This Day @ Law
Alger Hiss found guilty of perjury

On January 21, 1950, former State Department official Alger Hiss was found guilty of perjury in connection with testimony given to the House Un-American Activities Committee.

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Louis XVI of executed during French Revolution

On January 21, 1793, King Louis XVI of France was executed after being convicted of treason by a revolutionary court.


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