What Happened in September 1803

Historical Events

  • Sep 23 Battle of Assaye: British-Indian forces beat Maratha Army

Famous Birthdays

  • Sep 1 Jacobus T Abels, Dutch painter
  • Sep 3 Alexander L'vovich Gurilyov, composer
  • Sep 3 Prudence Crandall, founder (School for "young ladies of colour")
  • Sep 4 Sarah Childress Polk, 1st lady (1845-1849)
  • Sep 12 Frantisek Matej Hilmar, composer
  • Sep 19 Maria Anna of Savoy, Empress of Austria and queen of Hungary and Bohemia (d. 1884)
  • Sep 27 Samuel Francis DuPont, Rear Admiral (Union Navy), (d. 1865)
  • Sep 28 Prosper Mérimée, French author (d. 1870)
  • Sep 29 Charles-Francois Sturm, French mathematician (Sturm's Theorem)
  • Sep 29 Mercator Cooper, American sea captain (d. 1872)

Famous Deaths

  • Sep 5 Francois Devienne, composer, dies at 44
  • Sep 9 Armand-Emmanuel Trial, composer, dies at 32
  • Sep 13 John Barry, 1st American commodore, dies
  • Sep 15 Gian Francesco Albani, Italian Catholic cardinal (b. 1719)
  • Sep 16 Nicolas Baudin, French explorer (b. 1754)
  • Sep 17 Franz Xaver Sussmayr, composer, dies
  • Sep 20 Robert Emmet, Irish nationalist, executed
  • Sep 30 Charles Broche, composer, dies at 51