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Historical Events In 1793

Monday, 21 June 2021

Aug 01   France becomes 1st country to use the metric system on this day in history.  

Aug 01   On this day in history the metric unit of mass, the kilogram, is introduced in France  

Aug 08   The insurrection of Lyon occurs during the French Revolution in the year 1793.  

Aug 10   Heinrich August Neithardt, composer on this day in history.  

Aug 12   On this day in history the Rhône départment is created when the former département of Rhône-et-Loire was split into two: Rhône and Loire (Lêre).  

Aug 22   On this day in history louis Duke de Noailles, marshal of France, dies at 80  

Aug 23   On this day in history in France, the first ever national conscription introduced for unmarried men from ages 18 to 25  

Aug 28   On this day in history adam-Philippe Custine, French earl/general/parliament member, dies  

Aug 29   On this day in history slaves in French colony of St Domingue (Haiti) freed  

Sep 04   Edward Bates, Atty Gen (Union), died in 1869 in the year 1793.  

Sep 05   In the French Revolution, the "Reign of Terror" begins on this day in history.  

Sep 18   Pres Washington lays cornerstone of Capitol building in the year 1793.  

Sep 18   In the year 1793 washington lays cornerstone of Capitol building  

Sep 20   On this day in history british troops under maj-gen Williamson lands on (French) Haiti  

Sep 25   Felicia Dorothea Hermans, poet in the year 1793.  

Sep 28   On this day in history denis A Affre, archbishop of Paris (1840-48)  

Sep 29   Tennis is 1st mentioned in an English sporting magazine on this day in history.  

Sep 29   In the year 1793 tennis is first mentioned in an English sporting magazine  

Oct 05   French Revolution: Christianity is disestablished in France in the year 1793.  

Oct 08   On this day in history john Hancock, US merchant/signer (Decl of Independence), dies at 56  

Oct 16   Battle of Wattignies on this day in history.  

Oct 16   On this day in history marie Antoinette, queen of France, beheaded in France  

Oct 16   On this day in history the Queen of France, Marie Antoinette, is found guilty of treason and executed by guillotine in Paris  

Oct 19   Francisco Morera, composer, dies at 62 in the year 1793.  

Oct 21   On this day in history johann Ernst Hartmann, composer, dies at 66  

Oct 28   On this day in history eli Whitney applies for a patent for his cotton gin (the patent is issued in March of 1794).  

Oct 28   In the year 1793 eli Whitney applies for a patent on cotton gin  

Oct 28   On this day in history eliphalet Remington, US gun maker  

Oct 31   In the year 1793 execution of Girondins at Paris, during Reign of Terror  

Oct 31   On this day in history execution of the Girondins at Paris, during the Reign of Terror  

Oct 31   In the year 1793 pierre V Vergniaud, French politician/police leader, guillotined at 40  

Nov 03   French playwright, journalist and feminist Olympe de Gouges is guillotined on this day in history.  

Nov 03   On this day in history stephen Fuller Austin, colonized Texas  

Nov 08   Louvre in Paris, opens in the year 1793.  

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Famous Birthdays In 1793

Famous People Born In This Year In History

Jan 03   Lucretia Coffin Mott, US, teacher/minister/abolitionist/feminist was born on this day in history.  

Jan 06   In the year 1793 birth of james Madison Porter, American politician (d. 1862)  

Jan 14   John C. Clark, American politician (d. 1852) was born on this day in history.  

Jan 18   In the year 1793 birth of william Henry Havergal, composer  

Feb 06   Pietro Rovelli, composer was born in the year 1793.  

Mar 02   Sam[uel] Houston, 1st president of Texas (1836-38, 1841-44) was born in the year 1793.  

Mar 03   Ch Sealsfield, writer was born on this day in history.  

Mar 03   William Charles Macready, English actor (d. 1873) was born on this day in history.  

Famous Deaths In 1793

Famous People Died In This Year In History

Jan 01   On this day in history francesco Guardi, Italian painter, dies at 80  

Jan 04   Bengt Lidner, Swedish poet (Medea/Yttersa domen), dies at 35 in the year 1793.  

Jan 21   Louis XVI, French king (1774-93), beheaded by revolutionaries at 38 died on this day in history.  

Feb 01   William Wildman Shute Barrington, British statesman (b. 1717) died in the year 1793.  

Feb 02   On this day in history william Aiton, English botanist (Kew Gardens), dies at 61  

Feb 06   Carlo Goldoni, Italian author (L'avaro), dies at 85 in the year 1793.  

Mar 02   On this day in history death of carl Gustaf Pilo, Swedish-born artist  

Mar 04   Isaac Ouwater, Amsterdam painter/cartoonist, dies at 44 on this day in history.  

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