What Happened in September 1818

Historical Events

  • Sep 7 Carl III of Sweden-Norway is crowned king of Norway, in Trondheim.
  • Sep 23 Border demarcation markers for Moresnet formally installed.
  • Sep 30 Congress of Aken: Russia, Austria, Prussia, France & England

Famous Birthdays

  • Sep 7 Thomas Talbot, 31st Governor of Massachusetts (d. 1886)
  • Sep 12 Richard Jordan Gatling, US, inventor (hand-cranked machine gun)
  • Sep 13 Olivier Gloux, [Aimard], Fren world explorer/writer (Grande Flibuste)
  • Sep 16 Francis Seymour Haden, English surgeon and etcher, born in London (d. 1910)
  • Sep 17 Halfdan Kjeruif, composer (Kjerulf)
  • Sep 18 Marcellus Augustus Stovall, Brigadier General (Confederate Army)

Famous Weddings

HeartWedding of Interest

Sep 29 Inventor Samuel Morse (27) weds Lucretia Walker in Concord, New Hampshire

Inventor Samuel Morse
Samuel Morse

Famous Deaths

  • Sep 18 Olaf Swaertz, botanist, dies