On This Day

What Happened on August 23, 1793

Historical Events


Event of interestEvent of Interest

French Revolution: The National Convention adopts the levée en masse, conscripting all able-bodied men between 18 and 25 for military service during the French Revolutionary Wars

Politician and Revolutionary Georges Danton
Politician and Revolutionary
Georges Danton
Enlightenment Philosopher Marquis de Condorcet
Enlightenment Philosopher
Marquis de Condorcet

1793 Highlights

About August 23, 1793

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 227 years, 4 months and 24 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Virgo