Wednesday, August 15, 2018

33rd year - N° 227 Wednesday, 15 August 2018

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33rd year - N° 227 Wednesday, 15 August 2018

15 August / Today's 26 Events:
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249 years ago

Tuesday 15th of August 1769

War leader Napoléon Bonaparte, originally Napoleone di Buonaparte is born in Casa Buonaparte, Rue Saint-Charles, Ajaccio, Corsica, France.


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247 years ago

Thursday 15th of August 1771

Historical novelist, playwright and poet Walter Scott is born in College Wynd, Edinburgh, Scotland, United Kingdom.


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233 years ago

Monday 15th of August 1785

Writer Thomas Penson De Quincey is born in 86 Cross Street, Manchester, Lancashire, United Kingdom.


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196 years ago

Thursday 15th of August 1822

Wife of Edgar Allan Poe Virginia Eliza Clemm is born in Baltimore, Maryland, United States.


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161 years ago

Saturday 15th of August 1857

Jack the Ripper suspect Montague John Druitt is born in Wimborne Minster, Dorset, United Kingdom.


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141 years ago He Had a Little Needle

Wednesday 15th of August 1877

30-year-old Inventor Thomas Alva Edison aka The Wizard of Menlo Park makes the first phonograph recording in Newark, New Jersey, United States.

Edison recorded 'Mary had a Little Lamp'.


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123 years ago

Thursday 15th of August 1895

Murderess Virginia Christian is born in Richmond, Virginia, United States.


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122 years ago

Saturday 15th of August 1896

Inventor Léon Theremin, originally Lev Sergeyevich Termen is born in St. Petersburg, Northwestern Federal District, Russia.


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113 years ago

Tuesday 15th of August 1905

Nazi doctor Joachim Mrugowsky is born in Rathenow, Brandenburg, Germany.


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113 years ago

Tuesday 15th of August 1905

Multiple murderer Arthur Devereux is executed by hanging by Henry Pierrepoint at the age of 24 in HM Prison Pentonville, Caledonian Road, Islington, London, Greater London, United Kingdom.

Devereux killed his 25-year-old wife Beatrice Ellen Maud and their 2-year-old twins Evelyn and Lawrence.


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93 years ago

Saturday 15th of August 1925

Actor Mike Connors, originally Kreker J. Ohanian known for playing detective Joe Mannix is born in Fresno, California, United States.


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83 years ago

Thursday 15th of August 1935

Aviation pioneer Wiley Hardeman Post dies in a plane crash at the age of 37 in Point Barrow, Alaska, United States.

Along with Wiley also 55-year-old newspaper columnist Will Rogers died in the crash.


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78 years ago

Thursday 15th of August 1940

Member of the Rote Armee Fraktion Gudrun Ensslin is born in Bartholomä, Baden-Württemberg, Germany.


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74 years ago Elle Était une Jolie Poupée

Tuesday 15th of August 1944

Singer-songwriter and actress Sylvie Vartan, originally Sylvie Georges Vartanian aka La Collégienne du Twist is born in Iskrets, Sofiyska Oblast, Bulgaria.


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63 years ago

Monday 15th of August 1955

Victim of Dean Corll aka The Candyman Donald Wayne Waldrop is born in Alpharetta, Georgia, United States.


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60 years ago

Friday 15th of August 1958

Murderess Laurie Lawrencia Bembenek aka Run, Bambi, Run is born in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, United States.


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57 years ago

Tuesday 15th of August 1961

19-year-old Soldier Conrad Hans Schumann aka The First Man to Jump the Berlin Wall succesfully makes his escape to the West over the Berlin Wall in Ruppiner Straße and Bernauer Straße, Berlin, Berlin, Germany.


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55 years ago

Thursday 15th of August 1963

Murderer Henry John Burnett known for becoming the last man to be hanged in Scotland is executed by hanging by Harry Allen at the age of 21 in Craiginches, Aberdeen, Scotland, United Kingdom.

Burnett was the last man to be hanged in Scotland.


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51 years ago

Tuesday 15th of August 1967

Surrealist painter René François Ghislain Magritte dies of pancreatic cancer at the age of 69 in Schaerbeek, Brussel, Brabant, Belgium.


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47 years ago

Sunday 15th of August 1971

Double murderer James Scott Porter is born in Lake Dallas, Texas, United States.


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44 years ago

Thursday 15th of August 1974

Double murderer Tommie Tom Andrew Hughes is born in Dallas, Texas, United States.


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43 years ago

Friday 15th of August 1975

Olive Smelt is hit on the head and back with a hammer by serial killer Peter Sutcliffe aka The Yorkshire Ripper in Woodside Road, Halifax, West Yorkshire, United Kingdom.

Smelt survived and required brain surgery.


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41 years ago He Fitted in a Suitcase

Monday 15th of August 1977

70-year-old Sicherheitspolizei commander Herbert Kappler escapes from a prison hopital in Ospedale Militare Celio, Piazza Celimontana 52, Rome, Lazio, Italy.

Kappler was diagnosed with terminal cancer. His wife and qualified nurse Anneliese carried him out in a large suitcase (he weighed about 47 kg at the time) and drove him straight to Germany in a red Fiat automobile. Six months after his escape Kappler died at home.


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38 years ago They Came to Take Him Away

Friday 15th of August 1980

21-year-old Performance artist Danny Devos aka DDV performs 'First Aid' in Bilzen, Limburg, Belgium.

I wanted to do the performance 'Ladder-1' on the roof of a building. Just when I started I was taken down by the security-services.



15 years ago The Eyes had it

Friday 15th of August 2003

A night-ride in Jakarta, Jakarta, Indonesia.



11 years ago The Eyes had it

Wednesday 15th of August 2007

A wooden fisherman's house on the old Schelde river in Weert, Antwerpen, Belgium.


Tuesday, August 14, 2018

33rd year - N° 226 Tuesday, 14 August 2018

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33rd year - N° 226 Tuesday, 14 August 2018

14 August / Today's 20 Events:
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554 years ago

Sunday 14th of August 1464

210th Pope Pius II, originally Enea Silvio Bartolomeo Piccolomini dies of fever at the age of 59 in Ancona, Marche, Italy.


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276 years ago

Tuesday 14th of August 1742

251st Pope Pius VII, originally Barnaba Niccolò Maria Luigi Chiaramonti is born in Cesena, Emilia-Romagna, Italy.


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178 years ago

Friday 14th of August 1840

Psychiatrist Richard von Krafft-Ebing, originally Richard Fridolin Joseph Freiherr Krafft von Festenberg auf Frohnberg, genannt von Ebing known for Psychopathia Sexualis: eine Klinisch-Forensische Studie is born in Mannheim, Baden-Württemberg, Germany.


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151 years ago

Wednesday 14th of August 1867

Baby farmer and murderess Rhoda Rhoda aka Leslie James is born in Sunderland, Tyne and Wear, United Kingdom.


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130 years ago

Tuesday 14th of August 1888

KZ-Aufseherin Emma Zimmer, originally Emma Anne Mezel is born in Schlüchtern, Hessen, Germany.


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112 years ago

Tuesday 14th of August 1906

Victim of Fritz Haarmann aka Der Hannover Werwolf Paul Bronichewski is born in Bochum, Nordrhein-Westfalen, Germany.


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111 years ago She Farmed the Last Baby

Wednesday 14th of August 1907

Baby farmer and murderess Rhoda Rhoda aka Leslie James is executed by hanging at the age of 40 in Cardiff Prison, Adamsdown, Cardiff, Wales, United Kingdom.

Willis was the only woman to be hanged in Wales in the 20th century and the last baby farmer to be executed.


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108 years ago

Sunday 14th of August 1910

Composer, musicologist and acoustician Pierre Henri Marie Schaeffer is born in Nancy, Lorraine, France.


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93 years ago

Friday 14th of August 1925

Murderer Arthur Henry Bishop is executed by hanging at the age of 18 in HM Prison Pentonville, Caledonian Road, Islington, London, Greater London, United Kingdom.

Bishop murdered 26-year-old Francis Edward Rix at 24 Charles Street, Mayfair, London on 7 June 1925.


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92 years ago

Saturday 14th of August 1926

Film director Lina Wertmüller, originally Arcangela Felice Assunta Wertmüller von Elgg Spañol von Braueich is born in Rome, Lazio, Italy.


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73 years ago War Er Nicht Über Berlin

Tuesday 14th of August 1945

Film director Wim Ernst Wilhelm Wenders is born in Düsseldorf, Nordrhein-Westfalen, Germany.


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68 years ago

Monday 14th of August 1950

Fraudster John Darwin aka The Canoe Man known for organising his own disappearance and presumed death is born in Hartlepool, North East, United Kingdom.


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67 years ago

Tuesday 14th of August 1951

Newspaper publisher William Randolph Hearst dies of unknown causes at the age of 82 in Beverly Hills, California, United States.


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62 years ago He Was the Man in Steel

Tuesday 14th of August 1956

Poet, playwright and theatre director Bertolt Eugen Friedrich Brecht dies of a heart attack at the age of 58 in Berlin, Berlin, Germany.

In his will Brecht provided instructions that a stiletto be placed in his heart and that he be buried in a steel coffin so that his corpse could not be eaten by worms.


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57 years ago

Monday 14th of August 1961

Actor Edwin Cooper aka Bozo the Clown dies of unknown causes at the age of 41 in Denver, Colorado, United States.


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53 years ago

Saturday 14th of August 1965

Film director Roger Vadim, originally Roger Vladimir Plemiannikov dies of unknown causes in Dunes Hotel, 3600 Las Vegas Boulevard S., Las Vegas, Nevada, United States.

Vadim and Fonda divorced on 16 January 1973.


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38 years ago

Thursday 14th of August 1980

Playmate of the Year 1980 Dorothy Stratten, originally Dorothy Ruth Hoogstraten is shot dead by 29-year-old Paul Snider at the age of 20 in 10881 West Clarkson Road, Los Angeles, California, United States.

Stratten as well as Snider's naked bodies were found in Snider's room both facially blasted with a Mossberg 12 gauge. Police believed that Snider murdered Stratten and then abused and raped the corpse before turning the shotgun on himself.


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24 years ago

Sunday 14th of August 1994

Writer Elias Canetti dies of unknown causes at the age of 89 in Zürich, Zürich, Switzerland.



15 years ago The Eyes had it

Thursday 14th of August 2003

The Nayada Kanca Studio Musik where I had a rehearsal with Henry Foundation aka Batman for a music performance at the BB's Club, organized by Pink Girl Go Wild EuNice Nuh in Jakarta, Jakarta, Indonesia.


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9 years ago

Friday 14th of August 2009

61-year-old Member of the 'Manson Family' Lynette Alice Fromme aka Squeaky known for attempting to assassinate U.S. President Gerald Ford is released from prison on parole in Federal Medical Center Carswell, Fort Worth, Texas, United States.


Monday, August 13, 2018

33rd year - N° 225 Monday, 13 August 2018

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33rd year - N° 225 Monday, 13 August 2018

13 August / Today's 24 Events:
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200 years ago

Thursday 13th of August 1818

Abolitionist and suffragette Lucy Stone is born in Coy Hill Road, West Brookfield, Massachusetts, United States.


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155 years ago

Thursday 13th of August 1863

Romantic painter Eugène Ferdinand Victor Delacroix dies of hemoptysis due to tuberculosis at the age of 65 in 6 Rue de Furstemberg, VIe, Paris, Île-de-France, France.


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147 years ago

Sunday 13th of August 1871

Revolutionary socialist and founder of the Spartacist Rote Fahne Karl Liebknecht is born in Braustraße 15, Leipzig, Sachsen, Germany.


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124 years ago

Monday 13th of August 1894

Murderer Albert Joseph Pierre Bruneau aka The Murderous Priest is executed by the Guillotine at the age of 33 in Laval, Mayenne, France.


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121 years ago

Friday 13th of August 1897

Victim of Karl Großmann aka Die Bestie vom Schlesischen Bahnhof Johanna Sosnowski is born in Wartenburg, Sachsen-Anhalt, Germany.


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119 years ago

Sunday 13th of August 1899

Film director Alfred Joseph Hitchcock aka The Master of Suspense is born in Leytonstone, London, Greater London, United Kingdom.


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116 years ago

Wednesday 13th of August 1902

Inventor and mechanical engineer Felix Heinrich Wankel known for the Wankel engine is born in Lahr, Baden-Württemberg, Germany.


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111 years ago

Tuesday 13th of August 1907

Industrialist Alfried Krupp von Bohlen und Halbach is born in Villa Hügel, Bredeney, Essen, Nordrhein-Westfalen, Germany.


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111 years ago

Tuesday 13th of August 1907

Murderer Richard Clifford Brinkley is executed by hanging at the age of 54 in Wandsworth Prison, Wandsworth, London, Greater London, United Kingdom.


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108 years ago Her Lamp Went Out

Saturday 13th of August 1910

Social reformer, statistician and modern nursing pioneer Florence Nightingale aka The Lady with the Lamp dies of natural causes at the age of 90 in 10 South Street, Mayfair, London, Greater London, United Kingdom.


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106 years ago

Tuesday 13th of August 1912

Composer Jules Émile Frédéric Massenet dies of abdominal cancer at the age of 70 in 48 Rue de Vaugirard, VIe, Paris, Île-de-France, France.


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103 years ago

Friday 13th of August 1915

Serial killer George Joseph Smith aka The Brides in the Bath Murderer is executed by hanging at the age of 43 in Maidstone Prison, Maidstone, Kent, United Kingdom.


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97 years ago

Saturday 13th of August 1921

Johanna Sosnowski is sexually assaulted and beaten to death by serial killer and cannibal Karl Großmann aka Die Bestie vom Schlesischen Bahnhof in Langen Straße 88/89, Berlin, Berlin, Germany.

Sosnowski was cut to pieces and some of her meat was either eaten or sold by Großmann near Schlesischen Bahnhof.


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92 years ago

Friday 13th of August 1926

15th President of Cuba Fidel Alejandro Ruz Castro is born in Birán, Holguín, Cuba.


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89 years ago

Tuesday 13th of August 1929

Multiple murderer Raymond Leslie Morris aka The Monster of Cannock Chase is born in Walsall, Staffordshire, United Kingdom.


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79 years ago

Sunday 13th of August 1939

Frau Budzinski is beaten and stabbed by serial killer Paul Ogorzow aka Der Schnell-Bahn Mörder in Betriebsbahnhof, Rummelsburg, Berlin, Berlin, Germany.

Budzinski survived.


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74 years ago

Sunday 13th of August 1944

Murderer Gary Lee Davis is born in Wichita, Kansas, United States.


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72 years ago

Tuesday 13th of August 1946

Science fiction writer Herbert George Wells aka H. G. Wells known for his novel The Invisible Man dies of heart failure at the age of 80 in 13 Hanover Terrace, Regent's Park, London, Greater London, United Kingdom.


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60 years ago

Wednesday 13th of August 1958

Circus acrobat and fantasist Otto Witte known for claiming to be the King of Albania dies of unknown causes at the age of 86 in Hamburg, Hamburg, Germany.


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49 years ago

Wednesday 13th of August 1969

30-year-old Serial killer Jerry Jerome Henry Brudos aka The Lust Killer has a bucket of water slammed into his head by an unidentified fellow-inmate in Oregon State Penitentiary, Salem, Oregon, United States.


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46 years ago He Wanted to Become a Flight Attendant

Sunday 13th of August 1972

9/11 terrorist Hani Saleh Hasan Hanjour is born in Ta'if, Makkah l-Mukarramah, Saudi Arabia.


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36 years ago

Friday 13th of August 1982

Juvenile child killer Jon Venables is born in Liverpool, Merseyside, United Kingdom.



15 years ago The Eyes had it

Wednesday 13th of August 2003

A local bus in an outskirt district in Jakarta, Jakarta, Indonesia.


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9 years ago

Thursday 13th of August 2009

Mass murderer John Linley Frazier aka The Killer Prophet commits suicide hanging in his cell at the age of 63 in Mule Creek State Prison, 4001 Highway 104, Ione, California, United States.