Tuesday, January 23, 2018

33rd year - N° 23 Tuesday, 23 January 2018

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33rd year - N° 23 Tuesday, 23 January 2018

23 January / Today's 10 Events:
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186 years ago On Lui Préparait Encore le Déjeuner

Monday 23rd of January 1832

Painter Édouard Manet is born in 5 Rue des Petits-Augustins Paris, VIe, Paris, Île-de-France, France.


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120 years ago

Sunday 23rd of January 1898

Film director Sergeï Mikhailovich Eisenstein is born in Riga, Latvia, Russia.


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95 years ago

Tuesday 23rd of January 1923

The furniture, including the stove, of 54-year-old Serial killer Henri Désiré Landru aka Le Barbe-Bleue de Gambais is sold at a public auction in Versailles, Île-de-France, France.


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86 years ago

Saturday 23rd of January 1932

Mass murderer Jack Gilbert Graham is born in Denver, Colorado, United States.


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49 years ago

Thursday 23rd of January 1969

Therèse Adam is beaten and shot dead by serial killer Marcel Barbeault aka Le Tueur de L'Ombre in Rue des Frères Péraux, Nogent-sur-Oise, Oise, France.


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32 years ago Sagte Gott Nee Nee Nee Nee Nee

Thursday 23rd of January 1986

Artist and pedagogue Joseph Heinrich Beuys dies of heart failure at the age of 65 in Düsseldorf, Nordrhein-Westfalen, Germany.


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21 years ago

Thursday 23rd of January 1997

23-year-old Serial killer Andonis Daglis aka The Athens Ripper is sentenced to thirteen terms of life imprisonment, plus 25 years for raping and murdering three prostitutes and cutting them up with a chain saw in Athens, Attica, Greece.

During his trial, Daglis told the court, "I hated all prostitutes and continue to hate them. I went to meet them for sex but suddenly other pictures came into my head. I heard voices which ordered me to kill. Once I thought about strangling my fiancée, but I restrained myself."


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14 years ago

Friday 23rd of January 2004

Photographer Helmut Newton, originally Helmut Neustädter dies of a heart attack at the age of 84 in Chateau-Marmont Hotel, Bungalow #3, 8221 Sunset Boulevard, Los Angeles, California, United States.

Newton was in an accident when his car sped out of control and hit a wall in the driveway of the Chateau Marmont Hotel. Newton died at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center.


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13 years ago Johnny was Gooooooooone!

Sunday 23rd of January 2005

Television host Johnny Carson known for ‘The Tonight Show’ dies of emphysema at the age of 80 in Malibu, California, United States.



13 years ago The Eyes had it

Sunday 23rd of January 2005

A walk on a snowy mountain during feiertag at the Kunsthalle in Bern, Mittelland, Switzerland.


Monday, January 22, 2018

33rd year - N° 22 Monday, 22 January 2018

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33rd year - N° 22 Monday, 22 January 2018

22 January / Today's 26 Events:
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230 years ago

Tuesday 22nd of January 1788

Poet George Gordon Byron aka Lord Byron is born in London, Greater London, United Kingdom.


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169 years ago

Monday 22nd of January 1849

Writer August Johan Strindberg is born in Sundhetskollegiets hus, Riddarholmen, Stockholm, Södermanland, Sweden.


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143 years ago

Friday 22nd of January 1875

Film director and Hollywood pioneer D. W. David Llewelyn Wark Griffith aka The Inventor of Hollywood is born in Crestwood, Kentucky, United States.


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139 years ago

Wednesday 22nd of January 1879

Cubist artist Francis Picabia, originally Francis-Marie Martinez de Picabia is born in Paris, Île-de-France, France.


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126 years ago

Friday 22nd of January 1892

Aircraft designer Marcel Dassault, originally Marcel Bloch is born in Paris, Île-de-France, France.


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117 years ago

Tuesday 22nd of January 1901

Queen Alexandrina Victoria dies of declining health at the age of 82 in Osborne House, East Cowes, Isle of Wight, United Kingdom.

Queen Victoria's death marked the end of the Victorian Era.


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107 years ago

Sunday 22nd of January 1911

SS-Obersturmführer and gynaecologist Rolf Rosenthal is born in Braunschweig, Niedersachsen, Germany.


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96 years ago

Sunday 22nd of January 1922

258th Pope Benedictus XV, originally Giacomo Battista Marquis Della Chiesa dies of pneumonia at the age of 32 in Palazzo Apostolico, Vatican City, Rome, Lazio, Italy.


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88 years ago

Wednesday 22nd of January 1930

Nora Lake dies of Spontaneous Human Combustion at the age of 42 in Kingston, New York, United States.

Mrs. Lake was found dead on the second floor in a bedroom. Her body was on the floor next to a dresser and a window that overlooked a porch roof. Her face was burned, and there were blisters on her legs but her clothes were not burned. 


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88 years ago

Wednesday 22nd of January 1930

Serial killer Daniel Camargo Barbosa aka The Beast of Ecuador aka The Monster of Charquito is born in Anolaima, Cundinamarca, Colombia.


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84 years ago there was no Magic to it

Monday 22nd of January 1934

Actor Bill Wilfred Bailey Bixby known from ‘The Magician’ is born in San Francisco, California, United States.


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81 years ago

Friday 22nd of January 1937

Writer Joseph Aloysius Wambaugh is born in East Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, United States.


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78 years ago

Monday 22nd of January 1940

Actor John Vincent Hurt is born in Chesterfield, East Midlands, United Kingdom.


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78 years ago

Monday 22nd of January 1940

Singer Addie Harris aka Micki Harris known from The Shirelles is born in Passaic, New Jersey, United States.


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72 years ago

Tuesday 22nd of January 1946

Impresario, clothes designer and boutique owner Malcolm Robert Andrew McLaren is born in Stoke Newington, London, Greater London, United Kingdom.


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61 years ago

Tuesday 22nd of January 1957

54-year-old Electrician George P. Metesky aka The Mad Bomber is arrested in Waterbury, Connecticut, United States.

Metesky was charged with planting over 30 bombs.


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49 years ago

Wednesday 22nd of January 1969

USSR-cosmonauts Vladimir Shatalov, Boris Volynov, Yevgeny Khrunov and Aleksei Yeliseyev who had just returned with their Soyoez 4 and 5 spacecrafts are injured by 21-year-old Would-be assassin Viktor Ivanovich Ilyin who fired shots into the motorcade while attempting to kill Leonid Brezhnev in Moscow, Central Federal District, Russia.

Ilyin assumed the second car carried Brezhnev. Unbeknownst to him this Zil limousine was filled only with cosmonauts from earlier missions: Alexey Leonov, Valentina Tereshkova, Georgy Beregovoy and Andrian Nikolayev.


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45 years ago

Monday 22nd of January 1973

176 pilgrims die in Alia Boeing 707-3D3C crash in Kano Airport, Kano, Nigeria.

There were 26 survivors.


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45 years ago

Monday 22nd of January 1973

36th President of the United States Lyndon B. Baynes Johnson dies of a heart attack at the age of 65 in Brooke Army Medical Center, San Antonio, Texas, United States.


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38 years ago

Tuesday 22nd of January 1980

59-year-old Nuclear physicist, Soviet dissident and human rights activist Andrei Dmitrievich Sakharov is arrested following his public protests against the Soviet intervention in Afghanistan in 1979 and sent to internal exile in the city of Gorky in Moscow, Central Federal District, Russia.


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35 years ago

Saturday 22nd of January 1983

43-year-old Serial killer Richard Fran Biegenwald aka The Jersey Shore Thrill Killer and Dherran Fitzgerald are arrested in 507 Sixth Avenue, Asbury Park, New Jersey, United States.

A search of Biegenwald's home revealed a large cache of weapons and drugs. Police confiscated several pipe bombs, handguns, rifles, shotguns, a machine gun, Rohypnol, chloral hydrate, marijuana, a live puff adder, venom collecting apparatus, and floor plans for several area notable residences and businesses.


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31 years ago

Thursday 22nd of January 1987

Treasurer of Pennsylvania Budd Robert Dwyer commits suicide by a shot in his mouth at the age of 48 in 2931 N. Front Street, Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, United States.

Dwyer killed himself in front of the gathered reporters at a press conference with a .357 caliber revolver. Dwyer's suicide was subsequently broadcast to a wide television audience across the state of Pennsylvania. He was about to being sentenced for taking a $300,000 kickback.


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24 years ago

Saturday 22nd of January 1994

Actor Telly Aristotelis Savalas known from the TV-series ‘Kojak’ dies of complications of cancer of the bladder and prostate at the age of 72 in Sheraton-Universal Hotel, 333 Universal Hollywood Drive, Universal City, California, United States.


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15 years ago

Wednesday 22nd of January 2003

Multiple murderer Robert Andrew Lookingbill is executed by lethal injection at the age of 38 in Huntsville Prison, 815 12th Street, Huntsville, Texas, United States.

Lookingbill's last meal request was for fried chicken, French fries, iced tea, apple pie, jalapenos, garlic bread, and vanilla ice cream.



13 years ago The Eyes had it

Saturday 22nd of January 2005

Lying in bed with flu and waking up with the haunting ghost of Friedrich Dürrenmatt in Bern, Mittelland, Switzerland.


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10 years ago

Tuesday 22nd of January 2008

Actor Heath Andrew Ledger dies as the result of acute intoxication by the combined effects of oxycodone, hydrocodone, diazepam, temazepam, alprazolam and doxylamine at the age of 29 in 421 Broome Street, Manhattan, New York, New York, United States.


Sunday, January 21, 2018

33rd year - N° 21 Sunday, 21 January 2018

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33rd year - N° 21 Sunday, 21 January 2018

21 January / Today's 18 Events:
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225 years ago

Monday 21st of January 1793

King of France and Navarre Louis XVI, originally Louis-Auguste de France is executed by the Guillotine at the age of 39 in Place de la Révolution, VIIIe, Paris, Île-de-France, France.

While Louis's blood dripped to the ground many members of the crowd ran forward to dip their handkerchiefs in it.


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163 years ago

Sunday 21st of January 1855

Firearms designer John Moses Browning is born in Ogden, Utah, United States.


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122 years ago

Tuesday 21st of January 1896

Younger sister of Reichsführer Adolf Hitler Paula Hitler aka Paula Wolf is born in Hafeld, Oberösterreich, Austria.


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113 years ago

Saturday 21st of January 1905

Fashion designer Christian Dior is born in 1 Rue d'Estouteville, Granville, Manche, France.


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94 years ago

Monday 21st of January 1924

Political theorist and communist revolutionary Vladimir Ilyich Lenin, originally Vladimir Ilyich Ulyanov dies of sclerosis of the cerebral arteries at the age of 54 in Gorki, Moscow, Central Federal District, Russia.

Persistent stories mark syphilis as the cause of Lenin's death. A retrospective diagnosis published in The European Journal of Neurology in 2004 strengthens these suspicions.


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87 years ago

Wednesday 21st of January 1931

Singer-songwriter Sam Cooke, originally Samuel Cook is born in Clarksdale, Mississippi, United States.


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80 years ago

Friday 21st of January 1938

Illusionist and film pioneer Georges Marie Jean Méliès dies of cancer at the age of 77 in Hôpital Léopold-Bellan, 19-21, Rue Vercingétorix, XIVe, Paris, Île-de-France, France.


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77 years ago

Tuesday 21st of January 1941

Tenor Plácido Domingo, originally José Plácido Domingo Embil is born in 34 Calle Ibiza, distrito de Retiro, Madrid, Área metropolitana de Madrid, Spain.


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74 years ago

Friday 21st of January 1944

Murderer and literary talent Jack Henry Abbott known for ‘In the Belly of the Beast’ is born in Oscoda, Michigan, United States.


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68 years ago

Saturday 21st of January 1950

Writer George Orwell, originally Eric Arthur Blair dies of a lung bleeding at the age of 47 in University College Hospital, Euston Road, London, Greater London, United Kingdom.


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59 years ago He Went to the Morgue Instead

Wednesday 21st of January 1959

Film director Cecil Blount DeMille dies of heart failure at the age of 78 in Hollywood, California, United States.

On the evening before DeMille's doctor paid him a visit at home and seeing how weak the director was advised that he go to the hospital at once. DeMille merely replied "No, I think I'll go to the morgue instead."


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57 years ago

Saturday 21st of January 1961

Writer Blaise Cendrars, originally Frédéric-Louis Sauser dies of a stroke at the age of 74 in 5, Rue José-Maria-de-Heredia, VIIe, Paris, Île-de-France, France.


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53 years ago

Thursday 21st of January 1965

Lucienne Verhoeven-Bourlard is strangled by serial killer Michel Bellen aka The Strangler of the Left Bank in Gloriantlaan, Antwerpen, Antwerpen, Belgium.


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50 years ago

Sunday 21st of January 1968

Mistress of Henri Désiré Landru aka Le Barbe-Bleue de Gambais Fernande Ernestine Marcelline Segret commits suicide by drowning at the age of 76 in Château de Flers de l'Orne, Flers, Basse-Normandie, France.

A picture of Landru was found in Segret's room in the retirement home where she was staying.


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38 years ago

Monday 21st of January 1980

Start of the trial against 34-year-old Serial killer Ted Theodore Robert Bundy aka The Only Living Witness for the murder of Kimberley Leach in Orange County Courthouse, 65 East Central Boulevard, Orlando, Florida, United States.


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20 years ago

Wednesday 21st of January 1998

Double murderer Jose Jesus Ceja is executed by lethal injection at the age of 43 in Arizona State Prison Complex, 1305 E Butte Avenue, Florence, Arizona, United States.

Ceja's last meal request were two chili beef burritos, two cans of Coke Classic and a slice of cherry pie.


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16 years ago

Monday 21st of January 2002

Singer-songwriter Peggy Lee, originally Norma Deloris Egstrom dies of complications from diabetes and a heart attack at the age of 82 in Bel Air, Los Angeles, California, United States.


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13 years ago

Friday 21st of January 2005

Serial killer Sergei Vasilyevich Ryakhovsky aka The Hippopotamus aka The Balashikha Ripper dies in prison due to long untreated tuberculosis at the age of 43 in The White Swan, Solikamsk, Perm Krai, Russia.