On This Day

What Happened on March 28, 1794

Historical Events

  • Allies under the prince of Coburg defeat French forces at Le Cateau
  • Louvre opens to the public (although officially opened since August)

Famous Deaths


MurderMarquis de Condorcet

Marie Jean Antoine Nicolas de Caritat, Marquis de Condorcet, French enlightenment philosopher (Condorcet Method) and mathematician, is murdered or commits suicide in prison at 50

Enlightenment Philosopher Marquis de Condorcet
Enlightenment Philosopher
Marquis de Condorcet

1794 Highlights

About March 28, 1794

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 226 years, 8 months and 2 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Aries