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 and Jesuit missionary in Cartagena, South America (baptized 300,000 slaves), dies (b. 1581)
  • Sep 15 Cornelis Bicker, Dutch merchant, mayor of Amsterdam, dies at 61