On This Day

What Happened in September 1618

Historical Events

  • Sep 4 "Rodi" avalanche destroys Plurs, Switzerland, 1,500 killed

Famous Birthdays

  • Sep 9 Joan Cererols, Catalan musician, composer and monk, born in Martorell (d. 1680)

Famous Deaths

  • Sep 28 Gilles van Ledenberg, sec of Utrecht States (1588-1618), suicide at 68
  • Sep 28 Joshua Sylvester, English poet (b. 1563)