On This Day

What Happened on June 21, 1791

Day of the Week: Tuesday

Historical Events

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Fleeing French King Louis XVI and family captured at Varennes-en-Argonne

King of France Louis XVI
King of France
Louis XVI

Famous Birthdays

  • Robert Napier, Scottish marine engineer, born in Dumbarton, Dunbartonshire, Scotland (d. 1876)