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


Person of interestJohan de Witt

Sep 24 Johan de Witt, Dutch statesman and advisor of Holland, born in Dordrecht, Netherlands (d. 1672)

Statesman and Advisor of Holland Johan de Witt
Statesman and Advisor of Holland
Johan de Witt

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