2009 as a protest against Low milk prices Walloon milk farmers pour 3 million liters of milk in Sene (Namur).
1977 death in paris Maria Callas (53), born Maria Anna Sophia Cecilia Kalogeropoulos. She was one of the most famous opera singers of the 20th century. Maria Callas was born in New York to Greek parents. She was brilliantly able to “act” with her voice and was able to convincingly bring to life the most diverse characters.
Maria Callas also attracted attention outside the world of opera. Her life was a regular topic in international newspapers. After an affair with Greek shipping magnate Aristotle Onassis – who left it to the widow of the US president Jackie Kennedy – She doesn’t perform anymore. Maria Callas languishes in her Paris apartment, where she eventually succumbs to an overdose of sleeping pills. or a heart attack. It was never clear.
1975 Papua New Guinea become independent from Australia.
1946 Actress’s birthday in Assen (Drenthe) Olga Zweiderhoek. She graduated from Amsterdam Theater School in 1970. After being associated with the innovative theater group Het Werktheater for many years, she worked for theater companies De Mexican Hond and Orkater, among others, working primarily on new plays from her own land, sometimes written specifically for her. Well-known films she has appeared in include Turkish fruitsnaked over the fencehigh heels true lovethe taste of waterbreathlessAbelthe northernersMovie!MinostiramisuSuskind. She also appeared in several TV series, including: LunaticWe’re back homeEvelynPenozaclord and lord And the Hendrik Groen’s Secret Diary. She was in a relationship with jazz musician Willem Brooker for 28 years, until his death in 2010.
1932 Anniversary of the death of the Welsh actress Peg Entwistle, Millicent Lillian Entwistle was born. Suicide at age 24 by jumping the letter H from Hollywood in the hills near Hollywood. Born in Wales, she immigrated to the United States when she was eight years old. She was successful in theater but her only movie thirteen women Failed. the song wedge From Steely Dan and the Netflix series Hollywood (2020) about her.
1913 First Earth Day in Ostaker (Ghent) The Flemish Catholic Girls’ MovementHeaded by Gabriella van Caeneghem. Cyril Verschiff, Maria Laporta and later Senator Maria Bayers spoke about 800 girls from the five Flemish classes.
1884 Birth within the language of Everbeek (Brakel) The de Klerk crewAnd the Village teacher and Flemish national politician. Since 1911, De Clercq has been active in the Taalgrenswake! , which organizes anti-French meetings in the linguistic frontier area. In December 1913 he became its president. In 1914, at the start of World War I, de Klerk reported being a war volunteer. At the Yusr front he became a stretcher bearer because he was staunchly anti-military. He issues the front page and is the president of the Soldiers Guild Payot Awake.
After the war, he founded the National Educational Syndicate (NOS) and headed the Flemish Department. At the same time, he is committed to the newly founded Front Party and in 1919 he was elected to the Brussels County Chamber. Until 1932, de Klerk was head of the Flemish National faction in the Chamber of Deputies. In Parliament he mediated issues of language, amnesty, the affairs of ex-combatants and the military agreement between France and Belgium. In 1932, De Clercq was removed from the electoral roll: he was mistakenly on the list as an MP in both Leuven County and Neville County.
De Klerk also sat on Kester City Council from 1921 to 1936. In 1921 he secured an absolute majority in the Municipal Council with his list, but Home Secretary Henry Carton de Weyart refused to appoint the Flemish Nationalists as mayor!
In January 1933, he was appointed as the relieved chairman of the leadership committee that was supposed to unite the highly politically divided Flemish Nationalist Party. Thus he became the leader of the Flemish National League (VNV), which was founded in October 1933. This new formation had to finally bring unity to the divided Flemish nationalists. This officially ends it, but in fact it is the permanent mediator between factions that have sometimes sparse points in the city, from conservative Flemish Catholics to ex-Dinists and radical language fighters, with a few die-hard National Socialists in the making. margin.
In 1936, the VNV achieved a major electoral victory and De Clercq was re-elected to the Chamber of Deputies for the Brussels region. Unlike Degrell, another winner in this election, he could do so again in 1939, while Rex collapses. De Clercq was captured during the German invasion on May 10, 1940. After the intervention of Minister of Justice Paul Emile Jansson and Prime Minister Hubert Berlot, he was released again. After some hesitation, he joined the cooperation with VNV. He tries to win the Germans’ favor by flaunting the obscure VNV “military organization” carried out by German forces in 1940. Will be Helped. VNV’s full collaboration, led by Staf De Clercq, is one lukewarm compromise. No wonder extremist groups like DeVlag and the SS General pass through it so easily.
After his death in 1942 from a heart attack, Cardinal Van Roy refused to allow the funeral to take place at St. Gudula’s Cathedral in Brussels.
During the liberation, the tomb of Staf De Clercq in Kesterheide was desecrated by resistance fighters who excavated and publicly mocked and mutilated the remains. The body was later interred in an unknown grave in Lierbeek, but was exhumed again in 1978 by the Flemish Militants Organization (VMO) and interred in the Ase Cemetery.
Most recent post about him: Peter Jan Verstreet, Cahiers Staff De Clercq (10 parts, 2001-2016).
1812 amazing Moscow fire. During the invasion of the French army of Napoleon Bonaparte, the Russians themselves set fire to the Russian capital, Moscow. The fire was carefully prepared, and eventually forced Napoleon to a shameful withdrawal from Russia.
1810 Mexico It declared its independence from Spain. It takes until 1821 before Spain agrees to this.
1795 The British took advantage of the occupation of Holland by the French Cape town and the environment they possess.
1736 death in The Hague Gabriel Fahrenheit (50) German physicist. He was born in Danzig, but lived and worked in Amsterdam. In 1714, he made the first easily readable thermometer, filled first with alcohol and then with mercury. Its “Fahrenheit scale” has been popular in Europe for a long time and is still found in the United States. It was replaced with us by the centigrade temperature scale, named after the Swedish astronomer Anders Celsius (1701-1744).