What Happened in September 1810

Historical Events

  • Sep 16 Mexico issues Grito de Dolores, calling for the end of Spanish rule (Mexican Independence Day)
  • Sep 18 Chile declares independence from Spain (National Day)
  • Sep 26 A new Act of Succession is adopted by the Riksdag of the Estates and Jean Baptiste Bernadotte becomes heir to the Swedish throne.

Famous Birthdays

  • Sep 2 William Seymour Tyler, American educator and historian (d. 1897)
  • Sep 3 Paul Kane, Canadian painter (d. 1871)
  • Sep 4 Donald McKay, US naval architect, built fastest clipper ships
  • Sep 7 Hermann Heinrich Gossen, Prussian economist (d. 1858)
  • Sep 10 Albert Gallatin Blanchard, Brigadier General (Confederate Army)
  • Sep 20 Alpheus Starkey Williams, Bvt Major General (Union volunteers)
  • Sep 29 Elizabeth Cleghorn Gaskell, novelist, born in London, England

Famous Deaths

  • Sep 9 Johann Baptiste Hagenauer, Austrian sculptor, dies at 78
  • Sep 20 Wouter J van Troostwijk, painter, dies at 28