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34th year  -  N° 344                 Tuesday, 10 December 2019         Antwerpen		
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33 events for 3 October:

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    793 Years Ago Today He Mistreated Brother Ass

    Saturday 3rd of October 1226

    Catholic friar San Francesco d'Assisi known for founding the Franciscan Order dies after increasing ill-health at the age of 45 in Portiuncula, Assisi, Umbria, Italy.

    Due in part to the way he mistreated Brother Ass, as Francesco called his body, he was led away from earth by Sister Death in whose praise he had shortly before added a new strophe to his Canticle of the Sun.


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    410 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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    223 Years Ago Today He Didn't Do it

    Monday 3rd of October 1796

    Robber Joseph Hugues Nicolas Lesurques known for the ‘Courrier de Lyon’ case is executed by the Guillotine at the age of 33 in Place de Grève, Paris, IVe, Île-de-France, France.

    Lesurques is widely believed to be innocent and this case is remembered in France for being a famous example of miscarriage of justice.


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    204 Years Ago Today

    Tuesday 3rd of October 1815

    Farmer, mechanic, militia captain, poet and singer-songwriter Daniel Belknap dies of unknown causes at the age of 44 in Pawtucket, Rhode Island, United States.


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    170 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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    152 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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    135 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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    122 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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    94 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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    83 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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    81 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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    78 Years Ago Today

    Friday 3rd of October 1941

    Rock 'n roll singer and dancer Chubby Checker known for popularising the Twist dance style is born as Ernest Evans in Spring Gully, South Carolina, United States.


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    52 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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    52 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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    52 Years Ago Today

    Tuesday 3rd of October 1967

    27-year-old Zofia Garbacz is strangled by serial killer Zdzisław Marchwicki aka The Zagłębie Vampire in Wojkowice, Województwo Sląskie, Poland.


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    51 Years Ago Today

    Thursday 3rd of October 1968

    35-year-old Jadwiga Sąsiek is strangled by serial killer Zdzisław Marchwicki aka The Zagłębie Vampire in Sosnowiec, Województwo Sląskie, Poland.


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    50 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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    50 Years Ago Today

    Friday 3rd of October 1969

    20-year-old Shirley Audette is raped, strangled and mutilated by serial killer Wayne Boden aka The Vampire Rapist in Montreal, Quebec, Canada.

    Savage bite marks were found on Audette's breasts.


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    48 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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    47 Years Ago Today

    Tuesday 3rd of October 1972

    14-year-old Wally Jay Simoneaux is strangled by serial killer Dean Corll aka The Candyman in Westcott Towers 904, Houston, Texas, United States.


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    47 Years Ago Today

    Tuesday 3rd of October 1972

    13-year-old Richard Edward Hembree is strangled by serial killer Dean Corll aka The Candyman in Westcott Towers 904, Houston, Texas, United States.


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    39 Years Ago Today

    Friday 3rd of October 1980

    24-year-old Serial killer groupie Veronica Ver Lyn Compton is arrested in Carson Trailer Park, Los Angeles, California, United States.

    Compton attempted to strangle 26-year-old Kim Breed in a motel in Bellingham in an attempt to have authorities believe that the Hillside Strangler was still on the loose and the wrong man was imprisoned. Hillside Strangler Kenneth Bianchi had given her some smuggled semen to use to make it look like a rape/murder committed by the Hillside Strangler.


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    38 Years Ago Today

    Saturday 3rd of October 1981

    The hungerstriking IRA-members stop their Irish Hungerstriking campaign in Maze Prison, Lisburn, Northern Ireland, United Kingdom.

    In seven months ten of the Irish republican hunger strikers died.


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    35 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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    33 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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    32 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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    31 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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    31 Years Ago Today

    Monday 3rd of October 1988

    7-year-old Masami Yoshizawa is abducted and killed by serial killer, cannibal and necrophile Tsutomu Miyazaki aka The Little Girl Murderer in Hannō, Saitama, Japan.

    Miyazaki engaged in sexual acts with the corpse and took the girl's clothes with him when he departed.


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    23 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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    21 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.



  • 18 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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    16 Years Ago Today

    Friday 3rd of October 2003

    Murderer Edward Ernest Hartman is executed by lethal injection at the age of 39 in Raleigh State Prison, Raleigh, North Carolina, United States.

    Hartman's last meal request was for Greek salad, linguini with clam sauce, garlic bread, cheesecake with cherry topping and a Coke.


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    15 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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