On This Day

What Happened on January 21, 1793

Historical Events


BattleExecution

Louis XVI of France is executed by the guillotine in Paris, following his conviction for high treason

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? 227 years, 9 months and 2 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Aquarius