September 1792 in History

Events in History

  • Sep 2 September Massacres of the French Revolution: In Paris rampaging mobs slaughter 3 Roman Catholic bishops, more than two hundred priests, and prisoners believed to be royalist sympathizers.
  • Sep 11 The Hope Diamond is stolen with other crown jewels when six men break into house used to store the jewels.
  • Sep 20 French defeat Prussians at Valmy
  • Sep 21 Collot D'Herbois, first man to propose to abolish the monarchy in France at National Convention
  • Sep 22 French First Republic formed by the National Convention, stripping French king of his powers
  • Sep 26 Marc-David Lasource begins accusing Maximilien Robespierre of wanting a dictatorship for France.

Birthdays in History

  • Sep 5 Pierre-Armand Dufrénoy, French geologist and mineralogist (d. 1857).
  • Sep 14 Gino Capponi, Italian marquis/literary/premier of Toscane
  • Sep 26 William Hobson, first Governor of New Zealand and co-author of the Treaty of Waitangi, born in Waterford, Ireland (d. 1842)
  • Sep 27 George Cruikshank, caricaturist (Oliver Twist), born in London, England

Deaths in History

  • Sep 18 Gottlieb August Spangenberg, founder (Moravian Church in Amer), dies
  • Sep 25 Adam Gottlob Moltke, Danish statesman (b. 1710)