On This Day

What Happened on April 20, 1792

Historical Events


BattleDeclaration of War

Amidst the French Revolution, France declares war on Austria and Prussia, beginning the French Revolutionary Wars

Politician and Revolutionary Georges Danton
Politician and Revolutionary
Georges Danton

1792 Highlights

About April 20, 1792

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 228 years, 9 months and 8 days
Leap Year: Yes

Star Sign: Taurus