Historical happenings

7/28/1794 ~ French Revolution figure Robespierre & 22 other leaders of “the Terror” guillotined to thunderous cheers in Paris

7/28/1851 ~ Total solar eclipse captured on a daguerreotype photograph

7/28/1868 ~ US Secretary of State William H. Seward announces 14th Amendment ratified by states, grants citizenship to ex-slaves

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