Historical happenings

4/25/1792 ~ Guillotine first used in France, executes highwayman Nicolas Pelletier

4/25/1846 ~ Thornton Affair: Open conflict begins over the disputed border of Texas, triggering the Mexican-American War.

4/25/1933 ~ US & Canada drop Gold Standard

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