On This Day

What Happened in September 1625

Historical Events

  • Sep 13 16 Rabbis (including Isiah Horowitz) are imprisoned in Jerusalem
  • Sep 24 Dutch attack San Juan, Puerto Rico

Famous Birthdays

Johan de Witt

Sep 24 Johan de Witt, Dutch statesman and Grand Pensionary of Holland (1653-72), born in Dordrecht, Netherlands (d. 1672)

Famous Deaths

  • Sep 6 Thomas Dempster, Scottish historian (b. 1579)
  • Sep 7 Rombout Hogerbeets, Dutch lawyer and pension minister of Leiden, dies at 64
  • Sep 20 Heinrich Meibom, German historian and poet, dies at 69