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33rd year  -  N° 268                 Tuesday, 25 September 2018         Antwerpen		
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15 events for 26 October:

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    578 Years Ago Today

    Monday 26th of October 1440

    Baron, knight, companion-in-arms of Jeanne D'Arc and serial killer of children Gilles de Rais aka Gilles de Retz is executed by hanging at the age of 35 in Île de Biesse, Nantes, Pays de la Loire, France.

    de Rais' body and those of his accomplices Henriet and Poitou, also hanged, are thrown into the fire.


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    120 Years Ago Today

    Wednesday 26th of October 1898

    Start of the trial against 29-year-old Serial killer Joseph Vacher aka L’Eventreur du Sud-Est in Bourg-en-Bresse, Rhône-Alpes, France.

    Vacher entered the courtroom with "J'ai une balle dans la tête" written on a panel and shouting "Vive Jésus ! Vive Jeanne d'Arc".


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    116 Years Ago Today

    Sunday 26th of October 1902

    Phytotherapist and nutritionist Alfred Vogel is born in Aesch, Basel-Landschaft, Switzerland.


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    102 Years Ago Today

    Thursday 26th of October 1916

    President of the French Republic François Maurice Adrien Marie Mitterand is born in Jarnac, Charente, France.


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    99 Years Ago Today

    Sunday 26th of October 1919

    Shah of Iran Mohammad Reza Pahlavi is born in Tehran, Tehran, Iran.


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    93 Years Ago Today

    Monday 26th of October 1925

    Writer and artist Jan Hendrik Wolkers is born in Oegstgeest, Zuid-Holland, Netherlands.


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    77 Years Ago Today

    Sunday 26th of October 1941

    Member of the Rote Armee Fraktion Holger Klaus Meins is born in Hamburg, Hamburg, Germany.


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    54 Years Ago Today

    Monday 26th of October 1964

    Serial killer Eric Edgar Cooke aka The Australian Nightmare is executed by hanging at the age of 33 in Fremantle Prison, Fremantle, Western Australia, Australia.


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    54 Years Ago Today

    Monday 26th of October 1964

    Mass murderer Marc Lépine aka The Women-Hating Rambo is born as Gamil Rodrigue Liass Gharbi in Montreal, Quebec, Canada.


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    53 Years Ago Today

    Tuesday 26th of October 1965

    Sylvia Marie Likens dies of a brain hemorrhage, shock and malnutrition after multiple beatings, burnings and scalding baths by Gertrud Baniszewski at the age of 16 in 3850 East New York Street, Indianapolis, Indiana, United States.

    Baniszewski encouraged neighborhood children to torment Likens, including extinguishing cigarettes on her skin and forcing her to remove her clothes and insert a glass Coca-Cola bottle into her vagina on at least two occasions. Shortly before Likens died Baniszewski began to carve the words "I'm a prostitute and proud of it!" into Likens' stomach with a heated needle.


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    46 Years Ago Today

    Thursday 26th of October 1972

    Aviation pioneer Igor Ivanovich Sikorsky dies of natural causes at the age of 83 in Easton, Connecticut, United States.


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    33 Years Ago Today

    Saturday 26th of October 1985

    Noise music band Club Moral perform their 47th concert at La Nuit Erotique in Vooruit, Sint-Pietersnieuwstraat 23, Gent, Oost-Vlaanderen, Belgium.


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    33 Years Ago Today

    Saturday 26th of October 1985

    Noise music band Club Moral play their 48th concert at the Bath festival in De Media, Molenstraat 31, Eeklo, Oost-Vlaanderen, Belgium.



  • 13 Years Ago Today The Eyes had it

    Wednesday 26th of October 2005

    The Art Farm landlord posing proudly before its gate in Yang Zhen, Shunyi, China.


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    11 Years Ago Today

    Friday 26th of October 2007

    Noise music band Club Moral play their 129th concert in De Resoor, Sluisberg 9, Sint-Truiden, Limburg, Belgium.



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