On This Day

What Happened in September 1619

Historical Events

  • Sep 15 Prince Bethlen Gabor's troops occupy Pozsony (Pressburg) Hungary
  • Sep 30 Remonstrant Society forms in Antwerp

Famous Birthdays

  • Sep 17 John Lambert, English general-major and parliamentary leader, born in Kirkby Malham, England (d. 1684)

Famous Deaths

  • Sep 25 Francesco Soto de Langa, composer, dies
  • Sep 29 Hans Lippershey, Dutch spectacle maker, credited inventor of the telescope, buried aged 48 or 49