Friday, December 15, 2017

Adv08 For release Thursday, May 8

1794: Antoine Lavoisier, the father of modern chemistry, was executed on the guillotine during France's Reign of Terror.

1921: Sweden's parliament abolished the death penalty.

1973: Militant American Indians who'd held the South Dakota hamlet of Wounded Knee for 10 weeks surrendered.

2013: Jeanne Cooper, who'd played grande dame Katherine Chancellor for four decades on the soap opera The Young and the Restless, died in Los Angeles at 84.

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