On This Day

What Happened on October 5, 1789

Historical Events

Women'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

1789 Highlights

About October 5, 1789

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 232 years, 10 months and 2 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Libra