On This Day

What Happened in September 1794

Historical Events

Historic Event

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

Historic Event

Sep 21 Jean-Paul Marat's remains are transferred to the Panthéon in Paris, with the eulogy given by the 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, Irish composer and violinist, born in Dublin (d. 1847)

Famous Weddings

James Madison

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

Famous Deaths

  • Sep 4 John Hely-Hutchinson, Irish statesman (b. 1724)
  • Sep 15 Abraham Clark, American patriot and signer of the Declaration of Independence, dies at 68
  • Sep 25 Paul Rabaut, French Huguenot pastor (b. 1718)