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32nd year  -  N° 293                 Friday, 20 October 2017         Antwerpen		
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Today's 17 Events:

20 October

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    830 Years Ago Today

    Tuesday 20th of October 1187

    172nd Pope Urbanus III dies of grief at the age of 67 in Ferrara, Emilia-Romagna, Italy.


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    163 Years Ago Today

    Friday 20th of October 1854

    Poet Arthur Jean Nicolas Rimbaud is born in 12 rue Napoléon, Charleville, Champagne-Ardenne, France.


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    143 Years Ago Today

    Tuesday 20th of October 1874

    Modernist composer Charles Edward Ives is born in Danbury, Connecticut, United States.


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    135 Years Ago Today

    Friday 20th of October 1882

    Actor Bela Lugosi known for portraying Count Dracula is born as Béla Ferenc Dezső Blaskó in Lugoj, Timiș, Romania.

    Lugosi later based his last name on his hometown.


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    126 Years Ago Today

    Tuesday 20th of October 1891

    27-year-old Matilda Clover is poisoned by serial killer Thomas Neill Cream aka The Strychnine Specialist in Lambeth Road 27, London, Greater London, United Kingdom.


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    123 Years Ago Today

    Saturday 20th of October 1894

    Actress and model Olive Thomas is born as Oliveretta Elaine Duffy in Charleroi, Pennsylvania, United States.


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    115 Years Ago Today

    Monday 20th of October 1902

    19-year-old Maud Marsh is poisoned with tartar-emetic by serial poisoner George Chapman aka The Borough Poisoner in London, Greater London, United Kingdom.


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    107 Years Ago Today

    Thursday 20th of October 1910

    Victim of Fritz Haarmann aka Der Hannover Werwolf Heinz Brinkmann is born in Clausthal, Niedersachsen, Germany.


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    91 Years Ago Today

    Wednesday 20th of October 1926

    59-year-old Virginia A. Grant is strangled by serial killer Earle Leonard Nelson aka The Gorilla Murderer in Portland, Oregon, United States.


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    73 Years Ago Today

    Friday 20th of October 1944

    130 die in East Ohio Gas Company explosion in East 61st Street, Cleveland, Ohio, United States.


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    71 Years Ago Today

    Sunday 20th of October 1946

    Writer Elfriede Jelinek is born in Mürzzuschlag, Steiermark, .


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    53 Years Ago Today

    Tuesday 20th of October 1964

    31st President of the United States Herbert Clark Hoover dies of massive internal bleeding at the age of 90 in New York City, New York, United States.


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    49 Years Ago Today

    Sunday 20th of October 1968

    39-year-old First Lady of the United States Jacqueline Lee Bouvier aka Jackie Kennedy marries 62-year-old Aristotelis Onassis in Skorpios, Ionian Islands, Greece.


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    32 Years Ago Today

    Sunday 20th of October 1985

    Twentieth bomb attack by Terrorist organisation Les Cellules Communistes Combattantes aka CCC on the car of Mr. Galand, chairman of the CNAPD in Brussel, Brabant, Belgium.

    It was the second action in their Campagne Pierre Akkerman.


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    23 Years Ago Today

    Thursday 20th of October 1994

    Actor Burt Burton Stephen Lancaster dies of a heart attack at the age of 81 in Los Angeles, Century City, California, United States.


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    13 Years Ago Today

    Wednesday 20th of October 2004

    Murderer Ricky Eugene Morrow is executed by lethal injection at the age of 53 in Huntsville Prison, 815 12th Street, Huntsville, Texas, United States.


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    1 Years Ago Today

    Thursday 20th of October 2016

    Mountaineer Junko Tabei known for becoming the first woman to reach the summit of Mount Everest dies of cancer at the age of 77 in Kawagoe, Saitama, Japan.