On December 15, 1961, former-Nazi leader Adolf
Eichmann sentenced to death in Jerusalem, Israel. Known as the
"architect of the Holocaust", Eichmann escaped to Argentina after
World War II, until he was captured there by Israeli agents in
more about the trial of Adolf Eichmann from the United
States Holocaust Memorial Museum.
On December 15, 1894, US labor leader and socialist
Eugene V. Debs was sentenced to six months imprisonment for his
leadership of the Pullman railroad strike. Read a review of David Jay Papke, The
Pullman Case: The Clash of Law and Capital in Industrial
America (1998). Listen
to brief remarks by Eugene V. Debs recorded in
1904. Visit the website of the Eugene V. Debs
Foundation and tour
the Debs House.