Thursday, July 19, 2018

33rd year - N° 200 Thursday, 19 July 2018

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33rd year - N° 200 Thursday, 19 July 2018

19 July / Today's 27 Events:
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644 years ago

Tuesday 19th of July 1374

Poet Francesco Petrarca aka The Father of Humanism dies of unknown causes at the age of 70 in Arquà, Veneto, Italy.


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204 years ago

Tuesday 19th of July 1814

Firearms designer and industrialist Samuel Colt is born in Hartford, Connecticut, United States.


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184 years ago

Saturday 19th of July 1834

Impressionist artist Edgar Degas, originally Hilaire-Germain-Edgar De Gas is born in 8 Rue Saint Georges, IXe, Paris, Île-de-France, France.


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158 years ago

Thursday 19th of July 1860

Presumed axe murderess Lizzie Lizbeth Andrew Borden is born in Borden House, Fall River, Massachusetts, United States.


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125 years ago

Wednesday 19th of July 1893

Futurist poet Vladimir Vladimirovich Mayakovsky is born in Baghdati, Imereti, Georgia.


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124 years ago

Thursday 19th of July 1894

Leader of the Verdinaso Joris Edmond Eduard Van Severen is born in Wakken, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium.


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120 years ago Eros Came Into Civilization

Tuesday 19th of July 1898

Philosopher, sociologist and political theorist Herbert Marcuse aka The Father of the New Left is born in Berlin, Berlin, Germany.


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118 years ago

Thursday 19th of July 1900

Sculptor Arno Breker known for his public works in Nazi Germany is born in Elberfeld, Nordrhein-Westfalen, Germany.


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83 years ago

Friday 19th of July 1935

Suey Sing Tong hatchet man Hong Yick is executed by hanging at the age of 44 in Washington State Penitentiary, Walla Walla, Washington, United States.

Yick is the only person of Chinese descent ever to be executed at the Washington State Penitentiary.


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69 years ago

Tuesday 19th of July 1949

Start of the trial against 40-year-old Serial killer John George Haigh aka The Acid Bath Murderer in Lewes, Sussex, United Kingdom.


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60 years ago

Saturday 19th of July 1958

Artist and event organiser Franz Ferdinand Feigl is born in Wilhelmsburg, Sankt Pölten-Land, Austria.


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52 years ago

Tuesday 19th of July 1966

Bank robber Emil Decebal Mătăsăreanu is born in Laurel Canyon Boulevard, North Hollywood, California, United States.


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51 years ago

Wednesday 19th of July 1967

79 die in Piedmont Airlines Flight 22 Boeing 727-22 and twin-engine Cessna 310 N3121S mid-air collision in Camp Pinewood, Hendersonville, North Carolina, United States.


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49 years ago

Saturday 19th of July 1969

44-year-old Satan worshipper and serial rapist Edward John Louis Paisnel aka The Beast of Jersey assaults an unidentified 10-year-old girl in Trinity, Jersey, United Kingdom.


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49 years ago

Saturday 19th of July 1969

Suicide bomber Muriel Degauque aka Maryam is born in Charleroi, Hainaut, Belgium.


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45 years ago

Thursday 19th of July 1973

Michael Baulch is strangled by serial killer Dean Corll aka The Candyman in 2020 Lamar Drive, Pasadena, Texas, United States.

Corll had killed his older brother Billy the previous year. Baulch was strangled and buried at Lake Sam Rayburn.


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42 years ago

Monday 19th of July 1976

Max David Jensen is shot dead by double murderer Gary Gilmore aka The Executioner's Song in Sinclair Gas Station, 168 East and 800 North, Orem, Utah, United States.


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39 years ago

Thursday 19th of July 1979

20-year-old Performance artist Danny Devos aka DDV performs 'Candy, for You' in Muntplein, Brussel, Brabant, Belgium.

On a busy square in the city I laid out about 1000 lumps of sugar in a square. Next to it I wrote "Candy for you".


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34 years ago

Thursday 19th of July 1984

38-year-old Serial killer Ted Theodore Robert Bundy aka The Only Living Witness is caught in an attempt to break out of prison in Florida State Prison, 7819 N.W. 228th Street, Raiford, Florida, United States.

Guards found two hacksaw blades hidden in Bundy's cell. A steel bar in one of its windows had been sawed completely through at the top and bottom and glued back in place with a homemade soap-based adhesive.


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34 years ago

Thursday 19th of July 1984

Anna Lemesheva is stabbed to death by serial killer Andrei Chikatilo aka The Rostov Ripper in Shakhty, Rostov Oblast, Russia.

Chikatilo also cut her nipples and vagina away.


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33 years ago

Friday 19th of July 1985

268 die in dam collapse in Val di Stava, Trentino-Alto Adige, Italy.


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29 years ago

Wednesday 19th of July 1989

111 die in United Airlines Flight 232 McDonnell Douglas DC-10-10 crash on landing in Sioux Gateway Airport, Sioux City, Iowa, United States.

185 people survived.


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29 years ago

Wednesday 19th of July 1989

Sylvie Rossi is stabbed to death by serial killer Francis Heaulme aka The Emmaus Murderer aka Le Routard du Crime in Épernay, Marne, France.


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27 years ago

Friday 19th of July 1991

Joseph Bradehoft is drugged, strangled and dismembered by serial killer and cannibal Jeffrey Dahmer aka The Milwaukee Cannibal in Oxford Apartments #213, 924 25th North Street, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, United States.



14 years ago The Eyes had it

Monday 19th of July 2004

Empty after dinner situation in Oudstrijdersstraat 35, Borgerhout, Antwerpen, Antwerpen, Belgium.


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12 years ago He Had a Large Appetite

Wednesday 19th of July 2006

Murderer Mauriceo Mashawn Brown is executed by lethal injection at the age of 31 in Huntsville Prison, 815 12th Street, Huntsville, Texas, United States.

Brown's final meal request was for fifteen enchiladas heavy with cheese and onions, onion rings or fries, eight pieces fried chicken and eight pieces bbq chicken, eight whole peppers, ten hard shell tacos with plenty of meat, cheese, onions and sause, four double meat-double cheese-double bacon burgers, a boneless T-bone steak with A1 Steak Sauce and a pan of peach cobbler. He was served enchiladas heavy with cheese and onions, fried chicken and a boneless T-bone steak with A1 Steak Sauce.


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5 years ago

Friday 19th of July 2013

Suffolk County DA Daniel F. Conley, Massachusetts Attorney General Martha Coakley and Boston Police Commissioner Edward F. Davis announced the DNA test results proving that 82-year-old Serial killer Albert Henry DeSalvo aka The Boston Strangler aka The Measuring Man aka The Green Man was the source of seminal fluid recovered at the scene of 19-year-old Mary Sullivan's 1964 murder in Boston, Massachusetts, United States.


Wednesday, July 18, 2018

33rd year - N° 199 Wednesday, 18 July 2018

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33rd year - N° 199 Wednesday, 18 July 2018

18 July / Today's 26 Events:
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1954 years ago

Friday 18th of July 0064

Eruption of the Great Fire in Rome, Lazio, Italy.

The Great Fire caused widespread devastation, before being brought under control after six days.


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408 years ago

Sunday 18th of July 1610

Artist Michelangelo Amerighi Caravaggio dies of fever at the age of 39 in Porto Ercole, Toscana, Italy.


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201 years ago

Friday 18th of July 1817

Writer Jane Austen dies of Brill–Zinsser disease at the age of 42 in 8 College Street, Winchester, Hampshire, United Kingdom.


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147 years ago

Tuesday 18th of July 1871

Artist Giacomo Balla is born in Torino, Piedmontese, Italy.


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118 years ago

Wednesday 18th of July 1900

Gangster George Kelly, originally George Francis Barnes aka Machine Gun Kelly is born in Chicago, Illinois, United States.


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110 years ago

Saturday 18th of July 1908

Actress Lupe Vélez, originally María Guadalupe Villalobos aka The Mexican Spitfire is born in San Luis Potosí, San Luis Potosí, Mexico.


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109 years ago

Sunday 18th of July 1909

Chairman of the Presidium of the Supreme Soviet Andrei Andreyevich Gromyko is born in Staryya Gramyki, Mogilevskaya Gubernya, Russia.


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97 years ago

Monday 18th of July 1921

United States Marine Corps aviator, engineer and astronaut John Herschel Glenn is born in Cambridge, Ohio, United States.


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96 years ago

Tuesday 18th of July 1922

Henry McMahon is beaten to death with a rock by serial killer, rapist, arsonist and burglar Carl Panzram aka A Journal of Murder in Salem, Massachusetts, United States.


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93 years ago

Saturday 18th of July 1925

The first part of 'Mein Kampf' by 36-year-old Führer and Reichskanzler of Germany Adolf Hitler is published by Eher Verlag in München, Bayern, Germany.

Hitler's title original title for the book was Viereinhalb Jahre (des Kampfes) gegen Lüge, Dummheit und Feigheit.


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89 years ago He Wanted to Be an Opera Screamer

Thursday 18th of July 1929

Musician Jalacy Hawkins aka Screamin' Jay Hawkins is born in Cleveland, Ohio, United States.


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84 years ago

Wednesday 18th of July 1934

Actress Darlene Conley aka Sally Spectra is born in Chicago, Illinois, United States.


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83 years ago Il Était Ben

Thursday 18th of July 1935

Fluxus artist Ben Vautier aka Ben is born in Napoli, Campania, Italy.


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81 years ago

Sunday 18th of July 1937

Journalist and writer Hunter Stockton Thompson known for inventing Gonzo journalism is born in Louisville, Kentucky, United States.


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77 years ago She Had Everywhere to Run

Friday 18th of July 1941

Singer Martha Rose Reeves known from Martha and the Vandellas is born in Eufala, Alabama, United States.


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67 years ago

Wednesday 18th of July 1951

Murderer Harold Thomas Lantz is executed by the gas chamber at the age of 28 in Arizona State Prison Complex, 1305 E Butte Avenue, Florence, Arizona, United States.


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64 years ago

Sunday 18th of July 1954

Gangster George Kelly, originally George Francis Barnes aka Machine Gun Kelly dies of a heart attack at the age of 54 in United States Penitentiary, Metropolitan Avenue, Leavenworth, Kansas, United States.


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58 years ago

Monday 18th of July 1960

Murderer Anthony Ray Westley is born in Caddo Parish, Louisiana, United States.


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49 years ago She Did Not

Friday 18th of July 1969

Political campaign specialist for Robert F. Kennedy Mary Jo Kopechne dies in a submerged 1967 Oldsmobile Delmont 88 driven off a narrow unlit bridge without guardrails by Ted Kennedy. at the age of 29 in Poucha Pond, Edgartown, Massachusetts, United States.

Kennedy extricated himself from the vehicle and survived but Kopechne did not. Kennedy failed to report the incident to the authorities until the car and Kopechne's body were discovered the next morning. A week after the incident Kennedy pleaded guilty to leaving the scene of an accident after causing injury and received a two-month suspended sentence.


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37 years ago He Went Back to the Belly of the Beast

Saturday 18th of July 1981

Richard Adan is stabbed to death by murderer and literary talent Jack Henry Abbott in Binibon café, 79 Second Avenue, Manhattan, New York, New York, United States.

Abbott was released on parole in June 1981 despite the misgivings of prison officials. Abbott was given a sentence of three to 23 years for stabbing another inmate in a Utah prison. In 1971 his sentence was increased by 19 years after he escaped and committed a bank robbery in Colorado. Norman Mailer supported Abbott's attempts to gain parole after he helped him publishing a collection of prison letters.


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34 years ago Society Had Their Chance

Wednesday 18th of July 1984

Mass murderer James Oliver Huberty aka Hunting Humans is fatally shot by a SWAT team sniper at the age of 42 in San Ysidro McDonald's, San Ysidro Boulevard, San Diego, California, United States.

Huberty shot and killed 21 people and injured 19 others in and outside the restaurant in a 78min shooting spree with a 9mm Browning semi-automatic pistol, a 9mm Uzi and a Winchester 12 gauge pump-action shotgun. Huberty also carried a cloth bag filled with hundreds of rounds of ammunition for each weapon. Within two days of the mass shooting the San Ysidro Boulevard restaurant had been refurbished and renovated, and was again open for business in the hope that—as one employee commented—the restaurant would become "just another McDonald's." The newly renovated restaurant was razed on July 28.


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30 years ago

Monday 18th of July 1988

Nico, originally Christa Päffgen aka Das Einsame Mädchen dies of a cerebral hemorrhage at the age of 50 in Hospital Can Misses, Carretera de la Corona 32, Ibiza Town, Islas Baleares, Spain.

Nico had a heart attack while riding a bicycle and hit her head as she fell. A passing taxi driver found her unconscious and took her to the hospital.


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28 years ago

Wednesday 18th of July 1990

Murderer Mikel James Derrick is executed by lethal injection at the age of 33 in Huntsville Prison, 815 12th Street, Huntsville, Texas, United States.


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28 years ago

Wednesday 18th of July 1990

Psychiatrist Karl Augustus Menninger dies of abdominal cancer at the age of 97 in Topeka, Kansas, United States.


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22 years ago Evil Did not Prevail

Thursday 18th of July 1996

Cop killer Tommie J. Smith aka Ziyon Yisrayah is executed by lethal injection at the age of 42 in Indiana State Prison, 1 Park Row, Michigan City, Indiana, United States.

The executioner could not find a vein in Smith's arm and had to insert an angio-catheter into his heart, a procedure that took 35 minutes. According to authorities, Smith remained conscious during that procedure. Smith's last words were: "Let evil prevail where a good man does nothing."


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6 years ago

Wednesday 18th of July 2012

97-year-old Alleged Nazi war criminal László Csatáry is taken into custody for questioning in Budapest, Central Hungary, Hungary.

Csatáry's address was exposed by reporters from The Sun.