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34th year  -  N° 348                 Saturday, 14 December 2019         Antwerpen		
In Heaven Everything is Fine




23 events for 12 September:

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    657 Years Ago Today

    Sunday 12th of September 1362

    199th Pope Innocentius VI dies of unknown causes at the age of 80 in Palais des Papes, Avignon, Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur, France.


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    162 Years Ago Today

    Saturday 12th of September 1857

    425 die in SS Central America aka the Ship of Gold sinking in Blake Plateau, South Carolina, United States.

    The ship sank in a hurricane along with more than 550 passengers and crew and 14.000 kgs of gold on board.


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    131 Years Ago Today

    Wednesday 12th of September 1888

    Actor, singer and entertainer Maurice Auguste Chevalier is born in Paris, Île-de-France, France.


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    127 Years Ago Today

    Monday 12th of September 1892

    19-year-old Crime matriarch Ma Kate Barker marries George Elias Barker in Aurora, Missouri, United States.


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    106 Years Ago Today

    Friday 12th of September 1913

    Black Olympic legend Jesse James Cleveland Owens is born in Aurora, Missouri, United States.


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    98 Years Ago Today

    Monday 12th of September 1921

    Science fiction writer Stanisław Lem known for his philosophical science fiction novel Solaris is born in House #4, Bohdana Lepkogo, Lwów, Lwów Oblast, Ukraine.


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    78 Years Ago Today

    Friday 12th of September 1941

    Victim of Michel Bellen aka The Strangler of the Left Bank Christiane Herreman is born in Gent, Oost-Vlaanderen, Belgium.


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    75 Years Ago Today

    Tuesday 12th of September 1944

    Singer-songwriter Barry White aka The Walrus of Love is born as Barry Eugene Carter in Galveston, Texas, United States.


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    68 Years Ago Today

    Wednesday 12th of September 1951

    Serial killer Gerald Eugene Stano aka Blind Fury is born as Paul Zeininger in Schenectady, New York, United States.

    Stano's natural mother neglected him to such an extent that when she finally gave him up for adoption when he was six months old, county doctors declared him unadoptable because he was functioning at what they described as 'an animalistic level', even ingesting his own faeces to survive.


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    63 Years Ago Today His Parents Were not at Home

    Wednesday 12th of September 1956

    Singer-songwriter Leslie Cheung aka Gor-Gor (Elder Brother) is born as Cheung Fat Chung in Kowloon, Hong Kong, China.


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    53 Years Ago Today

    Monday 12th of September 1966

    41-year-old Wiener Aktionist Otto Muehl performs 'Breath – Exercises' with Günter Brus at the 'Destruction In Art Symposium' in Conway Hall, 25 Red Lion Square, London, Bloomsbury, Greater London, United Kingdom.


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    51 Years Ago Today

    Thursday 12th of September 1968

    Accountant and Home Army resistance member Ryszard Siwiec dies of injuries due to self-immolation on 8 September at the age of 59 in Stadion Dziesięciolecia, Warszawa, Województwo Mazowieckie, Poland.

    Siwiec was the first person to commit suicide by self-immolation in protest against the Soviet-led invasion of Czechoslovakia.


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    46 Years Ago Today the Night Wasn't Soft

    Wednesday 12th of September 1973

    27-year-old Artist Chris Christopher Burden performs 'Through the Night Softly' in Main Street, Los Angeles, California, United States.

    Burden's 'Through the Night Softly' was aired as a commercial on a local Los Angeles television channel.


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    42 Years Ago Today

    Monday 12th of September 1977

    Anti-apartheid activist Steve Stephen Bantu Biko dies of a brain hemorrhage from massive injuries to the head at the age of 31 in Pretoria Central Prison, Pretoria, Gauteng, South Africa.

    Biko was arrested at a police roadblock under the Terrorism Act No 83 of 1967 and interrogated and tortured in a coma for 22 hours by police officers Harold Snyman and Gideon Nieuwoudt in Police Room 619 in Port Elizabeth Walmer Police Station on 18 August 1977. On 11 September police loaded Biko in the back of a Land Rover, naked and restrained in manacles, and began the 1100 km drive to Pretoria to take him to a prison with hospital facilities. Biko was nearly dead owing to the previous injuries and died shortly after arrival at the Pretoria prison.


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    39 Years Ago Today

    Friday 12th of September 1980

    21-year-old Performance artist Danny Devos aka DDV performs 'I Wanna Be Injured', 'Gibt Mir Dein Hand', 'I'm Suffocating', 'Power-Drill!' and 'Out' with The Simpletones in an exhibition of Anne-Mie Van Kerckhoven aka AMVK in Art Something, Herengracht 259, Amsterdam, Noord-Holland, Netherlands.


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    29 Years Ago Today

    Wednesday 12th of September 1990

    Double murderer Charles Walker is executed by lethal injection at the age of 50 in Stateville Correctional Center, Crest Hill, Illinois, United States.

    Walker's execution was considered botched because the lethal injection machine wasn't able to make the drugs go through the kinked lines.


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    27 Years Ago Today

    Saturday 12th of September 1992

    Actor Anthony Perkins aka Norman Bates dies of AIDS at the age of 60 in 2840 Seattle Drive, Hollywood Hills, California, United States.

    Perkins' 53-year-old former wife Berry Berenson was a passenger on one of the planes which crashed into the World Trade Center on 11 September 2001.


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    25 Years Ago Today

    Monday 12th of September 1994

    Army veteran and suicide pilot Frank Eugene Corder commits suicide by an airplane crash at the age of 38 in South Lawn of the White House, Washington, District of Columbia, United States.

    Corder stole a Cessna 150 the night before and departed from Aldino Airport in Maryland while severely intoxicated, which is presumed to have led to his later miscalculation to crash into the South Lawn instead of the White House itself.


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    16 Years Ago Today

    Friday 12th of September 2003

    Double murderer Henry Lee Hunt is executed by lethal injection at the age of 59 in Raleigh State Prison, Raleigh, North Carolina, United States.

    Hunt's last meal was a medium Domino's pizza with pepperoni, hamburger, Canadian bacon, sausage, onions, mushrooms and green peppers, and a 20-ounce Coke. Hunt's last words were "It's a good day to die."


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    16 Years Ago Today He Dressed in Black

    Friday 12th of September 2003

    Singer-songwriter Johnny R. Cash aka The Man in Black dies of complications from diabetes at the age of 71 in Baptist Hospital, 2000 Church Street, Nashville, Tennessee, United States.



  • 14 Years Ago Today The Eyes had it

    Monday 12th of September 2005

    A village style restaurant serving excellent intestine dishes in 798 Art District, Beijing, Dashanzi, Hebei, China.


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    13 Years Ago Today

    Tuesday 12th of September 2006

    Double murderer Farley Charles Matchett is executed by lethal injection at the age of 44 in Huntsville Prison, 815 12th Street, Huntsville, Texas, United States.

    Matchett had a final meal request of four olives and a bottle of wild-berry flavored water. Actress Brigitte Bardot sent an open letter to Texas governor Rick Perry asking him to pardon Matchett before he was executed.


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    9 Years Ago Today

    Sunday 12th of September 2010

    Film director Claude Henri Jean Chabrol dies of unknown causes at the age of 80 in Paris, Île-de-France, France.



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