On This Day

What Happened on July 20, 1793

Historical Events

  • Scottish explorer Alexander Mackenzie completes the first European east-to-west crossing of America north of Mexico

Famous Birthdays

  • Aleksander Fredro, Polish poet and comedy writer (Pan Jowiolski), born in Surochów, Poland (d. 1876)
1793 Highlights

About July 20, 1793

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 226 years, 11 months and 13 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Cancer