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38th year  -  N° 33                 Thursday, 2 February 2023         Antwerpen		
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38 events for 29 September:

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    505 Years Ago Today

    Sunday 29th of September 1518

    Painter Tintoretto aka Il Furioso is born as Jacopo Comin in Fondamenta dei Mori, Venezia, Veneto, Italy.


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    476 Years Ago Today

    Monday 29th of September 1547

    Writer Miguel Saavedra de Cervantes is born in Alcalá de Henares, Área metropolitana de Madrid, Spain.


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    452 Years Ago Today

    Wednesday 29th of September 1571

    Artist Michelangelo Amerighi Caravaggio is born in Milano, Lombardia, Italy.


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    265 Years Ago Today

    Friday 29th of September 1758

    Admiral Horatio Nelson aka 1st Viscount Nelson is born in Burnham Thorpe, Norfolk, United Kingdom.


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    169 Years Ago Today

    Friday 29th of September 1854

    25-year-old Annie Palmer is poisoned by serial poisoner William Palmer aka The Prince of Poisoners in Rugeley, Staffordshire, United Kingdom.


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    133 Years Ago Today

    Monday 29th of September 1890

    9-year-old Olympe Buisson is raped, strangled and mutilated by serial killer Joseph Vacher aka L’Eventreur du Sud-Est in Varacieux, Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes, France.

    Buisson was Vacher's first victim although he never confessed to this murder, afraid to be labeled as a child killer.


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    128 Years Ago Today

    Sunday 29th of September 1895

    14-year-old Pierre Massot-Pelé is strangled and raped by serial killer Joseph Vacher aka L’Eventreur du Sud-Est in Saint-Étienne-de-Boulogne, Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes, France.


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    121 Years Ago Today

    Monday 29th of September 1902

    Writer Émile Édouard Charles Antoine Zola dies of carbon monoxide poisoning at the age of 62 in Paris, Île-de-France, France.


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    111 Years Ago Today

    Sunday 29th of September 1912

    Serial killer Paul Ogorzow aka Der Schnell-Bahn Mörder is born in Muntowen, Województwo Warmińsko-Mazurskie, Poland.


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    111 Years Ago Today

    Sunday 29th of September 1912

    Film director Michelangelo Antonioni is born in Ferrara, Emilia-Romagna, Italy.


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    110 Years Ago Today His Diesel Caught Water

    Monday 29th of September 1913

    Inventor and mechanical engineer Rudolf Christian Karl Diesel commits suicide by drowning at the age of 55 in Antwerpen, Antwerpen, Belgium.

    Diesel boarded the post office steamer Dresden in Antwerpen to London. He took dinner on board the ship and then retired to his cabin leaving word to be called the next morning. He was never seen alive again. In the morning his cabin was empty and his bed had not been slept in. Ten days later the crew of the Dutch boat Coertsen came upon the corpse of a man floating in the North Sea near Norway. Personal belongings were identified by Diesel's son.


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    105 Years Ago Today

    Sunday 29th of September 1918

    Actor Peter Arne is born as Peter Randolph Michael Albrecht in Kuala Lumpur, Selangor, Malaysia.


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    101 Years Ago Today

    Friday 29th of September 1922

    Murderer Theodore West is executed by hanging in Arizona State Prison Complex, 1305 E Butte Avenue, Florence, Arizona, United States.


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    98 Years Ago Today

    Tuesday 29th of September 1925

    Murderer Arthur Ross Brown is born in San Francisco, California, United States.


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    94 Years Ago Today

    Sunday 29th of September 1929

    30-year-old Ida Reuter is raped and strangled by serial killer Peter Kürten aka The Vampire of Düsseldorf in Hofgarten, Düsseldorf, Nordrhein-Westfalen, Germany.


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    92 Years Ago Today

    Tuesday 29th of September 1931

    Actress and sex symbol Anita Kerstin Marianne Ekberg is born in Malmö, Skåne, Sweden.


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    88 Years Ago Today There Was a Whole Lotta Shakin' Going On

    Sunday 29th of September 1935

    Singer-songwriter and musician Jerry Lee Lewis aka The Killer is born in Ferriday, Louisiana, United States.


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    85 Years Ago Today

    Thursday 29th of September 1938

    Victim of Jack the Stripper Irene Charlotte Lockwood aka Sandra Russell is born in Walkeringham, Nottinghamshire, United Kingdom.


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    82 Years Ago Today

    Monday 29th of September 1941

    Serial killer Fred Frederick Walter Stephen West aka The House of Horrors Murderer is born in Bickerton Cottage, Much Marcle, West Midlands, United Kingdom.


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    82 Years Ago Today

    Monday 29th of September 1941

    Jon Brower Minnoch aka the Heaviest Human Ever Recorded is born in Bainbridge Island, Washington, United States.

    At the age of 12, Minnoch weighed 133 kilograms with an estimated height of 170cm and by age 22 he weighed 230 kilograms and was 185cm in height. At the age of 36 it was estimated that Minnoch must have weighed in excess of 635 kg.


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    81 Years Ago Today

    Tuesday 29th of September 1942

    Cyclist Felice Gimondi aka The Phoenix is born in Sedrina, Lombardia, Italy.


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    80 Years Ago Today

    Wednesday 29th of September 1943

    Union leader Lech Wałęsa known for founding Solidarność is born in Popowo, Województwo Kujawsko-Pomorskie, Poland.


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    66 Years Ago Today

    Sunday 29th of September 1957

    An unknown number die in nuclear waste tanks explosion in Mayak, Ozyorsk, Chelyabinsk Oblast, Russia.

    At least 22 villages were exposed to radiation from the disaster, with a total population of around 10.000 people evacuated. Some were evacuated after a week but it took almost 2 years for evacuations to occur at other sites. It was only in 1976 that dissident Zhores Medvedev made the nature and extent of the disaster known to the world. In 1992 a study conducted by the Soviet Institute of Biophysics found that 8.015 people had died within the preceding 32 years as a result of the accident.


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    62 Years Ago Today He Got Busted

    Friday 29th of September 1961

    36-year-old Stand-up comedian, social critic and satirist Lenny Bruce is arrested for possession of narcotics in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States.


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    61 Years Ago Today

    Saturday 29th of September 1962

    Double murderer Richard Eugene Dinkins is born in Sour Lake, Texas, United States.


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    59 Years Ago Today

    Tuesday 29th of September 1964

    30-year-old Mass murderer William Glenn Gravlin kills his wife and his six children in Troy, Michigan, United States.


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    58 Years Ago Today

    Wednesday 29th of September 1965

    27-year-old Wiener Aktionist Hermann Nitsch performs his 14. Aktion in the house of Heinz Cibulka in Wien, Wien, Austria.


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    56 Years Ago Today

    Friday 29th of September 1967

    Victim of Jeffrey Dahmer aka The Milwaukee Cannibal Jeremiah Weinberger is born in Chicago, Illinois, United States.


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    54 Years Ago Today

    Monday 29th of September 1969

    29-year-old Michael De Gruchy is battered to death by the Geoffrey Hammond Gang in London, Wimbledon, Greater London, United Kingdom.


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    54 Years Ago Today

    Monday 29th of September 1969

    23-year-old Serial killer Peter William Sutcliffe aka The Yorkshire Ripper is arrested in the garden of a house for ‘going equipped for theft’ in Bradford, Manningham, West Yorkshire, United Kingdom.

    A policeman discovered Sutcliffe hunched behind a private hedge with a hammer. He claimed that a hubcap had flown off his front wheel and that he had been looking for it. The hammer was to help secure it back into place. In October of 1969, he was fined £25 but his real reason for being out, to attack a prostitute, was not revealed.


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    53 Years Ago Today

    Tuesday 29th of September 1970

    Between 9.48 hrs and 9.58 hrs die Rote Armee Fraktion aka Baader-Meinhof Gruppe robs the Berliner Bank at Rheinstrasse of 154.182,50 marks, the Sparkasse at Südwestkorso of 55.152 marks and the Sparkasse at Altonaer Strasse of 8.115 marks in Berlin, Berlin, Germany.

    In the Altonaer Strasse Ulrike Meinhof forgets a box with 97.000 marks.


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    49 Years Ago Today She Paid the Bills Until He Killed Her

    Sunday 29th of September 1974

    Ann Dawson is raped and strangled by serial killer Paul John Knowles aka The Casanova Killer in Birmingham, Alabama, United States.

    It is unclear as to whether Knowles abducted Dawson or if she traveled with him willingly but she paid the bills while they traveled together until he killed her.


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    48 Years Ago Today

    Monday 29th of September 1975

    74-year-old Actress and singer Marlene Dietrich falls off the stage and breaks her thigh during a performance in Her Majesty's Theatre, 107 Quay Street, Sydney, Haymarket, New South Wales, Australia.

    It marked the end of Dietrich's show business career.


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    41 Years Ago Today Her Sore Throat and Runny Nose Were Cured Instantly

    Wednesday 29th of September 1982

    Tylenol poisoning victim Mary Ann Kellerman dies after taking a capsule of cyanide laced Extra-Strength Tylenol at the age of 12 in Elk Grove Village, Illinois, United States.

    27-year-old Adam Janus of Arlington Heights died in the hospital later that day after ingesting Tylenol. His 25-year-old brother Stanley and 19-year-old sister-in-law Theresa later also died after taking Tylenol from the same bottle. Within the next few days 31-year-old Mary McFarland of Elmhurst, 35-year-old Paula Prince and 27-year-old and Mary Reiner all died in similar incidents. In addition to the five bottles that led to the victims' deaths three other contaminated bottles were later discovered. Hundreds of copycat attacks involving Tylenol and other products also took place around the United States immediately following the Chicago deaths.


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    34 Years Ago Today

    Friday 29th of September 1989

    Patricia Patty Ives is strangled and her neck broken by serial killer Arthur Shawcross aka The Genesee River Killer in Rochester, New York, United States.

    Ives' body was found in the Genesee Gorge on 27 October.


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    26 Years Ago Today He Didn't Call Brad for Help

    Monday 29th of September 1997

    Pop artist Roy Fox Lichtenstein dies of pneumonia at the age of 74 in University Medical Center, New York, Manhattan, New York, United States.



  • 21 Years Ago Today The Eyes had it

    Sunday 29th of September 2002

    The shack next to the railroad track from where the infamous Carl Cryplant floods the world with haunting sound tracks and intrusive podcasts in Mirwart, Luxembourg, Belgium.


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    13 Years Ago Today

    Wednesday 29th of September 2010

    Actor Tony Curtis dies of cardiac arrest at the age of 85 in Henderson, Nevada, United States.



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