July 28, 1794 in History

Day of the Week: Monday

Events in History

  • French Revolution figure Robespierre & 22 other leaders of "the Terror" guillotined to thunderous cheers in Paris

Deaths in History

  • Georges Couthon, French politician, beheaded at 39

Person of interestPerson of Interest

Maximilien Robespierre, French revolutionary (President of the National Convention, Member of Committee of Public Safety), executed by guillotine at 36

Revolutionary Maximilien Robespierre
Maximilien Robespierre