On This Day

What Happened in September 1631

Historical Events

  • Sep 13 Admiral Tholen conquers 30+ Spanish frigates
  • Sep 17 Battle of Breitenfeld: King Gustaaf Adolf of Sweden defeats Johann Tserclaes, Count of Tilly.

Famous Birthdays

  • Sep 7 Clemens Thieme, German composer, born in Grossdittmannsdorf (d. 1668)
  • Sep 30 William Stoughton, American judge at the Salem witch trials (d. 1701)