What Happened in September 1819

Historical Events

  • Sep 6 Thomas Blanchard patents lathe
  • Sep 17 First whaling ship arrives in Hawaii

Famous Birthdays

  • Sep 6 Carl Ferdinand Pohl, composer
  • Sep 6 Nicolae Filimon, Romania, writer/critic (Ciocoii Vechi Si Noi)
  • Sep 6 William Starke Rosecrans, Mjr General (Union volunteers)
  • Sep 7 Jean E "Adriaan" van Bevervoorde, journalist (History of Holland)
  • Sep 9 Martin Luther Smith, Major General (Confederate Army), (d. 1866)
  • Sep 13 Clara Schumann, German pianist and composer of the Romantic era, born in Leipzig (d. 1896)
  • Sep 14 Henry Jackson Hunt, Bvt Major General (Union Army), (d. 1889)
  • Sep 17 Leon Foucault, French physicist (pendulum proved Earth rotates), born in Paris (d. 1968)
  • Sep 17 Marthinus Wessels Pretorius, 1st president (Republic South Africa)
  • Sep 17 Thomas A. Hendricks, 21st US Vice President (D); died in office in 1885
  • Sep 21 Princess Louise Marie Thérèse of France (d. 1864)
  • Sep 22 Wilhelm Wattenbach, German historian (d. 1897)
  • Sep 23 Hippolyte Fizeau, French physicist (d. 1896)
  • Sep 28 Jacob G de Hoop Scheffer, Dutch vicar/theologist

Famous Deaths

  • Sep 6 Georg Druschetzky, composer, dies at 74
  • Sep 7 Jean-Louis Duport, composer, dies at 69
  • Sep 8 Franz Stanislaus Spindler, composer, dies at 56
  • Sep 12 Gebhard Leberecht von Blücher, Prussian general (b. 1742)
  • Sep 14 Erik Acharius, Swedish botanist, dies
  • Sep 28 Karl Haack, German composer, dies at 68
  • Sep 30 Nicolas Roze, composer, dies at 74