Monday, August 4, 2014

29th year - N° 216 Monday, 4 August 2014

29th year - N° 216 Monday, 4 August 2014

4 August / Today's 5 Events:
122 years ago

Thursday 4th of August 1892

Andrew Jackson Borden is hacked to death by presumed axe murderess Lizzie Borden in Borden House, Fall River, Massachusetts, United States.

One of his eyeballs had been split cleanly in two, suggesting he had been asleep when attacked. His wife Abby was also killed. "Lizzie Borden took an axe, and gave her mother forty whacks. When she saw what she had done, she gave her father forty-one."

117 years ago

Wednesday 4th of August 1897

28-year-old Serial killer Joseph Vacher aka L'Eventreur du Sud-Est is arrested after an attempt to kill a woman in Bois des Pelleries, Tournon-sur-Rhône, Rhône-Alpes, France.

34 years ago

Monday 4th of August 1980

21-year-old Performance artist Danny Devos aka DDV starts his performance '11 Days' in Prinsenhof 03, Gent, Oost-Vlaanderen, Belgium.

For 11 days I lived on 250 grams of chips and 1 liter Coca-Cola a day. The next day I ate half a bread, 6 eggs, 6 slices of bacon and 250 grams of mushrooms.

11 years ago The Eyes had it

Monday 4th of August 2003

A sign in a hairdresser shop on Serangoon Road in Little India, Singapore, Singapore.

7 years ago The Eyes had it

Saturday 4th of August 2007

Sunset over the beach and the sea in Oostende, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium.

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