1793 in History – What happened in year 1793

In history, year 1793 has its own importance and known for many memorable events like famous birthdays, inventions, natural disaster, treaties, change of rulers, special days etc. Find below a list of important historical events which happened during the year 1793.

Know what happened in 1793:

Date/MonthEvent / Incidence / Incident
05 September French Revolution-The National Convention began the Reign ofTerror, a ten-month period of systematic repression and mass executionsby guillotine of perceived enemies within the country.
10 AugustThe Louvre, the most visited art museum in the world,officially opened with an exhibition of 537 paintings.
15 MayInventor Diego Marín Aguilera, the 'father of aviation' inSpain, flew one of the first gliders for about 360 m (1,180 ft).
22 July Two days after becoming the first recorded European to completea transcontinental crossing of North America north of Mexico, Scottish-Canadian explorer Alexander Mackenzie reached the westernmost point ofhis journey and inscribed his name on a rock.
23 DecemberFrench Revolution-The Royalist counterrevolutionary army wasdecisively defeated in the Battle of Savenay, although fightingcontinued in the War in the Vendée for years afterward.
16 OctoberMarie Antoinette (pictured), queen consort of Louis XVI, wasguillotined at the Place de la Révolution in Paris at the height of theFrench Revolution.
05 SeptemberFrench Revolution-The National Convention began the Reign ofTerror, a ten-month period of systematic repression and mass executionsby guillotine of perceived enemies within the country.
10 AugustThe Louvre officially opened in Paris with an exhibition of 537paintings.
13 JulyCharlotte Corday assassinated Jean-Paul Marat, a leader in boththe French Revolution and the Reign of Terror, in his bathtub.
06 AprilFrench Revolution-The Committee of Public Safety wasestablished, and would become the de facto executive government duringthe forthcoming Reign of Terror.
23 JanuaryThe Russian Empire and the Kingdom of Prussia partitioned thePolish–Lithuanian Commonwealth for the second time.
05 SeptemberFrench Revolution-The National Convention began the Reign ofTerror, a ten-month period of systematic repression and mass executionsby guillotine of perceived enemies within the country.
15 MayInventor Diego Marín Aguilera, the 'father of aviation' inSpain, flew one of the first gliders for about 360 m (1,180 ft).
16 OctoberWar of the First Coalition-Despite leading French forces to victory in the Battle of Wattignies, Jean-Baptiste Jourdan was later forcibly discharged from the army due to interference from Lazare Carnot.
10 AugustThe Louvre (Louvre Pyramid pictured), today the world's mostvisited museum, officially opened in Paris with an exhibition of 537paintings.
13 JulyCharlotte Corday assassinated Jean-Paul Marat, a leader in boththe French Revolution and the Reign of Terror, in his bathtub.
22 JulyTwo days after becoming the first recorded person to complete atranscontinental crossing of North America north of Mexico, Scottishexplorer Alexander Mackenzie reached the westernmost point of hisjourney and inscribed his name on a rock (pictured).
15 MayInventor Diego Marín Aguilera, the 'father of aviation' inSpain, flew one of the first gliders for about 360 m (1,180 ft).
06 AprilFrench Revolution-The Committee of Public Safety wasestablished, and would become the de facto executive government duringthe forthcoming Reign of Terror.


List of famous birthdays in the year 1793:

Date/MonthName / Profession / Country
02 March Sam Houston / Politician / United States of America
03 DecemberClarkson Frederick Stanfield / Painter / United Kingdom
03 January Lucretia Mott / Activist / United States of America
04 OctoberCharles Pearson / Politician / United Kingdom
04 March Karl Lachmann / Philologist / Germany
05 JulyPavel Pestel / Soldier / Russia
05 January Harvey Putnam / Politician / United States of America
06 January James Madison Porter / Politician / United States of America
10 SeptemberHarriet Arbuthnot / Diarist / United Kingdom
13 JulyJohn Clare / Poet / United Kingdom
14 January John C. Clark / Politician / United States of America
15 AprilFriedrich Georg Wilhelm von Struve / Academic / Germany
15 NovemberMichel Chasles / Academic / France
17 January Antonio José Martínez / Politician / Spain
17 NovemberCharles Lock Eastlake / Painter / United Kingdom
19 JuneJoseph Earl Sheffield / Business Man / United States of America
28 NovemberCarl Jonas Love Almqvist / Poet / Sweden
28 March Henry Schoolcraft / Geographer / United States of America
28 OctoberEliphalet Remington / Business Man / United States of America
29 JuneJosef Ressel / Inventor / Czech Republic

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