On This Day

What Happened on January 16, 1793

Historical Events


Event of interestEvent of Interest

French King Louis XVI sentenced to death by the National Convention during the French Revolution

King of France Louis XVI
King of France
Louis XVI
Politician and Revolutionary Georges Danton
Politician and Revolutionary
Georges Danton
Enlightenment Philosopher Marquis de Condorcet
Enlightenment Philosopher
Marquis de Condorcet

1793 Highlights

About January 16, 1793

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 228 years and 5 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Capricorn