1793 events in history

Jan 9 Jean-Pierre Blanchard becomes the first person to fly in a balloon in the United States
Jan 13 Nicolas Jean Hugon de Bassville, representative of Revolutionary France, lynched by a mob in Rome
Jan 21 After being found guilty of treason by the French Convention, Louis XVI of France is executed by guillotine
Jan 23 Second Partition of Poland
Feb 1 French Revolutionary Wars: France declares war on the United Kingdom and the Netherlands
Mar 18 The first republic in Germany, the Republic of Mainz, is declared by Andreas Joseph Hofmann
Apr 6 During the French Revolution, the Committee of Public Safety becomes the executive organ of the republic
May 15 Diego Marín Aguilera flies a glider for "about 360 meters", at a height of 5–6 meters, during one of the first attempted manned flights
May 23 Battle of Famars during the Flanders Campaign of the War of the First Coalition
Jun 2 French Revolution: François Hanriot, leader of the Parisian National Guard, arrests 22 Girondists selected by Jean-Paul Marat, setting the stage for the Reign of Terror
Jun 10 The Jardin des Plantes museum opens in Paris. A year later, it becomes the first public zoo
Jun 10 French Revolution: Following the arrests of Girondin leaders, the Jacobins gain control of the Committee of Public Safety installing the revolutionary dictatorship
Jun 24 The first Republican constitution in France is adopted
Jul 9 The Act Against Slavery is passed in Upper Canada and the importation of slaves into Lower Canada is prohibited
Jul 13 Journalist and French revolutionary Jean-Paul Marat is assassinated in his bathtub by Charlotte Corday, a member of the opposing political faction
Jul 22 Alexander Mackenzie reaches the Pacific Ocean becoming the first recorded human to complete a transcontinental crossing of Canada
Jul 23 Kingdom of Prussia re-conquers Mainz from France
Jul 29 John Graves Simcoe decides to build a fort and settlement at Toronto, having sailed into the bay there
Aug 8 The insurrection of Lyon occurs during the French Revolution
Aug 10 The Musée du Louvre is officially opened in Paris, France
Aug 12 The Rhône and Loire départments are created when the former département of Rhône-et-Loire is split into two
Aug 16 French Revolution: A levée en masse is decreed by the National Convention
Aug 27 French Revolutionary Wars: The city of Toulon revolts against the French Republic and admits the British and Spanish fleets to seize its port, leading to the Siege of Toulon by French Revolutionary forces
Sep 5 French Revolution: The French National Convention initiates the Reign of Terror
Sep 8 French Revolutionary Wars: Battle of Hondschoote
Sep 18 The first cornerstone of the Capitol building is laid by George Washington
Oct 5 French Revolution: Christianity is disestablished in France
Oct 12 The cornerstone of Old East, the oldest state university building in the United States, is laid on the campus of the University of North Carolina
Oct 15 Queen Marie-Antoinette of France is tried and convicted in a swift, pre-determined trial in the Palais de Justice, Paris, and condemned to death the following day
Oct 16 Marie Antoinette, widow of Louis XVI, is guillotined at the height of the French Revolution
Oct 16 The Battle of Wattignies ends in a French victory
Nov 3 French playwright, journalist and feminist Olympe de Gouges is guillotined
Nov 9 William Carey reaches the Hooghly River
Nov 10 A Goddess of Reason is proclaimed by the French Convention at the suggestion of Pierre Gaspard Chaumette
Nov 12 Jean Sylvain Bailly, the first Mayor of Paris, is guillotined
Nov 16 French Revolution: Ninety anti-republican Catholic priests are executed by drowning at Nantes
Dec 9 New York City's first daily newspaper, the American Minerva, is established by Noah Webster
Dec 18 Surrender of the frigate La Lutine by French Royalists to Lord Samuel Hood; renamed HMS Lutine, she later becomes a famous treasure wreck
Dec 23 The Battle of Savenay: a decisive defeat of the royalist counter-revolutionaries in War in the Vendée during the French Revolution
Dec 26 Second Battle of Wissembourg: France defeat Austria
Dec 26 The wedding of Prince Friedrich Ludwig of Prussia and Frederica of Mecklenburg-Strelitz takes place