BIRTH(+)FACT(᙮)DEATH(-)

32nd year  -  N° 327                 Thursday, 23 November 2017         Antwerpen		
He's Dead, He's Dead Allright
Today's 16 Events:

23 November

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    141 Years Ago Today

    Thursday 23rd of November 1876

    Composer Manuel de Falla is born as Manuel María de los Dolores Falla y Matheu in Cádiz, Andalucía, Spain.


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    130 Years Ago Today

    Wednesday 23rd of November 1887

    Actor Boris Karloff known for his portrayal of Frankenstein’s monster is born as William Henry Pratt in 36 Forest Hill Road, London, Honor Oak, Greater London, United Kingdom.


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    129 Years Ago Today

    Friday 23rd of November 1888

    Comedian and actor Harpo Arthur Adolph Marx is born in New York City, New York, United States.


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    127 Years Ago Today

    Sunday 23rd of November 1890

    Artist, designer, photographer and architect El Lazar Markovich Lissitzky is born in Pochinok, Smolensk Oblast, Russia.


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    107 Years Ago Today

    Wednesday 23rd of November 1910

    Physician and poison murderer Hawley Harvey Crippen aka Dr. Crippen is executed by hanging at the age of 48 in HM Prison Pentonville, Caledonian Road, London, Islington, Greater London, United Kingdom.


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    107 Years Ago Today

    Wednesday 23rd of November 1910

    Murderer Johan Alfred Ander is executed by the Guillotine at the age of 37 in Långholmen Prison, Stockholm, Långholmen, Södermanland, Sweden.

    Ander was the first person to be executed by the Guillotine and it was the last execution ever in Sweden.


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    82 Years Ago Today

    Saturday 23rd of November 1935

    Cosmonaut Vladislav Nikolayevich Volkov is born in Moscow, Central Federal District, Russia.


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    72 Years Ago Today The Monochrome Man Was a Dream

    Friday 23rd of November 1945

    Serial killer Dennis Andrew Nilsen aka Killing For Company is born in 47 Academy Road, Fraserburgh, Aberdeenshire, United Kingdom.


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    54 Years Ago Today

    Saturday 23rd of November 1963

    12-year-old John Kilbride is abducted and strangled by serial killers the Moors Murderers aka Ian Brady and Myra Hindley in Ashton-under-Lyne, Lancashire, United Kingdom.

    Ian Brady took photos of Myra Hindley with her dog Puppet crouching over John Kilbride's grave on Saddleworth Moor.


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    54 Years Ago Today

    Saturday 23rd of November 1963

    23-year-old Joann M. Graff is raped and strangled by serial killer Albert DeSalvo aka The Boston Strangler aka The Measuring Man aka The Green Man in 54 Essex Street, Lawrence, Massachusetts, United States.


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    36 Years Ago Today

    Monday 23rd of November 1981

    19-year-old Paul Nobbs is attacked by serial killer Dennis Nilsen aka Killing For Company in 23 Cranley Gardens, London, Muswell Hill, Greater London, United Kingdom.

    Nobbs awoke the next morning with little recollection of the previous evening's events, and later went to see his doctor because of some bruising that had appeared on his neck. The doctor revealed that it appeared as if he had been strangled, and advised him to go to the police. Nobbs was concerned about what would happen if his sexual predilections were to be disclosed, and chose not to report the attack.


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    27 Years Ago Today

    Friday 23rd of November 1990

    23-year-old Suicide bomber Muriel Degauque aka Maryam marries 31-year old drug dealer Habib in order to help him get official papers to remain in the country in Charleroi, Hainaut, Belgium.


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    26 Years Ago Today

    Saturday 23rd of November 1991

    Actor Klaus Kinski dies of a heart attack at the age of 65 in Lagunitas, California, United States.


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    19 Years Ago Today

    Monday 23rd of November 1998

    Start of the trial against 39-year-old Serial killer Anatoly Yuriyovych Onoprienko aka The Terminator aka Citizen O in Zhytomyr, Zhytomyr Oblast, Ukraine.


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    16 Years Ago Today

    Friday 23rd of November 2001

    Moralist campaigner Mary Constance Whitehouse dies of natural causes at the age of 91 in Colchester, Essex, United Kingdom.



  • 12 Years Ago Today The Eyes had it

    Wednesday 23rd of November 2005

    The waitresses of the 'Happy Forest' restaurant in Yang Zhen in the second photo I used for my infamous placemat in Yang Zhen, Shunyi, China.