Wednesday, September 22, 2021

36th year - N° 265 Wednesday, 22 September 2021

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36th year - N° 265 Wednesday, 22 September 2021

22 September / Today's 34 Events:
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506 years ago

Wednesday 22nd of September 1515

Fourth wife of Henry VIII Anna von Kleve is born in Düsseldorf, Nordrhein-Westfalen, Germany.


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329 years ago There Hung Eight Firebrands of Hell

Monday 22nd of September 1692

Mary Esty, Martha Cory, Ann Pudeator, Samuel Wardwell, Mary Parker, Alice Parker, Wilmot Redd, and Margaret Scott are executed by hanging on accusation of witchcraft in Proctor's Ledge, Salem, Massachusetts, United States.

It was the last group of 'witches' to be executed. Clergyman Nicholas Noyes reportedly turned toward the suspended bodies of the victims and said "What a sad thing it is to see eight firebrands of hell hanging there."


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247 years ago

Thursday 22nd of September 1774

249th Pope Clemens XIV, originally Giovanni Vincenzo Antonio Ganganelli dies of scorbutic and hemorrhoidal dispositions at the age of 69 in Rome, Lazio, Italy.


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245 years ago

Sunday 22nd of September 1776

America's first spy Nathan Hale is executed by hanging at the age of 21 in Manhattan, New York, New York, United States.


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230 years ago He Was not Born in a Cage

Thursday 22nd of September 1791

Physicist Michael Faraday is born in Newington Butts, Southwark, London, Greater London, United Kingdom.


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206 years ago

Friday 22nd of September 1815

    Heinrich Miltenberg is poisoned with arsenic by serial poisoner Gesche Gottfried aka Der Engel von Bremen in Bremen, Freie Hansestadt Bremen, Germany.

Heinrich was Gottfried's son.    


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136 years ago

Tuesday 22nd of September 1885

Film director Erich von Stroheim, originally Erich Oswald Stroheim aka The Man You Love to Hate is born in Wien, Wien, Austria.


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126 years ago

Sunday 22nd of September 1895

Aline Alaise is stabbed to death and mutilated by serial killer Joseph Vacher aka L'Eventreur du Sud-Est in Truinas, Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes, France.


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125 years ago

Tuesday 22nd of September 1896

41-year-old Bigamist and multiple murderer Johann Otto Hoch, originally John Schmidt aka The Bluebeard Murderer marries widow Barbara Brossett of San Francisco as Schmitt in Chicago, Illinois, United States.

Schmitt disappeared two days later with $1.465,- of Brossett's money. She was so affected by the losses that she died afterward.


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118 years ago

Tuesday 22nd of September 1903

Gangster Joseph Michael 'Joe Cargo' Valachi aka Anthony Sorge aka Charles Charbano known for disclosing information about the Italian-American Mafia is born in East Harlem, New York, New York, United States.


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118 years ago

Tuesday 22nd of September 1903

Victim of Fritz Haarmann aka Der Hannover Werwolf Heinrich Koch is born in Hannover, Niedersachsen, Germany.


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115 years ago

Saturday 22nd of September 1906

Wife of camp commandant and human-skin-handywoman Ilse Koch, originally Margarete Ilse Köhler aka Die Hexe von Buchenwald aka Die Buchenwälder Schlampe is born in Dresden, Sachsen, Germany.


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109 years ago

Sunday 22nd of September 1912

Over 1000 die in SS Kiche Maru sinking in Enshū, Honshu Island, Japan.


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107 years ago She Was Admitted

Tuesday 22nd of September 1914

50-year-old Sculptor Camille Claudel is admitted in Asile d'Aliénés de Montdevergues, Montfavet, Avignon, Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur, France.

Claudel's certificate of admittance reported that she suffered "from a systematic persecution delirium mostly based upon false interpretations and imagination"Claudel spent the last 30 years of her life at the asylum.


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97 years ago

Monday 22nd of September 1924

25-year-old Serial killer John Reginald Halliday Christie aka The Strangler of 10 Rillington Place is sentenced to 3 and 6 months imprisonment for larceny in London, Greater London, United Kingdom.


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94 years ago

Thursday 22nd of September 1927

Composer Giannotto Bastianelli commits suicide by unknown at the age of 44 in Tunis, Protectorat Français, Tunisia.


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87 years ago Something Happened Down the Dennis

Saturday 22nd of September 1934

266 die in Westminster and United Collieries Group coal mine explosion and fire in Dennis Shaft, Gresford, Wales, United Kingdom.


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82 years ago

Friday 22nd of September 1939

Mountaineer Junko Tabei known for becoming the first woman to reach the summit of Mount Everest is born in Miharu, Fukushima, Japan.


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72 years ago

Thursday 22nd of September 1949

Murderer Hamida Djandoubi is born in Tunis, Protectorat Français, Tunisia.


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72 years ago

Thursday 22nd of September 1949

45-year-old Kidnapper and murderer Nathan Freudenthal Leopold aka The Perfect Murderer has his life sentence commuted to 85 years in Chicago, Illinois, United States.


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64 years ago

Sunday 22nd of September 1957

Actress and singer Zhou Xuan, originally Su Pu aka Beautiful Jade aka Golden Voice dies of encephalitis at the age of 39 in Shanghai, China.

Xuan died in a mental asylum during the Anti-Rightist Movement following a nervous breakdown.


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63 years ago

Monday 22nd of September 1958

Singer-songwriter and musician Joan Jett, originally Joan Marie Larkin aka Godmother of Punk is born in Lankenau Medical Center, Wynnewood, Pennsylvania, United States.


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61 years ago

Thursday 22nd of September 1960

Murderer Jesse De La Rosa is born in San Antonio, Texas, United States.


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46 years ago She Missed and Shot Ludwig in the Groin

Monday 22nd of September 1975

45-year-old Attempted assassin of President Gerald Ford Sara Jane Kahn Moore fires two shots aimed at President Gerald Ford with a .38 Special revolver from a distance of 40 feet away in St. Francis Hotel, 335 Powell Street, San Francisco, California, United States.

Moore's first shot narrowly missed Ford's head by five inches, going through the wall above the doorway. Upon hearing the gunfire bystander Oliver Sipple dove towards Moore and grabbed her shooting arm. That action redirected her second shot away from Ford and instead struck 42-year-old taxi driver John Ludwig standing inside the hotel in the groin.


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44 years ago

Thursday 22nd of September 1977

25-year-old Member of the Rote Armee Fraktion Knut Detlef Folkerts is arrested in Croeselaan 122, Utrecht, Utrecht, Netherlands.

Folkerts fatally shot 46-year-old Dutch policeman Arie Kranenburg and seriously wounded a second officer in a shootout. Elisabeth von Dyck, originally mistaken for Brigitte Mohnhaupt, managed to escape.


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37 years ago

Saturday 22nd of September 1984

25-year-old Performance artist Danny Devos aka DDV performs 'La Chute des Anges Rebelles' in 1693 Waversesteenweg, Oudergem, Brussel, Brabant, Belgium.

In an abandoned house I was laying in a room, half covered by a blanket, tied up and with my head in a metal cage. On the wall hung a work by AMVK about a kidnapped Italian boy.


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37 years ago

Saturday 22nd of September 1984

57-year-old Serial killer Harvey Louis Carignan aka The Want-Ad Killer aka Harv the Hammer is convicted to life imprisonment for the murder of Michelle Steel in St. Joseph, Missouri, United States.


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32 years ago

Friday 22nd of September 1989

Composer Irving Berlin, originally Israel Isidore Beilin dies of natural causes at the age of 101 in New York City, New York, United States.


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29 years ago

Tuesday 22nd of September 1992

Triple murderer James Demouchette aka Doom is executed by lethal injection at the age of 37 in Huntsville Prison, 815 12th Street, Huntsville, Texas, United States.

Demouchette was violent behind bars and once stabbed 42-year-old inmate Johnny Swift to death. He also beat and raped another inmate, stabbed at least two others, twice set fire to his cell and stabbed two guards searching his cell.


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26 years ago

Friday 22nd of September 1995

Multiple murderer Phillip Lee Ingle is executed by lethal injection at the age of 34 in Raleigh State Prison, Raleigh, North Carolina, United States.


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24 years ago

Monday 22nd of September 1997

Murderer Jessel, Turner is executed by lethal injection at the age of 37 in Huntsville Prison, 815 12th Street, Huntsville, Texas, United States.



16 years ago The Eyes had it

Thursday 22nd of September 2005

A view behind the shopfronts from an overpass in Beijing, Hebei, China.


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14 years ago

Saturday 22nd of September 2007

48-year-old Performance artist Danny Devos aka DDV performs 'Macht Kaputt was Euch Kaputt Macht' in Z33, Zuivelmarkt 33, Hasselt, Limburg, Belgium.

I transported a mass of earth in plastic bags from the hole to the art venue. Dressed in a 1970's suit and wearing sunglasses, I handed out a pamphlet to members of the audience. While an extended version of 'Macht kaputt, was euch kaputt macht!' by Ton Steine Scherben played loud through a ghettoblaster, I poured the earth onto the floor in a defensive wall structure. Then I poured a can of petrol over my head. Mixing the petrol with earth from the hole I made small muddy projectiles which I threw at the audience.


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14 years ago

Saturday 22nd of September 2007

Mime artist Marcel Marceau, originally Marcel Mangel aka Bip the Clown dies of undisclosed causes at the age of 84 in Stade Lucien Desprats, Cahors, Lot-et-Garonne, France.