On This Day

What Happened in September 1657

Historical Events

  • Sep 19 Brandenburg & Poland sign Treaty of Wehlau
  • Sep 24 1st autopsy and coroner's jury verdict is recorded in Maryland

Famous Birthdays

  • Sep 27 Sophia Alekseyevna, Regent of Russia (1682-89), born in Moscow, Russia (d. 1704)

Famous Deaths

  • Sep 7 Arvid Wittenberg, Swedish count, field marshal and privy councilor (b. 1606)
  • Sep 13 Jacob van Campen, painter/architect (Amsterdam Townhall), dies at 62
  • Sep 26 Hadji Chalfa/Katib Tsjelebi, Turkish geographer, dies at 48
  • Sep 28 Emilia Secunda Antwerpiana, 6th and youngest daughter of Willem of Orange, dies at 75