On This Day

Famous People Born in September 1789

  • Sep 1 Franz Anton Adam Stockhausen, composer
  • Sep 3 Edmund Passy, Swedish composer, born in Stockholm, Sweden (d. 1870)
  • Sep 9 William Cranch Bond, American astronomer (codiscovered Hyperion), born in Falmouth, Maine (d. 1859)

Person of interestJames Fenimore Cooper

Sep 15 James Fenimore Cooper, 1st major American novelist (Last of Mohicans), born in Burlington, New Jersey

  • Sep 28 Richard Bright, English physician (Bright's Disease/nephritis), born in Bristol, England (d. 1858)