Thursday, August 25, 2016

31st year - N° 238 Thursday, 25 August 2016

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31st year - N° 238 Thursday, 25 August 2016

25 August / Today's 15 Events:
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197 years ago

Wednesday 25th of August 1819

Detective and spy Allan Pinkerton known for creating the Pinkerton National Detective Agency is born in Glasgow, Scotland, United Kingdom.


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171 years ago War es ein Märchen

Monday 25th of August 1845

King of Bavaria Otto Friedrich Wilhelm Ludwig II aka Der Märchenkönig is born in Schloss Nymphenburg, München, Bayern, Germany.


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116 years ago Kam Der Wille zur Macht Zu Ende

Saturday 25th of August 1900

Philosopher and philologist Friedrich Wilhelm Nietzsche dies due to manic-depressive illness with periodic psychosis followed by vascular dementia at the age of 56 in Weimar, Thüringen, Germany.


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109 years ago

Sunday 25th of August 1907

33-year-old Serial killer Jeanne Weber, originally Jeanne Moulinet aka l'Ogresse de la Goutte d'Or is sent to an asylum in Nanterre, Île-de-France, France.

Weber was only briefly confined to the asylum and the doctors there pronounced her sane and set her free.


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104 years ago

Sunday 25th of August 1912

General Secretary of the East German Socialist Unity Party Erich Honecker is born in Max-Braun-Straße, Neunkirchen, Saarland, Germany.


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98 years ago

Sunday 25th of August 1918

Composer Leonard Bernstein is born in Lawrence, Massachusetts, United States.


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86 years ago He Was not a Secret Baby

Monday 25th of August 1930

Actor Sean Thomas Connery known for portraying the character James Bond is born in Fountainbridge, Edinburgh, Scotland, United Kingdom.


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70 years ago

Sunday 25th of August 1946

19-year-old Serial killer Harvey Murray Glatman aka The Pin-Up Killer is arrested and charged with first degree robbery in Ontario Street, Albany, New York, United States.


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62 years ago He Wasn't Watching the Detectives

Wednesday 25th of August 1954

Singer-songwriter Elvis Costello, originally Declan Patrick MacManus is born in St Mary's Hospital, Paddington, London, Greater London, United Kingdom.


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60 years ago

Saturday 25th of August 1956

Sexologist Alfred Charles Kinsey dies of a heart disease and pneumonia at the age of 62 in Bloomington, Indiana, United States.


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60 years ago

Saturday 25th of August 1956

A huge number of books, journals and papers of 59-year-old Psychoanalist and pioneer of sexual freedom Wilhelm Reich are burned by FDA officials in Gansevoort Street Destructor Plant, Bloomfield Street, New York, New York, United States.


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46 years ago

Tuesday 25th of August 1970

Fashion model Claudia Schiffer is born in Rheinberg, Nordrhein-Westfalen, Germany.



17 years ago The Eyes had it

Wednesday 25th of August 1999

A black swan in Auckland, North Island, New Zealand.


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12 years ago

Wednesday 25th of August 2004

The California Board of Prison Terms denies parole to 55-year-old Manson Family member Leslie Louise Van Houten aka Lulu for the fifteenth time in California Institution for Women, Chino, California, United States.


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4 years ago He Went to the Dark Side of the Moon

Saturday 25th of August 2012

Astronaut Neil Alden Armstrong known for becoming the first person to walk on the Moon dies of complications from vascular bypass surgery at the age of 82 in Cincinnati, Ohio, United States.