What Happened in September 1788

Historical Events

  • Sep 13 NY City becomes 1st capital of US

Famous Birthdays

  • Sep 6 F Wilhelm von Schadow, German painter (Modern Vasari)
  • Sep 10 Jacques Boucher de Crèvecœur de Perthes, French archaeologist (d. 1868)
  • Sep 12 Alexander Campbell, Irish/US founder (Disciples of Christ)
  • Sep 21 Margaret Smith Taylor, 1st lady (1849-50)
  • Sep 22 Theodore Edward Hook, English author (d. 1841)

Famous Deaths

  • Sep 14 John Penn, US attorney, signed (Declaration of Independence), dies at 47
  • Sep 14 Theodore-Jean Tarade, composer, dies at 56
  • Sep 26 Francois Bainville, composer, dies at 63