39th year  -  N° 57                 Monday, 26 February 2024         Antwerpen		
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26 events for 27 September:

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    434 Years Ago Today He Never Made the Thirteenth Day

    Thursday 27th of September 1590

    228th Pope Urbanus VII dies of malaria at the age of 69 in Vatican City, Rome, Lazio, Italy.

    Urbanus VII's twelve-day papacy was the shortest in history.

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    324 Years Ago Today

    Monday 27th of September 1700

    242nd Pope Innocentius XII dies of natural causes at the age of 85 in Vatican City, Rome, Lazio, Italy.

    Innocentius XII is notable for being the last bearded pope to date.

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    170 Years Ago Today

    Wednesday 27th of September 1854

    312 die in SS Arctic paddle steamer and SS Vesta collision in Cape Race, St John's, Newfoundland, Canada.

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    136 Years Ago Today They Won't Fix Him Yet

    Thursday 27th of September 1888

    Unidentified serial killer Jack the Ripper writes his 'Dear Boss' letter to the Central News Agency in London, Greater London, United Kingdom.

    Dear Boss, I keep on hearing the police have caught me but they wont fix me just yet. I have laughed when they look so clever and talk about being on the right track. That joke about Leather Apron gave me real fits. I am down on whores and I shant quit ripping them till I do get buckled. Grand work the last job was. I gave the lady no time to squeal. How can they catch me now. I love my work and want to start again. You will soon hear of me with my funny little games. I saved some of the proper red stuff in a ginger beer bottle over the last job to write with but it went thick like glue and I cant use it. Red ink is fit enough I hope ha. ha. The next job I do I shall clip the ladys ears off and send to the police officers just for jolly wouldn't you. Keep this letter back till I do a bit more work, then give it out straight. My knife's so nice and sharp I want to get to work right away if I get a chance. Good Luck. Yours trulyJack the Ripper Dont mind me giving the trade name PS Wasnt good enough to post this before I got all the red ink off my hands curse it No luck yet. They say I'm a doctor now. ha ha

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    111 Years Ago Today

    Saturday 27th of September 1913

    Psychologist Albert Ellis known for founding cognitive-behavioral therapies is born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, United States.

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    107 Years Ago Today

    Thursday 27th of September 1917

    Impressionist artist Edgar Degas dies of unknown causes at the age of 83 in Paris, Île-de-France, France.

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    104 Years Ago Today

    Monday 27th of September 1920

    General of the Italian carabinieri Carlo Alberto Dalla Chiese is born in Saluzzo, Piemonte, Italy.

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    104 Years Ago Today

    Monday 27th of September 1920

    Actor and producer William Conrad aka 'Cannon' is born as John William Cann in Louisville, Kentucky, United States.

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    102 Years Ago Today He Was a Little Big Man

    Wednesday 27th of September 1922

    Film director Arthur Hiller Penn is born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States.

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    91 Years Ago Today

    Wednesday 27th of September 1933

    27-year-old Film director John Marcellus Huston hits and kills 23-year-old Brazilian dancer Tosca Izabel Querze Roulien while driving his car in Sunset Boulevard, Los Angeles, California, United States.

    The resulting media frenzy forced Huston to retreat temporarily from public performance and he took work as a screenwriter instead.

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    86 Years Ago Today

    Tuesday 27th of September 1938

    Wiener Aktionist Günter Brus is born in Ardning, Steiermark, Austria.

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    82 Years Ago Today He Was a Coo Ca Choo

    Sunday 27th of September 1942

    Musician Alvin Stardust is born as Bernard William Jewry in London, Muswell Hill, Greater London, United Kingdom.

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    80 Years Ago Today

    Wednesday 27th of September 1944

    The world’s most pulchritudinous evangelist Aimee Semple McPherson aka Sister Aimee dies of an incautious self-overdose of Seconal at the age of 54 in Leamington Hotel, 1814 Franklin Street, Oakland, California, United States.

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    72 Years Ago Today

    Saturday 27th of September 1952

    Karl Franz Lehmann is poisoned with E 605 by serial poisoner Christa Lehmann aka The Mass Poisoner of Worms in Worms, Rheinland-Pfalz, Germany.

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    70 Years Ago Today

    Monday 27th of September 1954

    Double murderer James David Autry aka Cowboy is born in Potter Country, Texas, United States.

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    65 Years Ago Today

    Sunday 27th of September 1959

    Spree killer Eliseo Hernandez Moreno is born in Hidalgo County, Texas, United States.

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    63 Years Ago Today She Lost Measure

    Wednesday 27th of September 1961

    Poet and writer Hilda Doolittle aka H. D. dies of complications from a stroke at the age of 75 in Klinik Hirslanden, Witellikerstrasse 40, Zürich, Zürich, Switzerland.

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    59 Years Ago Today

    Monday 27th of September 1965

    Actress and sex symbol Clara Gordon Bow aka The It Girl dies of a heart attack at the age of 60 in Culver City, California, United States.

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    57 Years Ago Today

    Wednesday 27th of September 1967

    Russian aristocrat Felix Felixovich Yusupov aka Count Sumarokov-Elston known for participating in the assassination of Grigori Rasputin dies of unknown causes at the age of 80 in Paris, Île-de-France, France.

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    55 Years Ago Today

    Saturday 27th of September 1969

    22-year-old Cecelia Ann Shepard is stabbed by unidentified serial killer the Zodiac Killer in Lake Berryessa, Napa, California, United States.

    Shepard died as a result of her injuries two days later. Her 20-year-old date Bryan Calvin Hartnell survived eight stab wounds to the back.

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    50 Years Ago Today She Saw the Light

    Friday 27th of September 1974

    26-year-old Member of the 'Manson Family' Susan Denise Atkins aka Sadie Mae Glutz has a religious vision of Jesus in her cell and becomes a born-again christian in California Institution for Women, Chino, California, United States.

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    49 Years Ago Today

    Saturday 27th of September 1975

    Three FRAP and two ETA members are executed by the firing-squad for the murders of 4 policemen in Centro Penitenciario, Burgos, Burgos, Spain.

    33-year-old ETA member Ángel Otaegi Etxeberria was executed at 08:30 in Burgos. 21-year-old ETA member Juan Paredes Manot was executed at 08:35 near the cemetary of Sardañola del Vallés in Barcelona. The remaining three FRAP members were executed in Hoyo de Manzanares in Madrid, 25-year-old José Humberto Baena Alonso at 09:20, 27-year-old Ramón García Sanz at 09:40 and 21-year-old José Luis Sánchez-Bravo Solla at 10:00.

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    44 Years Ago Today

    Saturday 27th of September 1980

    21-year-old Performance artist Danny Devos aka DDV performs 'This Week I Was Beaten Up - 1' and 'Eternity Forever - 1' with The Simpletones in Willem II Fabriek, Boschdijkstraat, Den Bosch, Noord-Brabant, Netherlands.

    While the Simpletones played their music I laid out lines of gunpowder on the floor and on the wall I wrote: “This week I was beaten up for love”. Then I stood on a tottering heap of bricks tied with ropes on my hands and neck. The gunpowder was ignited. While the Simpletones played their music fast I pulled a heavy stone across the floor drawing an eternity-sign. After 20 minutes someone threw a glass of beer over a power-supply and we were cut off.

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    24 Years Ago Today

    Wednesday 27th of September 2000

    Rapist and murderer Ricky Nolen McGinn is executed by lethal injection at the age of 43 in Huntsville Prison, 815 12th Street, Huntsville, Texas, United States.

  • 19 Years Ago Today The Eyes had it

    Tuesday 27th of September 2005

    Our brave pigkeeper early in the morning in his makeshift quarters where he survived for 10 days, including sleeping on a chair in 798 Art District, Beijing, Dashanzi, Hebei, China.

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    7 Years Ago Today

    Wednesday 27th of September 2017

    Adult magazine publisher Hugh Marston Hefner known for founding Playboy Magazine dies of natural causes at the age of 91 in Playboy Mansion, 10236 Charing Cross Road, Holmby Hills, California, United States.

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