Thursday, January 26, 2017

32nd year - N° 26 Thursday, 26 January 2017

32nd year - N° 26 Thursday, 26 January 2017

26 January / Today's 14 Events:
677 years ago

Tuesday 26th of January 1340

28-year-old King of England Edward III is declared King of France in Vrijdagmarkt, Gent, Oost-Vlaanderen, Belgium.

191 years ago Il a Quitté le Radeau

Thursday 26th of January 1826

Artist Théodore Jean-Louis André Géricault dies of tuberculosis at the age of 35 in Paris, Île-de-France, France.

111 years ago

Friday 26th of January 1906

Actress Starr Wyman Faithfull aka The Drowned Girl is born in Evanston, Illinois, United States.

99 years ago

Saturday 26th of January 1918

General Secretary of the Romanian Communist Party Nicolae Ceaușescu aka The Genius of the Carpathians is born in Scornicești, Olt, Romania.

Nicolae was the third of ten children in the Ceaușescu family.

92 years ago

Monday 26th of January 1925

Actor Paul Leonard Newman is born in Shaker Heights, Cleveland, Ohio, United States.

89 years ago

Thursday 26th of January 1928

Film director Roger Vadim, originally Roger Vladimir Plemiannikov is born in Paris, Île-de-France, France.

85 years ago

Tuesday 26th of January 1932

Chewing gum industrialist William Wrigley dies of natural causes at the age of 71 in Wrigley Mansion, Phoenix, Arizona, United States.

58 years ago Stieg Er Aus

Monday 26th of January 1959

Heilstrom mystic Bruno Gröning dies of stomach cancer at the age of 53 in Paris, Île-de-France, France.

52 years ago

Tuesday 26th of January 1965

19-year-old Serial killer Michel Bellen aka The Strangler of the Left Bank is arrested for auto-theft in Antwerpen, Antwerpen, Belgium.

34 years ago

Wednesday 26th of January 1983

Stephen Sinclair Guild is strangled by serial killer Dennis Nilsen aka Killing For Company in 23 Cranley Gardens, Muswell Hill, London, Greater London, United Kingdom.

26 years ago

Saturday 26th of January 1991

32-year-old Performance artist Danny Devos aka DDV performs 'Did Dillinger Die Right There and Then?' in Galerie Transit, Tiensevest 39, Leuven, Vlaams-Brabant, Belgium.

The space was divided in two parts by a cutout décor. On one side I was laying naked on a rotating metal table lighted by a stroboscope. From the other side the public could see the performance only through a few small holes in the décor. The stroboscope made it look like sometimes I was on the table and sometimes I wasn't.

17 years ago

Wednesday 26th of January 2000

Science fiction writer Alfred Elton van Vogt dies of Alzheimer's disease at the age of 88 in Los Angeles, California, United States.

14 years ago The Eyes had it

Sunday 26th of January 2003

A crumpled page about the murder of John F. Kennedy recovered from artist Francis Bacon's studio in its reconstruction at The Huge Lane Gallery in Dublin, Leinster, Ireland.

6 years ago

Wednesday 26th of January 2011

Serial rapist and killer Mike James Mitchell DeBardeleben aka The Lethal Shadow dies of pneumonia at the age of 71 in Federal Medical Center, Old North Carolina Highway 75, Butner, North Carolina, United States.

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