On This Day

What Happened in September 1794

Historical Events


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Sep 21 French National Convention orders the remains of Comte de Mirabeau be removed from the Panthéon after his double-dealings with court revealed

Revolutionary and Politician Comte de Mirabeau
Revolutionary and Politician
Comte de Mirabeau

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Sep 21 Jean-Paul Marat's remains are transferred to the Panthéon in Paris, with the eulogy given by the Marquis de Sade

Revolutionary and Journalist Jean-Paul Marat
Revolutionary and Journalist
Jean-Paul Marat
Philosopher and Writer Marquis de Sade
Philosopher and Writer
Marquis de Sade
  • Sep 27 French troops conquer Crèvecoeur

Famous Birthdays

  • Sep 9 William Lonsdale, English geologist and paleontologist (fossil coral), born in Bath, Somerset, England (d. 1871)
  • Sep 29 William Michael Rooke, composer

Famous Weddings


LoveWedding of Interest

Sep 15 4th US President James Madison (43) weds Dolley Madison (26) in Jefferson County, West Virginia

4th US President James Madison
4th US President
James Madison

LoveWedding of Interest

Sep 22 Physicist Alessandro Volta (49) weds Teresa Peregrini

Physicist and Inventor Alessandro Volta
Physicist and Inventor
Alessandro Volta

Famous Deaths

  • Sep 4 John Hely-Hutchinson, Irish statesman (b. 1724)
  • Sep 15 Abraham Clark, American signer of the Declaration of Independence (b. 1725)
  • Sep 25 Paul Rabaut, French Huguenot pastor (b. 1718)