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34th year  -  N° 344                 Tuesday, 10 December 2019         Antwerpen		
Deep in Your Nature




19 events for 21 September:

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    461 Years Ago Today

    Sunday 21st of September 1558

    Holy Roman Emperor Karl V dies of malaria at the age of 58 in Monastery of Yuste, Yuste, Cáceres, Spain.


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    187 Years Ago Today He Shriveled up

    Friday 21st of September 1832

    Historical novelist, playwright and poet Walter Scott dies of anaemia at the age of 61 in Abbotsford, United Kingdom.

    As a result Scott's brain shriveled up.


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    159 Years Ago Today

    Friday 21st of September 1860

    Philosopher Arthur Schopenhauer dies of pulmonary-respiratory failure at the age of 72 in Frankfurt am Main, Hessen, Germany.


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    153 Years Ago Today He Was not Invisible

    Friday 21st of September 1866

    Science fiction writer Herbert George Wells aka H. G. Wells known for his novel The Invisible Man is born in Atlas House, 46 High Street, London, Bromley, Greater London, United Kingdom.


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    98 Years Ago Today

    Wednesday 21st of September 1921

    Feral girl Amala known for being raised by a wolf family dies of a kidney infection at the age of 3 in Midnapore, West Bengal, India.


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    98 Years Ago Today Only 10% Detonated

    Wednesday 21st of September 1921

    500-600 die in ammonium sulfate and ammonium nitrate fertilizer silo explosion in BASF Stickstoffwerkes, Oppau, Rheinland-Pfalz, Germany.

    The two explosions at Silo 110 of the plant formed a crater 90 m by 125 m wide and 19 m deep. The explosions were heard as two loud bangs in north-eastern France and in München, more than 300 km away, and are estimated to have contained an energy of 1–2 kilotonnes TNT equivalent. Over 2.000 people were injured. According to some descriptions only 10% of the 4.500 tonnes of fertilizer stored in the silo detonated in the incident.


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    88 Years Ago Today

    Monday 21st of September 1931

    Actor Larry Martin Hagman known playing ruthless oil baron J.R. Ewing in the 1970s soap opera Dallas is born in Fort Worth, Texas, United States.


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    85 Years Ago Today

    Friday 21st of September 1934

    Singer-songwriter and poet Leonard Cohen is born in Montreal, Westmount, Quebec, Canada.


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    72 Years Ago Today

    Sunday 21st of September 1947

    Mass murderer Freddy André Horion aka De Zonnebril is born in Gent, Oost-Vlaanderen, Belgium.


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    72 Years Ago Today

    Sunday 21st of September 1947

    Horror fiction writer Stephen Edwin King aka The King of Horror is born in Portland, Maine, United States.


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    67 Years Ago Today

    Sunday 21st of September 1952

    Leader of Les Cellules Communistes Combattantes Pierre Carette is born in Charleroi, Hainaut, Belgium.


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    67 Years Ago Today

    Sunday 21st of September 1952

    Catholic exorcism victim Anneliese Anna Elisabeth Michel is born in Leiblfing, Bayern, Germany.


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    57 Years Ago Today

    Friday 21st of September 1962

    28-year-old Journalist and leader of the Rote Armee Fraktion Ulrike Marie Meinhof gives birth to twins Regine and Bettina by Cesarian after 6 months of pregnancy in Neurochirurgischen Klinik Hamburg-Eppendorf, Martinistraße 52, Hamburg, Hamburg, Germany.

    Meinhof had to give birth early due to complications of a brain tumour, four weeks later she was operated.


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    45 Years Ago Today

    Saturday 21st of September 1974

    42-year-old Charlynn Hopkins Hicks is abducted, raped and strangled by serial killer Paul John Knowles aka The Casanova Killer in Sequin, Texas, United States.

    Hicks was stranded due to a broken motorcycle. Her body was found four days later.


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    44 Years Ago Today

    Sunday 21st of September 1975

    56-year-old André Breugnot is drugged and drowned in a bathtub by serial killer Charles Sobhraj aka Bad Blood in Chiang Inn Hotel Room 207, 100 Changkhlan Road, Chiang Mai, Chiang Mai, Thailand.


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    20 Years Ago Today

    Tuesday 21st of September 1999

    Murderer Richard Wayne Smith is executed by lethal injection at the age of 43 in Huntsville Prison, 815 12th Street, Huntsville, Texas, United States.

    Smith decided to drop his appeals so he wouldn’t die from his advancing hepatitis C, a progressive disease that leads to liver cancer, cirrhosis and liver failure. Smith contracted hepatitis through a shared heroin needle.



  • 18 Years Ago Today The Eyes had it

    Friday 21st of September 2001

    'The Further Adventures of Pete The Tramp' was a 1940s stag movie in a program brought to us by film buff Jack Stevenson at the filmmuseum in in ICC, Meir 50, Antwerpen, Antwerpen, Belgium.


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    17 Years Ago Today

    Saturday 21st of September 2002

    Serial killer Angelo Anthony Buono aka The Hillside Strangler dies of a heart attack at the age of 68 in Calipatria State Prison, Calipatria, California, United States.


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    15 Years Ago Today He Went for Beef and Chicken

    Tuesday 21st of September 2004

    Murderer Andrew Perez Flores is executed by lethal injection at the age of 32 in Huntsville Prison, 815 12th Street, Huntsville, Texas, United States.

    Flores' last meal request was for four BBQ Beef Ribs, a beef steak, skinless mashed potatoes, pinto beans, ten flour tortillas, two Big Red sodas, three orange sodas, a pint of vanilla ice cream, two chalupas, three tamales, salad with Thousand Island dressing, a BBQ chicken, a fried chicken, beef fajitas and chicken fajitas. 



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