Ephemeris of March 10

Ephemeris of March 10

1941: World War II: entry into force of the loan-lease law, which allows the United States to transfer military materiel to the Allies.
1793: The Convention sets up the Extraordinary Criminal Court commonly called "Revolutionary court". The tribunal depends directly on the public prosecutor, Fouquier-Tinville, who decides whether or not the suspects should be brought to justice. His sentences will often be radical: acquittal or the guillotine. The revolutionary tribunal will operate at full capacity until 'on May 31, 1795, when it will be definitively deleted.



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