February 16, 1943: Mildred Fish Harnack, born in Milwaukee and educated at the University of Wisconsin,
was guillotined in Berlin, Germany, on Feb. 16, 1943, on the personal orders of Adolf Hitler. Her husband, Arvid, was
executed two months earlier. The couple, who met at the University of Wisconsin in Madison in the 1920's, were members
of the Red Orchestra, an anti-Hitler underground resistance organization.