On This Day

What Happened on October 12, 1789

Historical Events


Event of interestEvent of Interest

French Revolution: King Louis XVI writes secretly to the King of Spain about complaining of harsh treatment; the Count of Artois writes to the Austrian king requesting military intervention in France

King of France Louis XVI
King of France
Louis XVI

1789 Highlights

About October 12, 1789

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 231 years, 3 months and 15 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Libra