What Happened on January 21, 1793

Day of the Week: Monday

Historical Events


BattleExecution

Louis XVI of France is executed by the guillotine in Paris, following his conviction for high treason

King of France Louis XVI
King of France
Louis XVI
  • Prussia & Russia sign partition treaty, dividing Poland.

Famous Deaths


Person of interestPerson of Interest

Louis XVI, French King (1774-93), beheaded during the French Revolution at 38

King of France Louis XVI
King of France
Louis XVI