On This Day

Events in History in September 1793

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Sep 5 French Revolution: the "Reign of Terror" begins

Politician and Revolutionary Georges Danton
Politician and Revolutionary
Georges Danton

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Sep 18 US President George Washington lays the cornerstone of the Capitol Building in Washington, D.C.

First US President George Washington
First US President
George Washington
  • Sep 20 British troops under Major-general Williamson lands on (French) Haiti