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What Happened on June 26, 1794

Historical Events


Victory in BattleBattle of Fleurus

Battle of Fleurus: major victory by forces of the First French Republic under General Jean-Baptiste Jourdan over the Coalition Army (Great Britain, Hanover, Dutch Republic, and Habsburgs) first use of reconnaissance balloon

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Jourdan at Fleurus with the balloon l'Entreprenant in the background
Jourdan at Fleurus with the balloon l'Entreprenant in the background
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1794 Highlights

About June 26, 1794

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 226 years, 7 months and 1 day
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Cancer