What Happened in September 1806

Historical Events

  • Sep 2 A side of Rossberg Peak collapses into Goldau Valley Switz, kills 500
  • Sep 23 Lewis & Clark return to St Louis from Pacific Northwest

Famous Birthdays

  • Sep 5 Christophe Léon Louis Juchault de Lamoricière, French general (d. 1865)
  • Sep 11 Joshua Blackwood Howell, Brigadier General (Union volunteers), (d. 1864)
  • Sep 12 Andrew Hull Foote, Rear Admiral (Union Navy), (d. 1863)
  • Sep 13 Joseph Lewis Hogg, Brigadier General (Confederate Army), die in 1862
  • Sep 13 Moritz Ganz, composer, German composer and cellist (d. 1868)
  • Sep 24 George Alexander Osborne, composer

Famous Deaths

  • Sep 9 William Paterson, American jurist and statesman (b. 1745)
  • Sep 10 Johann C Adelung, German translator/librarian, dies at 74
  • Sep 12 Christian Gottfried Thomas, composer, dies at 58
  • Sep 13 Charles James Fox, English politician (b. 1749)
  • Sep 18 Patrick Cotter O'Brien, first known eight-foot-tall person (b. 1760)
  • Sep 20 Utamaro Kitagawa, painter, dies