On This Day

What Happened on March 4, 1793

Historical Events

  • French troops conquer Geertruidenberg, Netherlands
  • Washington's 2nd inauguration as US President, shortest speech (133 words)

Famous Birthdays

  • Karl Lachmann, German philologist (d. 1851)

Famous Deaths

  • Isaac Ouwater, Amsterdam painter/cartoonist, dies at 44
1793 Highlights

About March 4, 1793

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 227 years, 8 months and 26 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Pisces