On This Day

What Happened on August 26, 1789

Historical Events

  • The National Constituent Assembly adopts the Declaration of the Rights of Man and of the Citizen at the beginning of the French Revolution

Famous Birthdays

  • Abbas Mirza, Crown Prince of Qājār dynasty of Iran, introduced Western military techniques, born in Nava, Mazandaran (d. 1833)
1789 Highlights

About August 26, 1789

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 232 years, 1 month and 19 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Virgo