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34th year  -  N° 111                 Sunday, 21 April 2019         Antwerpen		
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11 events for 28 October:

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    553 Years Ago Today

    Sunday 28th of October 1466

    Humanist and theologian Desiderius Roterodamus Erasmus is born in Rotterdam, Zuid-Holland, Netherlands.


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    124 Years Ago Today

    Monday 28th of October 1895

    Start of the trial against 34-year-old Serial killer Henry Howard Holmes aka The Torture Doctor for the murder of the Pitezel children in the Court of Oyer and Terminer in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States.

    Holmes gave various contradictory accounts of his life, claiming initially innocence and later that he was possessed by Satan.


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    121 Years Ago Today

    Friday 28th of October 1898

    29-year-old Serial killer Joseph Vacher aka L’Eventreur du Sud-Est is sentenced to death in Bourg-en-Bresse, Rhône-Alpes, France.

    Vacher was sentenced for the murder of Victor Portalier only.


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    116 Years Ago Today He Was Born in Great Haste Before Dr Andrews Could Arrive

    Wednesday 28th of October 1903

    Writer Evelyn Arthur St. John Waugh is born in Hillfield Road, London, Hampstead, Greater London, United Kingdom.


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    110 Years Ago Today

    Thursday 28th of October 1909

    Artist Francis Bacon is born in 63 Lower Baggot Street, Dublin, Leinster, Ireland.


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    65 Years Ago Today

    Thursday 28th of October 1954

    Start of the trial against 54-year-old Murderess Styllou Pantopiou Christofi for murder of her 36-year-old daughter-in-law Hella Christofis, in Old Bailey Criminal Court, London, Greater London, United Kingdom.


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    52 Years Ago Today

    Saturday 28th of October 1967

    Actress Julia Roberts is born in Smyrna, Georgia, United States.


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    32 Years Ago Today

    Wednesday 28th of October 1987

    Surrealist artist André Aimé-René Masson dies of natural causes at the age of 91 in Paris, Île-de-France, France.


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    13 Years Ago Today

    Saturday 28th of October 2006

    Noise music band Club Moral play their 122nd concert as Bum Collar in Fundação De Serralves, Porto, Norte, Portugal.

    It was the World Premiere of Bum Collar (an anagram of Club Moral).



  • 13 Years Ago Today The Eyes had it

    Saturday 28th of October 2006

    The one and only official band photo of Bum Collar depicting Mauro Pawlowski, Paul Mennes, Anne-Mie Van Kerckhoven and Danny Devos in Fundação De Serralves, Porto, Norte, Portugal.


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    11 Years Ago Today

    Tuesday 28th of October 2008

    Double murderer Michitoshi Kuma is executed by hanging at the age of 70 in Fukuoka Detention Center, Fukuoka, Kyushu, Japan.

    Kuma was hanged for the kidnapping and murder of two 7-year-old girls on 20 February 1992 in Iizuka, Fukuoka Prefecture.



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