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38th year  -  N° 34                 Friday, 3 February 2023         Antwerpen		
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25 events for 3 September:

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    834 Years Ago Today

    Sunday 3rd of September 1189

    32-year-old King of England Richard I aka Richard the Lionheart aka Richard Coeur de Lion is crowned in Westminster Abbey, London, Westminster, Greater London, United Kingdom.


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    164 Years Ago Today

    Saturday 3rd of September 1859

    Socialist leader Jean Auguste Marie Joseph Léon Jaurès is born in Castres, Occitanie, France.


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    148 Years Ago Today

    Friday 3rd of September 1875

    Automobile designer and manufacturer Ferdinand Porsche is born in Vratislavice nad Nisou, Bohemia, Czechoslovakia.


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    145 Years Ago Today

    Tuesday 3rd of September 1878

    Over 600 die in Princess Alice paddle steamer and Bywell Castle collier collision in Gallions Reach, London, Woolwich, Greater London, United Kingdom.

    The Princess Alice split in two and sank within four minutes.


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    113 Years Ago Today

    Saturday 3rd of September 1910

    Prefect of Paris and Nazi collaborator Maurice Papon is born in Gretz-Armainvilliers, Seine-et-Marne, France.


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    105 Years Ago Today

    Tuesday 3rd of September 1918

    Revolutionary Fanya Yefimovna Kaplan aka The Woman Who Tried to Kill Lenin is executed by a shot in the back of the head at the age of 28 in Moscow, Central Federal District, Russia.


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    104 Years Ago Today

    Wednesday 3rd of September 1919

    19-year-old Sarah Laumann is attacked by serial killer The Axeman of New Orleans in New Orleans, Louisiana, United States.

    Laumann recovered from her injuries but couldn't recall any details from the attack.


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    99 Years Ago Today He Attempted to Jump Clear of the Trap

    Wednesday 3rd of September 1924

    Murderer Patrick Herbert Mahon aka the Man of Prey is executed by hanging by Thomas Pierrepoint at the age of 34 in Wandsworth Prison, London, Wandsworth, Greater London, United Kingdom.

    Anecdotal accounts suggest that Mahon offered resistance on the scaffold by attempting to jump clear of the trap when the lever was pulled.


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    92 Years Ago Today

    Thursday 3rd of September 1931

    Serial killer Albert Henry DeSalvo aka The Boston Strangler aka The Measuring Man aka The Green Man is born in Chelsea, Massachusetts, United States.


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    86 Years Ago Today

    Friday 3rd of September 1937

    Murderer David Benjamin Knight is executed by the gas chamber at the age of 33 in Arizona State Prison Complex, 1305 E Butte Avenue, Florence, Arizona, United States.


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    84 Years Ago Today

    Sunday 3rd of September 1939

    25-year-old Aristocratic socialite and devotee of Adolf Hitler Unity Valkyrie Mitford attempts to commit suicide by a shot in the head when she hears her lover declare war to the United Kingdom in Englischer Garten, München, Bayern, Germany.

    Surviving the suicide attempt Mitford was hospitalised in München where she was visited by Hitler despite the on-going war. Hitler paid her bills and arranged for Mitford's return home.


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    72 Years Ago Today

    Monday 3rd of September 1951

    Member of the Rote Armee Fraktion Peter-Jürgen Boock is born in Garding, Schleswig-Holstein, Germany.


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    69 Years Ago Today

    Friday 3rd of September 1954

    Double murderer Kelsey Patterson is born in Palestine, Texas, United States.


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    61 Years Ago Today

    Monday 3rd of September 1962

    12-year-old Barbara Bruder is presumably strangled by serial killer Joachim Kroll aka Jockel aka Der Ruhrkannibale in Burscheid, Nordrhein-Westfalen, .


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    52 Years Ago Today

    Friday 3rd of September 1971

    41-year-old Mass murderer John Gilbert Freeman shoots 43-year-old Novella Bentley, her 16-year-old daughter Pam Bentley Martin, 19-year-old Frank Martin, 8-year-old Tina Bentley, 3-year-old Adam Bentley, 20-month-old Tracy Bentley and 9-month-old Charlotte Bentley because he assumed employee Charles Bentley had run off with his wife in 5308 East Polk, Phoenix, Arizona, United States.

    Freeman had caught his wife and Mr. Bentley kissing in his upholstery shop sometime in February.


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    49 Years Ago Today

    Tuesday 3rd of September 1974

    32-year-old William Bates is strangled by serial killer Paul John Knowles aka The Casanova Killer in Lima, Ohio, United States.


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    42 Years Ago Today

    Thursday 3rd of September 1981

    17-year-old Larisa Tkachenko is stabbed and strangled by serial killer Andrei Chikatilo aka The Rostov Ripper in Rostov, Rostov Oblast, Russia.

    Having driven Tkachenko to the forest Chikatilo tried to have sex with her but he could not get aroused. When Tkachenko began to make fun of him he struck her several times with a knife and strangled her with his hands. He stuffed her mouth with earth and bit off her nipple.


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    41 Years Ago Today

    Friday 3rd of September 1982

    General of the Italian carabinieri Carlo Alberto Dalla Chiese is shot dead with his 32-year-old bride of less than two months, Emanuela Setti Carraro and his police bodyguard, Domenico Russo by the Mafia at the age of 60 in Via Carini, Palermo, Sicilia, Italy.

    The murder was ordered by Mafia boss Salvatore Riina. The lead killer was Giuseppe Greco, who was later convicted in absentia of the crime at the Maxi Trial. A number of other gunmen were involved, including 21-year-old Giuseppe Lucchese, who was also convicted of the crime at the Maxi Trial. Riina and various other Mafia bosses, such as Benedetto Santapaola, were subsequently convicted for ordering the killing.


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    33 Years Ago Today He Stored His Entire Skeleton

    Monday 3rd of September 1990

    23-year-old Ernest Miller is throatcut, mutilated and cut to pieces by serial killer and cannibal Jeffrey Dahmer aka The Milwaukee Cannibal in Oxford Apartments #213, 924 25th North Street, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, United States.

    Dahmer stored Miller's entire skeleton in the bottom drawer of a filing cabinet and his heart, biceps and portions of his legs in the freezer for later consumption.


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    32 Years Ago Today

    Tuesday 3rd of September 1991

    Film director Frank Russel Capra dies of a heart attack at the age of 94 in La Quinta, California, United States.


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    30 Years Ago Today

    Friday 3rd of September 1993

    Murderer Johnny James is executed by lethal injection at the age of 39 in Huntsville Prison, 815 12th Street, Huntsville, Texas, United States.



  • 24 Years Ago Today The Eyes had it

    Friday 3rd of September 1999

    Typical New Zealand protective signs on a godforgotten road with three parking spaces and not a village for miles and miles around in Ruakaka, North Island, New Zealand.


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    21 Years Ago Today

    Tuesday 3rd of September 2002

    Child rapist and murderer Somkliang Soyplai is executed by the firing squad at the age of 44 in Bangkok, Central Thailand, Thailand.


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    19 Years Ago Today

    Friday 3rd of September 2004

    334 people including 186 children and excluding 34 Chechen separatist terrorists are killed when Russian security forces storm the building after a three day siege with the use of tanks, incendiary rockets and other heavy weapons in School Number One, Beslan, Respublikæ Cægat Iryston, Russia.


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    11 Years Ago Today

    Monday 3rd of September 2012

    Religious leader Sun Myung Moon dies of multiple organ failure at the age of 92 in Gapyeong, Gyeonggi-do, South Korea.



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