On This Day

What Happened on April 5, 1794

Famous Deaths


BattleGeorges Danton

Georges Danton, French politician and revolutionary (1st president of the Committee of Public Safety during the French Revolution), executed by guillotine at 34

Politician and Revolutionary Georges Danton
Politician and Revolutionary
Georges Danton

1794 Highlights

About April 5, 1794

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 226 years, 9 months and 16 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Aries