Thursday, January 19, 2017

32nd year - N° 19 Thursday, 19 January 2017

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32nd year - N° 19 Thursday, 19 January 2017

19 January / Today's 15 Events:
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208 years ago

Thursday 19th of January 1809

Writer Edgar Allan Poe is born in 62 Carver Street, Boston, Massachusetts, United States.


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178 years ago

Saturday 19th of January 1839

Artist Paul Cézanne is born in Aix-en-Provence, Provence, France.


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147 years ago

Wednesday 19th of January 1870

Mass murderer Jean-Baptiste Troppmann is executed by the Guillotine at the age of 21 in Prisons de la Roquette, XIe, Paris, Île-de-France, France.


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101 years ago

Wednesday 19th of January 1916

Artist, writer and sound poet Brion John Clifford Gysin aka The Father of Cut-up is born in Taplow, Buckinghamshire, United Kingdom.


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87 years ago

Sunday 19th of January 1930

Actress and animal rights activist Tippi Nathalie Kay Hedren is born in New Ulm, Minnesota, United States.

For much of her career Hedren's year of birth was listed as 1935, although in 2004 she acknowledged that she was actually born in 1930.


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70 years ago

Sunday 19th of January 1947

392 die in Himera ocean liner explosion in Athens, Attica, Greece.

The ship struck a forgotten WWII mine.


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64 years ago

Monday 19th of January 1953

Rita Nelson is strangled and raped by serial killer John Christie aka The Strangler of 10 Rillington Place in 10 Rillington Place, London, Greater London, United Kingdom.


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63 years ago

Tuesday 19th of January 1954

Photographer Cindy Cynthia Morris Sherman is born in Glen Ridge, New Jersey, United States.


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55 years ago

Friday 19th of January 1962

21-year-old Mass murderer Richard Benjamin Speck aka Born to Raise Hell marries 15-year-old Shirley Annette Malone in Dallas, Texas, United States.

In January 1966 Malone filed for divorce.


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48 years ago

Sunday 19th of January 1969

Revolutionary student Jan Palach aka Pochodeň č. 1 dies due to injuries after his self-immolation protest three days earlier at the age of 21 in Charles University Faculty Hospital, Studničkova 2028/7, Praha, Bohemia, Czechoslovakia.


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44 years ago

Friday 19th of January 1973

Actress Karen Lancaume, originally Karine Bach known from Baise-moi is born in Lyon, Rhône-Alpes, France.


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36 years ago

Monday 19th of January 1981

Photographer Francesca Woodman commits suicide by jumping out of a loft window at the age of 23 in New York City, New York, United States.


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34 years ago

Wednesday 19th of January 1983

70-year-old SS-Hauptsturmführer Klaus Nikolaus Barbie aka The Butcher of Lyon is arrested and extradited to France to stand trial in La Paz, Pedro Domingo Murillo, Bolivia.



12 years ago The Eyes had it

Wednesday 19th of January 2005

Snow on a high bridge railing in Bern, Mittelland, Switzerland.


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8 years ago

Monday 19th of January 2009

Art vandal Hans-Joachim Bohlmann dies of cancer at the age of 72 in Hamburg, Hamburg, Germany.