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33rd year  -  N° 17                 Wednesday, 17 January 2018         Antwerpen		
Die Kleinen und die Bösen




13 events for 15 June:

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    175 Years Ago Today

    Thursday 15th of June 1843

    Composer Edvard Hagerup Grieg is born in Bergen, Hordaland, Norway.


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    114 Years Ago Today

    Wednesday 15th of June 1904

    1021 die in General Slocum passenger steamboat fire in East River, New York, New York, United States.


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    112 Years Ago Today

    Friday 15th of June 1906

    Victim of Fritz Haarmann aka Der Hannover Werwolf Ernst Spiecker is born in Hannover, Niedersachsen, Germany.


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    112 Years Ago Today

    Friday 15th of June 1906

    Rexist and Belgian Waffen SS leader Léon Joseph Marie Ignace Degrelle is born in Bouillon, Luxembourg, Belgium.


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    104 Years Ago Today

    Monday 15th of June 1914

    Soviet leader Yuri Vladimirovich Andropov is born in Stanitsa Nagutskaya, Stavropolsky Kray, Russia.


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    89 Years Ago Today

    Saturday 15th of June 1929

    Film director Herschell Gordon Lewis aka The Godfather of Gore is born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, United States.


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    80 Years Ago Today

    Wednesday 15th of June 1938

    Expressionist painter Ernst Ludwig Kirchner commits suicide by a shot through the head at the age of 58 in Frauenkirch-Wildboden, Graubünden, Switzerland.

    Kirchner was in distress after the destruction of approximately 600 of his works by the Nazis because of 'degeneration'.


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    75 Years Ago Today

    Tuesday 15th of June 1943

    Singer-songwriter and musician Johnny Hallyday aka The French Elvis is born as Jean-Philippe Smet in Clinique Villa Marie-Louise, 3 Cité Malesherbes, Paris, IXe, Île-de-France, France.


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    75 Years Ago Today

    Tuesday 15th of June 1943

    Call girl Xaviera Hollander aka The Happy Hooker is born as Vera de Vries in Surabaya, Jawa Timur, Indonesia.


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    46 Years Ago Today

    Thursday 15th of June 1972

    38-year-old Journalist and leader of the Rote Armee Fraktion Ulrike Marie Meinhof is arrested in Walsroder Straße 11, Langenhagen, Niedersachsen, Germany.

    To make sure they have captured the feared terrorist they make an X-ray of Meinhof's  head, revealing a metal clip that was left behind during a brain-operation 10 years earlier.


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    45 Years Ago Today

    Friday 15th of June 1973

    20-year-old Raymond Stanley Blackburn is abducted and strangled by serial killer Dean Corll aka The Candyman in 2020 Lamar Drive, Pasadena, Texas, United States.

    Blackburn was buried by Eyler at Lake Sam Rayburn.


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    43 Years Ago Today

    Sunday 15th of June 1975

    30-year-old Leading member of the 'Manson Family' Tex Charles Watson is born again and baptized by a student chaplain in a large plastic laundry cart outside the prison chapel in Folsom State Prison, Represa, Folsom, California, United States.



  • 19 Years Ago Today The Eyes had it

    Tuesday 15th of June 1999

    A regiment of eyes waiting to be covered in Formaldehyde for my 'Dante's Inferno' installation in Fort Asperen, Langendijk, Asperen, Gelderland, Netherlands.



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