On This Day

What Happened in September 1664

Historical Events

  • Sep 8 Dutch surrender colony of New Netherlands (including New York) to 300 English soldiers
  • Sep 20 Maryland passes 1st anti-amalgamation law to stop intermarriage of English women & black men
  • Sep 24 Dutch Fort Orange (New Netherland) in present day Albany NY surrenders to the English

Famous Birthdays

  • Sep 9 Johann Christoph Pez, German Baroque composer, born in Munich (d. 1716)