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Events in History in November 1793

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Nov 3 French playwright, journalist and feminist Olympe de Gouges is guillotined

Playwright and Revolutionary Olympe de Gouges
Playwright and Revolutionary
Olympe de Gouges
  • Nov 10 France ends forced worship of God
  • Nov 12 The 1st Mayor of Paris, Jean Sylvain Bailly, is guillotined during the Reign of Terror

Gregory Conquers Julius CaesarGregory Conquers Julius Caesar

Nov 26 Republican calendar replaces Gregorian calendar in France

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Pope Gregory XIII with the calendar that was to make his name
Pope Gregory XIII with the calendar that was to make his name
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