Tuesday, November 21, 2017

32nd year - N° 325 Tuesday, 21 November 2017

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32nd year - N° 325 Tuesday, 21 November 2017

21 November / Today's 18 Events:
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323 years ago

Sunday 21st of November 1694

Writer Voltaire, originally François-Marie Arouet is born in Paris, Île-de-France, France.


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163 years ago

Tuesday 21st of November 1854

258th Pope Benedictus XV, originally Giacomo Battista Marquis Della Chiesa is born in Pegli, Genova, Liguria, Italy.


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157 years ago

Wednesday 21st of November 1860

Old West scout and hired gunman Tom Thomas Horn is born in Scotland County, Missouri, United States.


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119 years ago Il n'Était pas une Pipe

Monday 21st of November 1898

Surrealist painter René François Ghislain Magritte is born in Lessines, Hainaut, Belgium.


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115 years ago

Friday 21st of November 1902

Writer Isaac Bashevis Singer, originally Izaak Zynger is born in Leoncin, Województwo Mazowieckie, Poland.


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78 years ago

Tuesday 21st of November 1939

Treasurer of Pennsylvania Budd Robert Dwyer is born in St. Charles, Missouri, United States.


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74 years ago

Sunday 21st of November 1943

Serial killer Gary Michael Heidnik aka The Cellar of Horror Murderer is born in Cleveland, Ohio, United States.


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54 years ago

Thursday 21st of November 1963

Double murderer Robert Franklin Stroud aka The Birdman of Alcatraz dies of natural causes at the age of 73 in Medical Center for Federal Prisoners, Springfield, Missouri, United States.

Stroud was incarcerated for the last 54 years of his life, of which 42 were spent in solitary confinement. Because of Stroud's contributions to the field of ornithology, he gained a large following of thousands of bird breeders, and poultry raisers who demanded his release and for many years a 'Committee to Release Robert F. Stroud' campaigned to have Stroud released from prison. Because Stroud had killed a federal officer his punishment in solitary confinement remained intact.


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49 years ago

Thursday 21st of November 1968

35-year-old Artist Yoko Ono suffers a miscarriage of the baby she was expecting with John Lennon in Queen Charlotte's Hospital, 339-351 Goldhawk Road, Hammersmith, London, Greater London, United Kingdom.

Just before the miscarriage the foetal heartbeat was recorded and included in Lennon and Ono's 1969 album 'Life with the Lions' followed by two minutes' silence. The unborn child was named John Ono Lennon II and was buried by the couple in a secret location. It was later claimed that Ono's miscarriage was caused by the stress of their October drugs bust and subsequent arrest.


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45 years ago

Tuesday 21st of November 1972

31-year-old Mass murderer Richard Benjamin Speck aka Born to Raise Hell has his death sentence commuted to 400 years imprisonment in Chicago, Illinois, United States.


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42 years ago

Friday 21st of November 1975

23-year-old Serial killer Patrick David Mackay aka Franklin Bollvolt the First is sentenced to life imprisonment in Old Bailey Criminal Court, London, Greater London, United Kingdom.


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42 years ago

Friday 21st of November 1975

24-year-old Mass murderer Ronald Joseph 'Butch' DeFeo aka The Amityville Horror Murderer is found guilty of six counts of second-degree murder in New York City, New York, United States.


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38 years ago

Wednesday 21st of November 1979

9/11 terrorist Saeed Abdallah Ali Sulayman al-Ghamdi known for hijacking United Airlines Flight 93 is born in al Bahah, al Bahah Province, Saudi Arabia.


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37 years ago

Friday 21st of November 1980

85 die in MGM Grand Hotel and Casino fire in MGM Grand Hotel and Casino, Paradise, Nevada, United States.

The fire was caused by an electrical ground fault inside a wall soffit.


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32 years ago

Thursday 21st of November 1985

Twenty-fifth bomb attack by Terrorist organisation Les Cellules Communistes Combattantes aka CCC in Motorola, Avenue Van Becelaere, Watermael-Boitsfort, Brabant, Belgium.

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


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24 years ago

Sunday 21st of November 1993

Actor Bill Wilfred Bailey Bixby known from ‘The Magician’ dies of prostate cancer at the age of 59 in Century City, California, United States.



16 years ago The Eyes had it

Wednesday 21st of November 2001

Installing my 'Perpetrators of Death' in the corridors of a psychiatric center in Sleidinge. in Psychiatrisch Centrum, Weststraat 135, Sleidinge, Oost-Vlaanderen, Belgium.


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5 years ago

Wednesday 21st of November 2012

Lashkar-e-Taiba Islamist terrorist Ajmal Mohammed Amir Kasab is executed by hanging at the age of 25 in Yerwada Central Jail, Pune, Maharashtra, India.


Monday, November 20, 2017

32nd year - N° 324 Monday, 20 November 2017

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32nd year - N° 324 Monday, 20 November 2017

20 November / Today's 32 Events:
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265 years ago

Monday 20th of November 1752

Poet and forger of pseudo-medieval poetry Thomas Chatterton is born in Redcliffe, Bristol, South West England, United Kingdom.


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256 years ago

Friday 20th of November 1761

253rd Pope Pius VIII, originally Francesco Saverio Castiglioni is born in Cingoli, Marche, Italy.


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140 years ago

Tuesday 20th of November 1877

Double murderer Henry March is executed by hanging at the age of 59 in Norwich Castle, Norwich, Norfolk, United Kingdom.


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128 years ago

Wednesday 20th of November 1889

Astronomer and cosmologist Edwin Powell Hubble is born in Marshfield, Missouri, United States.


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123 years ago

Tuesday 20th of November 1894

Louise Marcel is murdered by serial killer Joseph Vacher aka L'Eventreur du Sud-Est in Vidauban, Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur, France.


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115 years ago

Thursday 20th of November 1902

SS-Sturmbannführer and commandant of Fort Breendonk Philipp Johann Adolf Schmitt is born in Bad Kissingen, Bayern, Germany.


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114 years ago He Was Hanged by Water Power

Friday 20th of November 1903

Old West scout and hired gunman Tom Thomas Horn is executed by hanging at the age of 43 in Cheyenne, Wyoming, United States.

Horn was one of the few people to have been hanged by a water-powered gallows known as the 'Julian Gallows', designed by Cheyenne architect James P. Julian. On the scaffold Horn shouted: "Ain't losing your nerve are you, Joe?".


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107 years ago

Sunday 20th of November 1910

Writer Leo Lev Nikolayevich Tolstoy dies of pneumonia at the age of 82 in Lva Tolstogo, Astapovo, Lipetsk Oblast, Russia.


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93 years ago

Thursday 20th of November 1924

Timothy John Evans aka The Innocent Strangler of 10 Rillington Place is born in Merthyr Tydfil, Wales, United Kingdom.


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92 years ago

Friday 20th of November 1925

Politician Robert Francis 'Bobby' Kennedy is born in Brookline, Massachusetts, United States.


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86 years ago

Friday 20th of November 1931

Founder of The Process Church of The Final Judgment Mary Ann DeGrimston, originally Mary Ann MacLean is born in Glasgow, Scotland, United Kingdom.


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83 years ago

Tuesday 20th of November 1934

42-year-old Mass murderer Szilveszter Matuska aka The Orient-Express Wrecker is sentenced to death in Wien, Wien, Austria.


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81 years ago

Friday 20th of November 1936

Founder of the Falange Española José Antonio Primo de Rivera is executed by the firing squad at the age of 33 in Alicante, Alicante, Spain.


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81 years ago

Friday 20th of November 1936

Arte Povera artist Luciano Fabro is born in Torino, Piedmontese, Italy.


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66 years ago

Tuesday 20th of November 1951

Victim of Dean Corll aka The Candyman Jeffrey Alan Konen is born in Houston, Texas, United States.


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61 years ago

Tuesday 20th of November 1956

Model and actress Bo Derek, originally Mary Cathleen Collins is born in Long Beach, California, United States.


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61 years ago

Tuesday 20th of November 1956

Spree killer David Malcolm Gray known for The Aramoana Massacre is born in Dunedin, Otago, New Zealand.


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58 years ago

Friday 20th of November 1959

30-year-old Serial killer Charles Ray Hatcher aka Evil Incarnate is sentenced to 5 years imprisonment for abduction in St. Joseph, Missouri, United States.


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57 years ago

Sunday 20th of November 1960

37-year-old Writer Norman Kingsley Mailer stabs his 37-year-old wife Adele with a penknife in the abdomen and back at a party in their apartment in 250 West 94th Street, New York, New York, United States.

Adele's pericardium was punctured and necessitated emergency surgery. She would not press charges and Mailer later pleaded guilty to a reduced charge of assault and was given a suspended sentence.


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53 years ago

Friday 20th of November 1964

37-year-old Serial killer Harvey Louis Carignan aka The Want-Ad Killer aka Harv the Hammer is arrested on charges of burglary in Seattle, Washington, United States.


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42 years ago

Thursday 20th of November 1975

Caudillo de España y de la Cruzada Francisco Bahamonde Franco dies of Parkinson's disease at the age of 83 in Madrid, Área metropolitana de Madrid, Spain.


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39 years ago

Monday 20th of November 1978

Surrealist artist Giorgio de Chirico dies of natural causes at the age of 90 in Rome, Lazio, Italy.


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27 years ago

Tuesday 20th of November 1990

54-year-old Serial killer Andrei Romanovich Chikatilo aka The Rostov Ripper is arrested in Gvardeyskaya ul., Novocherkassk, Rostov Oblast, Russia.


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24 years ago

Saturday 20th of November 1993

116 die in Avioimpex Yakovlev Yak 42D Flight 110 crash in Ohrid Airport, Ohrid, Southwestern, Macedonia.

23-year-old Rade Jevremovic survived but was badly injured and died without ever regaining consciousness on 1 December 1993.


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20 years ago

Thursday 20th of November 1997

Interior minister Jack Straw decides to uphold the ruling made by his predecessor Michael Howard that 55-year-old Serial killer Myra Hindley aka The Moors Murderers (with Ian Brady) would serve her life sentence or tariff in full and die in jail, in London, Greater London, United Kingdom.

Hindley had requested a judicial review of her sentence.


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19 years ago He Felt Like a Very Lucky Man

Friday 20th of November 1998

Double murderer John Thomas Noland is executed by lethal injection at the age of 50 in Raleigh State Prison, Raleigh, North Carolina, United States.


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15 years ago

Wednesday 20th of November 2002

Triple murderer William Wesley Chappell is executed by lethal injection at the age of 66 in Huntsville Prison, 815 12th Street, Huntsville, Texas, United States.

Chappell was the oldest inmate Texas has put to death.


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14 years ago He Went There

Thursday 20th of November 2003

Double murderer Robert Lloyd Henry is executed by lethal injection at the age of 41 in Huntsville Prison, 815 12th Street, Huntsville, Texas, United States.

Henry's last words were "Here I Go".



14 years ago The Eyes had it

Thursday 20th of November 2003

This is the bed where conceptual artist Martin Maloney died, impoverished, ill-infected and alone in his studio in Jacob Jordaenskaai, Antwerpen, Antwerpen, Belgium.


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11 years ago

Monday 20th of November 2006

Film director Robert Bernard Altman dies of leukemia at the age of 81 in Cedars-Sinai Medical Center, 8700 Beverly Boulevard, Los Angeles, California, United States.



9 years ago The Eyes had it

Thursday 20th of November 2008

Surveillance cameras on the corner of the building where Rote Armee Fraktion member Elisabeth Von Dyck was shot in the back and killed by a police sniper on 4 May 1979 in Haus Stephanstraße 40, Nürnberg, Bayern, Germany.


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4 years ago

Wednesday 20th of November 2013

White-supremacist serial killer Joseph Paul Franklin, originally James Clayton Vaughn aka The Racist Killer is executed by lethal injection at the age of 63 in Potosi Correctional Center, Bonne Terre, Missouri, United States.

Franklin's execution was the first lethal injection in Missouri to use only Pentobarbital instead of the conventional three drug cocktail.