On This Day

Famous People Born in September 1818

  • Sep 7 Thomas Talbot, American politician, 31st Governor of Massachusetts, born in Cambridge, New York (d. 1885)

Richard Jordan Gatling

Sep 12 Richard Jordan Gatling, American inventor famous for the Gatling Gun, the 1st hand-cranked machine gun, born in Hertford County, North Carolina (d. 1903)

  • Sep 13 Gustave Aimard, French world explorer and writer (Grande Flibuste), born in Paris (d. 1883)
  • Sep 16 Francis Seymour Haden, English surgeon and etcher, born in London (d. 1910)
  • Sep 18 Marcellus Augustus Stovall, American Brigadier General (Confederate Army), born in Sparta, Georgia (d. 1895)