On This Day

What Happened in September 1652

Historical Events

  • Sep 7 Battle of Monte Christo: Dutch fleet under J van Galen beat English
  • Sep 16 Spanish troops occupy Dunkirk
  • Sep 28 English-Dutch sea battle at Kentish Knock

Famous Deaths

  • Sep 16 Dirck Janszoon Sweelinck, Dutch composer, dies at 61
  • Sep 17 Bonaventura Elsevier, book publisher/merchant, dies at about 69
  • Sep 28 Jan Asselijn, Dutch landscape painter and etcher, dies at about 42