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1793 was 78 years before the founding of the City of Birmingham and 26 years before Alabama became a state.




In 1793, the French Revolution continued. George Washington was sworn in as president for a second term. The Louvre was opened to the public as a museum. Noah Webster established New York City's first daily newspaper, the American Minerva.

Notable births in 1793 included statesman and soldier Sam Houston, poet Felicia Hemans, and pioneer Stephen F. Austin. Notable deaths included King Louis XVI of France (executed), playwright Carlo Goldoni, patriot John Hancock, Marie Antoinette (executed), and composer Johann Adolph Hasse.

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