprisonment in Düsseldorf, Nordrhein-Westfalen, Germany.

    After the war Stangl had been living in Syria and Brazil until his arrest on 28 February 1967.


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    48 Years Ago Today

    Friday 22nd of October 1971

    Polizeimeister Norbert Schmid is shot dead during an attempt to arrest member of die Rote Armee Fraktion Margrit Schiller at the age of 33 in Alstertal-Einkaufszentrum, Heegbarg 31, Hamburg, Poppenbüttel, Hamburg, Germany.

    Schmid was the first deadly victim of die Rote Armee Fraktion.


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    41 Years Ago Today

    Sunday 22nd of October 1978

    21-year-old Musician Sid Vicious known from The Sex Pistols attempts to commit suicide by slitting his wrist with a smashed light bulb in New York, Manhattan, New York, United States.

    Vicious was subsequently hospitalized at Bellevue Hospital where he also tried killing himself by jumping from a window as well as shouting "I want to be with my Nancy" or other similar words, but got pulled back by hospital staff.


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    40 Years Ago Today

    Monday 22nd of October 1979

    45-year-old Serial killer Angelo Anthony Buono aka The Hillside Strangler is arrested in Glendale, California, United States.


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    32 Years Ago Today

    Thursday 22nd of October 1987

    Actor Lino Angiolino Giuseppe Pasquale Ventura dies of a heart attack at the age of 68 in Saint-Cloud, Île-de-France, France.


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    24 Years Ago Today

    Sunday 22nd of October 1995

    Writer Kingsley William Amis dies of complications from a stroke at the age of 73 in St Pancras Hospital, 4 St Pancras Way, London, Greater London, United Kingdom.


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    23 Years Ago Today

    Tuesday 22nd of October 1996

    Performance artist and political activist Kathy Change commits suicide by self-immolation at the age of 46 in University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States.

    I want to protest the present government and economic system and the cynicism and passivity of the people … as emphatically as I can. But primarily, I want to get publicity in order to draw attention to my proposal for immediate social transformation. To do this I plan to end my own life. The attention of the media is only caught by acts of violence. My moral principles prevent me from doing harm to anyone else or their property, so I must perform this act of violence against myself.


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    22 Years Ago Today

    Wednesday 22nd of October 1997

    Murderer Alan Jeffrey Bannister is executed by lethal injection at the age of 39 in Missouri State Penitentiary aka The Walls, 115 Lafayette Street, Jefferson City, Missouri, United States.

    Bannister was executed by manual lethal injection. His last words were "The State of Missouri is committing as premeditated a murder as possible, far more heinous and deliberate than my crime. Thank you to all of you who have supported me."


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    21 Years Ago Today

    Thursday 22nd of October 1998

    29-year-old Patricia Anne Tamez is raped, beaten and strangled by serial killer Wayne Ford aka The Breast Severer in Victorville, California, United States.

    Ford kept Tamez' severed breast as a trophy.


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    18 Years Ago Today

    Monday 22nd of October 2001

    Double murderer Gerald Lee Mitchell is executed by lethal injection at the age of 34 in Huntsville Prison, 815 12th Street, Huntsville, Texas, United States.

    Mitchell's last meal request was for an assorted bag of Jolly Ranchers.



  • 17 Years Ago Today The Eyes had it

    Tuesday 22nd of October 2002

    A patch of green along the railroad in Vilvoorde, Vlaams-Brabant, Belgium.


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    15 Years Ago Today

    Friday 22nd of October 2004

    Noise music band Club Moral play their 105th concert in W139 @ Post CS, Oosterdokskade 5, Amsterdam, Noord-Holland, Netherlands.



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