What Happened in November 1793

Historical Events

  • Nov 3 French playwright, journalist and feminist Olympe de Gouges is guillotined.
  • Nov 10 France ends forced worship of God
  • Nov 12 Jean Sylvain Bailly, the first Mayor of Paris, is guillotined.
  • Nov 26 Republican calendar replaces Gregorian calendar in France

Famous Birthdays

Person of interestPerson of Interest

Nov 3 Stephen F. Austin, Founded and helped colonize the US state of Texas, born in Austinville, Virginia (d. 1836)

Founder of Texas Stephen F. Austin
Founder of Texas
Stephen F. Austin
  • Nov 10 Jared Kirtland, US, physician/naturalist/reformed penitentiaries
  • Nov 15 Michel Chasles, French mathematician (geometry)
  • Nov 16 Francis Danby, Irish painter
  • Nov 28 Carl Jonas Love Almquist, Swedish composer (Tornrosens Buck)

Famous Deaths

  • Nov 3 Olympe de Gouges, French feminist and revolutionary (b. 1748)
  • Nov 24 Clément Charles François de Laverdy, French statesman (b. 1723)