FLW: Marie Antoinette’s polite apology to her executioner

Famous Last Words Marie Antoinette October 16, 1793 Paris, France "Pardon me, monsieur. It was not on purpose." Marie Antoinette, a member of the French aristocracy who spent money on luxuries while her people starved, was a victim of the French Revolution, sentenced to death by guillotine for the charges of depletion of the national…

Luby’s shooting

October 16, 1991 Killeen, Texas George Hennard drives his pickup truck into a Luby's Cafeteria, begins shooting patrons, killing 23 and wounding 27 before killing himself The attack seems to be motivated by sexism as Hennard reportedly yelled "All women of Killeen and Belton are vipers! This is what you've done to me and my…