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32nd year  -  N° 234                 Tuesday, 22 August 2017         Antwerpen		
Die Kleinen und die Bösen
Today's 13 Events:

22 August

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    155 Years Ago Today

    Friday 22nd of August 1862

    Composer Claude Achille Debussy is born in 38 Rue au Pain, Saint-Germain-en-Laye, Île-de-France, France.


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    126 Years Ago Today

    Saturday 22nd of August 1891

    Artist Jacques Lipchitz is born as Chaim Jacob Lipschitz in Druskininkai, Dzūkija, Lithuania.


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    115 Years Ago Today War Sie ein Blaues Licht

    Friday 22nd of August 1902

    Dancer, actress, film director and photographer Leni Helene Bertha Amalie Riefenstahl is born in Berlin, Berlin, Germany.


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    109 Years Ago Today He Was in the Picture

    Saturday 22nd of August 1908

    Photographer Henri Cartier-Bresson aka The Master of Candid Photography is born in Chanteloup-en-Brie, Seine-et-Marne, France.


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    97 Years Ago Today

    Sunday 22nd of August 1920

    Science fiction writer Ray Douglas Bradbury known for Fahrenheit 451 is born in Waukegan, Illinois, United States.


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    89 Years Ago Today

    Wednesday 22nd of August 1928

    58-year-old Serial killer, child rapist and cannibal Albert Hamilton Howard Fish aka The Cannibal aka The Werewolf of Wysteria aka The Moon Maniac is arrested for petty larceny in New York, Manhattan, New York, United States.


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    89 Years Ago Today

    Wednesday 22nd of August 1928

    Composer Karlheinz Stockhausen is born in Burg Mödrath, Mödrath, Nordrhein-Westfalen, Germany.


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    65 Years Ago Today

    Friday 22nd of August 1952

    Musician Peter Ravenscroft Laughner is born in Cleveland, Ohio, United States.


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    52 Years Ago Today

    Sunday 22nd of August 1965

    25-year-old Hermann Schmitz is stabbed to death by serial killer Joachim Kroll aka Jockel aka Der Ruhrkannibale in Duisburg, Großenbaum, Nordrhein-Westfalen, Germany.

    Schmitz' girlfriend Marion Veen escaped unharmed.


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    50 Years Ago Today

    Tuesday 22nd of August 1967

    Yukiko Okada aka Yukko is born as Kayo Satō in Ichinomiya, Chūbu, Japan.


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    41 Years Ago Today

    Sunday 22nd of August 1976

    Lutheran pastor Oskar Brüsewitz known for his protest against the repression of religion in the Communist state of East Germany dies of of his severe burns due to his self-immolation on 18 August 1976 in front of his church at the age of 47 in Michaeliskirche, Michaeliskirchhof 9, Zeitz, Sachsen-Anhalt, Germany.

    On the day of his protest suicide Brüsewitz carried pamphlets accusing the communists of repression. "Funkspruch an alle: Die Kirche in der DDR klagt den Kommunismus an! Wegen Unterdrückung in Schulen an Kindern und Jugendlichen."


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    28 Years Ago Today His Soul Lived Forever

    Tuesday 22nd of August 1989

    Founder of the Black Panther Party Huey Percy Newton is fatally shot by 24-year-old Black Guerilla Family member Tyrone Robinson at the age of 47 in 1400 Block, 9th Street, Oakland, California, United States.

    Newton's last words as he stood facing his killer were "You can kill my body, but you can't kill my soul. My soul will live forever!"


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    26 Years Ago Today

    Thursday 22nd of August 1991

    Murderer Derick Lynn Peterson is executed by Old Sparky at the age of 30 in Mecklenburg Correctional Center, Boydton, Virginia, United States.