Video: 'July 3, 1987: Butcher of Lyon'
(Friday, July 3, 1987) — Klaus Barbie, the 73-year-old former Gestapo chief known as the “Butcher of Lyon,” was convicted early today by a French court of crimes against humanity and sentenced to life in prison. Continue reading ‘Butcher of Lyon’ Klaus Barbie found guilty 30 years ago #OnThisDay #OTD (Jul 3 1987)
Video: 'The Great War and the Shaping of the 20th Century - Slaughter' (July 3-14, 1917, at 48:54)
(Tuesday, July 3, 1917; on the Western Front during World War I) — King George V and Queen Mary of England were greeted by a huge crowd of dignitaries today as they arrived at the Port of Calais start a tour of the Western Front, which would continue through July 14, 1917 (click here to watch video of today’s arrival). Continue reading British royals arrive at Calais to tour Western Front 100 years ago #OnThisDay #OTD (Jul 3 1917)