In 1792, King Louis XVI was tried before the National Convention where he was found guilty of having conspired against the liberty of the nation. In January of 1793, he was put to death by the Guillotine.
News of the death of the king was received with great joy and celebration throughout Paris and France. This was seen as a great moment and a guarantee that the revolution would now go forward.
We do not remember days; we remember moments.
The term ''saved by the bell'' originated in England, where a fear of being buried alive, led to the tradition of tying a string to the wrist of the dead that led to a bell. 1 out of 25 people during that time where ''saved by the bell''.