Portal:Aleister Crowley Timeline/On this Day/October
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- 1942 - Attended opening night of Peter Brook's production Of Christopher Marlowe's "The Tragedie of Doctor Faustus" at the Torch Theatre, London. He was also the plays "magical advisor". His opinion of some of the actors in the play was notated on his copy of the program; some receiving positive remarks such as, "Good Man", others receiving harsh remarks: "Kill Him!" or "Poison Him!"
- 1907 - Hashish.
- 1907 - Reviews his year’s work: A Queen of the Quality, Table of Correspondences and Prologue for 777.
- 1931 - At the [Nierendorff Gallery]] (Porza) in Berlin a huge exhibition of Crowley's paintings opens. On display are 73 works of art, amongst them some of hist most famous. He even sells one painting! The exhibition will be open until November 5.
- 1875 - Aleister Crowley was born at Leamington Spa, Warwickshire, England, between 23:00 hours and midnight GMT. Parents members of The Plymouth Brethren, a fundamentalist evangelical Christian sect.
- 1920 - Poupee dies - or so says his Magical Record of the Beast 666. In the caption for the picture of himself with Alostrael and his three children in The Confessions of Aleister Crowley, it there states that Poupee died shortly after the picture was taken in 1921.
- 1945 - Writes to W. Dawson Sadler from Netherwood, The Ridge, Hastings. He writes of his new lodgings, "This place is very satisfactory, because the people with whom I am staying are very congenial, the food is abundant, and the cooking excellent. I can get both mountain air and sea air within ten minutes of each other, and best of all, I never need have a dull moment as the local chess club is one of the largest outside London, and certainly the best either inside or out. The Club rooms look out on the sea, and one can nearly always feel sure of getting a game when one drops in." AC also mentions his pleasure of hearing from Sadler on his birthday.
- 1908 - AC signs and inscribes, "The homage of a poor poet to a great artist" on a copy of his The Collected Works of Aleister Crowley.
- 1914 - Crowley departs for the United States aboard the SS Lusitania out of Liverpool. Ship's Manifest lists Crowley as a 'landed proprietor' of Irish descent with New York City as his final destination.
- 1907 - Hashish.
- 1907 - Receives Liber Liberi Vel Lapidis Lazuli, Adumbratio Kabbalæ Ægyptorium Sub Figurâ VII at about 23:00; written in only 2.5 hours.