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34th year  -  N° 177                 Wednesday, 26 June 2019         Antwerpen		
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27 events for 7 October:

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    1683 Years Ago Today

    Wednesday 7th of October 0336

    34th Pope Marcus dies of natural causes in Rome, Lazio, Italy.


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    172 Years Ago Today

    Thursday 7th of October 1847

    23-year-old Serial poisoner William Palmer aka The Prince of Poisoners marries 20-year-old Annie Thornton Brookes in St Nicholas Church, Market Place, Rugeley, Abbots Bromley, Staffordshire, United Kingdom.


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    170 Years Ago Today

    Sunday 7th of October 1849

    Writer Edgar Allan Poe dies of alcohol poisoning at the age of 40 in Washington Medical College, Baltimore, Maryland, United States.

    Poe was found on East Lombard Street on 3 October 1849 in great distress. He was never coherent long enough to explain how he came to be in his dire condition and why he was wearing clothes that were not his own. The actual cause of death remains a mystery. Speculation has included delirium tremens, heart disease, epilepsy, syphilis, meningeal inflammation, cholera and rabies.


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    145 Years Ago Today

    Wednesday 7th of October 1874

    Serial killer Jeanne Weber aka l’Ogresse de la Goutte d’Or is born as Jeanne Moulinet in Kérity, Bretagne, France.


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    140 Years Ago Today

    Tuesday 7th of October 1879

    Songwriter and labor activist Joe Hill is born as Joel Emmanuel Hägglund in Nedre Bergsgatan 28, Gälve, Gästrikland, Sweden.


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    134 Years Ago Today

    Wednesday 7th of October 1885

    Physicist Niels Henrik David Bohr is born in Copenhagen, Hovedstaden, Denmark.


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    126 Years Ago Today

    Saturday 7th of October 1893

    24-year-old Serial killer Henri Désiré Landru aka Le Barbe-Bleue de Gambais marries Marie-Catherine Rémy in Paris, Île-de-France, France.

    Landru and Rémy already had a daughter born on 4 June 1891.


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    119 Years Ago Today

    Sunday 7th of October 1900

    Reichsführer of the Schutzstaffel (SS) Heinrich Luitpold Himmler is born in München, Bayern, Germany.


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    96 Years Ago Today War Sie Ein Deutscher Mädel

    Sunday 7th of October 1923

    KZ-Aufseherin in Ravensbrück, Auschwitz-Birkenau and Bergen-Belsen Irma Ida Ilse Grese aka Die Hyäne von Auschwitz is born in Wrechen, Mecklenburg-Vorpommern, Germany.


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    95 Years Ago Today

    Tuesday 7th of October 1924

    Murderer Frank Johnson aka Luther Derril is executed by Old Sparky in Florida State Prison, 23916 NW 83rd Ave., Raiford, Florida, United States.

    Johnson was the first man to be executed in the electric chair in Florida.


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    92 Years Ago Today

    Friday 7th of October 1927

    Psychiatrist Ronald David Laing is born as R. D. Laing in Glasgow, Govanhill, Scotland, United Kingdom.


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    92 Years Ago Today

    Friday 7th of October 1927

    US-Diplomat Leamon Ray Hunt is born in Township of Gibbs, Oklahoma, United States.


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    85 Years Ago Today Hat der Kampf Angefangen

    Sunday 7th of October 1934

    Journalist and leader of the Rote Armee Fraktion Ulrike Marie Meinhof is born in Oldenburg, Niedersachsen, Germany.


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    81 Years Ago Today

    Friday 7th of October 1938

    Bank robber Adam 'Eddie' Richetti is executed by the gas chamber at the age of 29 in Missouri State Penitentiary aka The Walls, 115 Lafayette Street, Jefferson City, Missouri, United States.

    Richetti was the first man to be executed in the Missouri Gas Chamber.


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    75 Years Ago Today

    Saturday 7th of October 1944

    32-year-old Muriel Amelia Eady is strangled by serial killer John Christie aka The Strangler of 10 Rillington Place in 10 Rillington Place, London, Greater London, United Kingdom.


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    65 Years Ago Today

    Thursday 7th of October 1954

    Serial killer Gary Charles Evans is born in Troy, New York, United States.


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    64 Years Ago Today He Changed His Fucking Mind

    Friday 7th of October 1955

    29-year-old Beat poet Allen Irwin Ginsberg reads his controversial poem 'Howl' for the first time at a poetry reading in Six Gallery, 3119 Fillmore Street, San Francisco, California, United States.


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    60 Years Ago Today He Died in the Twilight Zone

    Wednesday 7th of October 1959

    Tenor and actor Mario Lanza dies of pulmonary embolism at the age of 38 in Clinica Valle Giulia, Via Giuseppe de Notaris 2, Rome, Lazio, Italy.

    On 25 September 25 1959 Lanza entered the clinic for the purpose of losing weight for an upcoming film. While in the clinic he underwent a controversial weight loss program colloquially known as 'the twilight sleep treatment' which required its patients to be kept immobile and sedated for prolonged periods.


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    51 Years Ago Today

    Monday 7th of October 1968

    Zezo Ze-Ce Zadfrak Glutz is born to 20-year-old Member of the 'Manson Family' Susan Denise Atkins aka Sadie Mae Glutz in Spahn Ranch, 12000 Santa Susana Pass Road, Chatsworth, California, United States.

    Five days later Atkins and the other women on the ranch arranged for her to move with the baby to a nearby religious mission and retreat house called the Fountain, where some of the girls had stayed occasionally.


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    50 Years Ago Today

    Tuesday 7th of October 1969

    44-year-old Wiener Aktionist Otto Muehl performs 'Der Tod der Sharon Tate' in Galleria Milano, Via Manin 13, Milano, Lombardia, Italy.


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    42 Years Ago Today

    Friday 7th of October 1977

    Four paintings are attacked with acid by 40-year-old Serial art vandal Hans-Joachim Bohlmann in Schloss Wilhelmshöhe, Kassel, Hessen, Germany.

    The paintings were Rembrandt's 'Der Jakobssegen - Jakob segnet Ephraim und Manasse' and 'Selbstbildnis mit Barett und Goldener Kette', Nicolaus Maes'Der Apostel Thomas' and Willem Drost's 'Noli Me Tangere (Christus erscheint Maria Magdalena als Gärtner)'.


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    35 Years Ago Today

    Sunday 7th of October 1984

    22-year-old Kimberly Kyle Hoops aka Sugar is abducted, raped and strangled by serial killer Bobby Joe Long aka The Adman Rapist in Tampa, Florida, United States.


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    24 Years Ago Today

    Saturday 7th of October 1995

    Spree killer Ernest Ernie Ingenito dies of heart failure at the age of 71 in Trenton State Prison, Trenton, New Jersey, United States.


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    21 Years Ago Today

    Wednesday 7th of October 1998

    Double murderer Jonathan Wayne Nobles is executed by lethal injection at the age of 37 in Huntsville Prison, 815 12th Street, Huntsville, Texas, United States.


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    19 Years Ago Today

    Saturday 7th of October 2000

    41-year-old Performance artist Danny Devos aka DDV plays at the BXL 2000 festival in BXL 2000, 50 rue de l'Ecuyer, Brussel, Brabant, Belgium.



  • 17 Years Ago Today The Eyes had it

    Monday 7th of October 2002

    A roadside shrine for Jacqueline Leclercq, victim of the Trash Bag Killer in Rue Emile Vandervelde, Cuesmes, Hainaut, Belgium.



  • 14 Years Ago Today The Eyes had it

    Friday 7th of October 2005

    A handsome leaping little friend in Natural History Museum, Shanghai, China.



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