Thursday, December 14, 2017

32nd year - N° 348 Thursday, 14 December 2017

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32nd year - N° 348 Thursday, 14 December 2017

14 December / Today's 17 Events:
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514 years ago

Monday 14th of December 1503

Apothecary and seer Nostradamus, originally Michel de Nostredame known for his collections of prophecies is born in Rue Hoche, Saint-Rémy-de-Provence, Provence, France.


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152 years ago

Thursday 14th of December 1865

Serial poisoner George Chapman, originally Seweryn Antonowicz Kłosowski aka The Borough Poisoner is born in Nagórna, Województwo Wielkopolskie, Poland.


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121 years ago

Monday 14th of December 1896

Surrealist poet Paul Éluard, originally Eugène Émile Paul Grindel is born in Saint-Denis, Île-de-France, France.


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106 years ago

Thursday 14th of December 1911

39-year-old Explorer Roald Engelbregt Gravning Amundsen becomes the first man to reach the South-Pole in Polheim, the South Pole.

Amundsen arrived at Polheim (Home at the Pole) along with four other members of his expedition: Helmer Hanssen, Olav Bjaaland, Oscar Wisting, and Sverre Hassel.


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104 years ago

Sunday 14th of December 1913

Victim of Fritz Haarmann aka Der Hannover Werwolf Friedrich Abeling is born in Hannover, Niedersachsen, Germany.


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94 years ago

Friday 14th of December 1923

Writer Gerard Reve, originally Gerard Kornelis van het Reve is born in Van Hallstraat 25, Amsterdam, Noord-Holland, Netherlands.


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82 years ago

Saturday 14th of December 1935

Actress Lee Ann Remick is born in Quincy, Massachusetts, United States.


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74 years ago

Tuesday 14th of December 1943

Advocate of dietary reform John Harvey Kellogg dies of natural causes at the age of 91 in Battle Creek, Michigan, United States.


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71 years ago

Saturday 14th of December 1946

Actress and singer Jane Mallory Birkin is born in Marylebone, London, Greater London, United Kingdom.


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65 years ago

Sunday 14th of December 1952

Ethel Simpson, originally Simpson Waddington is gassed and strangled by serial killer John Christie aka The Strangler of 10 Rillington Place in 10 Rillington Place, London, Greater London, United Kingdom.


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58 years ago

Monday 14th of December 1959

Ethel Little is tortured to death by an unidentified sexual deviate at the age of 53 in 1220 NW Thirty-first Street, Miami, Florida, United States.

Little was confronted in her own home and savagely attacked and died of shock and blood loss. One of her breasts had been cut off and stuck onto a bedroom dresser mirror. Over 4000 palm prints were taken but a suspect was never found.


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49 years ago

Saturday 14th of December 1968

47-year-old Artist and pedagogue Joseph Heinrich Beuys performs 'Ja ja ja ja ja, nee nee nee nee nee' in Düsseldorf, Nordrhein-Westfalen, Germany.


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41 years ago

Tuesday 14th of December 1976

35-year-old Serial killer Marcel Henri Barbeault aka Le Tueur de L'Ombre is arrested after eight years of terror in Nogent-sur-Oise in Martinets, Montataire, Oise, France.



18 years ago The Eyes had it

Tuesday 14th of December 1999

A busdriver manoeuvering his vehicle through the traffic jam in Thanon Samdet Phra Pin Klao, Bangkok, Central Thailand, Thailand.


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14 years ago He Was a Visitor

Sunday 14th of December 2003

Musician Patrick Miller aka Minimal Man dies of unknown causes at the age of 51 in Eagle Rock, Los Angeles, California, United States.


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5 years ago

Friday 14th of December 2012

53-year-old Performance artist Danny Devos aka DDV performs 'The Sower of Fear' in Musis Sacrum, Koningsplein 12, Arnhem, Gelderland, Netherlands.


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4 years ago

Saturday 14th of December 2013

Actor Peter Seamus O'Toole dies of cancer at the age of 81 in Wellington Hospital, London, Greater London, United Kingdom.