On This Day

Famous People Born in September 1764

  • Sep 11 Valentino Fioravanti, Italian composer, born in Rome (d. 1837)
  • Sep 15 Friedrich Heine, German composer, born in Leipzig (d. 1821)
  • Sep 15 Paolo Francesco Parenti, Italian composer, born in Naples, Italy (d. 1821)
  • Sep 17 John Goodricke, English deaf astronomer (first to notice that some variable stars were periodic), born in Groningen, Netherlands (d. 1786)

Person of interestFletcher Christian

Sep 25 Fletcher Christian, English sailor who led the mutiny on the HMS Bounty, born in Eaglesfield, Cumberland, England (d. ~1790-93)