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34th year  -  N° 265                 Sunday, 22 September 2019         Antwerpen		
Is it My Body? Someone I Might Be?




18 events for 23 October:

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    126 Years Ago Today

    Monday 23rd of October 1893

    Vaudeville performer Gummo Milton Marx known from the Marx Brothers is born in New York City, New York, United States.


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    109 Years Ago Today

    Sunday 23rd of October 1910

    King of Siam Rama V aka The Royal Buddha dies of a kidney disease at the age of 57 in Phra Ratcha Wang Dusit, Bangkok, Central Thailand, Thailand.


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    98 Years Ago Today

    Sunday 23rd of October 1921

    Inventor John Boyd Dunlop dies of unknown causes at the age of 81 in Dublin, Leinster, Ireland.


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    96 Years Ago Today

    Tuesday 23rd of October 1923

    21-year-old Dancer, actress, film director and photographer Leni Helene Bertha Amalie Riefenstahl performs her first solo dance performance in Tonhalle, Grafinger Straße 6, München, Bayern, Germany.


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    94 Years Ago Today Johnny was Heeeeeeeeere!

    Friday 23rd of October 1925

    Television host Johnny Carson known for ‘The Tonight Show’ is born in Coming, Iowa, United States.


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    92 Years Ago Today

    Sunday 23rd of October 1927

    Installation artist Ed Edward Ralph Kienholz is born in Fairfield, Washington, United States.


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    77 Years Ago Today

    Friday 23rd of October 1942

    Murderer Donald Harry Fearn is executed by the gas chamber at the age of 27 in Colorado State Penitentiary, Cañon City, Colorado, United States.

    Fearn received his death sentence for kidnapping, raping, torturing and shooting 16-year-old high school student Alice Porter. Thirty-six hours before the murder Fearn's wife gave birth to their second child.


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    69 Years Ago Today

    Monday 23rd of October 1950

    Singer, actor and comedian Al Jolson aka The World's Greatest Entertainer dies of a heart attack at the age of 64 in St. Francis Hotel, 335 Powell Street, San Francisco, California, United States.

    Jolson was playing cards in his suite at the hotel. His last words were said to be "Boys, I'm going."


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    62 Years Ago Today His Heart Skipped a Beat

    Wednesday 23rd of October 1957

    Fashion designer Christian Dior dies of a heart attack at the age of 52 in Montecatini Terme, Toscana, Italy.

    Some reports say that Dior died of a heart attack after choking on a fish bone. Time's obituary stated that he died of a heart attack after playing a game of cards. However, the Paris socialite Baron de Redé wrote in his memoirs that contemporary rumor was that Dior's heart attack had been caused by a strenuous sexual encounter with two young men.


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    58 Years Ago Today

    Monday 23rd of October 1961

    Murderer Arthur Schuck is executed by Old Sparky at the age of 45 in Rockview Penitentiary, Benner Township, Pennsylvania, United States.


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    47 Years Ago Today

    Monday 23rd of October 1972

    9-year-old Wendell Hubbard is stabbed to death and his penis severed by unidentified serial killer Charlie Chop-off in New York, Harlem, New York, United States.


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    38 Years Ago Today

    Friday 23rd of October 1981

    Noise music band Club Moral play their second concert in Cool Gate, Rue Simonis 23, Brussel, Brabant, Belgium.

    Also played: Etat BrutPseudocodeMécanique Végétale.


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    37 Years Ago Today

    Saturday 23rd of October 1982

    19-year-old Steven Crockett is beaten and stabbed to death by serial killer Larry Eyler aka The Leather Boy Killer in Kankakee, Illinois, United States.


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    27 Years Ago Today

    Friday 23rd of October 1992

    Triple murderer John Starling Gardner is executed by lethal injection at the age of 34 in Raleigh State Prison, Raleigh, North Carolina, United States.

    Gardner's last words were "All I have to say is if more parents would raise their children in God-fearing homes, maybe some of them wouldn't end up in the position I'm in."


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    21 Years Ago Today

    Friday 23rd of October 1998

    Murderess Winnie Ruth Judd aka The Trunk Murderess dies of natural causes at the age of 93 in Phoenix, Arizona, United States.


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    15 Years Ago Today

    Saturday 23rd of October 2004

    Noise music band Club Moral play their 106th concert at the La Belgique 666 Points festival in Ancienne Belgique, Boulevard Anspach 110, Brussel, Brabant, Belgium.

    Also playing were MirrorMeidert Talma en The NegroesTom BarmanDez MonaBerg Sans NippleFranco Saint De BakkerEvil SuperstarsDirk FreenoiseUltracowboyDarkbrown FeelingSickboyDJ Carlo Andriani(Tune Up)Esther VenrooyRudy Trouvé SextetCreature With The Atom BrainBlutchDer DraaiguitaarMeeuw presents Jack The RapperDarkbrown FeelingEchokrankDj FreaksendfutureSukiloveParallelsI Love Sarah,....



  • 14 Years Ago Today The Eyes had it

    Sunday 23rd of October 2005

    One threewheeler helping out another one along the way in Tunnel Warfare Museum, Jiaozhuanghu, Shunyi, China.


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    5 Years Ago Today

    Thursday 23rd of October 2014

    Musician Alvin Stardust dies of prostate cancer at the age of 72 in London, Muswell Hill, Greater London, United Kingdom.



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