On This Day

What Happened in September 1608

Historical Events

Electoral defeatElection of Interest

Sep 10 John Smith elected president of Jamestown colony council, Virginia

Explorer John Smith
John Smith
  • Sep 29 Captain Newport arrives from England with supplies for colonists

Famous Birthdays

  • Sep 1 Giacomo Torelli, Italian stage designer and engineer, born in Fano, Italy
  • Sep 3 Pieter Stockmans, Flemish chairman of military