On This Day In History………

1540

Thomas Cromwell, former Lord Chamberlain of England, is executed for “Treason” today, by King Henry VIII.

1794

French Activist Maximilien Robespierre is executed by guillotine today - in Paris, France.

1854

The last "All Sail" US Warship, the USS "Constellation" - was commissioned today.

1943

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.