On This Day

Historical Events in April 1793

  • Apr 15 Bank of England issues first £5 note
  • Apr 22 President Washington attends opening of Rickett's, 1st circus in US

French Revolution

Apr 24 French revolutionary Jean-Paul Marat is acquitted by the Revolutionary Tribunal of charges brought by the Girondin in Paris

  • Apr 29 Cornerstone laid for Groningen's new town hall in the Netherlands