On This Day

What Happened in September 1660

Famous Birthdays

Person of interestDaniel Defoe

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

Novelist Daniel Defoe
Daniel Defoe

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