On This Day

What Happened on July 28, 1794

Day of the Week: Monday

Historical Events


Event of interestEvent of Interest

French Revolutionary figure Maximilien Robespierre and 22 other leaders of "the Terror" guillotined to thunderous cheers in Paris

Revolutionary Maximilien Robespierre
Revolutionary
Maximilien Robespierre

Famous Deaths

  • Georges Couthon, French politician, beheaded at 39

BattleMaximilien Robespierre

Maximilien Robespierre, French revolutionary (President of the National Convention, Member of Committee of Public Safety), executed by guillotine at 36

Revolutionary Maximilien Robespierre
Revolutionary
Maximilien Robespierre