Thomas Cromwell, former Lord Chamberlain of England, is executed for “Treason” today, by King Henry VIII.
French Activist Maximilien Robespierre is executed by guillotine today - in Paris, France.
The last "All Sail" US Warship, the USS "Constellation" - was commissioned today.
43,000 German Civilian and Military casualties are tallied today as a result of Operation: Gomorrah. The British Royal Air Force Bombing mission involves over 400 Aircraft.