On This Day

What Happened in September 1662

Historical Events


Event of interestEvent of Interest

Sep 12 John Flamsteed sees partial solar eclipse, stirs his interest in astronomy

1st Astronomer Royal John Flamsteed
1st Astronomer Royal
John Flamsteed
  • Sep 14 Netherlands & England sign peace treaty

Famous Deaths

  • Sep 3 William Lenthall, English politician (b. 1591)
  • Sep 22 John Biddle, English theologian (b. 1615)