1954: Launch of the first American nuclear submarine.
1924: Lenin dies in Gorky in Russia.
1919: The Airish republican army arose in the context of Ireland’s civil war for independence.
1794: The infernal columns of Turreau ravage the Vendée in revolt against the republic.
1793: At 10:20 am, on the Place de la Révolution (now Place de la Concorde), Louis Capet, 39, former King of France, is guillotined.