On This Day

What Happened on May 15, 1791

Historical Events

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Maximilien Robespierre proposes the self-denying ordinance, making it so that no deputy who sat in the Constituent Assembly could sit in the succeeding Assembly

Revolutionary Maximilien Robespierre
Maximilien Robespierre

Famous Birthdays

  • Baron Floris A van Hall, Dutch minister of Justice/Finance
1791 Highlights

About May 15, 1791

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 230 years, 5 months and 6 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Taurus