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What Happened on July 16, 1789

Historical Events


Event of interestEvent of Interest

French King Louis XVI reinstates Jacques Necker as finance minister following riots at his dismissal

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

1789 Highlights

About July 16, 1789

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 231 years, 7 months and 10 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Cancer