On this day: September 10

POSTED: 12:36 PM Sep 07 2012   UPDATED: 12:00 AM Sep 10 2015

Mother Teresa first hears the call, Leopold and Loeb get life in prison, "Gunsmoke" premieres, and Lucy van Pelt raises her fees, all on this day.

OTD September 10 - guillotine
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1977: Hamida Djandoubi, convicted of torture and murder, is the last person to be executed by guillotine in France. The country would abolish capital punishment in 1981 following the election of President François Mitterrand.


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