On This Day

What Happened on May 5, 1789

Historical Events


Conference meetingMeeting of Interest

French Estates-General meets for the first time since 1614 at Versailles, summoned King Louis XVI

King of France Louis XVI
King of France
Louis XVI

1789 Highlights

About May 5, 1789

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 231 years, 9 months and 30 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Taurus