Saturday, October 6, 2018

33rd year - N° 279 Saturday, 6 October 2018

33rd year - N° 279 Saturday, 6 October 2018

6 October / Today's 14 Events:
131 years ago

Thursday 6th of October 1887

Urban planner and pioneer modern architecture Le Corbusier, originally Charles-Édouard Jeanneret-Gris is born in La Chaux-de-Fonds, Neuchâtel, Switzerland.

126 years ago

Thursday 6th of October 1892

Poet Alfred Tennyson dies of natural causes at the age of 83 in Aldworth, Blackdown, West Sussex, United Kingdom.

111 years ago

Sunday 6th of October 1907

Victim of Fritz Haarmann aka Der Hannover Werwolf Alfred Hogrefe is born in Hannover, Niedersachsen, Germany.

105 years ago War Sie Meretlein

Monday 6th of October 1913

Surrealist artist Méret Elisabeth Oppenheim is born in Joachim-Friedrich-Straße 48, Halensee, Berlin, Berlin, Germany.

104 years ago

Tuesday 6th of October 1914

Adventurer and ethnographer Thor Heyerdahl is born in Larvik, Vestfold, Norway.

76 years ago

Tuesday 6th of October 1942

Actress and sex symbol Britt Ekland, originally Britt-Marie Eklund is born in Stockholm, Södermanland, Sweden.

70 years ago

Wednesday 6th of October 1948

Avant-garde composer and guitarist Glenn Branca is born in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, United States.

67 years ago

Saturday 6th of October 1951

Industrialist in food manufacturing Will Keith Kellogg known for Kellogg’s cereals dies of heart failure at the age of 91 in Battle Creek, Michigan, United States.

56 years ago

Saturday 6th of October 1962

Film director Tod Charles Albert Browning dies of throat cancer at the age of 82 in Malibu, California, United States.

56 years ago

Saturday 6th of October 1962

37-year-old Stand-up comedian, social critic and satirist Lenny Bruce, originally Leonard Alfred Schneider is arrested for possession of narcotics in Los Angeles, California, United States.

30 years ago

Thursday 6th of October 1988

Mass murderer Sulejman Talović is born in Cerska, Republika Srpska, Bosnia.

29 years ago

Friday 6th of October 1989

Actress Bette Ruth Elizabeth Davis dies of breast cancer at the age of 81 in American Hospital, 63 Blvd Victor Hugo, Neuilly-sur-Seine, Île-de-France, France.

25 years ago He Wasn't Inspired no More

Wednesday 6th of October 1993

Truck driver Larry Lawrence Richard Walters aka Lawnchair Larry aka The Lawn Chair Pilot commits suicide by a shot through the heart at the age of 44 in Angeles National Forest, California, United States.

Walters achieved dubious fame in 1982 when he piloted an aluminium lawn chair attached to 42 helium weather balloons, dubbed 'Inspiration I', 16.000 feet above from San Pedro to Long Beach.

12 years ago The Eyes had it

Friday 6th of October 2006

A gun made of cardboard, breadcrumb and shoepolish by multiple murderer Freddy Horion with whom I corresponded from 1987 onwards at the Voorbij Goed & Kwaad exhibition in Museum Dr. Guislain, Jozef Guislainstraat 43, Gent, Oost-Vlaanderen, Belgium.

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