Friday, March 24, 2017

32nd year - N° 83 Friday, 24 March 2017

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32nd year - N° 83 Friday, 24 March 2017

24 March / Today's 15 Events:
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1208 years ago

Tuesday 24th of March 0809

Fifth Arab Abbasid Caliph Harun al-Rashid aka Aaron the Upright, Aaron the Just or Aaron the Rightly Guided dies of unknown causes at the age of 46 in Tus, Razavi Khorasan, Iran.


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143 years ago

Tuesday 24th of March 1874

Illusionist, magician and escapologist Harry Houdini, originally Erik Weisz aka The Handcuff King is born in Budapest, Central Hungary, Hungary.


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130 years ago He Was a Heavy-Weight Baby

Thursday 24th of March 1887

Actor Roscoe Conkling 'Fatty' Arbuckle aka The Heavy-Weight Rapist is born in Smith Center, Kansas, United States.

Arbuckle weighed in excess of 5.9 kg at birth and as both parents had slim builds his father believed the child was not his.


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124 years ago

Friday 24th of March 1893

Second wife of Hermann Göring Emma Johanna Henny Sonnemann aka Die Hohe Frau des Deutschen Reiches is born in Hamburg, Hamburg, Germany.


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120 years ago

Wednesday 24th of March 1897

Psychoanalist and pioneer of sexual freedom Wilhelm Reich is born in Dobrianychi, Lviv Oblast, Ukraine.


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108 years ago

Wednesday 24th of March 1909

Gangster Clyde Chestnut Barrow is born in Telico, Texas, United States.


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103 years ago

Tuesday 24th of March 1914

Murderer William A. Dorr is executed by Old Sparky at the age of 30 in Charlestown State Prison, Charlestown, Massachusetts, United States.


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98 years ago

Monday 24th of March 1919

22-year-old Doctor and serial killer Marcel André Henri Félix Petiot aka The Triangular Chamber of Death Murderer is discharged from the army and released from a hospital in Rennes, Bretagne, France.

Petiot was diagnosed with psychasthenia, fugue and amnesia, suffering from paranoia and suicidal thoughts.


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82 years ago

Sunday 24th of March 1935

65-year-old Serial killer, child rapist and cannibal Albert Hamilton Howard Fish aka The Cannibal aka The Werewolf of Wysteria aka The Moon Maniac confesses to the 8-year-old murder of Bill Gaffney, whose ears, nose and pieces of his face and belly he made into a stew in Westchester County Courthouse, White Plains, New York, United States.

Fish also roasted the boy's behind with strips of bacon.


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81 years ago

Tuesday 24th of March 1936

Cop killer George W. Barret aka Diamond King is executed by hanging at the age of 55 in Marion County, Indiana, United States.

He was the first person sentenced to death by hanging under a congressional act that made it a capital offense to kill a federal agent. At the time of his execution he was still crippled from his wounds and had to be carried to the gallows on a stretcher and supported by deputy marshals.


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69 years ago

Wednesday 24th of March 1948

24-year-old Timothy John Evans aka The Innocent Strangler of 10 Rillington Place moves with his wife Beryl from 11 St Mark's Road to a two room top flat in 10 Rillington Place, London, Greater London, United Kingdom.

On 10 October of that year their baby Geraldine was born.


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64 years ago

Tuesday 24th of March 1953

Seven female bodies are discovered behind a plastered door in the house of 54-year-old Serial killer John Reginald Halliday Christie aka The Strangler of 10 Rillington Place by the new tenant, Beresford Brown in 10 Rillington Place, London, Greater London, United Kingdom.


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58 years ago

Tuesday 24th of March 1959

Erika is attacked by serial killer Joachim Kroll aka Jockel aka Der Ruhrkannibale in Moerser Straße, Rheinhausen, Duisburg, Nordrhein-Westfalen, Germany.


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45 years ago

Friday 24th of March 1972

Frank Anthony Aguirre is raped and strangled by serial killer Dean Corll aka The Candyman in 925 Schuler Street, Houston, Texas, United States.

Wayne Henley and Owen Brooks called Aguirre over to Corll's van on Yale Street and invited him to drink beer and smoke marijuana with them at Corll's apartment. Aguirre was buried at High Island Beach.



11 years ago The Eyes had it

Friday 24th of March 2006

Unarranged mixed media in the basement in Ballhaus Ost, Pappelallee 15, Berlin, Berlin, Germany.