BIRTH(+)FACT(᙮)DEATH(-)

34th year  -  N° 290                 Thursday, 17 October 2019         Antwerpen		
He's Dead, He's Dead Allright




26 events for 25 October:

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    181 Years Ago Today

    Thursday 25th of October 1838

    Composer Georges Alexandre César Léopold Bizet known for Carmen is born in 26 Rue de la Tour d’Auvergne, Paris, IXe, Île-de-France, France.


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    155 Years Ago Today He Was no Veg-O-Matic

    Tuesday 25th of October 1864

    Automobile manufacturing pioneer John Francis Dodge is born in Niles, Michigan, United States.


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    140 Years Ago Today

    Saturday 25th of October 1879

    Serial killer Fritz Friedrich Heinrich Karl Haarmann aka Der Hannover Werwolf is born in Hannover, Niedersachsen, Germany.


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    138 Years Ago Today

    Tuesday 25th of October 1881

    Artist Pablo Diego José Francisco de Paula Juan Nepomuceno María de los Remedios Cipriano de la Santísima Trinidad Martyr Patricio Clito Ruíz y Picasso is born in Málaga, Andalucía, Spain.


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    125 Years Ago Today

    Thursday 25th of October 1894

    13-year-old Alice Etta and 10-year-old Nellie Rosa Pitezel are gassed and stuffed in a trunk by 33-year-old Serial killer Henry Howard Holmes aka The Torture Doctor in 16 St. Vincent Street, Toronto, Ontario, Canada.


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    106 Years Ago Today

    Saturday 25th of October 1913

    SS-Hauptsturmführer Klaus Nikolaus Barbie aka The Butcher of Lyon is born in Bad Godesberg, Nordrhein-Westfalen, Germany.


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    99 Years Ago Today Food Was Often Placed Near Him

    Monday 25th of October 1920

    Irish republican hunger striker Terence James MacSwiney dies after 73 days of hungerstriking at the age of 41 in Brixton Prison, London, Lambeth, Greater London, United Kingdom.

    Food was often placed near MacSwiney to persuade him to give up the hunger-strike. Attempts at force-feeding MacSwiney were undertaken in the final days of his strike. On 20 October he fell into a coma. His body lay in St George's Cathedral where 30.000 people filed past it.


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    96 Years Ago Today

    Thursday 25th of October 1923

    15-year-old Hermann Wolf is killed and his meat sold by serial killer Fritz Haarmann aka Der Hannover Werwolf in Das Mordhaus, Rote Reihe 4, Hannover, Niedersachsen, Germany.


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    90 Years Ago Today

    Friday 25th of October 1929

    34-year-old Hubertine Meurer is attacked with a hammer by serial killer Peter Kürten aka The Vampire of Düsseldorf in Hellweg, Düsseldorf, Nordrhein-Westfalen, Germany.

    Passersby found Meurer and took her to the hospital.


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    90 Years Ago Today

    Friday 25th of October 1929

    26-year-old Klara Wanders is attacked by serial killer Peter Kürten aka The Vampire of Düsseldorf in Ananasberg, Düsseldorf, Nordrhein-Westfalen, Germany.

    Wanders was raped and hit with a hammer several times. The hammer broke and flew into the bush where Kürten couldn't find it anymore.


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    83 Years Ago Today

    Sunday 25th of October 1936

    Serial killer Arnfinn Nesset is born in Trøndelag, Norway.


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    78 Years Ago Today

    Saturday 25th of October 1941

    Painter Robert Delaunay known for founding the Orphism art movement dies of cancer at the age of 56 in Montpellier, Languedoc-Roussillon, France.


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    62 Years Ago Today

    Friday 25th of October 1957

    Painter, architect and interior designer Henry Clemens Van de Velde dies of natural causes at the age of 94 in Zürich, Zürich, Switzerland.


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    62 Years Ago Today

    Friday 25th of October 1957

    Victim of David Berkowitz aka Son of Sam Donna Ann Lauria is born in New York, Brooklyn, New York, United States.


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    62 Years Ago Today

    Friday 25th of October 1957

    Mobster and hitman Albert Anastasia aka The One-Man Army is sprayed with bullets by two men with scarves covering their faces at the age of 55 in Park Sheraton Hotel Barber Shop, 56th Street and 7th Avenue, New York, Manhattan, New York, United States.

    No one was ever charged with Anastasia's murder.


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    59 Years Ago Today

    Tuesday 25th of October 1960

    Murderer and necrophiliac William Hamilton Little is born in Harris County, Texas, United States.


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    54 Years Ago Today

    Monday 25th of October 1965

    24-year-old Teresa Tosza is strangled by serial killer Zdzisław Marchwicki aka The Zagłębie Vampire in Będzin, Województwo Sląskie, Poland.


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    46 Years Ago Today

    Thursday 25th of October 1973

    Olympic marathon champion Abebe Bikila known for winning an Olympic marathon while running barefoot dies of a cerebral hemorrhage at the age of 41 in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia.


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    39 Years Ago Today

    Saturday 25th of October 1980

    20-year-old Maureen Lea is battered with a hammer by serial killer Peter Sutcliffe aka The Yorkshire Ripper in Leeds, West Yorkshire, United Kingdom.

    Lea survived.


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    26 Years Ago Today

    Monday 25th of October 1993

    Actor Vincent Leonard Price dies of lung cancer at the age of 82 in UCLA Medical Center, Los Angeles, California, United States.


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    22 Years Ago Today

    Saturday 25th of October 1997

    29-year-old Robin M. Atkins is asphyxiated by serial killer Alfred Gaynor aka The Springfield Strangler in Springfield, Massachusetts, United States.



  • 17 Years Ago Today The Eyes had it

    Friday 25th of October 2002

    Our oldskool kitchen as core of a dinner party in Oudstrijdersstraat 35, Antwerpen, Borgerhout, Antwerpen, Belgium.


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    15 Years Ago Today Was the Day that Music Died

    Monday 25th of October 2004

    Disc jockey, radio presenter and journalist John Peel dies of a heart attack at the age of 65 in Cusco, Cusco, Peru.


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    14 Years Ago Today

    Tuesday 25th of October 2005

    Mass murderer Willie James 'Flip' Williams is executed by lethal injection at the age of 49 in Southern Ohio Correctional Facility, Lucasville, Ohio, United States.


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    13 Years Ago Today

    Wednesday 25th of October 2006

    Serial killer Danny Harold Rolling aka The Gainesville Ripper is executed by lethal injection at the age of 52 in Florida State Prison, 23916 NW 83rd Ave., Raiford, Florida, United States.


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    13 Years Ago Today

    Wednesday 25th of October 2006

    Gregory Lynn Summers is executed by lethal injection at the age of 48 in Huntsville Prison, 815 12th Street, Huntsville, Texas, United States.

    Summers' last meal request was for salad, onion rings, chili dogs, and sweet iced tea.



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