On This Day

What Happened in September 1654

Historical Events

  • Sep 16 Russian troops occupy Smolensk on Poland
  • Sep 25 England & Denmark sign trade agreement

Famous Birthdays

  • Sep 29 Vincenz Lubeck, German composer, born in Padingb├╝ttel (d. 1740)

Famous Deaths

  • Sep 8 Peter Claver, Spanish saint (baptized 300,000 slaves), dies
  • Sep 15 Cornelis Bicker, merchant/mayor of Amsterdam, dies at 61