On This Day

What Happened in September 1660

Famous Birthdays

Daniel Defoe

Sep 13 Daniel Defoe, English novelist (Robinson Crusoe), born in London, England (d. 1731)

Famous Deaths

  • Sep 8 Daniel von Czepko, German poet, dies at 54
  • Sep 12 Jacob Cats [Father Cats], Dutch grand pensionary and poet (Houwelyck), dies at 82
  • Sep 27 Vincent de Paul, French Roman Catholic Saint, dies at 79