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What Happened on September 2, 1792

Historical Events


Event of interestEvent of Interest

September Massacres of the French Revolution: In Paris rampaging mobs slaughter 3 Roman Catholic bishops, more than two hundred priests, and prisoners believed to be royalist sympathizers.

Politician and Revolutionary Georges Danton
Politician and Revolutionary
Georges Danton

1792 Highlights

About September 2, 1792

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 228 years, 4 months and 15 days
Leap Year: Yes

Star Sign: Virgo