On This Day

Historical Events in September 1791

French Revolution

Sep 3 French Revolution: The new French Constitution, declaring France a constitutional monarchy, is passed by the National Assembly

Music Premiere

Sep 6 Mozart's opera "La Clemenza di Tito" premieres in Prague

Historic Event

Sep 13 France's King Louis XVI accepts constitution

  • Sep 30 Mozart's opera "Magic Flute", with German libretto by Emanuel Schikaneder, premieres at Schikaneder's Freihaus-Theater auf der Wieden in Vienna, Austria

Historic Event

Sep 30 The National Constituent Assembly in Paris is dissolved; Parisians hail Maximilien Robespierre and Jérôme Pétion as incorruptible patriots