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33rd year  -  N° 292                 Friday, 19 October 2018         Antwerpen		
10 Minutes Before the Worm




20 events for 8 October:

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    149 Years Ago Today

    Friday 8th of October 1869

    14th President of the United States Franklin Pierce dies of cirrhosis of the liver at the age of 65 in Concord, New Hampshire, United States.


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    147 Years Ago Today

    Sunday 8th of October 1871

    Over 300 die in the Great Chicago fire in 137 DeKoven Street, Chicago, Illinois, United States.

    The conflagration burned until Tuesday 10 October and left more than 100.000 residents homeless.


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    145 Years Ago Today

    Wednesday 8th of October 1873

    Crime matriarch Ma Kate Barker is born as Arizona Donnie Clark in Ash Grove, Missouri, United States.


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    137 Years Ago Today

    Saturday 8th of October 1881

    Thief Vincenzo Peruggia known for stealing the Mona Lisa is born in Dumenza, Lombardia, Italy.


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    106 Years Ago Today

    Tuesday 8th of October 1912

    Siamese twins Millie and Christine McKoy aka The Carolina Twins aka The Two-Headed Nightingale aka The Eighth Wonder of the World dies of tuberculosis at the age of 61 in Whiteville, North Carolina, United States.

    Christine died 12 hours after her sister Millie by giving her massive doses of morphine to end her life quickly after Millie's death.


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    98 Years Ago Today

    Friday 8th of October 1920

    Science fiction writer Frank Patrick Herbert known for his novel Dune is born in Tacoma, Washington, United States.


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    71 Years Ago Today

    Wednesday 8th of October 1947

    Thief Vincenzo Peruggia known for stealing the Mona Lisa dies of unknown causes at the age of 66 in Saint-Maur-des-Fossés, Île-de-France, France.


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    70 Years Ago Today

    Friday 8th of October 1948

    Musician Johnny Ramone is born as John William Cummings in Long Island, New York, United States.


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    70 Years Ago Today

    Friday 8th of October 1948

    Serial killer Pedro Alonso López aka The Monster of the Andes is born in Santa Isabel, Tolima, Colombia.


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    69 Years Ago Today She Was no Alien

    Saturday 8th of October 1949

    Actress Sigourney Susan Alexandra Weaver is born in New York, Manhattan, New York, United States.


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    66 Years Ago Today

    Wednesday 8th of October 1952

    112 die in three train collision in Harrow and Wealdstone station, Wealdstone, Middlesex, United Kingdom.


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    62 Years Ago Today

    Monday 8th of October 1956

    Serial killer Javed Mughal Iqbal is born in Lahore, Punjab, Pakistan.


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    56 Years Ago Today

    Monday 8th of October 1962

    57-year-old Murderess Winnie Ruth Judd aka The Trunk Murderess escapes from prison for the seventh time in Arizona State Hospital, 2500 E. Van Buren, Phoenix, Arizona, United States.

    Judd assumed an other name and lived free for six years in San Francisco.


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    53 Years Ago Today

    Friday 8th of October 1965

    Musician C. J. Ramone is born as Christopher Joseph Ward in New York, Queens, New York, United States.


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    34 Years Ago Today

    Monday 8th of October 1984

    Third bomb attack by Terrorist organisation Les Cellules Communistes Combattantes aka CCC in Honeywell Europe HQ, Avenue Henri Matisse, Brussel, Evere, Brabant, Belgium.

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


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    33 Years Ago Today

    Tuesday 8th of October 1985

    Sixteenth bomb attack by Terrorist organisation Les Cellules Communistes Combattantes aka CCC in Intercom, 16 Quai des Usines, Brussel, Schaerbeek, Brabant, Belgium.

    It was the first action in their Campagne Karl Marx.


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    26 Years Ago Today

    Thursday 8th of October 1992

    Serial killer Robert Andrew 'Bob' Berdella aka The Kansas City Butcher dies of a heart attack at the age of 43 in Missouri State Penitentiary aka The Walls, 115 Lafayette Street, Jefferson City, Missouri, United States.


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    17 Years Ago Today His Body Would Be Cut in 100 Pieces

    Monday 8th of October 2001

    Serial killer Javed Mughal Iqbal commits suicide by hanging in his cell at the age of 45 in Lahore, Punjab, Pakistan.

    Iqbal confessed to the murders of 100 boys all aged between 6 and 16 and was sentenced to death by hanging, the judge passed sentence saying "You will be strangled to death in front of the parents whose children you killed, Your body will then be cut into 100 pieces and put in acid, the same way you killed the children."


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    14 Years Ago Today He Was Deconstructed

    Friday 8th of October 2004

    Philosopher Jacques Jackie Élie Derrida aka The Father of Deconstructionism dies of pancreatic cancer at the age of 74 in Paris, Île-de-France, France.


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    13 Years Ago Today

    Saturday 8th of October 2005

    Noise music band Club Moral play their 116th concert in N°.001 Underground, 1643 Alley, Huashan Rd, Shanghai, China.



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