On This Day

What Happened on August 10, 1792

Historical Events


Event of interestEvent of Interest

A large scale insurrection against the French monarchy occurs in Paris

King of France Louis XVI
King of France
Louis XVI

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Papers from the Tuileries Palace, proving the Comte de Mirabeau had secret dealings with the court are revealed

Revolutionary and Politician Comte de Mirabeau
Revolutionary and Politician
Comte de Mirabeau

1792 Highlights

About August 10, 1792

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 228 years, 3 months and 15 days
Leap Year: Yes

Star Sign: Leo