Wednesday, December 13, 2017

Adv31 For release Monday, March 31

1814: Paris was occupied by a coalition of Russian, Prussian and Austrian forces; the surrender of the city forced the abdication of Emperor Napoleon.

1995: Mexican-American singer Selena Quintanilla-Perez, 23, was shot to death in Corpus Christi, Texas, by the founder of her fan club, Yolanda Saldivar, who was later sentenced to life in prison.

2005: Terri Schiavo, 41, died at a hospice in Pinellas Park, 13 days after her feeding tube was removed in a wrenching right-to-die dispute.

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