Wednesday, September 18, 2019

34th year - N° 261 Wednesday, 18 September 2019

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34th year - N° 261 Wednesday, 18 September 2019

18 September / Today's 30 Events:
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254 years ago

Wednesday 18th of September 1765

254th Pope Gregorius XVI, originally Bartolomeo Alberto Cappellari aka Mauro is born in Belluno, Veneto, Italy.


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170 years ago

Tuesday 18th of September 1849

Murderess Martha Place, originally Martha 'Mattie' Garretson is born in Readington Township, New Jersey, United States.


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151 years ago

Friday 18th of September 1868

Horse thief and murderer Melvin E. Baughn is executed by hanging at the age of 32 in Seneca, Kansas, United States.

Baughn's execution was conducted inside of a canvass enclosure in front of the jail in Seneca. A rope was stretched on stakes about twenty feet from the enclosure and twenty guards armed with muskets and bayonets were stationed on the outside of the rope to keep back the crowd.


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113 years ago

Tuesday 18th of September 1906

Actress Greta Garbo, originally Greta Lovisa Gustafsson is born in Södermalm, Stockholm, Södermanland, Sweden.


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113 years ago

Tuesday 18th of September 1906

Murderer John C. Barnes is executed by hanging at the age of 47 in Oregon State Penitentiary, Salem, Oregon, United States.


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88 years ago She Couldn't Breathe

Friday 18th of September 1931

Adolf Hitler's half-niece and supposed lover Geli Angela Maria Raubal commits suicide by a shot in her lung at the age of 23 in Prinzregentenplatz 16, München, Bayern, Germany.

Raubal shot herself in Hitler's apartment with Hitler's Walther 7.65 pistol.


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86 years ago

Monday 18th of September 1933

Actor Robert Blake, originally Michael James Gubitosi is born in Nutley, New Jersey, United States.


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86 years ago

Monday 18th of September 1933

Victim of The Manson Family Donald Jerome Shea aka Shorty is born in Medford, Massachusetts, United States.


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76 years ago

Saturday 18th of September 1943

40-year-old Leader of the Italian National Fascist Party Benito Amilcare Andrea Mussolini aka Il Duce calls out the Repubblica Sociale Italiana in Salò, Lombardia, Italy.

The Repubblica Sociale Italiana, informally known as the Repubblica di Salò, was a satellite state of Nazi Germany during the later part of World War II


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67 years ago

Thursday 18th of September 1952

Musician Dee Dee Ramone, originally Douglas Glenn Colvin is born in Fort Lee, Virginia, United States.


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66 years ago

Friday 18th of September 1953

Murderess Louisa May Merrifield, originally Louisa Highway is executed by hanging by Albert Pierrepoint at the age of 47 in Strangeways Prison, Manchester, Greater Manchester, United Kingdom.

Merrifield was the fourth and last woman to be executed at the prison.


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60 years ago

Friday 18th of September 1959

Serial killer Harvey Murray Glatman aka The Pin-Up Killer is executed by the gas chamber at the age of 32 in San Quentin State Prison, San Quentin, California, United States.


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58 years ago

Monday 18th of September 1961

Second Secretary-General of the United Nations Dag Hjalmar Agne Carl Hammarskjöld dies in a Douglas DC-6B plane crash at the age of 56 in Ndola, Zambia.

Hammarskjöld and fifteen others perished in the crash. The circumstances of the incident are still not clear. There is some recent evidence that suggest the plane was shot down.


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54 years ago

Saturday 18th of September 1965

38-year-old Cop killer Palle Mogens Fogde Sørensen kills four police officers while escaping in a stolen car from a burglary in Copenhagen, Hovedstaden, Denmark.

Sørensen was captured three days later.


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51 years ago

Wednesday 18th of September 1968

Murderer Charles Daniel Thacker is born in Lorain County, Ohio, United States.


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49 years ago

Friday 18th of September 1970

Guitarist and singer-songwriter Jimi James Marshall Hendrix, originally Johnny Allen Hendrix dies of a drug overdose at the age of 28 in Samarkand Hotel, 22 Lansdowne Crescent, Notting Hill, London, Greater London, United Kingdom.

A post-mortem concluded that Hendrix aspirated his own vomit and died of asphyxia while intoxicated with barbiturates. Hendrix had taken nine Vesparax sleeping tablets, 18 times the recommended dosage.


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45 years ago

Wednesday 18th of September 1974

Start of the trial against 47-year-old Serial killer Zdzisław Marchwicki aka The Zagłębie Vampire in Katowice, Województwo Katowice, Poland.

Marchwicki's trial received great interest; entrance to the room was only allowed by a special entrance ticket. On 28 July 1975 the Katowice Voivodship Court found Marchwicki guilty of the murder of fourteen women and attempted murder of another six, condemning him to death.


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45 years ago

Wednesday 18th of September 1974

18-year-old Sally Versoi and 17-year-old Diane Flynn are picked up by 47-year-old Serial killer Harvey Louis Carignan aka The Want-Ad Killer aka Harv the Hammer in Minneapolis, Minnesota, United States.

Carignan forced them to perform oral sex and would beat them if they didn't follow a command. The two girls were able to escape when Carignan stopped for fuel.


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45 years ago

Wednesday 18th of September 1974

28-year-old Serial killer Paul John Knowles aka The Casanova Killer shoots elderly campers Emmett and Lois Johnson to death on a campground in Nevada, United States.


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44 years ago

Thursday 18th of September 1975

40-year-old Serial killer Joseph Kallinger, originally Joseph Lee Brenner III aka The Shoemaker is found guilty of robbery, burglary and kidnapping, and sentenced to 30 to 80 years imprisonment in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, United States.


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44 years ago

Thursday 18th of September 1975

21-year-old Newspaper heiress, kidnap victim and member of the Symbionese Liberation Army Patty Patricia Campbell Hearst is arrested by the FBI and SFPD in San Francisco, California, United States.

Hearst and another SLA member, Wendy Yoshimura were arrested by FBI Agent Thomas Padden.


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38 years ago

Friday 18th of September 1981

Malcolm Barlow is strangled by serial killer Dennis Nilsen aka Killing For Company in 195 Melrose Avenue, London, Greater London, United Kingdom.


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34 years ago They Wanted to See the Image of God

Wednesday 18th of September 1985

60 members of the ATA tribe are poisoned by their High Priestess Datu Mangayanon Butaog "so they could see the image of God" in Dabao-shō, Philippines.

Datu Mangayanon Butaog fed her followers a porridge spiked with insecticide and then committed suicide by stabbing herself to death.


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23 years ago

Wednesday 18th of September 1996

Spree killer Raymond Lee Stewart is executed by lethal injection at the age of 44 in Joliet Prison, Joliet, Illinois, United States.


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23 years ago

Wednesday 18th of September 1996

Murderer Joe Fedelfido Gonzales is executed by lethal injection at the age of 36 in Huntsville Prison, 815 12th Street, Huntsville, Texas, United States.



20 years ago The Eyes had it

Saturday 18th of September 1999

The sister of the bride wore a sexy plaster cast at the wedding of Ronald Van De Sompel and Mie Nagai in 't Boerenhof, Oostakker, Oost-Vlaanderen, Belgium.


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18 years ago

Tuesday 18th of September 2001

Murderer James Roy Knox is executed by lethal injection at the age of 50 in Huntsville Prison, 815 12th Street, Huntsville, Texas, United States.


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17 years ago He Requested Spicy Stuff

Wednesday 18th of September 2002

Murderer Ron Scott Shamburger is executed by lethal injection at the age of 31 in Huntsville Prison, 815 12th Street, Huntsville, Texas, United States.

Shamburger's last meal request was for Nachos with chili and cheese, one bowl of sliced jalapenos, one bowl of picante sauce, two large onions (sliced and grilled), tacos (with fresh tomatoes, lettuce and cheese) and toasted corn tortilla shells.


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17 years ago

Wednesday 18th of September 2002

92-year-old Prefect of Paris and Nazi collaborator Maurice Papon is released from prison on grounds of poor health in less than three years into his ten years term in .

Papon was charged with crimes against humanity, complicity of assassination and abuse of authority.


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15 years ago

Saturday 18th of September 2004

Film director Russ Russell Albion Meyer aka The King of the Nudies known for his big breast fixation dies of pneumonia at the age of 82 in 3121 Arrowhead Drive, Hollywood Hills, California, United States.


Tuesday, September 17, 2019

34th year - N° 260 Tuesday, 17 September 2019

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34th year - N° 260 Tuesday, 17 September 2019

17 September / Today's 27 Events:
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469 years ago

Sunday 17th of September 1550

233rd Pope Paulus V, originally Camillo Borghese is born in Rome, Lazio, Italy.


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160 years ago

Saturday 17th of September 1859

Outlaw, gunfighter and folk icon Billy the Kid, originally Henry McCarty aka William H. Bonney aka Kid Antrim is born in New York City, New York, United States.


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96 years ago He Was Born with Pain

Monday 17th of September 1923

Singer-songwriter Hank Hiram King Williams aka Luke the Drifter aka The Hillbilly Shakespeare aka The Singing Kid is born in Mount Olive, Alabama, United States.

Williams was named after Hiram I of Tyre, one of the three founders of the Masons. Williams was born with spina bifida occulta, a disorder of the spinal column which gave him lifelong pain.


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94 years ago

Thursday 17th of September 1925

18-year-old Painter Frida Kahlo, originally Magdalena Carmen Frieda Kahlo y Calderón is involved in a bus accident in Mercado de San Juan, Mexico City, Mexico.

Kahlo is discovered with a metal pole protruding from her body and suffered a broken spinal column, a broken collarbone, a fractured pelvis, 2 broken ribs, 11 fractures in her right leg and a dislocated and crushed right foot.


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94 years ago

Thursday 17th of September 1925

Murderer Julius Miller is executed by Old Sparky at the age of 44 in Sing Sing Prison, Ossining, New York, United States.


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94 years ago

Thursday 17th of September 1925

Mass murderer John Emil List aka The Bogeyman of Westfield is born in Bay City, Michigan, United States.


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91 years ago

Monday 17th of September 1928

Actor Roddy Roderick Andrew Anthony Jude McDowall known from Planet of the Apes is born in 204 Herne Hill Road, London, Greater London, United Kingdom.


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88 years ago

Thursday 17th of September 1931

Actress Anne Bancroft, originally Anna Maria Louisa Italiano is born in Bronx, New York, New York, United States.


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84 years ago He Was Born in His Own Nest

Tuesday 17th of September 1935

Writer Ken Kenneth Elton Kesey known for One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest is born in La Junta, Colorado, United States.


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70 years ago

Saturday 17th of September 1949

118 die in SS Noronic fire in Toronto Harbour Pier 9, Toronto, Ontario, Canada.


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63 years ago

Monday 17th of September 1956

Marion Watt is shot dead by serial killer Peter Manuel aka The Monster in Human Shape aka The Beast of Birkenshaw in 5 Fennsbank Avenue, Burnside, Glasgow, Scotland, United Kingdom.

The main suspect was Marion's husband William who had been on a fishing holiday in Ardrishaig but was suspected of driving around 90 miles through the night, faking a break-in to his own house, murdering his family and driving back. Watt spent two months in prison.


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63 years ago

Monday 17th of September 1956

29-year-old Serial killer András Pándy aka Father Bluebeard marries Ilona Sores in Hungary.


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60 years ago

Thursday 17th of September 1959

Leader of the Branch Davidians religious sect David Koresh, originally Vernon Wayne Howell is born in Houston, Texas, United States.


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58 years ago

Sunday 17th of September 1961

Murderer Lonnie Wayne Pursley is born in Houston, Texas, United States.


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51 years ago His Testicles Were Replaced by Plastic Substitutes

Tuesday 17th of September 1968

32-year-old Fictional artist John Charles Fare aka John Fahey or John Faré has removed a thumb, 2 fingers, an eye, 8 toes, both testicles and some pieces of skin, which are all replaced by plastic substitutes in The Isaacs Gallery, 832 Yonge St., Toronto, Ontario, Canada.


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51 years ago

Tuesday 17th of September 1968

43-year-old Wiener Aktionist Otto Muehl performs 'Aktion nr. 50 / Filmvorführung mit Pissaktion' in Kritisch Literarischer Club Bastion, Max-Eyth-Straße 57, Kirchheim, Baden-Württemberg, Germany.

Muehl created a scandal causing the club to be closed by the city administration.


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50 years ago

Wednesday 17th of September 1969

Musician Keith Charles Flint known from the electronic music band The Prodigy is born in Redbridge, London, Greater London, United Kingdom.


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48 years ago

Friday 17th of September 1971

Bomb attack by Radical left organisation the Weather Underground to protest the killing of 29 inmates at Attica State Penitentiary on 13 September in New York Department of Corrections, 1220 Washington Ave #9, Albany, New York, United States.

The Weathermen communique accompanying the attack called the prison system an example of 'how a society run by white racists maintains its control' with white supremacy being the 'main question white people have to face'.


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36 years ago

Saturday 17th of September 1983

24-year-old Performance artist Danny Devos aka DDV performs 'Now I am Death the Destroyer of Worlds - 1' in Campo Santo, Antwerpse Steenweg, Gent, Oost-Vlaanderen, Belgium.

On the Campo Santo graveyard I dug a grave. After I lay down in it Ross Cannon closed it with earth. While the audience was transported with buses to the next location of the exhibition we moved the grave to the Gele Zaal in Gent.


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36 years ago

Saturday 17th of September 1983

24-year-old Performance artist Danny Devos aka DDV performs 'Now I am Death the Destroyer of Worlds - 2' in Gele Zaal, Nonnemeersstraat 26, Gent, Oost-Vlaanderen, Belgium.

This time I lay upside down in the grave with a chain attached to my feet. I was pulled out of the grave while films and slides about Robert Oppenheimer and death were projected onto me. In a microphone I repeated: "Now I am death the destroyer of worlds". The sound of my voice was electronically distorted into an unearthly grinding and thundering by Paul Hurst.


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34 years ago

Tuesday 17th of September 1985

Fashion designer Laura Ashley, originally Laura Mountney dies of a brain haemorrhage at the age of 60 in University Hospital Coventry, Coventry, West Midlands, United Kingdom.

Ashley fell down the stairs of her daughter's home and was taken to hospital where she died ten days later.


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34 years ago

Tuesday 17th of September 1985

Murderer Isaac L. Edwards is executed by hanging at the age of 134 in Ohio State Penitentiary, Columbus, Ohio, United States.


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24 years ago

Sunday 17th of September 1995

Philosopher Karl Raimund Popper dies of natural causes at the age of 93 in London, Greater London, United Kingdom.


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23 years ago

Tuesday 17th of September 1996

Vigilante Marianne Bachmeier dies of pancreatic cancer at the age of 46 in Lübeck, Schleswig-Holstein, Germany.


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23 years ago

Tuesday 17th of September 1996

Vice-President under Richard Nixon Spiro Theodore Agnew dies of acute leukemia at the age of 78 in Atlantic General Hospital, Berlin, Maryland, United States.


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17 years ago

Tuesday 17th of September 2002

Murderer Jessie Joe Patrick is executed by lethal injection at the age of 44 in Huntsville Prison, 815 12th Street, Huntsville, Texas, United States.

In 1997 Patrick was married by proxy to Hester, a British woman who he met as a pen pal.


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16 years ago

Wednesday 17th of September 2003

59-year-old Serial killer Charles Gurmukh Sobhraj, originally Bharat Rajpurohit aka Bad Blood is recognised in a street by a journalist in Kathmandu, Bagmati, Nepal.

Sobhraj still had a warrant out for the 1975 murders of 29-year-old Connie Bronzich and 26-year-old Laurent Ormond Carrière. He was arrested two days later.