1896: H. H. Holmes, America’s first serial killer 1794: Antoine Laurent Lavoisier, father of modern chemistry

Daily Double: Revolutionary Justice

May 8th, 2010 Headsman

The revolutionary year 1794 has made unsurprisingly regular appearances in these pages.

The French Revolution was going great guns, and giving the National Razor near-daily workouts here at the height of the Terror. But France wasn’t the only revolutionary game on the continent.

On these next two dates, in Europes west and east, tribunals of the people soon to be overthrown by events meted out their revolutionary justice to their enemies.

On this day..

Entry Filed under: Daily Doubles

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

You may use these HTML tags and attributes: <a href="" title=""> <abbr title=""> <acronym title=""> <b> <blockquote cite=""> <cite> <code> <del datetime=""> <em> <i> <q cite=""> <strike> <strong>


Calendar

Archives

Categories

Execution Playing Cards

Exclusively available on this site: our one-of-a-kind custom playing card deck.

Every card features a historical execution from England, France, Germany, or Russia!


Recent Comments

  • Be: RIP to the five year old murdered and shame on JCF to infer that her death was a sham perpetuated by the white...
  • Eric: Absolutely incredible, not much difference to someof the landlords today? https://youtu.be/hDG_hl_qZKw
  • Kevin Sullivan: Richard, I’m responding to this not because i have to respond, but simply to let the facts...
  • Petrut: Or maybe he just had enough with you… You don’t like him and what he has to say, then stop...
  • Richard Duffus: On September 9 in the group “The Many Faces of Ted Bundy” I responded to an invitation...