33rd year  -  N° 146                 Saturday, 26 May 2018         Antwerpen		
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Sunday 1st of July 1849

169 years ago

40-year-old writer Edgar Allan Poe becomes drunk and hallucinatory, and makes a suicide attempt. He is detained for public drunkenness and incarcerated for one night in Moyamensing Prison, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States.

No records exist which support this story other than Poe's own account of it.