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Execution of Louis XVI.
The "Citizen Louis Capet" is executed on the guillotine .
The Pinnacle of liberty, caricature by James Gillray on the reign of terror
The time of terror begins in revolutionary France .
Jacques-Louis David: The Death of Marat
Marat is stabbed to death by Charlotte Corday in the bathroom.
1793 in other calendars
Armenian calendar 1241/42 (turn of the year July)
Ethiopian calendar 1785/86 (September 10-11)
Bengali solar calendar 1198/99 (beginning of April 14th or 15th)
Buddhist calendar 2336/37 (southern Buddhism); 2335/36 (alternative calculation according to Buddha's Parinirvana )
Chinese calendar 74th (75th) cycle

Year of the water buffalo癸丑 ( at the beginning of the year water rat 壬子)

Chula Sakarat (Siam, Myanmar) / Dai calendar (Vietnam) 1155/56 (turn of the year April)
Dangun era (Korea) 4126/27 (October 2/3)
French revolutionary calendar Year I./II. of the Republic (September 21/22)
Iranian calendar 1171/72
Islamic calendar 1207/08 (turn of the year 8/9 August)
Jewish calendar 5553/54 (September 6-7)
Coptic calendar 1509/10 (September 10/11)
Malayalam calendar 968/969
Seleucid era Babylon: 2103/04 (turn of the year April)

Syria: 2104/05 (New Year October)

Vikram Sambat (Nepalese Calendar) 1849/50 (April)


Politics and world events

French revolution and coalition wars

Georges Danton
The convent in the Tuileries courtyard is threatened by insurgents and the National Guard
Charlotte Corday on the way to the scaffold, contemporary etching
Siege of Mainz
Battle near Rheinweiler
Execution of Marie Antoinette
Execution of the Girondins
Republican calendar of 1794
Uprising in the Vendée


Poland after the Second Partition of Poland

United States of America


  • July 26 : The hoarding of food is in France of the Jacobins prohibited by law. The population wanted to counteract the loss of the assignats' monetary value .
The first edition of Le Vieux Cordelier entitled Live or Die in Freedom

science and technology


Society and sport

  • Johann Christoph Friedrich GutsMuths publishes the work Gymnastik für die Jugend . It is the first textbook for physical education that combines theory and practice. The work has been very well received and is translated into many other languages ​​worldwide.


Festival of Reason


  • Thousands of people are killed in a yellow fever outbreak in Philadelphia . The American government is forced to leave the city.


First quarter

Second quarter

Ferdinand I of Austria

Third quarter

Fourth Quarter

Exact date of birth unknown


January to April

Louis XVI., 1779

May to August

September to December

Exact date of death unknown

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