On This Day

What Happened on July 23, 1793

Historical Events

  • The Prussians conquer Mainz

Famous Birthdays

  • Joseph Hartmann Stuntz, Swiss composer, born in Arlesheim, Switzerland (d. 1859)

Famous Deaths


Person of interestRoger Sherman

Roger Sherman, American lawyer and Founding Father of the United States (Declaration of Independence), dies of typhoid fever at 72

Founding Father of the United States Roger Sherman
Founding Father of the United States
Roger Sherman

1793 Highlights

About July 23, 1793

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 227 years, 4 months and 2 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Leo