What Happened in September 1800

Historical Events

  • Sep 5 Malta surrenders to British after they blockade French troops
  • Sep 7 Zion AME Church dedicated (NYC)
  • Sep 13 Curacao in British hands (until Jan 1803)

Famous Birthdays

  • Sep 11 Daniel S. Dickinson, New York senator (d. 1866)
  • Sep 16 Jozef Nowakowski, composer
  • Sep 17 Franklin Buchanan, Admiral (Confederate Navy), (d. 1874)
  • Sep 19 William Wister McKean, Commander (Union Navy), (d. 1865)
  • Sep 23 William H McGuffey, educator (McGuffey Readers)
  • Sep 30 Decimus Burton, British architect (d. 1881)

Famous Deaths

  • Sep 26 William Billings, American hymn composer (Rose of Sharon), dies at 53
  • Sep 29 Michael Denis, Austrian poet (b. 1729)