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33rd year  -  N° 268                 Tuesday, 25 September 2018         Antwerpen		
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20 events for 3 October:

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    409 Years Ago Today

    Saturday 3rd of October 1609

    32-year-old Painter Peter Paul Rubens marries 18-year-old Isabella Brant in Antwerpen, Antwerpen, Belgium.


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    169 Years Ago Today

    Wednesday 3rd of October 1849

    40-year-old Writer Edgar Allan Poe is found on the streets of Baltimore by Joseph W. Walker, delirious and "in great distress, and... in need of immediate assistance" in East Lombard Street, Baltimore, Maryland, United States.

    Poe was taken to the Washington Medical College where he died on 7 October 1849.


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    151 Years Ago Today

    Thursday 3rd of October 1867

    Artist Pierre Bonnard is born in Fontenay-aux-Roses, Île-de-France, France.


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    134 Years Ago Today

    Friday 3rd of October 1884

    Artist Hans Makart known for his influence on Gustav Klimt dies of general paralysis of the insane due to syphilis at the age of 44 in Wien, Wien, Austria.


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    121 Years Ago Today

    Sunday 3rd of October 1897

    Poet and writer Louis Aragon is born as Louis Andrieux in Paris, Île-de-France, France.


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    93 Years Ago Today

    Saturday 3rd of October 1925

    Writer Gore Eugene Louis Vidal is born in Cadet Hospital, 900 Washington Road, West Point, New York, United States.


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    82 Years Ago Today

    Saturday 3rd of October 1936

    Minimal composer Steve Stephen Michael Reich is born in New York City, New York, United States.


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    80 Years Ago Today

    Monday 3rd of October 1938

    Singer-songwriter and musician Eddie Edward Raymond Cochran is born in Albert Lea, Minnesota, United States.


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    51 Years Ago Today

    Tuesday 3rd of October 1967

    32-year-old Serial killer Joseph Kallinger aka The Shoemaker sets fire to a building he owns in 2039 East Fletcher Street, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States.

    It was the fourth time in five years that Kallinger set fire to this building. He was charged with arson but released by lack of evidence.


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    51 Years Ago Today

    Tuesday 3rd of October 1967

    Singer-songwriter Woody Woodrow Wilson Guthrie dies of Huntington's Disease at the age of 55 in New York City, New York, United States.


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    49 Years Ago Today She Was a Hollaback Baby

    Friday 3rd of October 1969

    Singer-songwriter Gwen Renée Stefani is born in Fullerton, California, United States.


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    47 Years Ago Today

    Sunday 3rd of October 1971

    25-year-old Artist Chris Christopher Burden performs 'I Became a Secret Hippy' in Museum of Conceptual Art, 86 Third Street, San Francisco, California, United States.

    The piece began when I took my clothes off, jeans and a t-shirt, and lay on my floor on my back. A friend hammered a star-shaped stud into my sternum. I then sat in a chair and had all my hair cut off. Finally, I dressed in some FBI clothes I had bought for the piece.


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    34 Years Ago Today

    Wednesday 3rd of October 1984

    Second bomb attack by Terrorist organisation Les Cellules Communistes Combattantes aka CCC in M.A.N. Truck & Bus, Gossetlaan 13a, Dilbeek, Brabant, Belgium.

    It was the second action in their Première Campagne Anti-Impérialiste d’Octobre.


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    32 Years Ago Today

    Friday 3rd of October 1986

    34-year-old Serial killer Larry Eyler aka The Leather Boy Killer is sentenced to death by lethal injection for the murder of Daniel Bridges in Chicago, Illinois, United States.

    Eyler was also sentenced to fifteen years in prison for aggravated kidnapping and five years for attempting to conceal his victim's death.


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    31 Years Ago Today

    Saturday 3rd of October 1987

    32-year-old Susan Hellams is strangled by serial killer Timothy Spencer in 514 West 31st Street, Richmond, Virginia, United States.


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    30 Years Ago Today War das Sein Letzte Taxi

    Monday 3rd of October 1988

    Bayerischer Ministerpräsident Franz Josef Strauß dies of general organ failure at the age of 73 in Krankenhaus Barmherzige Brüder, Regensburg, Bayern, Germany.

    Strauss collapsed two days earlier while hunting in the Thurn und Taxis forests.


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    22 Years Ago Today

    Thursday 3rd of October 1996

    36-year-old Serial killer Richard Ricardo Leyva Muñoz Ramirez aka The Night Stalker marries 41-year-old Doreen Lioy who described herself as a virgin prior to her marriage in San Quentin State Prison, San Quentin, California, United States.

    For many years before Ramirez's death Lioy stated that she would commit suicide when Ramirez was executed. However, Doreen Lioy and Richard Ramirez eventually separated before his death on 7 June 2013.


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    20 Years Ago Today

    Saturday 3rd of October 1998

    Actor Roddy Roderick Andrew Anthony Jude McDowall known from Planet of the Apes dies of lung cancer at the age of 70 in Los Angeles, California, United States.



  • 17 Years Ago Today The Eyes had it

    Wednesday 3rd of October 2001

    Test-running a video project for 75 years NMBS in Centraal Station, Astridplein, Antwerpen, Antwerpen, Belgium.


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    14 Years Ago Today Her Right Hand Didn't Go to Work

    Sunday 3rd of October 2004

    Actress Janet Leigh dies of a heart attack at the age of 77 in Los Angeles, California, United States.

    Leigh suffered from vasculitis and peripheral neuropathy which caused her right hand to become gangrenous.



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