Sunday, September 19, 2021

36th year - N° 262 Sunday, 19 September 2021

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36th year - N° 262 Sunday, 19 September 2021

19 September / Today's 30 Events:
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216 years ago

Thursday 19th of September 1805

Murderer Charles Cunningham is executed by hanging at the age of 19 in York, Pennsylvania, United States.


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152 years ago

Sunday 19th of September 1869

6-month-pregnant Hortense Kinck, originally Hortense Juliette Roussel is stabbed to death and mutilated by mass murderer Jean-Baptiste Troppmann aka Le Massacreur de Pantin in Chemin Vert, Pantin, Île-de-France, France.

Troppmann mutilated their bodies with cut faces, degauged eyes and ripped out intestins from Marie.


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140 years ago They Had Unwashed Fingers

Monday 19th of September 1881

20th President of the United States James Abraham Garfield dies from an infected bullet wound in his abdomen at the age of 50 in Francklyn Cottage, Elberon, New Jersey, United States.

Garfield was shot by Charles Guiteau at the Baltimore and Potomac Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on 2 July. The bullet wound was probed with unwashed fingers by doctors trying to find the bullet.


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119 years ago There Was no Fire

Friday 19th of September 1902

115 die in church stampede in Shiloh Baptist Church, Birmingham, Alabama, United States.

The church was crowded with approximately 3.000 people to hear Booker T. Washington address the National Convention of Negro Baptists. Someone in the choir yelled "A fight!" Mistaking the word 'fight' for 'fire' the congregation rose en masse and started for the door. Through mere fright many persons fainted and as they fell to the floor were crushed to death.


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112 years ago

Sunday 19th of September 1909

Victim of Leopold & Loeb aka The Perfect Murderers Bobby Franks is born in Chicago, Illinois, United States.


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110 years ago

Tuesday 19th of September 1911

Writer William Gerald Golding known for his novel ‘Lord of the Flies’ is born in 47 Mountwise, Newquay, Cornwall, United Kingdom.


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109 years ago

Thursday 19th of September 1912

Oberstabsarzt in Buchenwald Erwin Oskar Ding-Schuler known for his medical experiments with infective agents for spotted fever, yellow fever, smallpox, typhus and cholera is born in Bitterfeld, Sachsen-Anhalt, Germany.


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93 years ago He Came from the Batcave

Wednesday 19th of September 1928

Actor Adam West, originally William West Anderson known for his role as Batman is born in Walla Walla, Washington, United States.


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92 years ago

Thursday 19th of September 1929

Victim of John Christie aka The Strangler of 10 Rillington Place Beryl Evans, originally Beryl Susanna Thorley is born in London, Greater London, United Kingdom.


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92 years ago

Thursday 19th of September 1929

Murderess Gertrude Baniszewski, originally Gertrude Nadine Van Fossan aka Gertrude Wright is born in Indianapolis, Indiana, United States.


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88 years ago He Was not Illya Kuryakin

Tuesday 19th of September 1933

Actor David Keith McCallum known from The Man from U.N.C.L.E. is born in Glasgow, Scotland, United Kingdom.


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87 years ago

Wednesday 19th of September 1934

Music entrepreneur Brian Samuel Epstein aka The Beatle-Making Prince of Pop known for discovering The Beatles is born in 27 Anfield Road, Liverpool, Merseyside, United Kingdom.


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87 years ago He Was Boxed in

Wednesday 19th of September 1934

35-year-old Kidnapper Bruno Richard Hauptmann is arrested and charged with the kidnapping of Charles Augustus Lindbergh Jr in Needham Avenue and East 222nd Street, Bronx, New York, New York, United States.

Hauptmann attempted to get away by ignoring red lights and traveling at high speed. As the chase continued Hauptmann was accidentally boxed in by a municipal sprinkler truck between 178th Street and East Tremont Avenue.


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80 years ago

Friday 19th of September 1941

Singer-songwriter Cass Elliot, originally Ellen Naomi Cohen aka Mama Cass known from The Mamas & the Papas is born in Baltimore, Maryland, United States.


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74 years ago

Friday 19th of September 1947

Murderer Charles Henry Jenkins is executed by hanging by Albert Pierrepoint at the age of 23 in HM Prison Pentonville, Caledonian Road, Islington, London, Greater London, United Kingdom.


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74 years ago

Friday 19th of September 1947

Member of the Symbionese Liberation Army Nancy Ling Perry aka Nancy Devoto aka Lynn Ledworth aka Fahizah is born in San Francisco, California, United States.


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74 years ago

Friday 19th of September 1947

Murderer Christopher James Geraghty is executed by hanging by Albert Pierrepoint at the age of 21 in HM Prison Pentonville, Caledonian Road, Islington, London, Greater London, United Kingdom.


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72 years ago

Monday 19th of September 1949

Fashion model Leslie Hornby aka Twiggy is born in London, Greater London, United Kingdom.


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60 years ago

Tuesday 19th of September 1961

Betty & Barney Hill known from Zeta Reticuli Incident are believed to be abducted for several hours by extraterrestials in Indian Head, Franconia Notch, New Hampshire, United States.

The  'Hill Abduction' or the 'Zeta Reticuli Incident' became the first widely published UFO abduction case in the United States.


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45 years ago He Mistook the Highway for a Runway

Sunday 19th of September 1976

154 die in Turkish Airlines Flight 452 Boeing 727-200 crash in Karatepe, Isparta, Turkey.

Seeing the lights of a 4.000 metres long straight highway north of Isparta city, the first officer mistook it for the runway. As the aircraft was at 150 metres the captain returned to the cockpit and became aware of the fact that the aircraft was descending onto a highway with truck traffic on it. He initiated a sudden climb with full power but the heavily loaded aircraft struck the slope of a hill at Karatepe with its right wing and crashed.


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44 years ago Her Marriage Ended After Only Six Weeks

Monday 19th of September 1977

14-year-old Serial killer Christine Laverne Falling, originally Christine Laverne Slaughter aka The Babysitter Killer is forced by her parents to marry a 20-year-old man called Goober Falling in Blountstown, Florida, United States.

Falling's marriage which resulted in almost daily quarrels and altercations ended in divorce after only six weeks.


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43 years ago The Milk Was Petrol

Tuesday 19th of September 1978

Evangelical priest Rolf Günther commits suicide by self-immolation at the age of 41 in Kirche Zum Heiligen Kreuz, Falkenstein, Sachsen, Germany.

Günther carried two 20l milk canisters filled with petrol and poured them over himself before the altar while 300 people were attending mass. He then spread his arms and let the candles ignite his robe. Two more spare canisters exploded as the floor around the altar was covered in flames.


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40 years ago

Saturday 19th of September 1981

Noise music band Club Moral play their first concert at 'Das Konzil' in Künstlerhaus, Reuchlinstraße 4b, Stuttgart, Baden-Württemberg, Germany.


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40 years ago They Faced Piranhas, Catfish and Electric Eels

Saturday 19th of September 1981

Over 300 die in Sobral Santos II riverboat capsizing in Amazon River, Óbidos, Pará, Brazil.

Officials said the riverboat Sobral Santos II was overloaded with up to 500 passengers and hundreds of tons of cargo. The accident occurred more than 700 miles up the Amazon which contains flesh-eating piranha fish, gigantic catfish and electric eels.


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35 years ago He Got Freedom at Last

Friday 19th of September 1986

Rapist and murderer John William Rook is executed by lethal injection at the age of 27 in Raleigh State Prison, Raleigh, North Carolina, United States.

Rook's final meal request was for a dozen hot dogs 'all the way' with mustard, ketchup, cole slaw, relish and chili and two Cokes. His last words were: ″Freedom, freedom, at last, man. It's been a good one.″


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34 years ago

Saturday 19th of September 1987

Debbie Ann Dudley Davis is raped and strangled by serial killer Timothy Spencer in Devonshire Street, Westover Hills, Richmond, Virginia, United States.


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32 years ago

Tuesday 19th of September 1989

170 die in Union des Transports Aériens McDonnel Douglas DC-10-30 Flight 772 explosion in Ténéré, Agadez, Niger.

A bomb placed by a rebel Jihad group in a container in location 13-R in the forward cargo hold caused the destruction of the aircraft. In 2007 a memorial was created in the desert by Les Familles de l'Attentat du DC-10 d'UTA, an association of the victims' families. The memorial is constructed of black rock in the shape and dimensions of the DC10 airplane inside a compass, with one of the plane's wings used as a compass point, and over 170 broken mirrors to reflect the victims of the crash.


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30 years ago

Thursday 19th of September 1991

Murderer James Russell is executed by lethal injection at the age of 42 in Huntsville Prison, 815 12th Street, Huntsville, Texas, United States.


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26 years ago

Tuesday 19th of September 1995

Murderer Carl Johnson is executed by lethal injection at the age of 40 in Huntsville Prison, 815 12th Street, Huntsville, Texas, United States.



16 years ago The Eyes had it

Monday 19th of September 2005

A lonesome chicken and a huge load of corn at the bonecutter's house in Yang Zhen, Shunyi, China.