39th year  -  N° 105                 Sunday, 14 April 2024         Antwerpen		
Out in the Real World
John Henry George Lee
aka Babbacombe Lee aka The Man They Couldn't Hang

  • 15 November 1864 (+) is born in Abbotskerswell, United Kingdom.

  • 23 February 1885 (x) is brought upon the scaffold three times to be hanged but the trapdoor refuses to open upon each attempt despite being carefully tested by executioner James Berry in Exeter, United Kingdom.

  • 18 December 1907 (x) is released from prison in Exeter, United Kingdom.

  • 19 March 1945 (-) dies of natural causes in Milwaukee, United States.

  • More info on Wikipedia