Historical happenings

1/21/1790 ~ Joseph Guillotine proposes a new, more humane method of execution: a machine designed to cut off the condemned person’s head as painlessly as possible.

1/21/1793 ~ The French King Louis XVI is guillotined for treason.

1/21/1951 ~ Communist troops force the UN army out of Inchon, Korea after a 12-hour attack.

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