On This Day

What Happened on July 13, 1793

Famous Birthdays

  • John Clare, English poet (Poems Descriptive of Rural Life and Scenery), born in Peterborough, Northamptonshire, England (d. 1864)

Famous Deaths


MurderJean-Paul Marat

Jean-Paul Marat, French journalist and revolutionary (Friend of the People periodical), is murdered by Charlotte Corday in a bath at 50

Revolutionary and Journalist Jean-Paul Marat
Revolutionary and Journalist
Jean-Paul Marat

1793 Highlights

About July 13, 1793

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 227 years, 4 months and 17 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Cancer