What Happened in 1793

Important Events

  • Jan 16 French King Louis XVI sentenced to death by the National Convention during the French Revolution
  • Jan 21 Louis XVI of France is executed by the guillotine in Paris, following his conviction for high treason
  • Feb 25 1st US cabinet meeting, held at George Washington's home
  • Jun 24 1st republican constitution in France adopted
More Historical Events

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Alexander Mackenzie reaches the Pacific Ocean, becoming the first Euro-American to complete a transcontinental crossing of Canada

On July 22, 1793

World Leaders in 1793

Famous People in 1793

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Louvre palace officially opens in Paris as The Museum Central des Arts

On August 10, 1793

Famous Weddings

  • Dec 26 The wedding of Prince Friedrich Ludwig of Prussia and Frederica of Mecklenburg-Strelitz takes place.