Wednesday, February 19, 2014

29th year - N° 50 Wednesday, 19 February 2014

29th year - N° 50 Wednesday, 19 February 2014

19 February / Today's 6 Events:
541 years ago

Thursday 19th of February 1473

Mathematician and astronomer Nicolaus Copernicus is born in ul. Kopernika 15, Toruń, Kuyavian-Pomeranian, Poland.

289 years ago

Monday 19th of February 1725

Innkeeper Mme Millet dies of Spontaneous Human Combustion in Reims, Marne, France.

Late at night 'Lion d'Or' innkeeper Jean Millet woke to the smell of fire. He rushed through the hallways to warn his guests, who followed him downstairs and came upon a horrifying sight of his wife. Parts of Mme Millet's head, backbone and legs lay smoldering on the kitchen floor. The rest of her was reduced to ash. Her chair by the fireplace was only slightly scorched, and there were burn marks under her remains.

116 years ago

Saturday 19th of February 1898

Cult leader Louwrens Lou Voorthuyzen aka Lou De Palingboer is born in Anna Paulowna, Noord-Holland, Netherlands.

29 years ago

Tuesday 19th of February 1985

148 die in Iberia Airlines Boeing 727–256 Flight 610 crash in Mount Oiz, Amorebieta-Etxano, Bizkaia, Spain.

7 years ago The Eyes had it

Monday 19th of February 2007

Chinese New Year in Chinatown in Antwerpen, Antwerpen, Belgium.

5 years ago

Thursday 19th of February 2009

50-year-old Performance artist Danny Devos aka DDV performs 'Oprichting en Manifest van het Bastardisme' at a literary event in Passa Porta, Dansaertstraat 46, Brussels, Brabant, Belgium.

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