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34th year  -  N° 350                 Monday, 16 December 2019         Antwerpen		
Paradise Lost




23 events for 24 September:

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    478 Years Ago Today

    Wednesday 24th of September 1541

    Physician, botanist, alchemist, astrologer and occultist Paracelsus dies of chronic mercury intoxication at the age of 48 in Salzburg, Salzburg, Austria.


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    294 Years Ago Today

    Monday 24th of September 1725

    Brewer, visionary and philantropist Arthur Guinness is born in Ardclough, Leinster, Ireland.


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    123 Years Ago Today

    Thursday 24th of September 1896

    Writer Scott F. Francis Key Fitzgerald is born in St. Paul, Minnesota, United States.


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    117 Years Ago Today

    Wednesday 24th of September 1902

    Founder of the Islamic Republic of Iran Ruhollah Moosavi Khomeini is born in Khūmaīn, Iran.


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    108 Years Ago Today

    Sunday 24th of September 1911

    Soviet leader Konstantin Ustinovich Chernenko is born in Bolshaya Tes, Russia.


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    107 Years Ago Today

    Tuesday 24th of September 1912

    Murderer Chester S. Jordan is executed by Old Sparky at the age of 32 in Charlestown State Prison, Charlestown, Massachusetts, United States.


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    96 Years Ago Today

    Monday 24th of September 1923

    17-year-old Paul Bronichewski is killed and his meat sold by serial killer Fritz Haarmann aka Der Hannover Werwolf in Das Mordhaus, Rote Reihe 4, Hannover, Niedersachsen, Germany.


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    83 Years Ago Today

    Thursday 24th of September 1936

    Puppeteer, cartoonist, screenwriter and film director Jim James Maury Henson known for creating The Muppets is born in Greenville, Mississippi, United States.


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    81 Years Ago Today

    Saturday 24th of September 1938

    Murderer George Ball aka George Sumner aka The Sack Murderer commits suicide by a shot through the heart at the age of 46 in The Sociable Inn, Farm to Market Road 327, Elmendorf, Texas, United States.

    Ball is known to have killed two and said to have killed as many as 20 women whose remains were fed to his five pet alligators. When two Bexar County sheriff's deputies went to question him, Ball pulled a handgun from his cash register and killed himself with a bullet through the heart.


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    74 Years Ago Today

    Monday 24th of September 1945

    Physicist Hans Johannes Wilhelm 'Gengar' Geiger known for inventing the Geiger counter dies of rheumatoid arthritis at the age of 63 in Potsdam, Brandenburg, Germany.


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    45 Years Ago Today

    Tuesday 24th of September 1974

    47-year-old Serial killer Harvey Louis Carignan aka The Want-Ad Killer aka Harv the Hammer is arrested in Minneapolis, Minnesota, United States.


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    39 Years Ago Today

    Wednesday 24th of September 1980

    34-year-old Upadhya Anadavathy Bandara is attacked with a hammer by serial killer Peter Sutcliffe aka The Yorkshire Ripper in Chapel Lane, Leeds, Headingley, West Yorkshire, United Kingdom.

    Neighbour Valerie Nicholas heard a noise and came out her back door to investigate and then called the police. Sutcliffe was disturbed and quickly left the scene. Bandara survived.


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    37 Years Ago Today

    Friday 24th of September 1982

    Noise music band Club Moral play their 19th concert in Pommeranz, Ginnekenweg 8, Breda, Noord-Brabant, Netherlands.


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    29 Years Ago Today

    Monday 24th of September 1990

    23-year-old David C. Thomas is drugged, strangled and dismembered by serial killer and cannibal Jeffrey Dahmer aka The Milwaukee Cannibal in Oxford Apartments #213, 924 25th North Street, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, United States.


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    26 Years Ago Today There Was a Nail in the Rear Tyre

    Friday 24th of September 1993

    White Power punk rocker Ian Stuart Donaldson dies in hospital from injuries suffered in a car crash the day before at the age of 36 in Toyota Island, Walton-on-Trent, Derbyshire, United Kingdom.

    23-year-old Skrewdriver band member Stephen Flint died on arrival. According to some sources Donaldson's car crash bore all the hallmarks of a Mossad operation. There was a nail in the rear tyre of his vehicle causing a slow leakage of air and the front shock absorber was also leaking.


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    24 Years Ago Today

    Sunday 24th of September 1995

    Spree killer Éric Borel commits suicide by a shot through the head at the age of 17 in Solliès-Pont, Provence, France.

    Borel first shot his stepfather Yves Bichet, his 11-year-old half-brother Jean-Yves Bichet. Then he went to the neighbouring village of Cuers and shot dead 12 people with a .22 rifle.


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    20 Years Ago Today

    Friday 24th of September 1999

    Double murderer Harvey Lee Green is executed by lethal injection at the age of 39 in Raleigh State Prison, Raleigh, North Carolina, United States.


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    18 Years Ago Today NL Lost its Centrum

    Monday 24th of September 2001

    Artist and event organiser Franz Ferdinand Feigl dies of cancer at the age of 43 in Sint Lucas Andreas Ziekenhuis, Jan Tooropstraat 164, Amsterdam, Noord-Holland, Netherlands.


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    17 Years Ago Today He Wanted to Be an Olive Tree

    Tuesday 24th of September 2002

    Multiple child murderer Robert Anthony Bob Buell is executed by lethal injection at the age of 62 in Southern Ohio Correctional Facility, Lucasville, Ohio, United States.

    Buell's final meal request was for a single black unpitted olive. Buell was paying homage to to Victor Feguer, the last prisoner executed by the federal government until Timothy McVeigh. Feguer was hanged in 1963. His last meal was an olive with the pit still in it. Feguer told prison officials that he hoped an olive tree would sprout from his body – a sign of peace.


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    17 Years Ago Today They Were Not Going to Turn it Down

    Tuesday 24th of September 2002

    Double murderer Rex Warren Mays is executed by lethal injection at the age of 42 in Huntsville Prison, 815 12th Street, Huntsville, Texas, United States.

    On 20 July 1992 Mays asked his neighbour children 10-year-old Kristin Michelle Wiley and 7-year-old Kynara Lorin Carreiro to lower the volume on their stereo. Kynara answered "No, we're not going to turn it down! Just get out of the house!" Then Mays began stabbing both girls with a knife he took from the kitchen. Mays' last meal request was for six scrambled eggs with shredded cheese, cream gravy, hash browns, pan sausage, orange juice, and milk.


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    15 Years Ago Today

    Friday 24th of September 2004

    Writer Françoise Sagan dies of pulmonary embolism at the age of 69 in Honfleur, Basse-Normandie, France.



  • 14 Years Ago Today The Eyes had it

    Saturday 24th of September 2005

    An army of DDVs in an art installation at the Convergence exhibition in 798 Art District, Beijing, Dashanzi, Hebei, China.


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    10 Years Ago Today

    Thursday 24th of September 2009

    Member of the 'Manson Family' Susan Denise Atkins aka Sadie Mae Glutz dies of brain cancer at the age of 61 in Central California Women's Facility, Chowchilla, California, United States.



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