On This Day

What Happened in September 1637

Famous Birthdays

  • Sep 27 Hieronymus Gradenthaler, German composer, born in Regensburg, Bavaria (d. 1700)

Famous Deaths

  • Sep 8 Robert Fludd, English physician, mystical philosopher and composer, dies at 63
  • Sep 14 Pierre Vernier, French mathematician and inventor of the vernier caliper used for taking accurate measurements, dies at 57
  • Sep 29 Lorenzo Ruiz, Filipino-Chinese saint, dies by trial by torture by Tokugawa Shogunate in Japan at 42