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What Happened on October 5, 1789

Historical Events


FranceWomen's March on Versailles

French Revolution: Women of Paris march to Versailles in the March on Versailles to confront Louis XVI about his refusal to promulgate the decrees on the abolition of feudalism, demand bread, and have the King and his court moved to Paris
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Women of Paris marching to Versailles, one of the earliest and most significant events of the French Revolution
Women of Paris marching to Versailles, one of the earliest and most significant events of the French Revolution

1789 Highlights

About October 5, 1789

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 230 years, 7 months and 27 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Libra