Saturday, November 27, 2021

36th year - N° 331 Saturday, 27 November 2021

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36th year - N° 331 Saturday, 27 November 2021

27 November / Today's 35 Events:
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320 years ago

Sunday 27th of November 1701

Astronomer, physicist and mathematician Anders Celsius is born in Uppsala, Uppland, Sweden.


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271 years ago

Friday 27th of November 1750

Traitor Thomas Reynolds is executed by hanging in Tyburn Tree, Tyburn, London, Greater London, United Kingdom.


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200 years ago

Tuesday 27th of November 1821

Robber Andrew Ferris is executed by hanging in Newgate Prison, London, Greater London, United Kingdom.


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178 years ago

Monday 27th of November 1843

Victim of Jack the Ripper Elizabeth Stride, originally Elizabeth Gustafsdotter aka Long Liz is born in Torslanda, Västra Götalands Län, Sweden.


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144 years ago

Tuesday 27th of November 1877

Murderer John Upton is executed by hanging at the age of 32 in Leicester, Leicestershire, United Kingdom.


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144 years ago

Tuesday 27th of November 1877

Murderer James Satchell is executed by hanging at the age of 28 in Leicester, Leicestershire, United Kingdom.


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144 years ago

Tuesday 27th of November 1877

Murderer John Swift is executed by hanging at the age of 19 in Leicester, Leicestershire, United Kingdom.


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139 years ago

Monday 27th of November 1882

Murderer Edward Wheatfill is executed by hanging at the age of 0 in York Castle, York, North Yorkshire, United Kingdom.


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127 years ago

Tuesday 27th of November 1894

Murderer James Wilshaw Whitehead is executed by hanging in Strangeways Prison, Manchester, Greater Manchester, United Kingdom.


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124 years ago

Saturday 27th of November 1897

Mobster and crime boss Vito Genovese aka Don Vito is born in Napoli, Campania, Italy.


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120 years ago

Wednesday 27th of November 1901

Wagon and carriage manufacturer Clement Studebaker dies of natural causes at the age of 70 in South Bend, Indiana, United States.


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115 years ago

Tuesday 27th of November 1906

Murderer Edward Hartigan is executed by hanging at the age of 58 in Knutsford, Cheshire, United Kingdom.

Hartigan battered his 45-year-old wife Catherine to death in August 1906.


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92 years ago

Wednesday 27th of November 1929

An unidentified man is strangled and left in a burning car by 26-year-old Murderer Kurt Erich Tetzner aka Der Mann der Zweimal Starb in Etterzhausen, Bayern, Germany.


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89 years ago

Sunday 27th of November 1932

Leader of the opposition Benigno Simeon Aquino aka Ninoy is born in Concepcion, Tarlac, Philippines.


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87 years ago They Sliced Through the Baby's Liver

Tuesday 27th of November 1934

Gangster Baby Face John Nelson, originally Lester Joseph Gillis dies of gun wounds after being shot by FBI agents at the age of 26 in Walnut Street, Wilmette, Illinois, United States.

Nelson had been shot a total of nine times, including a fatal machine gun slug in his abdomen slicing through his liver and pancreas. Federal Agents Herman 'Ed' Hollis and Samuel P. Cowley were shot dead by Nelson in the gun battle.


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84 years ago

Saturday 27th of November 1937

Raymond Lesobre is shot dead by kidnapper and multiple murderer Eugen Weidmann aka The Handsome Devil in La Celle-Saint-Cloud, Île-de-France, France.


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81 years ago

Wednesday 27th of November 1940

Martial artist and actor Bruce Lee, originally Lǐ Zhènfān is born in Chinese Hospital, 845 Jackson Street, Chinatown, San Francisco, California, United States.


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79 years ago

Friday 27th of November 1942

Guitarist and singer-songwriter Jimi James Marshall Hendrix, originally Johnny Allen Hendrix is born in Seattle, Washington, United States.


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66 years ago Pacific 231 Blew its Last Whistle

Sunday 27th of November 1955

Composer Arthur Oscar Honegger dies of a heart attack at the age of 63 in Paris, Île-de-France, France.


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64 years ago

Wednesday 27th of November 1957

Spree killer Derrick Bird known for the Cumbria shootings is born in Whitehaven, Cumberland, United Kingdom.


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59 years ago

Tuesday 27th of November 1962

97 die in Varig Boeing 707-441 Flight 810 crash into a mountain in La Cruz Peak, Lima, Lima Metropolitana, Peru.


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54 years ago

Monday 27th of November 1967

Start of the trial against 21-year-old Serial killer Jürgen Bartsch, originally Karl-Heinz Sadrozinski aka Der Kirmesmörder in Landgericht Wuppertal, Wuppertal, Nordrhein-Westfalen, Germany.


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51 years ago

Friday 27th of November 1970

73-year-old 262nd Pope Paulus VI, originally Giovanni Battista Enrico Antonio Maria Montini aka The Pilgrim Pope is attacked with a knife by surrealist painter Benjamín Mendoza y Amor Flores, dressed as a priest in Manila International Airport, Parañaque, Metro Manila, Philippines.

Paulus VI was only lightly stabbed.


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46 years ago

Thursday 27th of November 1975

Vitali Hakim is burned to death by serial killer Charles Sobhraj aka Bad Blood in Pattaya, Chonburi, Thailand.


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45 years ago

Saturday 27th of November 1976

16-year-old Donna DeMasi and 18-year-old Joanne Lomino are shot by 23-year-old Serial killer David Richard Berkowitz, originally Richard David Falco aka Son of Sam in Bellerose, Queens, New York, New York, United States.

DeMasi was shot in the neck but the wound was not life-threatening. Lomino was hit in the back and was ultimately rendered paraplegic.


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43 years ago

Monday 27th of November 1978

George Richard Moscone is shot dead by San Francisco supervisor and assassin Dan White in City Hall, 1 Dr Carlton B Goodlett Place, San Francisco, California, United States.

White claimed to be 'high on junk food'.


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43 years ago

Monday 27th of November 1978

Harvey Bernard Milk is shot dead by San Francisco supervisor and assassin Dan White in City Hall, 1 Dr Carlton B Goodlett Place, San Francisco, California, United States.


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41 years ago

Thursday 27th of November 1980

Darci Renee Fix is shot dead by serial killer Randall Woodfield aka The I-5 Killer in Portland, Oregon, United States.

Fix was killed execution style along with her 24-year old boyfriend Douglas Keith Altic.


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41 years ago She Ran Through a Whole Bunch of People and Killed Everybody

Thursday 27th of November 1980

51-year-old Mass murderess Priscilla Joyce Ford goes on a five-block-Thanksgiving-Day-rampage in her 1974 Lincoln, killing six people and injuring 23 in North Virginia Street, Reno, Nevada, United States.

Arrested at the scene, Ford later tells a jailer she "did what she had to do" and that the people she hit were "just pigs, animals let out in a wild place. She also told a doctor that the voice of Joan Kennedy, then the wife of Senator Edward Kennedy, ordered her to kill. "Just run through a whole bunch of people and kill everybody" the voice said.


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40 years ago

Friday 27th of November 1981

Singer, diseuse and actress Lotte Lenya, originally Karoline Wilhelmine Charlotte Blamauer dies of cancer at the age of 83 in Manhattan, New York, New York, United States.


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38 years ago

Sunday 27th of November 1983

181 die in Avianca Airlines Boeing 747-283B Flight 011 crash in Mejorada Del Campo, Área metropolitana de Madrid, Spain.

There were 11 survivors. Among the victims were Peruvian writer Manuel Scorza, Uruguayan literary critic Ángel Rama, Argentinian writer Marta Traba and Mexican writer Jorge Ibargüengoitia.


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34 years ago

Friday 27th of November 1987

Geneviève Germond is tortured and killed by serial killer Thierry Paulin aka Le Tueur de la Pleine Lune in 22 Rue Cail, Xe, Paris, Île-de-France, France.


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34 years ago

Friday 27th of November 1987

Susan M Williams Tucker is raped and strangled by serial killer Timothy Spencer in Arlington, Virginia, United States.


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32 years ago

Monday 27th of November 1989

110 die in Avianca Airlines Boeing 727-21 Flight 203 bomb explosion in Soacha, Región Andina, Colombia.

After 5 minutes into the flight a bomb placed near the fuel tank exploded at 13,000 feet. Pablo Escobar of the Medellín drug cartel planned the bombing, hoping it would kill presidential candidate for the 1990 elections César Gaviria Trujillo. Gaviria was not on the plane and would go on to become President of Colombia.


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10 years ago

Sunday 27th of November 2011

Film director Ken Henry Kenneth Alfred Russell dies of natural causes at the age of 84 in London, Greater London, United Kingdom.


Friday, November 26, 2021

36th year - N° 330 Friday, 26 November 2021

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36th year - N° 330 Friday, 26 November 2021

26 November / Today's 22 Events:
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138 years ago

Monday 26th of November 1883

Murderer Thomas Riley is executed by hanging in Strangeways Prison, Manchester, Greater Manchester, United Kingdom.


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122 years ago

Sunday 26th of November 1899

Kidnapper Bruno Richard Hauptmann is born in Kamenz, Sachsen, Germany.


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112 years ago

Friday 26th of November 1909

Playwright Eugène Ionesco, originally Eugen Ionescu is born in Slatina, Wallachia, Romania.


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104 years ago

Monday 26th of November 1917

Louise-Joséphine Jaume, originally Barthélemey is murdered by serial killer Henri Désiré Landru aka Le Barbe-Bleue de Gambais in l'Ermitage, Allée des Tilleuls et la Roserale, Gambais, Île-de-France, France.


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101 years ago

Friday 26th of November 1920

Daughter of Aleister Crowley aka The Great Beast Astarte Lulu Panthea Crowley is born in Abbey of Thelema, Cefalù, Sicilia, Italy.

Astarte was born to Crowley and Augustine Louise Hélène Fraux.


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99 years ago He Saw Wonderful Things

Sunday 26th of November 1922

48-year-old Archaeologist and Egyptologist Howard Carter known for discovering the tomb of Tutankhamun becomes the first man to enter into the tomb of Pharaoh Tutankhamun in KV62, Valley of the Kings, Thebe, Egypt.

Lord Carnarvon asked "Can you see anything?" Carter replied with the famous words "Yes, wonderful things!"


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97 years ago

Wednesday 26th of November 1924

Pop artist George Segal is born in New York City, New York, United States.


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96 years ago

Thursday 26th of November 1925

King of Siam Rama VI, originally Phra Bat Somdet Phra Poramentharamaha Vajiravudh Phra Mongkut Klao Chao Yu Hua aka Vajiravudh dies of blood poisoning at the age of 45 in Grand Palace, Bangkok, Central Thailand, Thailand.


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95 years ago

Friday 26th of November 1926

Firearms designer John Moses Browning dies of heart failure at the age of 71 in Herstal, Liège, Belgium.

Browning died while working at the bench on a self-loading pistol design.


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91 years ago

Wednesday 26th of November 1930

Mass murderer Carl Robert Brown is born in Chicago, Illinois, United States.


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89 years ago

Saturday 26th of November 1932

Serial killer John Wayne Glover aka The Granny Killer aka The Monster of Mosman is born in Wolverhampton, Staffordshire, United Kingdom.


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88 years ago Sunny Jim Praised the Action

Sunday 26th of November 1933

Kidnapper and murderer Thomas Harold Thurmond is lynched with his accomplice John Maurice Holmes by a raging mob of 5.000 to 15.000 men, women and children at the age of 27 in St. James Park, San Jose, California, United States.

Thurmond and Holmes had kidnapped and killed Brooke Hart on 9 November but continued to send ransom notes to his family, owners of Harts Department Store. Governor James 'Sunny Jim' Rolph praised the action, stating that California had sent a message to future kidnappers and promised to pardon anyone involved in the lynching.


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82 years ago

Sunday 26th of November 1939

Musician Tina Turner, originally Anna Mae Bullock is born in Poindexter Farm, Highway 180, Nutbush, Tennessee, United States.


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77 years ago

Sunday 26th of November 1944

44-year-old Reichsführer of the Schutzstaffel (SS) Heinrich Luitpold Himmler orders the destruction of all crematoria in the concentration camps in Berlin, Berlin, Germany.


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71 years ago

Sunday 26th of November 1950

Writer Hedwig Courths-Mahler dies of unknown causes at the age of 83 in Mutterhof, Schwaighofstraße 47, Tegernsee, Bayern, Germany.


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56 years ago Erklärte Er die Bilder

Friday 26th of November 1965

44-year-old Artist and pedagogue Joseph Heinrich Beuys performs 'Wie man dem toten Hasen die Bilder erklärt' in Galerie Schmela, Hunsrückenstraße 16–18, Düsseldorf, Nordrhein-Westfalen, Germany.


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53 years ago He Made a Paperweight

Tuesday 26th of November 1968

Jan Susan Whitney is abducted and strangled by foot fetishist and serial killer Jerry Brudos aka The Lust Killer in 3123 Center Street, Salem, Oregon, United States.

Whitney's body was kept hanging from the pulley in Brudos' garage for several days, during which he dressed, photographed and had sex with it. Brudos cut off one of her breasts and made a resin mold of it that he used as a paperweight.


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38 years ago

Saturday 26th of November 1983

Simone Newin is raped and strangled by serial killer Michael Wolpert aka Der Neu-Isenburger Frauenmörder in Offenbach am Main, Hessen, Germany.

Three days later Wolpert was caught assaulting a 19-year-old girl.


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37 years ago

Monday 26th of November 1984

Seventh bomb attack by Terrorist organisation Les Cellules Communistes Combattantes aka CCC on the telecommunication systems in Base Aérienne de Bierset, Bierset, Liège, Belgium.

It was the sixth action in their 'Campagne Anti-Impérialiste d'Octobre'.



14 years ago The Eyes had it

Monday 26th of November 2007

A program featuring exclusive audio clips, music, and spoken word from and about Bruno Hauptmann's innocence, Sallie Ellen Ionesco's 'ice pick' transorbital lobotomy, Howard Carter, Jean-Louis Pisuisse's protest songs, John Holmes and Linda Lovelace, 'Nutbush' cover versions, Heinrich Himmler, The Rolling Stones and many more.... in Radio Centraal, Ernest Van Dijckkaai, Antwerpen, Antwerpen, Belgium.


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3 years ago

Monday 26th of November 2018

Film director Bernardo Bertolucci dies of cancer at the age of 78 in Trastevere, Rome, Lazio, Italy.



2 years ago The Eyes had it

Tuesday 26th of November 2019

Our kitchen at night in Oudstrijdersstraat 35, Borgerhout, Antwerpen, Antwerpen, Belgium.