Tuesday, December 6, 2016

31st year - N° 341 Tuesday, 6 December 2016

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31st year - N° 341 Tuesday, 6 December 2016

6 December / Today's 25 Events:
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595 years ago

Thursday 6th of December 1421

King of England Henry VI of England is born in Windsor Castle, Windsor, Berkshire, United Kingdom.


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386 years ago

Friday 6th of December 1630

Painter Peter Paul Rubens is born in Antwerpen, Antwerpen, Belgium.


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211 years ago

Friday 6th of December 1805

Painter, balloonist, army officer and inventor Nicolas-Jacques Conté known for his invention of the modern pencil dies of unknown causes at the age of 50 in Paris, Île-de-France, France.


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191 years ago

Tuesday 6th of December 1825

Doctor and murderer Edward William Pritchard is born in Southsea, Hampshire, United Kingdom.


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109 years ago

Friday 6th of December 1907

362 die in coal mine explosion in Monongah, West Virginia, United States.


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108 years ago

Sunday 6th of December 1908

Gangster Baby Face John Nelson, originally Lester Joseph Gillis is born in Chicago, Illinois, United States.


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104 years ago

Friday 6th of December 1912

49-year-old Egyptologist Ludwig Borchardt discovers the buste of Queen Nefertete in Achet-Aton, Minya, Egypt.


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99 years ago

Thursday 6th of December 1917

2000 die in SS Mont-Blanc explosion in The Narrow, Richmond, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada.

The SS Mont-Blanc was a French cargo ship fully loaded with wartime explosives that collided with the Norwegian vessel SS Imo. Approximately twenty minutes later, a fire on board the SS Mont-Blanc ignited her explosive cargo, causing a cataclysmic explosion that devastated the Richmond District.


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93 years ago

Thursday 6th of December 1923

Adolf Hennies is killed and his meat sold by serial killer Fritz Haarmann aka Der Hannover Werwolf in Das Mordhaus, Rote Reihe 2, Hannover, Niedersachsen, Germany.


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78 years ago

Tuesday 6th of December 1938

Serial poisoner Martha Marek, originally Löwenstein is executed by the Guillotine at the age of 34 in Wiener Landesgericht, Landesgerichtsstraße 11, Josefstadt, Wien, Wien, Austria.

Marek poisoned her husband Emil, her daughter Ingeborg, an elderly relative Suzanne Lowenstein and Felicitas Kittsteiner, a lodger in her house.


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75 years ago

Saturday 6th of December 1941

Mass murderer Richard Benjamin Speck aka Born to Raise Hell is born in Kirkwood, Illinois, United States.


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75 years ago

Saturday 6th of December 1941

Artist Bruce Nauman is born in Fort Wayne, Indiana, United States.


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74 years ago

Sunday 6th of December 1942

Writer and political activist Peter Handke is born in Griffen, Kärnten, Austria.


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73 years ago

Monday 6th of December 1943

Madge Knight dies of Spontaneous Human Combustion at the age of 45 in Aldingbourne, Sussex, United Kingdom.

On the night of 18 November 18 Knight's screams woke her husband and sister in their home. They discovered Knight writhing in pain in her bed with her skin peeling off her back under her bedclothes. A doctor that was called identified the wounds as some form of burn and gave Knight morphine. She died from toxaemia.


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52 years ago

Sunday 6th of December 1964

16-year-old Serial killer Edmund Emil Kemper aka The Co-ed Killer is committed to a maximum-security facility for the shooting of his grandparents on 27 August 1964 in Atascadero State Hospital, Atascadero, California, United States.

Tests during Kemper's time at Atascadero revealed that he had an I.Q. of 136. Later during adulthood he tested at 145. Kemper was released from prison in 1969 after serving fewer than five years. At the time of his release he had grown to 2,06 m and weighed close to 130 kg.


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51 years ago

Monday 6th of December 1965

125 die in bus collision in Sotouboua, Centrale, Togo.

Two buses crashed into a crowd of dancers.


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47 years ago

Saturday 6th of December 1969

Black art student and music fan Meredith Curly Hunter aka Murdock is stabbed to death by Hells Angel Alan Passaro at the age of 18 in Altamont Speedway Free Festival, Altamont, California, United States.

During a scuffle in front of the stage Hunter took s long-barreled black .22 caliber revolver from his jacket and pointed it in the air. Passaro stabbed Hunter five times in the upper back. Witnesses also reported Hunter was stomped on by several Hells Angels while he was on the ground.


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43 years ago

Thursday 6th of December 1973

39-year-old Serial killer Juan Vallejo Corona aka The Machete Murderer is stabbed 32 times in his cell for bumping into a fellow inmate in California Medical Facility, Vaccaville, California, United States.

Corona's left eye was removed in surgery.


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31 years ago

Friday 6th of December 1985

Serial killer Carroll Edward Cole aka Silent Rage is executed by lethal injection at the age of 47 in Nevada State Prison, 3301 E. 5th Street, Carson City, Nevada, United States.


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31 years ago

Friday 6th of December 1985

Twenty-seventh bomb attack by Terrorist organisation Les Cellules Communistes Combattantes aka CCC on a Nato-pipeline in Wortegem-Petegem, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium.

It was the fifth action in their 'Campagne Pierre Akkerman'.


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28 years ago All He Had to Do Was Dream

Tuesday 6th of December 1988

Singer-songwriter Roy Kelton Orbison aka Big O dies of a heart attack at the age of 52 in Caudill Drive 166, Hendersonville, Tennessee, United States.


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23 years ago

Monday 6th of December 1993

Four bomb-letters by 44-year-old Xenophobic serial bomber Franz Fuchs arrive at various locations in Wien, Wien, Austria.

Three of Fuchs' letters were detected before they explode on opening the fourth, one women got injured.


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21 years ago She Fed the Dogs

Wednesday 6th of December 1995

39-year-old Kidnapper, serial killer and child molester Marc Dutroux is imprisoned for car theft in Prison de Jamioulx, Rue Vandamme 120, Ham-sur-Heure-Nalinnes, Hainaut, Belgium.

While Dutroux is in prison, kidnapped 8-year-old Julie Lejeune and Mélissa Russo starve to death in a dungeon in his basement in Marcinelle. Dutroux' wife Michelle Martin allegedly fed her husband's German shepherd dogs but did not follow his orders to feed the girls.


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21 years ago

Wednesday 6th of December 1995

Neo-Nazi and double murderer Robert Earl O'Neal is executed by lethal injection at the age of 34 in Missouri State Penitentiary, 115 Lafayette Street, Jefferson, Missouri, United States.

O'Neal was the first white man executed for the murder of a black man, inmate Arthur Dade on 2 February 1984.



17 years ago The Eyes had it

Monday 6th of December 1999

A bouncer on one of the 'Four Floors' in Orchard Towers, Singapore, Singapore.