On This Day

What Happened on January 24, 1789

Historical Events


Event of interestEvent of Interest

Louis XVI of France issues an edict calling for the convocation of the Estates-General, a major event in the French Revolution

King of France Louis XVI
King of France
Louis XVI

1789 Highlights

About January 24, 1789

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 231 years, 4 months and 7 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Aquarius