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30th year - N° 22 Thursday, 22 January 2015

30th year - N° 22 Thursday, 22 January 2015

22 January / Today's 12 Events:
227 years ago

Tuesday 22nd of January 1788

Poet George Gordon Byron aka Lord Byron is born in London, Greater London, United Kingdom.

166 years ago

Monday 22nd of January 1849

Writer August Johan Strindberg is born in Sundhetskollegiets hus, Riddarholmen, Stockholm, Södermanland, Sweden.

93 years ago

Sunday 22nd of January 1922

258th Pope Benedictus XV, originally Giacomo Battista Marquis Della Chiesa dies of pneumonia at the age of 32 in Palazzo Apostolico, Vatican City, Rome, Lazio, Italy.

85 years ago

Wednesday 22nd of January 1930

Nora Lake dies of Spontaneous Human Combustion at the age of 42 in Kingston, New York, United States.

Mrs. Lake was found dead on the second floor in a bedroom. Her body was on the floor next to a dresser and a window that overlooked a porch roof. Her face was burned, and there were blisters on her legs but her clothes were not burned. 

85 years ago

Wednesday 22nd of January 1930

Serial killer Daniel Camargo Barbosa aka The Beast of Ecuador and Monster of Charquito is born in Anolaima, Cundinamarca, Colombia.

81 years ago there was no Magic to it

Monday 22nd of January 1934

Actor Bill Wilfred Bailey Bixby known from ‘The Magician’ is born in San Francisco, California, United States.

75 years ago

Monday 22nd of January 1940

Singer Addie Harris aka Micki Harris known from The Shirelles is born in Passaic, New Jersey, United States.

58 years ago

Tuesday 22nd of January 1957

54-year-old Electrician George P. Metesky aka The Mad Bomber is arrested in Waterbury, Connecticut, United States.

Metesky was charged with planting over 30 bombs.

42 years ago

Monday 22nd of January 1973

176 pilgrims die in Alia Boeing 707-3D3C crash in Kano Airport, Kano, Nigeria.

There were 26 survivors.

32 years ago

Saturday 22nd of January 1983

43-year-old Serial killer Richard Fran Biegenwald aka The Jersey Shore Thrill Killer and Dherran Fitzgerald are arrested in 507 Sixth Avenue, Asbury Park, New Jersey, United States.

A search of Biegenwald's home revealed a large cache of weapons and drugs. Police confiscated several pipe bombs, handguns, rifles, shotguns, a machine gun, Rohypnol, chloral hydrate, marijuana, a live puff adder, venom collecting apparatus, and floor plans for several area notable residences and businesses.

28 years ago

Thursday 22nd of January 1987

Treasurer of Pennsylvania Budd Robert Dwyer commits suicide by a shot in his mouth at the age of 48 in 2931 N. Front Street, Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, United States.

Dwyer killed himself in front of the gathered reporters at a press conference with a .357 caliber revolver. Dwyer's suicide was subsequently broadcast to a wide television audience across the state of Pennsylvania. He was about to being sentenced for taking a $300,000 kickback.

10 years ago The Eyes had it

Saturday 22nd of January 2005

Lying in bed with flu and waking up with the haunting ghost of Friedrich Dürrenmatt in Bern, Mittelland, Switzerland.

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