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33rd year  -  N° 17                 Wednesday, 17 January 2018         Antwerpen		
Out in the Real World




20 events for 29 June:

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    1951 Years Ago Today His Desire Was Fulfilled

    Wednesday 29th of June 0067

    First Pope Petrus I is executed by crucifixion with his head downwards at the age of 66 in Rome, Lazio, Italy.

    Petrus was crucified with his head downwards, as he himself had desired to suffer.


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    154 Years Ago Today

    Wednesday 29th of June 1864

    99 die in Grand Trunk train plunge into a river in Belœil Bridge, Mont-Saint-Hilaire, Quebec, Canada.

    Train conductor Thomas Finn and engineer William Burnie failed to acknowledge a stop signal and the train fell through an open swing bridge into the Richelieu River.


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    118 Years Ago Today Le Prince Était Petit

    Friday 29th of June 1900

    Aristocrat, writer, poet and aviation pioneer Antoine de Saint-Exupéry is born as Antoine Marie Jean-Baptiste Roger in Rue de Saint-Exupéry, Lyon, Rhône-Alpes, France.


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    107 Years Ago Today

    Thursday 29th of June 1911

    Composer Bernard Herrmann is born as Max Herman in New York City, New York, United States.


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    94 Years Ago Today

    Sunday 29th of June 1924

    45-year-old Serial killer Fritz Friedrich Heinrich Karl Haarmann aka Der Hannover Werwolf confesses to a long career of murder, butchering and selling his victims’ meat in Hannover, Niedersachsen, Germany.


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    89 Years Ago Today

    Saturday 29th of June 1929

    Journalist and writer Oriana Fallaci is born in Firenze, Toscana, Italy.


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    85 Years Ago Today

    Thursday 29th of June 1933

    Actor Roscoe Conkling 'Fatty' Arbuckle aka The Heavy-Weight Rapist dies of a heart attack at the age of 46 in New York City, New York, United States.

    The night before Arbuckle went out with friends to celebrate his first wedding anniversary where he reportedly said: "This is the best day of my life." He suffered a heart attack later that night and died in his sleep.


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    84 Years Ago Today

    Friday 29th of June 1934

    Zaro Ağa aka The Longest Living Human Ever dies of natural causes at the age of 157 in Istanbul, Marmara, Turkey.


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    78 Years Ago Today

    Saturday 29th of June 1940

    Artist Paul Klee dies of scleroderma at the age of 61 in Muralto, Ticino, Switzerland.


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    77 Years Ago Today

    Sunday 29th of June 1941

    Honorary Prime Minister of the Black Panther Party Stokely Carmichael aka Kwame Ture is born in Port-of-Spain, Metropolitan Area, Trinidad.


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    62 Years Ago Today

    Friday 29th of June 1956

    30-year-old Actress Marilyn Monroe marries writer Arthur Miller in Westchester County Courthouse, White Plains, New York, United States.

    Monroe and Miller divorced on 20 January 1961.


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    51 Years Ago Today

    Thursday 29th of June 1967

    Actress Jayne Mansfield aka The Working Man's Monroe dies in a car crash at the age of 34 in Rigolets Bridge, U.S. Highway 90, Slidell, Louisiana, United States.

    Mansfield, her 40-year-old lover Sam Brody, their 20-year-old driver Ronnie Harrison, and three of her children - 8-year-old Miklós Jeffrey Palmer Hargitay, 6-year-old Zoltán Anthony Hargitay and 3-year-old Mariska Magdalena Hargitay were heading for New Orleans where she was scheduled to appear for an early-morning television interview. The 1966 Buick Electra 225, which was reportedly going 80 miles per hour, crashed into the rear of a tractor-trailer that had slowed down because of a truck spraying mosquito fogger. The three adults in the front seat were killed instantly; the children in the rear survived with minor injuries.


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    45 Years Ago Today

    Friday 29th of June 1973

    All members of Left-wing militant group the Rote Armee Fraktion aka Baader-Meinhof Gruppe end their second hungerstrike in several prisons in Germany.


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    43 Years Ago Today

    Sunday 29th of June 1975

    Musician Tim Timothy Charles Buckley dies of a heroin and alcohol overdose at the age of 28 in Los Angeles, California, United States.


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    25 Years Ago Today He Was the Low Sinner of All Sinners

    Tuesday 29th of June 1993

    Multiple murderer Markham Duff-Smith is executed by lethal injection at the age of 46 in Huntsville Prison, 815 12th Street, Huntsville, Texas, United States.

    Duff-Smith's last words were "I am the low sinner of all sinners."


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    24 Years Ago Today

    Wednesday 29th of June 1994

    Serial killer Jack Johann Unterweger aka Jack the Writer aka Der Häfenpoet aka The Pug Dumper commits suicide by hanging in his cell at the age of 44 in Justizanstalt Graz-Karlau, Graz, Steiermark, Austria.

    Unterweger was sentenced to life in prison without possibility of parole for the murders of 9 prostitutes earlier that day.


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    23 Years Ago Today

    Thursday 29th of June 1995

    502 die in Sampoong Department Store collapse in Sampoong Department Store, Seoel, Seocho-gu, Seoul National Capital Area, South Korea.


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    23 Years Ago Today

    Thursday 29th of June 1995

    Actress Lana Turner dies of throat cancer at the age of 74 in 2170 Century Park East, Los Angeles, Century City, California, United States.


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    15 Years Ago Today

    Sunday 29th of June 2003

    Actress Katharine Houghton Hepburn dies of a tumour at the age of 96 in Fenwick, Connecticut, United States.



  • 15 Years Ago Today The Eyes had it

    Sunday 29th of June 2003

    A concert by Dez Mona in Antwerpen, Antwerpen, Belgium.



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