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30 events for 18 September:

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    254 Years Ago Today

    Wednesday 18th of September 1765

    254th Pope Gregorius XVI aka Mauro is born as Bartolomeo Alberto Cappellari in Belluno, Veneto, Italy.


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    170 Years Ago Today

    Tuesday 18th of September 1849

    Murderess Martha Place is born as Martha 'Mattie' Garretson in Readington Township, New Jersey, United States.


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    151 Years Ago Today

    Friday 18th of September 1868

    Horse thief and murderer Melvin E. Baughn is executed by hanging at the age of 32 in Seneca, Kansas, United States.

    Baughn's execution was conducted inside of a canvass enclosure in front of the jail in Seneca. A rope was stretched on stakes about twenty feet from the enclosure and twenty guards armed with muskets and bayonets were stationed on the outside of the rope to keep back the crowd.


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    113 Years Ago Today

    Tuesday 18th of September 1906

    Actress Greta Garbo is born as Greta Lovisa Gustafsson in Stockholm, Södermalm, Södermanland, Sweden.


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    113 Years Ago Today

    Tuesday 18th of September 1906

    Murderer John C. Barnes is executed by hanging at the age of 47 in Oregon State Penitentiary, Salem, Oregon, United States.


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    88 Years Ago Today She Couldn't Breathe

    Friday 18th of September 1931

    Adolf Hitler's half-niece and supposed lover Geli Angela Maria Raubal commits suicide by a shot in her lung at the age of 23 in Prinzregentenplatz 16, München, Bayern, Germany.

    Raubal shot herself in Hitler's apartment with Hitler's Walther 7.65 pistol.


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    86 Years Ago Today

    Monday 18th of September 1933

    Victim of The Manson Family Donald Jerome Shea aka Shorty is born in Medford, Massachusetts, United States.


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    86 Years Ago Today

    Monday 18th of September 1933

    Actor Robert Blake is born as Michael James Gubitosi in Nutley, New Jersey, United States.


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    76 Years Ago Today

    Saturday 18th of September 1943

    40-year-old Leader of the Italian National Fascist Party Benito Amilcare Andrea Mussolini aka Il Duce calls out the Repubblica Sociale Italiana in Salò, Lombardia, Italy.

    The Repubblica Sociale Italiana, informally known as the Repubblica di Salò, was a satellite state of Nazi Germany during the later part of World War II


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    67 Years Ago Today

    Thursday 18th of September 1952

    Musician Dee Dee Ramone is born as Douglas Glenn Colvin in Fort Lee, Virginia, United States.


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    66 Years Ago Today

    Friday 18th of September 1953

    Murderess Louisa May Merrifield is executed by hanging by Albert Pierrepoint at the age of 47 in Strangeways Prison, Manchester, Greater Manchester, United Kingdom.

    Merrifield was the fourth and last woman to be executed at the prison.


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    60 Years Ago Today

    Friday 18th of September 1959

    Serial killer Harvey Murray Glatman aka The Pin-Up Killer is executed by the gas chamber at the age of 32 in San Quentin State Prison, San Quentin, California, United States.


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    58 Years Ago Today

    Monday 18th of September 1961

    Second Secretary-General of the United Nations Dag Hjalmar Agne Carl Hammarskjöld dies in a Douglas DC-6B plane crash at the age of 56 in Ndola, Zambia.

    Hammarskjöld and fifteen others perished in the crash. The circumstances of the incident are still not clear. There is some recent evidence that suggest the plane was shot down.


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    54 Years Ago Today

    Saturday 18th of September 1965

    38-year-old Cop killer Palle Mogens Fogde Sørensen kills four police officers while escaping in a stolen car from a burglary in Copenhagen, Hovedstaden, Denmark.

    Sørensen was captured three days later.


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    51 Years Ago Today

    Wednesday 18th of September 1968

    Murderer Charles Daniel Thacker is born in Lorain County, Ohio, United States.


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    49 Years Ago Today

    Friday 18th of September 1970

    Guitarist and singer-songwriter Jimi James Marshall Hendrix dies of a drug overdose at the age of 28 in Samarkand Hotel, 22 Lansdowne Crescent, London, Notting Hill, Greater London, United Kingdom.

    A post-mortem concluded that Hendrix aspirated his own vomit and died of asphyxia while intoxicated with barbiturates. Hendrix had taken nine Vesparax sleeping tablets, 18 times the recommended dosage.


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    45 Years Ago Today

    Wednesday 18th of September 1974

    Start of the trial against 47-year-old Serial killer Zdzisław Marchwicki aka The Zagłębie Vampire in Katowice, Województwo Katowice, Poland.

    Marchwicki's trial received great interest; entrance to the room was only allowed by a special entrance ticket. On 28 July 1975 the Katowice Voivodship Court found Marchwicki guilty of the murder of fourteen women and attempted murder of another six, condemning him to death.


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    45 Years Ago Today

    Wednesday 18th of September 1974

    18-year-old Sally Versoi and 17-year-old Diane Flynn are picked up by 47-year-old Serial killer Harvey Louis Carignan aka The Want-Ad Killer aka Harv the Hammer in Minneapolis, Minnesota, United States.

    Carignan forced them to perform oral sex and would beat them if they didn’t follow a command. The two girls were able to escape when Carignan stopped for fuel.


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    45 Years Ago Today

    Wednesday 18th of September 1974

    28-year-old Serial killer Paul John Knowles aka The Casanova Killer shoots elderly campers Emmett and Lois Johnson to death on a campground in Nevada, United States.


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    44 Years Ago Today

    Thursday 18th of September 1975

    40-year-old Serial killer Joseph Kallinger aka The Shoemaker is found guilty of robbery, burglary and kidnapping, and sentenced to 30 to 80 years imprisonment in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, United States.


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    44 Years Ago Today

    Thursday 18th of September 1975

    21-year-old Newspaper heiress, kidnap victim and member of the Symbionese Liberation Army Patty Patricia Campbell Hearst is arrested by the FBI and SFPD in San Francisco, California, United States.

    Hearst and another SLA member, Wendy Yoshimura were arrested by FBI Agent Thomas Padden.


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    38 Years Ago Today

    Friday 18th of September 1981

    24-year-old Malcolm Barlow is strangled by serial killer Dennis Nilsen aka Killing For Company in 195 Melrose Avenue, London, Greater London, United Kingdom.


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    34 Years Ago Today They Wanted to See the Image of God

    Wednesday 18th of September 1985

    60 members of the ATA tribe are poisoned by their High Priestess Datu Mangayanon Butaog "so they could see the image of God" in Dabao-shō, Philippines.

    Datu Mangayanon Butaog fed her followers a porridge spiked with insecticide and then committed suicide by stabbing herself to death.


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    23 Years Ago Today

    Wednesday 18th of September 1996

    Spree killer Raymond Lee Stewart is executed by lethal injection at the age of 44 in Joliet Prison, Joliet, Illinois, United States.


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    23 Years Ago Today

    Wednesday 18th of September 1996

    Murderer Joe Fedelfido Gonzales is executed by lethal injection at the age of 36 in Huntsville Prison, 815 12th Street, Huntsville, Texas, United States.



  • 20 Years Ago Today The Eyes had it

    Saturday 18th of September 1999

    The sister of the bride wore a sexy plaster cast at the wedding of Ronald Van De Sompel and Mie Nagai in 't Boerenhof, Oostakker, Oost-Vlaanderen, Belgium.


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    18 Years Ago Today

    Tuesday 18th of September 2001

    Murderer James Roy Knox is executed by lethal injection at the age of 50 in Huntsville Prison, 815 12th Street, Huntsville, Texas, United States.


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    17 Years Ago Today He Requested Spicy Stuff

    Wednesday 18th of September 2002

    Murderer Ron Scott Shamburger is executed by lethal injection at the age of 31 in Huntsville Prison, 815 12th Street, Huntsville, Texas, United States.

    Shamburger's last meal request was for Nachos with chili and cheese, one bowl of sliced jalapenos, one bowl of picante sauce, two large onions (sliced and grilled), tacos (with fresh tomatoes, lettuce and cheese) and toasted corn tortilla shells.


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    17 Years Ago Today

    Wednesday 18th of September 2002

    92-year-old Prefect of Paris and Nazi collaborator Maurice Papon is released from prison on grounds of poor health in less than three years into his ten years term in .

    Papon was charged with crimes against humanity, complicity of assassination and abuse of authority.


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    15 Years Ago Today

    Saturday 18th of September 2004

    Film director Russ Russell Albion Meyer aka The King of the Nudies known for his big breast fixation dies of pneumonia at the age of 82 in 3121 Arrowhead Drive, Hollywood Hills, California, United States.



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