September 1791 in History

Events in History

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

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Sep 13 France's King Louis XVI accepts constitution

King of France Louis XVI
King of France
Louis XVI

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

Revolutionary Maximilien Robespierre
Maximilien Robespierre

Birthdays in History

  • Sep 1 Lydia Sigourney, American religious author (How to Be Happy)
  • Sep 20 Sergei T Aksakov, Russian writer (Semejnaja chronika)
  • Sep 22 Michael Faraday, English scientist who discovered principle of electric motor, born in Newington Butts, England (d. 1867)
  • Sep 23 Johann F Encke, German astronomer (Encke Comet)
  • Sep 23 Karl T Korner, German poet (Zriny, Leyer und Schwerdt)
  • Sep 26 Théodore Géricault, French painter (d. 1824)

Deaths in History

  • Sep 25 William Bradford, American printer (b. 1719)