On This Day

What Happened on July 11, 1789

Historical Events


Event of interestEvent of Interest

French King Louis XVI dismisses finance minister Jacques Necker, sparking riots in Paris

King of France Louis XVI
King of France
Louis XVI
Finance Minister Jacques Necker
Finance Minister
Jacques Necker

1789 Highlights

About July 11, 1789

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 231 years, 7 months and 27 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Cancer