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38th year  -  N° 33                 Thursday, 2 February 2023         Antwerpen		
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34 events for 23 September:

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    1947 Years Ago Today

    Wednesday 23rd of September 0076

    2nd Pope Linus dies of unknown causes in Vatican City, Rome, Lazio, Italy.


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    154 Years Ago Today

    Thursday 23rd of September 1869

    Asymptomatic carrier of the pathogen associated with typhoid fever Mary Mallon aka Typhoid Mary is born in Cookstown, Northern Ireland, United Kingdom.


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    116 Years Ago Today

    Monday 23rd of September 1907

    Sicherheitspolizei commander Herbert Kappler is born in Stuttgart, Baden-Württemberg, Germany.


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    107 Years Ago Today

    Saturday 23rd of September 1916

    Italian Christian Democratic politician Aldo Romeo Luigi Moro is born in Maglie, Apulia, Italy.


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    105 Years Ago Today

    Monday 23rd of September 1918

    Mass murderer Albert Joseph Guay is born in Quebec City, Quebec, Canada.


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    103 Years Ago Today

    Thursday 23rd of September 1920

    Vaudeville performer and actor Mickey Rooney is born as Joseph Yule in New York, Brooklyn, New York, United States.


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    93 Years Ago Today

    Tuesday 23rd of September 1930

    Singer-songwriter and composer Ray Charles aka The Genius is born as Raymond Charles Robinson in Albany, Georgia, United States.


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    90 Years Ago Today

    Saturday 23rd of September 1933

    Youngest confirmed mother in medical history Lina Medina is born as Lina Marcela Medina de Jurado in Ticrapo, Castrovirreyna, Peru.


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    88 Years Ago Today The Skin Was Reddish and Leathery

    Monday 23rd of September 1935

    29-year-old Edward Anthony Andrassy is found decapitated and emasculated by unidentified serial killer Mad Butcher of Kingsbury Run aka Cleveland Torso Murderer in Jackass Hill, East 49th and Praha Avenue, Cleveland, Ohio, United States.

    The headless and emasculated of another unidentified man was also found nearby. The skin was treated with a chemical agent that caused it to become reddish and leathery.


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    85 Years Ago Today

    Friday 23rd of September 1938

    Actress Romy Schneider is born as Rosemarie Magdalena Albach in Wien, Wien, Austria.


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    84 Years Ago Today

    Saturday 23rd of September 1939

    Neurologist Sigmund Freud aka The Father of Psychoanalysis dies of morphine poisoning at the age of 83 in 20 Maresfield Gardens, London, Hampstead, Greater London, United Kingdom.

    As previously discussed during his terminal stage of cancer of the jaw, Freud's doctor, friend and fellow refugee Max Schur administered doses of morphine on 21 and 22 September that resulted in Freud's death.


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    84 Years Ago Today

    Saturday 23rd of September 1939

    Murderer Frank Connor is executed by the gas chamber in Arizona State Prison Complex, 1305 E Butte Avenue, Florence, Arizona, United States.


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    82 Years Ago Today

    Tuesday 23rd of September 1941

    Black Panther George Lester Jackson aka Soledad Brother is born in Chicago, Illinois, United States.


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    80 Years Ago Today

    Thursday 23rd of September 1943

    Bride of gangster Ronnie Kray Frances Elsie Shea is born in London, Hoxton, East London, United Kingdom.


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    80 Years Ago Today

    Thursday 23rd of September 1943

    19-year-old Murder victim Elizabeth Short aka The Black Dahlia is arrested for underage drinking in Santa Barbara, California, United States.


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    80 Years Ago Today

    Thursday 23rd of September 1943

    Singer-songwriter and former professional footballer Julio Iglesias is born as Julio José Iglesias de la Cueva in Madrid, Área metropolitana de Madrid, Spain.


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    76 Years Ago Today

    Tuesday 23rd of September 1947

    Catholic priest and martyr Jerzy Popiełuszko is born in Okopy, Poland.


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    65 Years Ago Today

    Tuesday 23rd of September 1958

    Mass murderer Harry William Frederick De La Roche jr. is born in 23 East Grand Avenue, Montvale, New Jersey, United States.


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    64 Years Ago Today

    Wednesday 23rd of September 1959

    Murderer John E. Day is executed by hanging at the age of 30 in United States Disciplinary Barracks, Fort Leavenworth, Kansas, United States.

    Day had been under the death sentence since 1951 and was hanged for the murder of Lee Mak Chun in Seoul on 30 December 1950. Serving in Korea, Day had made sexual advances to Chun's wife. When Chun came to her defense Day shot him dead.


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    59 Years Ago Today

    Wednesday 23rd of September 1964

    Victim of Clifford Olson aka The Vancouver Butcher Sandra Lynn Wolfsteiner is born in Prince George, British Columbia, Canada.


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    55 Years Ago Today

    Monday 23rd of September 1968

    Stigmatised monk Pio of Pietrelcina dies of fatigue at the age of 81 in Chiesa di Santa Maria delle Grazie, San Giovanni Rotondo, Puglia, Italy.


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    53 Years Ago Today

    Wednesday 23rd of September 1970

    Actor André Bourvil dies of Kahler's syndrome at the age of 53 in Boulevard Suchet, Paris, XVIe, Île-de-France, France.


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    52 Years Ago Today He Was Caught in a Cow Barn

    Thursday 23rd of September 1971

    21-year-old Revolutionary thief Mario Roymans aka Tijl van Limburg steals Johannes Vermeer's 'De Liefdesbrief' and claims a ransom of 200 million Belgian Franks to give to Bengal Refugees in Paleis voor Schone Kunsten, Brussel, Brabant, Belgium.

    On 6 October 1971 Roymans made his demands by telephone to the National Radio BRT from a gas station in Hasselt. Overheard by the owner he was arrested in a cow barn shortly after. Roymans was sentenced to two years imprisonment.


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    47 Years Ago Today

    Thursday 23rd of September 1976

    Start of the second trial against 41-year-old Serial killer Joseph Kallinger aka The Shoemaker in Hackensack, New Jersey, United States.


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    40 Years Ago Today They Tried to Convince Saudi Arabia

    Friday 23rd of September 1983

    112 die in Gulf Air Flight 771 Boeing 737-2P6 bomb explosion in Mina Jebel Ali, Dubai, United Arab Emirates.

    The bomb was apparently planted by the Abu Nidal organization to convince Saudi Arabia to pay protection money to Nidal so as to avoid attacks on their soil.


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    38 Years Ago Today

    Monday 23rd of September 1985

    32-year-old Serial killer Bobby Joe Long aka The Adman Rapist is sentenced to 26 life sentences in Tampa, Florida, United States.

    Long pleaded guilty to eight murders and the abduction and rape of Lisa McVey, receiving 26 life sentences without the possibility of parole (24 concurrent and two to run consecutively to the first 24) and seven life sentences with the possibility of parole after 25 years.


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    36 Years Ago Today

    Wednesday 23rd of September 1987

    Choreographer and film director Bob Robert Louis Fosse dies of a heart attack at the age of 60 in George Washington University Hospital, 900 23rd St NW, Washington, District of Columbia, United States.


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    29 Years Ago Today

    Friday 23rd of September 1994

    Writer Robert Albert Bloch known for his novel Psycho dies of cancer at the age of 77 in Los Angeles, California, United States.


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    26 Years Ago Today

    Tuesday 23rd of September 1997

    19-year-old Magali Sirotti is raped and strangled by serial killer Guy Georges aka Le Tueur de la Bastille in 71 Rue d´Hautpoul, Paris, XIXe, Île-de-France, France.


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    25 Years Ago Today He Didn't Want to Die Like the Son of God

    Wednesday 23rd of September 1998

    Double murderer Kenneth Manuel Stewart is executed by Old Sparky at the age of 43 in Greensville Correctional Center, Jarratt, Virginia, United States.

    Born-again Christian Stewart said he elected to die in the electric chair as opposed to lethal injection because death row inmates choosing lethal injection must be strapped to a gurney with their arms outstretched in the same manner that Jesus died on a cross. "They can shoot me, hang me, or do what they want to but I won't die with my arms outstretched, you know, like the son of God." 


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    25 Years Ago Today He Didn't Like a Belt on His Chest

    Wednesday 23rd of September 1998

    Murderer David Allen Castillo is executed by lethal injection at the age of 34 in Huntsville Prison, 815 12th Street, Huntsville, Texas, United States.

    "I would have preferred a firing squad because they stand you up" Castillo said. "I just don't like a belt on my chest." As the injection was administrated Castillo's family members yelled obscenities and one brother pounded on the witness-room glass.



  • 18 Years Ago Today The Eyes had it

    Friday 23rd of September 2005

    The King of the Village goes shopping in Yang Zhen, Shunyi, China.


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    15 Years Ago Today The Highest Number Was Twenty

    Tuesday 23rd of September 2008

    School shooter Matti Juhani Saari commits suicide by a shot in the head at the age of 22 in Seinäjoki University of Applied Sciences, Kauhajoki, Länsi-Suomen Lääni, Finland.

    Before Saari shot and killed ten people with a Walther P22 semi-automatic pistol, doused a classroom with petrol and set it on fire. At some point he also threw a Molotov cocktail into a language laboratory. Saari fired a total of nearly 200 shots. The highest number of shots inflicted to a single victim was twenty. Saari left behind two handwritten notes in his school dormitory stating that his motive for the shooting was "I hate the human race".


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    13 Years Ago Today

    Thursday 23rd of September 2010

    Double murderess Teresa Wilson Bean Lewis is executed by lethal injection at the age of 41 in Greensville Correctional Center, Jarratt, Virginia, United States.

    Lewis became the first female inmate to die by lethal injection in the state of Virginia. Lewis masterminded the murder of her husband Julian Clifton Lewis and stepson Charles in October 2002. Lewis' last meal request was for two fried chicken breasts, sweet peas with butter, a Dr Pepper and apple pie for dessert.



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