On This Day

What Happened on January 21, 1793

Historical Events

<b>French Revolution</b>French Revolution

Louis XVI of France is executed by guillotine in Paris, following his conviction for "high treason" by the newly created French Parliament (Convention nationale), during the French Revolution

King of France Louis XVI
King of France
Louis XVI
  • Prussia & Russia sign partition treaty, dividing Poland.

Famous Deaths

BattleLouis XVI

Louis XVI, French King (1774-93), beheaded during the French Revolution at 38

King of France Louis XVI
King of France
Louis XVI
1793 Highlights

About January 21, 1793

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 228 years, 9 months and 1 day
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Aquarius