MSN - AP World http://syn2.thecanadianpress.com:8080/mrss/feed/fcf7391a2f354311807f0501c16bde6a MSN - AP World Copyright © 2010-2018 The Canadian Press. All rights reserved. http://www.rssboard.org/rss-specification Sun, 03 Jul 2022 20:55:08 +0000 Today in History for January 21st http://syn2.thecanadianpress.com:8080/mrss/feed/fcf7391a2f354311807f0501c16bde6a/aec903ab61a24dc180e2846d167120da Highlights of Today in History: France's King Louis XVI executed; Vladimir Lenin dies; Alger Hiss found guilty of lying to grand jury; President Jimmy Carter pardons Vietnam draft evaders; Concorde begins service. (Jan. 21) aec903ab61a24dc180e2846d167120da Fri, 21 Jan 2022 01:07:20 +0000 RESTRICTION SUMMARY: AP CLIENTS ONLYSTORYLINE: JANUARY 21ST, 1793. IN PARIS, THE FRENCH REVOLUTION TURNS BLOODY, AS KING LOUIS IS THE 16TH, CONDEMNED FOR TREASON, WAS EXECUTED ON THE GUILLOTINE.1924: VLADIMIR LENIN, THE RUSSIAN REVOLUTIONARY WHO FOUNDED THE SOVIET UNION, THE WORLD'S FIRST COMMUNIST STATE, DIES IN MOSCOW.1950: IN NEW YORK, A CASE THAT FLASHPOINT IN POLITICS DURING THE EARLY YEARS OF THE COLD WAR. ALGER HISS, FORMER STATE DEPARTMENT OFFICIAL, ACCUSED OF BEING PART OF A COMMUNIST SPY RING, IS FOUND GUILTY OF LYING TO A GRAND JURY. HISS, WHO ALWAYS MAINTAINED HIS INNOCENCE, SERVES LESS THAN FOUR YEARS IN PRISON.1977: PRESIDENT JIMMY CARTER PARDONS ALMOST ALL VIETNAM WAR DRAFT EVADERS, KEEPING HIS PROMISE HE MADE ON THE CAMPAIGN TRAIL. (NATS - CARTER SPEAKING)1976: THE SUPERSONIC CONCORD JET ROARS INTO SERVICE FOR THE FIRST TIME. BEGINNING A RUN THAT LASTS FOR NEARLY THREE DECADES.AND 1942: COUNT BASIE AND HIS ORCHESTRA, ONE OF THE MOST POPULAR BIG BANDS IN THE U.S., RECORD THEIR HIT ONE O'CLOCK JUMP. TODAY IN HISTORY, JANUARY 21ST. TIM MAGUIRE, THE ASSOCIATED PRESS.===========================================================Clients are reminded: (i) to check the terms of their licence agreements for use of content outside news programming and that further advice and assistance can be obtained from the AP Archive on: Tel +44 (0) 20 7482 7482 Email: info@aparchive.com(ii) they should check with the applicable collecting society in their Territory regarding the clearance of any sound recording or performance included within the AP Television News service (iii) they have editorial responsibility for the use of all and any content included within the AP Television News service and for libel, privacy, compliance and third party rights applicable to their Territory. Highlights of Today in History: France's King Louis XVI executed; Vladimir Lenin dies; Alger Hiss found guilty of lying to grand jury; President Jimmy Carter pardons Vietnam draft evaders; Concorde begins service. (Jan. 21) Today in History for January 21st