This Day In History: 1901-06-18

1901: Grand Duchess Anastasia Nikolaevna Romanov of Russia is born. In honor of her birth, her father Czar Nicholas II frees and pardons a number of Communist rioters. At the age of 17, she and her family are captured and murdered by Communist Jews, who shoot her repeatedly, stab her with bayonets, and then club her to death when she shows continued signs of life.

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1901-06-18